[DL] PhD student positions at the "ILLC Centre for Logic and Games", Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ulle Endriss ulle at illc.uva.nl
Sat Oct 15 19:39:19 CEST 2005

         PhD Student Positions
           LOGIC AND GAMES

As part of the Marie Curie project GLoRiClass ("Games in Logic Reaching
Out for Classical Game Theory"), the newly created ILLC Centre for Logic
and Games invites applications for

   4 PhD positions in the field of Logic and Games,

one for each of the four Main Themes (GaMath, GaCS, GaLing and GaSocI,
see http://www.illc.uva.nl/CLG/index.php?page=1).

Job profile.

We are looking for candidates with a strong background in mathematical
logic, theoretical computer science, theoretical linguistics or applied
logic, and an interest in writing a dissertation on Logic and Games. The
candidates are expected to have a strong interdisciplinary interest,
connecting at least two of the Main Themes. While the focus of the
appointment is on research training, it will include moderate teaching
duties in logic-related courses. Successful candidates will have a
research-oriented Master's degree (MSc/MA) or equivalent qualifications.

Formal Eligibility.

Since GLoRiClass is a Marie Curie project funded by the European
Commission, the European Union's strict eligibility criteria apply. Please
check carefully whether you are eligible before you apply. The following
brief description of the eligibility criteria is not complete. For
details, please check the Handbook for Marie Curie Host Fellowships at
in particular Section 5 "Which individual researchers can be funded by an

    * Early Stage Component. Applicants need to be "early stage
      researchers". This means that they may not have a PhD degree and
      must be within four years of completing their Master's degree (or

    * Mobility Component. GLoRiClass has a transnational mobility
      requirement for the students to be hired: they may not be Dutch
      nationals, and they may not have spent more than 12 months out of
      the last 36 in the Netherlands.
      The project is mainly aimed at researchers from the European Union
      and the so-called associated countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia,
      Turkey; Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland). It is
      possible to employ nationals of other countries, but only within the
      limits given by the European Commission (at most 30% of total

More information.

Further information about the positions can be obtained from Dr B Loewe
(bloewe at science.uva.nl).


The appointment will be for a period of three years (one year plus an
extension by two years after a positive evaluation) and should lead to a
dissertation. The gross monthly salary will be in accordance with the
University regulations for academic personnel, and will range from EUR
1877 (first year) up to a maximum of EUR 2296 (third year) gross per
month. In addition, there will be salary supplements according to the
rules of the European Commission.

Job application.

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a transcript of
grades and courses from the applicants MSc degree, two letters of
reference (one from the MSc thesis supervisor) and a motivated declaration
of research interests (max. 1000 words). The letters of reference should
be sent directly by the referees and not be included in the application
sent by the applicant. Each application should clearly state for which of
the four Main Themes the applicant would like to be considered (it is
possible to mention more than one Main Theme).

Applications must be sent before 15 November 2005 to:

ILLC Centre for Logic and Games
Mrs Ingrid van Loon
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Plantage Muidergracht 24
1018 TV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

We do not accept e-mail applications.

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