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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in Logic and Complexity Theory, Cambridge (U.K.)

Applications are invited for the position of postdoctoral research associate in the area of Logic 
and Complexity Theory. The position is for one year initially, to start on 1 April 2012 or as soon 
as possible thereafter, with a possible extension of tenure to 1 April 2014, dependent on funding 
being available.

The successful candidate will work on an EPSRC-funded project in the area of Descriptive Complexity
with Algebraic Operators under the supervision of Prof. Anuj Dawar.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline, with 
research experience in a relevant area of theoretical computer science. Candidates with a published
record in the areas of logic and algorithms, computational complexity and algebraic algorithms 
would be particularly welcome.

Informal expressions of interest and enquiries should be made to: Prof. Anuj Dawar:

Applications should include:

A CV, a brief statement of the particular contribution you would make to the project and a 
completed form CHRIS6:

Completed applications should be sent by post to: Personnel-Admin, Computer Laboratory, Williams 
Gates Building, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD or by email to:

* The funds for this post are available for one year in the first instance.

Quote Reference: NR12991,Closing Date: 29 February 2012