[PlanetKR] 4 PhD and 4 Postdoc positions at Umeå University (Sweden)

Calvanese Diego calvanese at inf.unibz.it
Fri Oct 23 13:58:56 EST 2020

4 PhD and 4 Postdoc positions at Umeå University (Sweden) in "AI for Data Management".
Application deadline:
- PhD positions: 31 October 2020
- Postdoc positions: 30 November 2020
[Please forward to interested parties!]

4 PhD and 4 Postdoc positions are available at the Dept. of Computing Science
at Umeå University (Umeå, Sweden), within the research group on "Artificial
Intelligence for Data Management" led by prof. Diego Calvanese.

We invite highly motivated applicants interested in carrying out foundational
and/or applied research in the context of flexible and efficient management of
large amounts of richly structured data, by relying on semantic technologies and
(virtual) knowledge graphs.  The research in the "AI for Data Management" group
touches and combines the areas of:
- Knowledge Representation (e.g., Description Logics, OWL, Rule-based Languages)
- Knowledge Graphs and Graph Structured Data
- Semantic Web
- Reasoning about Actions and Change
- Databases
- Artificial Intelligence

The research initiative is part of the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and
Software Program (WASP), Sweden’s largest individual research program ever, a
major national initiative for strategically motivated basic research, education
and faculty recruitment, addressing research on artificial intelligence and
autonomous systems.  See https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/86RhC81V97HWVjQlFnMimK?domain=wasp-sweden.org.

The PhD positions are fully funded for 4 years, and can be extended by one more
year through teaching.  Additional funding is available for travel.  PhD
students become part of the WASP graduate school, which actively supports
forming a strong multi-disciplinary and international professional network
between PhD students, researchers and industry.
For more details and for applying, see https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/qkACC91W27HAymxvuElZrv?domain=academicpositions.se
Application deadline is 31 October 2020.

The Postdoc positions are for 2 years, but funding is already available to
extend them for further two years.
The positions will be opened before end of October.
Application deadline is 30 November 2020.

For more information, contact Diego Calvanese <diego.calvanese at umu.se>.
See also https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/OZJSC0YK9ycQO24KT2rXoX?domain=wasp-sweden.org

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