Harold Cohen

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Dancing with Pixies?...

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AISB Convention 2016

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Bishop and AI news

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Al-Rifaie on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in term rewriting, Innsbruck, AUSTRIA


The Computational Logic research group is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in connection with 
the FWF (Austrian Science Fund) project "Constrained Rewriting and SMT: Emerging Trends in 
Rewriting". The project runs for 3 years starting from 1 May 2012. The project is an international 
project with partners in Vienna and several universities in Japan. The postdoctoral researcher is 
expected to collaborate with researchers at Vienna University of Technology, Nagoya University and 
JAIST.

Candidates must hold a PhD degree in computer science or mathematics. A background in computational 
logic (term rewriting, complexity,constraints) is desired. Knowledge of German and Japanese is not 
essential.

Salary is paid according to the FWF funding scheme for postdocs (40 hours) and amounts to 
approximately EUR 47,000 per year (gross).

Applications (including CV and two references) must be send by email to Aart Middeldorp

   aart dot middeldorp at uibk dot ac dot at

no later than 22 April 2012. Informal inquiries are welcome at the same email address.

The city of Innsbruck, which hosted the Olympic Winter Games in 1964, 1976 and 2012 (YOG), is 
superbly located in the beautiful surroundings of the Tyrolean Alps. The combination of the Alpine 
environment and urban life in this historic town provides a high quality of living.

Further information is available from the following links:

Computational Logic:
   http://cl-informatik.uibk.ac.at/
Institute of Computer Science:
   http://informatik.uibk.ac.at/
University of Innsbruck:
   http://www.uibk.ac.at/
City of Innsbruck:
   http://www.innsbruck.at/