Open Positions

Doctoral Program Logical Methods in Computer Science – LogiCS: funded doctoral positions

NEW: Open positions!

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).

Doctoral College

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.

Faculty Members

Austria has a vibrant and highly active and successful logic in computer science community. Students are supervised by leading researchers in their fields:

E. Bartocci
A. Biere
R. Bloem
A. Ciabattoni
T. Eiter
G. Gottlob
R. Grosu
L. Kovacs
M. Maffei
M. Ortiz
U. Schmid
M. Seidl
S. Szeider
G. Weissenbacher
S. Woltran

Positions and Funding

  • 30% of the positions are reserved for highly qualified female candidates.
  • Fully funded for a period of 4 years according to the funding scheme of the Austrian Science Fund.
  • Additional positions will be available through other funding.

How to Apply

Detailed information about the application process is available on the LogiCS web-page here.


Stefan Szeider and Georg Gottlob, the speakers.

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