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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral or PhD student position on "Semantic technology for context awareness", Dresden, GERMANY

Technische Universitt Dresden - Dresden concept

TU Dresden is among the top universities in Germany and Europe and one of 
11 German universities that were identified as an excellence university.

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 912 "HAEC - Highly Adaptive 
Energy-Efficient Computing" offers a position as a
Postdoc / PhD student (E 13 TV-L)

for the research project "Semantic Technology for Context Awareness" (B02) 
to start on July 1, 2013. This full-time position is available for 24 
months and may be extendable for further 48 months. The period of 
employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act 
(Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The successful candidate 
will be associated with the Chair of Automata Theory (headed by Prof. 
Baader), with her or his work focusing on logic-based knowledge 
representation, description-, modal- or temporal-logics, ontological 
reasoning, query languages for ontology-based data access or related 
areas. Required is an university degree (diploma, MSc or PhD) in computer 
science, mathematics or a related field.

For further information please see:

The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts 
Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). PhD students will find 
excellence resources and subjects for innovative PhD-theses. Postdocs have 
the possibility to manage large and renowned research projects. Please 
send your application material until April 18, 2013 per email in one pdf 
format to