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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two PhD studentships in computational logic, GERMANY

Contact: Martin.Lange@uni-kassel.de

Kassel (Germany)

Two full-time PhD studentships are available at the the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Kassel, Germany. The positions are funded by the ERC project "Model Checking Unleashed" and are initially available for two years with the possibility of extension for another year. There are no teaching obligations. Starting date is negotiable.

The project investigates applications of logical methods to various computational problems from diverse areas like database theory, graph theory, bio-informatics, computational linguistics, etc.

Applicants must have an MSc / diploma in computer science, mathematics, or related areas, or should be very close to completion thereof. They should have a good background in theoretical computer science, with strong interest in logic, algorithmics, and/or possible application areas as mentioned above.

The project is run at the Formal Methods and Software Verification group (FMV). Working language is English. Knowledge of German is not a requirement for these positions. Further information about the FMV group is available here: http://cms.uni-kassel.de/unicms/index.php?id=31745

For informal enquiries please contact Martin Lange via . @uni-kassel.de or +49/0 561 8046261. Applications must be directed
to the HR department of the University of Kassel, for instance via pvabt3@uni-kassel.de . They should contain a CV and names of 1-2 references, and must state the reference number for this announcement which is 15734.

Deadline for applications is April, 15th, 2011. The official announcement for these positions is available here (in German):