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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two PhD student positions and one postdoctoral position in Natural and Computational Logic, THE NETHERLANDS

http://tinyurl.com/tilnatlog

Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS), Netherlands

The Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) invites applications for two four-year 
full-time PhD positions and one two-year postdoc position, commencing June 1st, 2011:

1 PhD student in Natural Logic and Linguistic Semantics
1 PhD student in Computational Logic and Natural Reasoning
1 postdoc researcher in Natural Logic and Natural Reasoning

Individuals are encouraged to apply who have an interest in logical and computational theories of ordinary
reasoning, natural logic, and/or linguistic semantics and who want to investigate these topics in a setting
of tableau theorem proving and model checking. The positions are part of the program  "Towards Logics that
Model Natural Reasoning", funded by a Free Competition grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific 
Research (NWO) and led by Reinhard Muskens. More information about this program and about the projects can be
found at http://tinyurl.com/tilnatlog.

The two PhD students are required to complete a PhD thesis within maximally four years. These positions are open
to candidates with a master's degree or equivalent. The successful candidate for the postdoc position must have
a PhD in a relevant area.

We expect the willingness to work in an international interdisciplinary research environment. The PhD candidates
will receive a starting salary of 2042 Euro gross per month in the first year. The salary in the last year is 2612
Euro. The postdoctoral researcher will receive a starting salary ranging from 2977 to 3195 Euro gross per month,
depending on experience.

Applications (in English) should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a two-page research proposal, and the
names of two references. Only applications made with the help of our Application Wizard will be taken into consideration:

- Go to http://tinyurl.com/tilvacs
- Click on the relevant vacancy
- Click "apply directly".

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2011. For more information about TiLPS, 
visit http://tinyurl.com/tilps.