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Open positions at ILLC
Postdoctoral Researcher in Mathematical LogicDeadline: Tuesday 1 December 2020
The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) is looking for an exceptional researcher in the area of Mathematical Logic to hold a one-year postdoctoral position within the project 'The Logic of Conceivability [LoC]. Modelling Rational Imagination With Non-Normal Modal Logics'. This is a 5-year project (2017-2022) funded with 2.000.000 Euros by the European Research Council, and led by Principal Investigator (PI) Prof. Franz Berto.For more information, see here or at https://www.uva.nl/en/content/vacancies/2020/09/20-542-postdoctoral-researcher-in-mathematical-logic.html or contact Franz Berto at f.berto at uva.nl.
Assistant professor in Philosophy of ScienceDeadline: Sunday 11 October 2020
Questions concerning the explanatory power of scientific theories, the role of emergence and observations are central in philosophy, and are now being asked with great urgency in fundamental physics and in the information sciences.
The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) and the Institute for Physics (IOP) of the University of Amsterdam are seeking an Assistant professor in Philosophy of Science, to discover new answers and insights on these and related topics.For more information, see here or at https://www.uva.nl/en/content/vacancies/2020/09/20-540-assistant-professor-in-philosophy-of-science.html or contact Jeroen van Dongen at J.A.E.F.vanDongen at uva.nl.
Open positions, general
Two postdoctoral positions on type theory and the philosophy of mathematics, Prague (Czech Republic)Deadline: Thursday 15 October 2020
Two postdoctoral positions are available within a project on type theory and the philosophy of mathematics at the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague.For more information, see http://www.avcr.cz/cs/o-nas/kariera/vedecke-pozice/?inzerat=5f52011a1c32e or contact Ansten Klev at klev at flu.cas.cz.
PhD scholarship in social epistemology & philosophy of science, Melbourne (Australia)Deadline: Friday 2 October 2020
Monash University Arts Graduate Research is offering a PhD research scholarship, connected to the ARC Funded project 'Governing the Knowledge Commons'. The project is led by Professor Toby Handfield, located in the Philosophy program at Monash University, but involves collaboration with researchers in the Department of Economics, the School of IT, and international researchers at University College London and Carnegie Mellon University.
The project uses methods from a variety of disciplines to understand the collective action problems that arise in epistemic communities, including traditional academic disciplines, Wikipedia, and social media platforms. These diverse communities enjoy both success and failure in the mission of improving collective knowledge, but they have very different patterns of governance, and it is poorly understood what makes them more or less successful. The project team uses methods from philosophy, behavioural economics, and agent-based modelling to address these challenges. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out independent research that complements this larger project in some way.For more information, see https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/611030/phd-scholarship-opportunity-in-social-epistemology-and-philosophy-of-science or contact Professor Toby Handfield at toby.handfield at monash.edu.
Postdoctoral fellowship in Logic in Computer Science, Prague (Czech Republic)Deadline: Wednesday 30 September 2020
The Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences (ICS) invites applications for the Incoming Postdoctoral Fellowship. Junior researchers working in the area of Logic in Computer Science are particularly welcome to apply for the position, especially those fitting the research profile of the ICS Logic Group.
The appointment is for 24 months, the preferred starting date being January 1, 2021. The application deadline is September 30, 2020.
The position involves no teaching duties. Candidates are required to 1) hold a PhD by the application date, 2) have obtained a PhD at most 7 years prior to the starting date, and 3) have been employed or studied outside the Czech Republic for at least 2 years in the 3 years before the starting date. Candidates will submit their own research plan, but the successful candidate is expected to collaborate with ICS researchers on topics of common interest.For more information, see http://www.cs.cas.cz/job-offer/Incoming-Postdoctoral-Fellowship/en or contact cintula at cs.cas.cz, or sedlar at cs.cas.cz.
(New) PhD/Postdoc Positions in Algorithmic Game Theory and Computational Social Choice, Aarhus University (Denmark)
Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoc position and two PhD positions in the areas of Algorithmic Game Theory and Computational Social Choice, to work in the group of Prof. Ioannis Caragiannis at the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University. Application deadlines: October 9th (postdoc) and November 1st (PhDs).For more information, see https://tildeweb.au.dk/au655526/.
PhD Position in Multiagent Systems, Utrecht University (NL)
Applications are invited for a PhD position at the Intelligent Systems group, Department of Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University, in the general area of formal modelling of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems, supervised by Prof. Mehdi Dastani and/or Dr Natasha Alechina, possibly jointly with other researchers at Utrecht. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: formal modelling of social systems, synthesis of norms for social systems, verification of learned strategies, verification and synthesis of strategies in multi-agent systems under resource constraints. We are looking for candidates with a good background in modal or temporal logic, understanding of basic AI concepts and techniques (intelligent agents, planning, learning) and some computational background (such as ability to analyse correctness and complexity of algorithms).For more information, contact Natasha Alechina at n.a.alechina at uu.nl.
PhD position in mathematical logic, Barcelona (Spain)Deadline: Saturday 7 November 2020
We offer one four-year fully-funded PhD position in logic that includes travel funds. The position is related to the research project "the geometry of non-classical logics" that explores generalizations of Esakia duality for Heyting algebras, based on the methods of algebraic logic and universal algebra. Familiarity with intuitionistic and modal logic as well as with basic universal algebra is desirable. Successful candidates are expected to enrol into the PhD program in logic of the University of Barcelona. Supervisors: Tommaso Moraschini, Ramon Jansana, Joan Gispert.
Post-doc stay in Torun (Poland) - 3 or 6 monthsDeadline: Friday 2 October 2020
There is a possibility of a 3- or 6-month long stay at the Department
of Logic of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (Poland). Eligible
are young post-doc researchers up to 3 years after receiving the
degree (5 years in exceptional cases) and working beyond Poland.For more information, see here or at https://www.umk.pl/idub/mobilnosci/post-dok_przyjazd-tlumaczenie_07.01.2020.pdf or contact Rafal Gruszczynski at gruszka at iumk.pl.
Postdoctoral position in philosophical logic, Los Angeles CA (U.S.A.)Deadline: Tuesday 1 December 2020
The UCLA Department of Philosophy is offering a one year (with the possibility of a one-year renewal) post-doctoral research fellowship to a recent Ph.D. in philosophy whose primary area of research lies in logic, language, or mind. One or two postdoctoral fellowships will be available depending on funding, and the post-docs are for one-year with the possibility of a one-year renewal. The position will coincide with a research cycle of workshops, conferences, and visitors in these areas made possible by a recent gift to the department.For more information, see https://philjobs.org/job/show/14102.