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Subject: D.Phil (PhD) Studentship on ConDOR project at Oxford University Computing Laboratory

Fully Funded D.Phil (PhD) Studentship

Project: ConDOR: Consequence-Driven Ontology Reasoning

The Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group is offering a fully funded D. Phil (PhD) position at Oxford University's Computing Laboratory. The post is funded by EPSRC as part of the ConDOR project [1]. The aim of the project is to investigate alternative kinds of "consequence driven" reasoning procedures for widely used knowledge representation formalisms, including the W3C's OWL ontology language [2].

The studentship is fully funded (at EU fees level), and includes a stipend of at least £12,940 per year as well as provision for travel to conferences. Students admitted with a start date between 1st January and 1st October, 2009 will receive a guarantee of 3 years funding. The successful candidate will join an internationally renowned research group [2] working on a cutting edge research problem in an attractive and stimulating environment within one of the worlds leading universities and computer science departments [3].

Further details, including eligibility requirements and application are available from [4]. Prospective candidates are also welcome to contact Dr Yevgeny Kazakov ( or Prof Ian Horrocks ( for further information about the project and/or the post.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20th January 2009.

Oxford University is and Equal Opportunities Employer.


Prof Ian Horrocks
Oxford University Computing Laboratory

Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1865 273939  FAX: +44 (0)1865 273839