11 Fully Funded Doctoral Positions in Computer Science, Austria (Vienna, Graz or Linz)
Deadline: January 11, 2020
TU Wien, TU Graz, and JKU Linz are seeking highly qualified candidates
for our joint doctoral program Logical Methods in Computer Science
(logiCS). The LogiCS doctoral college focuses on interdisciplinary
research topics covering
– computational logic, and applications of logic to
– databases and artificial intelligence,
– computer-aided verification,
– security and privacy,
– cyber-physical systems, as well as to
– distributed systems.
Our PhD program LogiCS is focusing on logic and its applications in
computer science. Successful applicants will work with and be mentored
by leading researchers in the fields of computational logic, databases
and knowledge representation, computer-aided verification, security and
privacy, cyber-physical systems, and distributed systems.
M. Bartocci / A. Biere / R. Bloem / A. Ciabattoni / T. Eiter / G.
Gottlob / R. Grosu / L. Kovacs / M.Maffei / M. Ortiz / U. Schmid /
M.Seidl / S. Szeider / G. Weissenbacher / S.Woltran
The LogiCS faculty comprises 15 renowned researchers with strong
records in research, teaching and advising, complemented by 15
associated members who further strengthen the research and teaching
activities of the college.
POSITIONS AND FUNDING
*We are looking for 11 very strong doctoral students.
*We offer internationally competitive salaries funded for at least 3
years according to the funding scheme of the Austrian Science Fund
(with full health benefits)
*The funding can be extended for one additional year contingent on a
placement at one of our international partner institutions.
CURRENT RESEARCH AREAS
Students can pursue doctoral research within the following areas:
* Automated Software Verification
* Description Logics
* Epistemic logic in distributed computing
* Game-based Semantics
* Fixed-Parameter Algorithms and Complexity
* Formal Verification of hybrid systems
* Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
* Model Checking
* Modeling and analysis of digital integrated circuits
* Ontology-based Data Access
* Security and Privacy
* Scheduling and logic programming
* Topology in distributed computing
* Quantified Boolean Formulas
HOW TO APPLY
For more information about the PhD program and application process, as
well as faculty profiles, please visit our website at:
*The applicants are expected to have completed an excellent diploma or
master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field.
*Candidates with comparable achievements will be considered on a
*Applications by the candidates need to be submitted electronically.
Next application deadline: January 11, 2020.
LOGIC IN AUSTRIA
Austria has a highly active and successful logic in the computer
science community. Recent activities include:
www.arise.or.at (Austrian Research Network in Rigorous Systems
www.vcla.at (Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms)
www.kgs.logic.at (International Kurt Goedel Society)
HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIFE
The Austrian cities Vienna, Graz, and Linz, located close to the Alps
and surrounded by beautiful nature, provide an exceptionally high
quality of life, with a vibrant cultural scene, numerous cultural
events, world-famous historical sites, a large international community,
a varied cuisine and famous coffee houses.
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