Multiple Research Positions (3 Doctoral, 5 Post-doctoral) on AI Verification in Scotland

AI Secure and Explainable by Construction:

Multiple Research Positions (3 Doctoral, 5 Post-doctoral)

available at Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh and Strathclyde Universities, Scotland,

Start date: 1 September 2020; End date: 30 August 2023

Postdoctoral Salary Scale: £31,866 to £40,322 per annum

PhD funding: covering PhD fees and stipend for 3.5 years

Closing date for Postdoctoral applications: 1 June 2020

We encourage interested applicants to contact us informally ASAP.

The project has sufficient flexibility to mitigate the effect of COVID-19,
i.e. by accommodating later start date and remote working.

The project spans several subjects: type theory, automated and interactive
theorem proving, security, AI and machine learning, autonomous systems,
natural language processing and generation, legal aspects of AI. It will
cover two main application areas: autonomous cars and chatbots, drawing
from expertise and infrastructure provided by industrial partners working
in these two areas. The project has a significant international span, with
12 partners from Academia and Industry in Europe (France, Germany, Israel,
the Netherlands, Norway) and the US. Researchers joining this project will
have excellent opportunities to travel to international conferences,
organise scientific events, spend time with industrial partners,
collaborate with academic leaders in the field, develop their own research
profiles as well as gain experience in other AI and CS disciplines.

For further information, and instructions how to apply, please visit:

Ekaterina Komendantskaya:

Robert Atkey:

David Aspinall:

Burkard Schafer:
Verena Rieser:

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