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Grade 7 Research Assistant on the HermiT Project

Posted: 26th November 2008

HermiT: Reasoning with Large Ontologies   

Grade 7 Research Assistant post

The Computing Laboratory has a vacancy for a postdoctoral research assistant to work in the area of logic based knowledge representation and reasoning. The post is funded by EPSRC as part of the HermiT project, and is available immediately until May 2011.

Applicants should have, or expect shortly to obtain, a PhD in computer science, artificial intelligence, or some other relevant discipline, and should have experience of some or all of the following: ontologies and ontology languages; knowledge representation; logics and automated reasoning. Applicants should also be experienced programmers.

The post will require occasional travel to international conferences and workshops. The successful applicant will join a rapidly growing information systems group see:

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available here

or by contacting The Administrator, Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QD ( email:

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20th January 2009.