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Job Announcement "Researcher Level B" at National ICT Australia Limited

deadline: 2004-03-14

National Information and Communication Technologies Australia

           Researcher Level B

             in the area

     Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

National ICT Australia Limited (NICTA) invites applications from highly
motivated researchers for appointment as Researchers (Level B). The
positions are to work within the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
Program (KRR) in traditional areas of knowledge representation for a fixed
term period of two to three years. Research conducted in the KRR program
includes, but is not limited to, the following:

- Nonmonotonic reasoning
- Belief revision and merging
- Negotiation and games
- Ontologies
- Cognitive robotics and planning
- Multi-agent systems
- Logic programming

Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in logic.
For more information about NICTA, go to http://www.nicta.com.au. The KRR
program is described in http://nicta.com.au/programs/krr/kr.html.

Essential criteria: A PhD in an appropriate area with a strong publication
record. Evidence of impact in the relevant areas. Willingness to supervise
graduate students, and to participate in graduate teaching.

Desirable criteria: Strong communication skills. Interest in graduate
teaching. Record of liaison with industry. Ability to work in a team.
Experience in writing research proposals.

Level B salary packages are in the range of $70,000 - $100,000 (inclusive
of employer contribution to superannuation). Funds are available for
research support and infrastructure, and travel support.

Applications should be sent to jobs@nicta.com.au and should include a full
CV, list of publications, names and contact details of three referees, and
a short (at most 1 page) statement of how the applicant's research
interests, achievements and future goals align with NICTA's KRR program.
Applicants should look at the general conditions (which apply to Level B
researchers in all NICTA programs) in http://www.nicta.com.au to ensure
that they are in agreement with, and can fulfill them.

NICTA reserves the right to appoint by invitation or not to make any

Closing date: 14 March 2004

For further information, contact Professor Norman Foo
(norman@cse.unsw.edu.au) or Dr Maurice Pagnucco (morri@cse.unsw.edu.au).