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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral or PhD student position in formal methods in multi-agent systems, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, GERMANY


The Department of Informatics at Clausthal University of Technology is seeking to hire a 
postdoctoral research fellow or PhD student. The position is associated with a DFG/FNR-funded 
project on Game Logics and Formal Methods for Multi-Agent Systems led by Prof. Dr. Jrgen Dix
(Germany) and Prof. Dr. Leon van der Torre (Luxembourg).

Institutional Environment

The position is associated with the Computational Intelligence Group chaired by Prof. Dr. Jrgen 
Dix at the Department of Informatics at Clausthal University of Technology.  The department 
consists of 11 research groups including the closely related group of Mobile and Enterprise 
Computing led by Prof. Dr. Jrg Mller. Our group is research-oriented and actively collaborates 
with many scientists in Europe from the multi-agent and logic community.

Candidate Profile

Candidates should hold a PhD in a field relevant to the project and have a strong background in 
logics, formal methods, game theory, or multi-agent systems (established by e.g. an excellent list 
of publications). The candidate is supposed to have good communication skills in English. Good 
social skills are also required as cooperation with other researchers is essential. The position 
does not include any teaching duties. Depending of the strength of the candidate it is also 
possible to fill the position with a PhD student. In this case the candidate must hold an excellent
MSc degree in a field relevant to the project.


The appointment is full-time for a period of 1-2 years and to be filled as soon as possible. The 
gross monthly salary will be in accordance with the pay scale TV-L 13 but depends on qualification 
of the applicant and the university regulations.

Application and Contact

Applications should be sent by e-mail to Dr. Nils Bulling( and have to 
include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae, and a list of publications (only in PDF format).
The deadline for applications is Monday, 10th December 2012.

For further information please feel free to contact Dr. Nils Bulling
( and to visit our website:

Dr. Nils Bulling
Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
phone: +49 5323 72 7182