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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Several PhD student and postdoctoral position in "Automation of Logic", Saarbruecken

Contact: jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de

The Max Planck Institute for Informatics seeks several Researchers at the PHD Student or Postdoc level for the Automation of Logic Group directed by Christoph Weidenbach.

We are looking for applicants with a background and interest in Automated Reasoning, including areas like SAT, Tableau, Rewriting, Superposition or theory reasoning with respect to arithmetic or data structures.

The Max Planck Institute for Informatics is located on the campus of Saarland University, Saarbrcken, Germany. Currently, 14 researchers from several nationalities work in the Automation of Logic Group. Our working language is English. The group collaborates with several of the major research institutions in Europe and the U.S. and has high international visibility. There is generous travel support available for all group members. Depending on qualification positions are between 1,300 and 2,600 Euros per month, after taxes.

Applications from disabled applicants are appreciated. Our institute supports the principle of equal opportunity for men and women, and is therefore interested in applications from women.

In case of further questions please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer Mller (jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de).

All applications should include curriculum vitae, names of references with their e-mail addresses and intended period of stay. For applications at Postdoc level a list of publications, a research plan (1 page is enough), and your two most "interesting" papers (preferably just URLs) are required in addition. Please send your application in PDF format by email to Jennifer Mller (jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de) by September 30, 2010. In addition, written applications may be sent to
Max-Planck-Institut fr Informatik
Christoph Weidenbach
Campus E1 4
66123 Saarbrcken

E-Mail: jmueller@mpi-inf.mpg.de