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The Institute for Logic, Language & Computation (ILLC) at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for a research position at either the PhD candidate or the postdoc level in the recently established Dialogue Modelling Group led by Raquel Fernández. The mission of the group is to understand dialogical interaction by developing empirically-motivated formal and computational models that can be applied to various dialogue processing tasks and to human-machine interaction.
Application deadline: 15 September 2016
We are very pleased that two young researchers have been awarded VENI grants to carry out their projects at ILLC:
Dr Martha Lewis: Metaphorical Meanings for Artificial Agents (Faculty of Science)
Dr Martin Lipman: Een gefragmenteerde wereld: Een nieuwe filosofie-aanpak van perspectivische feiten (Faculty of Humanities)
Applications are invited for five PhD fellowships at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 November 2016 (4 years, 0.8 FTE). The PhD candidates at the Faculty of Humanities, UvA will be appointed within one of the five Research Schools of the Faculty of Humanities, or within the ILLC. The appointment will be for 4 years for 0.8 FTE under the terms of employment currently valid for the Faculty.
Application deadline: 15 August 2016. For more information, see http://aihr.uva.nl/news-and-events/news/content/2016/05/5-phd-positions.html.