Doctoral program on logical methods in Computer Science (LogiCS)

http://logic-cs.at/phd/

Funded Doctoral Positions in Computer Science

TU Wien, TU Graz, and JKU Linz are seeking exceptionally talented and motivated students for their joint doctoral program LogiCS. The LogiCS doctoral college focuses on interdisciplinary research topics covering

(i) computational logic, and applications of logic to (ii) databases and artificial intelligence as well as to (iii) computer-aided verification.

THE PROGRAM

LogiCS is a doctoral college focusing on logic and its applications in computer science. Successful applicants will work with and be supervised by leading researchers in the fields of computational logic, databases and knowledge representation, and computer-aided verification.

FACULTY MEMBERS

M. Baaz A. Biere R. Bloem A. Ciabattoni U. Egly T. Eiter C. Fermueller R. Grosu A. Leitsch M. Ortiz R. Pichler S. Szeider H. Tompits H. Veith G. Weissenbacher

The LogiCS faculty comprises 15 renowned researchers with strong records in research, teaching and advising, complemented by 12 associated members who further strengthen the research and teaching activities of the college.

Details are provided onhttp://logic-cs.at/faculty/

POSITIONS AND FUNDING

We are looking for 1-2 doctoral students per faculty member, where 30% of the positions are reserved for highly qualified female candidates. The doctoral positions are funded for a period of 3 years according to the funding scheme of the Austrian Science Fund (details:http://www.fwf.ac.at/de/forschungsfoerderung/personalkostensaetze/) The funding can be extended for one additional year contingent on a placement at one of our international partner institutions.

HOW TO APPLY

Detailed information about the application process is available on the LogiCS web-page

http://logic-cs.at/phd/

The applicants are expected to have completed an excellent diploma or master's degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field. Candidates with comparable achievements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applications by the candidates need to be submitted electronically.

Next application Deadline: December 1, 2014.

LOGIC IN AUSTRIA

Austria has a highly active and successful logic in computer science community. Recent activities include:

vsl2014.at Vienna Summer of Logic, the Largest Conference in the History of Logic

www.arise.or.at Austrian Research Network in Rigorous Systems Engineering

vcla.at Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms

kgs.logic.at International Kurt Goedel Society

HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIFE

The Austrian cities Vienna, Graz, and Linz, located close to the Alps and surrounded by beautiful nature, provide an exceptionally high quality of life, with a vibrant cultural scene, numerous cultural events, world-famous historical sites, a large international community, a varied cuisine and famous coffee houses.

For further information please contact: info@logic-cs.at