[FOM] PhD student positions at the "ILLC Centre for Logic and Games", Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Benedikt Loewe loewe at math.uni-bonn.de
Sat Oct 15 12:07:50 EDT 2005

          PhD Student Positions
            LOGIC AND GAMES

As part of the Marie Curie project GLoRiClass ("Games in Logic Reaching 
Out for Classical Game Theory"), the newly created ILLC Centre for Logic 
and Games invites applications for

    4 PhD positions in the field of Logic and Games,

one for each of the four Main Themes (GaMath, GaCS, GaLing and GaSocI, see 

Job profile.

We are looking for candidates with a strong background in mathematical 
logic, theoretical computer science, theoretical linguistics or applied 
logic, and an interest in writing a dissertation on Logic and Games. The 
candidates are expected to have a strong interdisciplinary interest, 
connecting at least two of the Main Themes. While the focus of the 
appointment is on research training, it will include moderate teaching 
duties in logic-related courses. Successful candidates will have a 
research-oriented Master's degree (MSc/MA) or equivalent qualifications.

Formal Eligibility.

Since GLoRiClass is a Marie Curie project funded by the European 
Commission, the European Union's strict eligibility criteria apply. Please 
check carefully whether you are eligible before you apply. The following 
brief description of the eligibility criteria is not complete. For 
details, please check the Handbook for Marie Curie Host Fellowships at 
in particular Section 5 "Which individual researchers can be funded by an 

     * Early Stage Component. Applicants need to be "early stage
       researchers". This means that they may not have a PhD degree and
       must be within four years of completing their Master's degree (or equivalent).

     * Mobility Component. GLoRiClass has a transnational mobility
       requirement for the students to be hired: they may not be Dutch
       nationals, and they may not have spent more than 12 months out of the last 36 in the
       The project is mainly aimed at researchers from the European Union
       and the so-called associated countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia,
       Turkey; Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland). It is
       possible to employ nationals of other countries, but only within the
       limits given by the European Commission (at most 30% of total

More information.

Further information about the positions can be obtained from Dr B Loewe 
(bloewe at science.uva.nl).


The appointment will be for a period of three years (one year plus an 
extension by two years after a positive evaluation) and should lead to a 
dissertation. The gross monthly salary will be in accordance with the 
University regulations for academic personnel, and will range from EUR 
1877 (first year) up to a maximum of EUR 2296 (third year) gross per 
month. In addition, there will be salary supplements according to the 
rules of the European Commission.

Job application.

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a transcript of 
grades and courses from the applicants MSc degree, two letters of 
reference (one from the MSc thesis supervisor) and a motivated declaration 
of research interests (max. 1000 words). The letters of reference should 
be sent directly by the referees and not be included in the application 
sent by the applicant. Each application should clearly state for which of 
the four Main Themes the applicant would like to be considered (it is 
possible to mention more than one Main Theme).

Applications must be sent before 15 November 2005 to:

ILLC Centre for Logic and Games
Mrs Ingrid van Loon
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Plantage Muidergracht 24
1018 TV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

We do not accept e-mail applications.

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