TU Wien Informatics

8 Funded PhD Positions at the DC LogiCS

  • 2019-12-10
  • Open Position

We invite applications for 8 three-year PhD positions funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) until January 11, 2020.

TU Wien Informatics, TU Graz, and JKU Linz are looking for 8 highly qualified, strong candidates for our joint Doctoral College Logical Methods in Computer Science (LogiCS). The doctoral positions are funded for at least 3 years according to the funding scheme of the Austrian Science Fund. The funding can be extended for one additional year contingent on a placement at one of our international partner institutions.

About The Doctoral College

Our Doctoral College Logical Methods in Computer Science (LogiCS) focuses on logic and its applications in computer science. Our PhD students work with and are mentored by leading researchers in the fields of computational logic, databases and knowledge representation, computer-aided verification, security and privacy, cyber-physical systems, and distributed systems.


Applicants are expected to have completed an excellent diploma or master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field. We invite eligible people from all countries to apply.

Research Areas

Students can pursue doctoral research within the following areas:

  • Automated Software Verification
  • Epistemic logic in distributed computing
  • Game-based Semantics
  • Fixed-Parameter Algorithms and Complexity
  • Formal Verification of hybrid systems
  • Model Checking
  • Modeling and analysis of digital integrated circuits
  • Security and Privacy
  • Scheduling and logic programming
  • Topology in distributed computing

We Offer

  • Internationally competitive salary, co-funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
  • Full health care benefits
  • Exceptional quality of life


Applications have to be submitted electronically. Deadline: January 11, 2020. Find detailed information on the application process at the DC Logics’ website.


TU Wien is committed to increasing female employment in leading scientific positions. Female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to female applicants when equally qualified. People with special needs with appropriate qualifications are encouraged to apply. In case of queries, please contact the representative of people with disabilities of TU Wien, Mr. Gerhard Neustätter (gerhard.neustaetter@tuwien.ac.at). Child care breaks will be handled in the same manner as in the ERC regulations for principal investigators applying to the Starting Grant.

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