Applicants for the position are required to have an MSc in computer science or in a related field. You should possess knowledge in logics and/or ontologies and/or formal artificial intelligence. First experience with KR methods like knowledge graphs, semantic web technologies (e.g. RDF, SPARQL, SHACL), or logical knowledge representation methods (e.g. belief revision, description logics) are needed for the position. Good social and communication skills are a must.
Please submit your application including the following documents, using the Application System JoinUS here:
a motivation/cover letter that highlights why you are the right fit for this specific position,
a curriculum vitae,
if possible, scans of all your original final transcripts and diploma certificates (or stamped official translations) from each university degree (Bachelor, Master, etc.). Otherwise, please send unofficial documents and translations as available.
Applications submitted before May 31st will receive preferential treatment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
We provide you with a friendly, but challenging interdisciplinary research environment and support your academic career towards accomplishing your Ph.D. in a prestigious research group. In Germany, our computer science department is in the top 6 in citation rate, and top 4 in the total number of publications (Source: U Multirank 2021).
The salary amounts to German TV-L E 13, which starts at approx. 50,000 Euro income per year (before taxation).
At the University of Stuttgart, we actively promote diversity among our employees. We have set ourselves the goal of recruiting more female scientists and employing more people with an international background, as well as people with disabilities. We are therefore particularly pleased to receive applications from such people. Regardless, we welcome any good application.
Women who apply will be given preferential consideration in areas in which they are underrepresented, provided they have the same aptitude, qualifications and professional performance. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualifications will be given priority.
As a certified family-friendly university, we support the compatibility of work and family, and of professional and private life in general, through various flexible modules. We have an employee health management system that has won several awards and offer our employees a wide range of continuing education programs. We are consistantly improving our accessibility. Our Welcome Center helps international scientists get started in Stuttgart. We support partners of new professors and managers with a dual-career program.
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