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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in computational logic (2y), AUSTRIA


Innsbruck (Austria)

Within the ANR-FWF project STRUCTURAL there is a 2 year position as

      postdoctoral researcher

at the Computational Logic group of the Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck,  
Austria. It might be possible  to extend the position to a  3 year position. Candidates are 
required  to hold a PhD degree.

A  strong background in  the themes  of the  STRUCTURAL project  is an asset.  This project is  
about bringing together different aspects and developments in structural proof  theory, namely 
"deep inference", the "Curry-Howard   correspondence",  "term  rewriting",   and  "Hilbert's
epsilon-calculus". Candidates with  a strong theoretical background in related areas are also 
encouraged to apply.

Candidates are expected to  contribute to research within the project.
Knowledge  of German  is an  advantage but  not essential.  The annual gross salary is 
approximately EUR 46,000.

Applications (including CV, publication  list, and two references) may be sent by email, to

no later than August 20, 2011. Informal inquiries are also welcome at the same email address.

Further information is available from the following links:

*) Project STRUCTURAL:
*) Institute of Computer Science:
*) University of Innsbruck: