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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Position as scientific assistant (.5 fte, 2y) in formal ontology, Saarbruecken, GERMANY

The following vacancy has arisen in the Institute for Formal Ontology and
Medical Information Science (IFOMIS)

Job title: Scientific Assistant
Place of employment: Saarbrcken
Earliest start date: May 1 or June 1, 2014
Type of position: Half-time employment
Duration of contract: 2 years

The successful candidate will be required to contribute to ongoing research
projects as well as to participate in designing and acquiring new ones. He
or she is expected to collaborate in teaching at the Department of
Philosophy (two hours per semester). The opportunity for writing a Ph.D.
thesis is given.

Applicants must hold a university degree (B.A., M.A. or Diploma) in
Philosophy, Computer Sciences, or Computer Linguistics by the start of

Desirable additional qualifications and experience:
Preferences will be given to candidates with competences in the areas of
Logic and Ontology. Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Candidates should apply in writing by March 31, 2014. Please quote
reference W816.
Universitt des Saarlandes
Philosophische Fakultt I
Herr Professor Dr. Holger Sturm
Analytische Philosophie
Campus C5 2
66123 Saarbrcken