Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford Project “Knowledge, Representation and Reasoning” Grade 07S Research Assistant
Posted: 18th July 2012
Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford
Project “Knowledge, Representation and Reasoning”
Grade 07S Research Assistant
The Department of Computer Science of University of Oxford, has several vacancies for postdoctoral research assistants to work in the area of logic based knowledge representation and reasoning, under the direction of Professor Ian Horrocks and Dr. Bernardo Grau. The posts are funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as part of the Score! Project, and by the EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) as part of the Optique project. The posts are available from late summer/autumn 2012, and will be of between two and four years duration.
The successful applicant will join an internationally leading and rapidly growing research group, with research interests ranging from the logical foundations of information systems through to their implementation and deployment in large scale applications and would be expected to undertake research and to prepare research papers. For more information see:
Applicants should have, or expect shortly to obtain, a PhD in computer science, artificial intelligence, or some other relevant discipline, and should have experience in logics, automated reasoning or database theory.
These posts are full time appointments offered on a fixed term contract basis of between 24 and 48 months and have a salary on the University grade 07 scale, currently £29,249 - £35,938 p.a.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 31st August, 2012.
For further details see docuiments below and to apply please visit:
The policy and practice of the University of Oxford require that all staff are offered equal opportunities within employment. Entry into employment with the University and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of his or her age, sex, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, racial group or disability.