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TWO 2-YEAR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AT THE CENTRE FOR REASONING, UNIVERSITY OF KENT

http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/

TWO 2-YEAR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AT THE CENTRE FOR REASONING, UNIVERSITY OF 
KENT

THE ROLE

A Research Associate is expected to conduct original research on a research 
project of the Associate's choice from the three listed below. The Associate 
will work under the guidance of the project leader, an academic staff member 
of the Centre for Reasoning.

1. Reasoning in coordination games
2. Reasoning about complex biological systems: analysis and critique
3. Reasoning about evolving computer programs

Please visit the following website for further information on the three 
research projects: http://www.kent.ac.uk/reasoning/projects.pdf


THE PERSON

You will be educated to PhD or equivalent, and have knowledge of the
discipline(s) relating to the chosen research project

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written 
and oral and the ability to plan own day-to-day research activity and 
workload within the framework of the agreed programme.

For further information on the skills and knowledge required, please see the 
full job description.


THE DEPARTMENT

The Centre for Reasoning (www.kent.ac.uk/reasoning) is a multi-disciplinary 
research centre with members from all faculties of the University. It is the 
University's hub for the study of reasoning, inference and method, broadly 
construed, and is at the centre of international research efforts in this 
area.

Research projects of Centre members currently cover a wide variety of 
reasoning-related topics, including causal reasoning, classification and 
data mining, contextual reasoning, logical reasoning, mathematical 
reasoning, methodology, and probabilistic reasoning.


FURTHER INFORMATION

Closing date for applications: 5 June 2009

Interviews are expected to be held on: 3 July 2009

Please visit http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/ entering reference HUM0078 for a full 
job description and the application procedure.

Please visit http://www.kent.ac.uk/reasoning/projects.pdf for more 
information about the three projects.