[PlanetKR] 2 Open PhD/PostDoc Positions in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning at the University of Hagen, Germany

Matthias Thimm matthias.thimm at fernuni-hagen.de
Tue Nov 16 13:48:38 UTC 2021

The Artificial Intelligence Group at the University of Hagen (FernUniversität in
Hagen), Germany, offers two full-time positions (TV-L 13) for PhD candidates
and/or PostDocs in the area of knowledge representation and reasoning.
Possible topics include

- formal argumentation
- non-monotonic reasoning
- inconsistency measurement
- belief dynamics
- probabilistic reasoning

The positions should be filled by February 2022, but a later start point is
possible as well. The initial employment will be for 36 months. An extended
employment is possible, but cannot be guaranteed at this point.

The successful candidates will conduct research in the newly founded
Artificial Intelligence Group, teach courses for Bachelor and Master students,
and help in the general administrative duties of the group.

The successful candidate should have a Master's degree in Computer Science or
some related field. PostDocs should have a PhD degree in the general area
of knowledge representation and reasoning. In addition, candidates are expected
to have strong analytical skills, programming skills and experience in the field of logic
and knowledge representation. Experience in research on one of the topics
mentioned above, for example through a Bachelor/Master/PhD thesis in the field,
is desirable but not mandatory.

The official job announcement can be found at https://fernuni-hagen.hr4you.org/generator.php?jobkey=LtilQQKVGvmj0HwMa1MlH27PNcqz2eYN1CoxzcrIdfA%3D&id=1427 
(only available in German).

Applicants should apply, preferrably, by filling out the form linked in the
official job announcement. Since the form is only available in German,
applicants can also send their application (including at least a cover letter,
a CV, and necessary certificates) directly to Matthias Thimm (head of the group),
matthias.thimm at fernuni-hagen.de.

Women will be given preferred consideration if their suitability, qualifications
and professional performance are of equal value and as long as they are under-
represented. This does not apply if there are serious reasons in the person of
an applicant. Severely disabled applicants with the same qualifications will be
given preferred consideration.

The application deadline is December 12, 2021.

For further inquiries do not hesitate to contact Matthias Thimm (matthias.thimm at fernuni-hagen.de).

Prof. Dr. Matthias Thimm
Artificial Intelligence Group
University of Hagen, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)2331 987-3004
https://www.fernuni-hagen.de/aig - http://www.mthimm.de

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