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LINGUIST List 22.1132

Tue Mar 08 2011

Support: Cog Sci, Comp Ling, Semantics: PhD Student,Tilburg U.,Netherlands

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        1.     Reinhard Muskens , Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Semantics: PhD Student, Tilburg University, Netherlands

Message 1: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Semantics: PhD Student, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Date: 07-Mar-2011
From: Reinhard Muskens <r.a.muskensuvt.nl>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Semantics: PhD Student, Tilburg University, Netherlands
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Institution/Organization: Tilburg University
Web Address: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Semantics


Description:

The Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) invites
applications for two four-year full-time PhD positions and one two-year postdoc
position, commencing June 1st, 2011:

1 PhD student in Natural Logic and Linguistic Semantics
1 PhD student in Computational Logic and Natural Reasoning
1 Postdoc researcher in Natural Logic and Natural Reasoning

Individuals are encouraged to apply who have an interest in logical and
computational theories of ordinary reasoning, natural logic, and/or linguistic
semantics and who want to investigate these topics in a setting of tableau
theorem proving and model checking. The positions are part of the program
'Towards Logics that Model Natural Reasoning', funded by a Free Competition
grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and led by
Reinhard Muskens. More information about this program and about the projects can
be found at http://tinyurl.com/tilnatlog.

The two PhD students are required to complete a PhD thesis within maximally four
years. These positions are open to candidates with a master's degree or
equivalent. The successful candidate for the postdoc position must have a PhD in
a relevant area.

We expect the willingness to work in an international interdisciplinary research
environment. The PhD candidates will receive a starting salary of 2042 Euro
gross per month in the first year. The salary in the last year is 2612 Euro. The
postdoctoral researcher will receive a starting salary ranging from 2977 to 3195
Euro gross per month, depending on experience.

Applications (in English) should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a
two-page research proposal, and the names of two references.Only applications
made with the help of our Application Wizard will be taken into consideration:

- Go to http://tinyurl.com/tilvacs
- Click on the relevant vacancy
- Click 'apply directly'

The deadline for applications is April 15, 2011. For more
information about TiLPS, visit http://tinyurl.com/tilps.

Applications Deadline: 15-Apr-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/about-tilburg-university/working-at/wp/

Contact Information:
        Reinhard Muskens
        r.a.muskensuvt.nl


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