Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

PhD position on the semantics of multi-threaded flow of control, University of Amsterdam

within the Programming Research Group, Informatics Institute, University of Amsterdam

The PRG ( is part of the Computing, System Architecture and Programming Laboratory. Guided by prof.dr. Jan Bergstra it is responsible for education and research in the area of programming methods and supporting software tools.

Recently NWO has approved the new research project `Thread Algebra for Strategic Interleaving' for which we are looking for a PhD candidate.


You have a Masters degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (or comparable qualification) and have an interest in the field of formal methods. You are a top level student with excellent results. You enjoy working in a team and have good communication skills.


You will be appointed for a period of four years. Your salary starts at € 1877 gross per month in the first year and increases to € 2407 gross per month in the fourth year.

Information and Application

You can obtain further information about this position from dr. Inge Bethke, .

You are invited to send an application by e-mail to . Your application should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a detailed list of the courses you have followed, together with their grades), and the names and addresses of two references.

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