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Postdoc Position at TU Wien (Semantic Web Reasoning)

Salary: roughly EUR 38.300 per year before taxes
Duration: two years
Availability: immediately

The Knowledge-Based Systems Group of the Institute for Information Systems
at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, seeks applications for
one postdoc position in the project

  "Answer Set Programming for the Semantic Web",

funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). The objective of the project is
to research methods for providing advanced reasoning services in the
context of the Semantic Web, using declarative knowledge representation
and reasoning techniques. In particular, the use of logic programming
under the answer set semantics for realizing languages and tools which
extend the capabilities of current approaches shall be investigated.

We look for candidates with an excellent background in Semantic Web
technologies and reasoning methods, with a particular expertise on
ontological reasoning and description logics. Knowledge about answer set
programming is a bonus but not required. Experienced non-PhD students with
a completed Master's degree are also welcomed to apply.

Potential candidates should send their application by email (preferred) or
standard mail to

 Prof. Thomas Eiter
 Knowledge-Based Systems Group
 Institute for Information Systems 184/3
 Favoritenstrasse 9-11
 A-1040 Vienna

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.