Deadline:

31 August 2018.

Location:

Austria.

(Fully Funded)

Description

16 NEW PHD POSITIONS – LogiCS.

TU Wien, TU Graz, and JKU Linz are seeking exceptionally gifted and motivated students for their joint doctoral program LogiCS to work in fundamental fields of computer science.

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Vienna has a prominent history in mathematics, computer science, and logic research (Kurt Gödel, Vienna Circle, …). Additionally, it has repeatedly been ranked number 1 in the Mercer Quality of Living Survey. The LogiCS faculty comprises 15 renowned researchers with strong records in research, teaching, and advising, complemented by 14 associated members who further strengthen the research and teaching activities of the college, as well as visiting professors and frequent guests. The program is complemented by our faculty’s participation research initiatives such as the Austrian-wide National Research Network on Rigorous Systems Engineering (ARiSE) funded by the Austrian Science Fund, the Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms (VCLA).

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Computational Logic.
  • Databases/ Artificial Intelligence.
  • Verification.
  • Security & privacy, cyber-physical systems, and distributed systems.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

4 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates should hold a MSc or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields, and an excellent record of study.
  • Candidates with comparable achievements (e.g., bachelor of honors) may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Previous knowledge in the areas of the doctoral college (computational logic, databases/AI, verification) is desirable but not required.
  • TOEFL score of at least 550 paper-based, 217 computer-based or 81 internet-based. Or IELTS score 6.0 or higher.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Salary of EUR 21,284.48 per year after taxes and social/health insurance deductions (effective January 2017; the average Austrian salary over all age groups is EUR 20,543.00). There are additional salary supplements and tax deductions for families with children.

How to Apply

First Step: Download the application form here.

Second Step: All other required documents in the order stated below. Please merge all these documents (except the application form) into a single PDF file named documents.pdf. The file size should not exceed 5 MB:

  • Evidence of prior achievement: Degree certificates (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree or higher) of a post-secondary education institution including course transcripts and an explanation of the grading system(s) used in these degree certificates.
  • Abstract of diploma / Master’s thesis.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Motivation Letter.
  • At least two letters of recommendation: At least one of your referees should have a scientific background.If your referees prefer, letters of recommendation may be sent separately to info@logic-cs.at clearly indicating the applicant’s name.
  • Certificate of English language proficiency.
  • Scan of the applicant’s passport: Only the pages containing your personal data and picture.
  • Officially certified transcripts of degree certificate(s) Only for non-EU citizens.
  • Optional: Research proposal.

Third Step: Email your filled out application form, together with all required application documents to dk-apply@logic-cs.at. The subject must be DKLOGICS.

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