PhD and PostDoc Position in Knowledge-based Systems and Artificial Intelligence

Deadline: 15 July 2020
Open to: students in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other closely related field
Benefits: gross salary of approx. EUR 54.453  per year / Gross salary of approx. EUR 30.754 per year

Description

A PhD and a PostDoc position is available at the Database and Artificial Intelligence Group at TU Wien, Austria.  They invite highly motivated applicants interested both in the theory and practice of

  • Description Logics
  • Answer Set Programming
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Reasoning about Actions and Change
  • Database Theory

In particular, we are seeking to strengthen our research teams in two foundational research projects “Ontology-mediated Queries for Graph Databases”[1] and “KtoAPP: Compiling Knowledge into Applications”[2] funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

Eligibility

  • A PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other closely related field
  • Excellent academic record
  • High motivation to succeed in academia
  • Very good English writing skills

Benefits

  • Employment at TU Wien from 2 years to 3.5 years, depending on research tasks
  • Gross salary of approx. EUR 54.453  per year (approx. EUR 35.463 per year after taxes in basic circumstances) for PostDoc and Gross salary of approx. EUR 30.754 per year (approx. 22.506 EUR per year after taxes in basic circumstances) for PhD
  • A department that offers top research expertise, and a stimulating and supportive environment
  • TU Wien is a great place for professional growth (e.g., the Austrian Science Fund offers multiple funding opportunities for young researchers to advance their independent scientific careers).
  • Vienna is a beautiful city that offers excellent quality of life [4]

How to Apply?

Please send your application to Dr. Mantas Šimkus ([email protected])

Application Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • PhD thesis and/or the list of publications
  • At least 2 names of referees

For more information, and in order to apply, please visit the official web page.