Open Positions

The VCLA and its associated groups publish their open positions here. Please click on the respective links for more information on the individual positions.

NEW Several PhD and Postdoc positions in Formal Methods and Web Security at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology)

The Security & Privacy group at TU Wien is currently looking for several outstanding Ph.D. and postdoc candidates to conduct research within the ERC Consolidator Project “Foundations and Tools for Client-Side Web Security”. The application deadline is May 31, 2019.

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(CLOSED) PhD position on Formal Methods for Multi-agent Systems at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology)

The proposed research will apply formal methods (logics and automatic methods enabling temporal and strategic reasoning) for the verification and synthesis of multi-agent systems and their interaction with realistic environments. The work has strong connections to artificial intelligence, distributed computing, and mobile agents/robots. A first screening of applications will start on May 6, 2019.

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(ONGOING) FWF funded Doctoral College Logical Methods in Computer Science – LogiCS

TU Wien, TU Graz, and JKU Linz are seeking doctoral students for the joint Doctoral College Logical Methods in Computer Science (LogiCS) fully funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). LogiCS focuses on logic and its applications in computer science. Successful applicants will work on interdisciplinary research topics covering

(i) computational logic,

(ii) databases and artificial intelligence,

(iii) computer-aided verification, and

(iv) emerging application domains, such as cyber-physical systems, distributed systems, and security & privacy.

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(CLOSED) National Research Network Rigorous Systems Engineering – PhD and Postdoc Positions

The RiSE project is a National Research Network funded by the Austrian National Science Fund (FWF) on the topic of Rigorous Systems Engineering. RiSE is concerned with improving the quality of complex software systems. It aims to move beyond classical, a‑posteriori verification techniques such as model checking, to an integrated approach of system design and formal verification.

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Stefan Szeider and Georg Gottlob, the speakers.