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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdocotoral position in computational logic, Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG

The Individual and Collective Reasoning Group of Prof. Leon van der Torre 
( at the University of Luxembourg is seeking outstanding 
postdocs to strengthen its team.

Our overall areas of interest are:
- Normative multi-agent systems
- Logic-based knowledge representation
- Cognitive dynamics, defeasible reasoning under uncertainty
- Computational social choice, socioepistemology

More specifically (but not exclusively), we are interested in
- knowledge representation in/about science
- modeling of scientific agents
- logic-based text modeling and dialogue systems
- probabilistic knowledge representation

Profile of the candidate:
- PhD in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Mathematics or similar
- Strong background in logic and knowledge representation
- Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
- Commitment, creativity, team working and a critical mind

Profile of the employer:
- The salary is highly competitive
- You will work in an exciting international and interdisciplinary environment 
at the heart of Europe

Nature of the position:
- The position will be financed through a 2-year AFR postdoc grant,-Forms-Guidelines/Call-Documents/AFR-PDR-Forms-and-Guidelines


- Send a CV (contact address, work experience, publication list), a short 
summary of your thesis,
a list of 2-3 referees, and a description of your research interests/ideas for 
a postdoc project to
This should reach us asap, but not later than July 31.

- After further discussion, we will then invite the best fitting candidates to 
submit a full AFR-postdoc proposal.
The internal deadline is September 2.

- The funding decision is expected in December. The position could then start 
in the first months of 2014.
For administrative reasons, non-EU candidates may need more time.