[DL] PhD students in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Deadline: April 15, 2020.

Leon van der Torre leon.vandertorre at uni.lu
Thu Mar 5 22:37:39 CET 2020

The Individual and Collective Reasoning Group ICR (Department of 
Computer Science), led by Prof. Leon van der Torre, is looking for two:

*PhD students (doctoral candidates) in Knowledge Representation and 

with a special interest and background in one or several of the 
following areas:

- Belief dynamics for AIs

- Causal reasoning, Logic-based Explainable AI

- Deontic logic, AI Ethics

- Formal argumentation, nonmonotonic reasoning

- Reasoning under uncertainty and inconsistency

  * Ref: F1-070075
  * Starting date: September 1, 2020
  * Duration: 3 years, extendable by 1 year
  * Student and employee status

          Your Role

  * Writing a doctoral dissertation in the relevant area
  * Presentation of research findings at workshops and conferences
  * Publication of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals
  * Moderate participation in teaching activities

For further inquiries please contact Prof. Leon van der Torre: 
leon.vandertorre at uni.lu

          Your Profile

  * A Master degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  * Dedication to actively participate in the interdisciplinary
    activities of ICR
  * Solid background in knowledge representation and reasoning, and some
    focus areas
  * Strong analytical capacity, creativity, and commitment
  * Good written and spoken English skills

          We offer

  * A dynamic, well-connected international research environment
  * Financial support for participating in scientific activities
    (workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc.)
  * An attractive salary and employment contract including social insurance
  * Enrolment in the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering (DSSE)
    with a wide offer of disciplinary and interdisciplinary courses
  * The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and
    applications by women are encouraged

          Further Information

Application Documents (in English):

  * Letter of motivation
  * A one-page sketch of research interests and intentions in line with ICR
  * Full CV
  * Transcript of academic records (including grades) and copies of diplomas
  * Names of at least two references willing to write a letter of
    recommendation (they will be contacted by us)

Applications must be handed in via the following website:

*Deadline: April 15, 2020.*

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