Open Positions

Postdoc – Deadline 28th December 2020 (Closed)

The Logic Group is thrilled to advertise a postdoc position (one year, renewable) on the project “Depth-Bounded Logics for non-ideal agents: theory and applications


The goal of the project is to provide extensions of the Depth-Bounded Boolean Logic Framework to classical first order-logic, epistemic logics and non-monotonic logics.


The selected candidate will join a thriving research group based at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Milan, and will be working under the joint supervision of Marcello D’Agostino and Hykel Hosni. Check out the members page for more information about our group and research interests.


Among the most attractive Italian cities, Milan is highly international and dynamic, with much to offer in terms of culture, entertainment and research. For more information, we refer to


The ideal applicant will have (or have submitted at the time of applying) a strong Ph.D. in Logic, either in mathematics or philosophy. The candidate is also required to have good basic knowledge of the DBBL (Depth-Bounded Boolean Logics) framework and good command of the following areas: Philosophical and Computational Foundations of Depth-Bounded Logics; Proof Theory; Epistemic and Non- Monotonic Logics.

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to get acquainted with the Logic Group’s style of research, described here, and can get a feel for what’s expected from their research by looking at the Group’s recent publications.

The appointed researcher will be expected to contribute to the activities of the Logic Group, to present and publish their results at high-standard conferences and journals.


The deadline for application is 28th December 2020 (strict – please note that late applications cannot be considered)

Please follow carefully the instructions available on the official call, published here.

After you apply, we suggest you forward the application email (with all the attachments) to

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you need any clarifications on the application procedure — especially if you’re not Italian: it may sound a bit awkward at first, but the application procedure is not too hard, see below.

The interview is public and will take place on January 8th 2021. More information will be provided closer to the date.


“I submitted my Ph.D. thesis, but haven’t defended it yet — can I apply?

Yes indeed, you can apply provided you send us evidence of submission. Alternatively, you may ask your supervisor / Director of graduate studies to send a brief confirmation of your status by email to any of us

“I did not graduate in Italy — what do I have to attach to my application?”

A full transcript of your BA/BSc and MA/MSc (or equivalent) with a translation in either Italian or English if the original is not written in either of those languages

  • “How do I submit my application?”

You should email your application and all the required attachments to and The subject of your email must be: “Pec Domanda di concorso Assegno di Ricerca Prof. D’Agostino Marcello – Prof. Hosni Hykel – Cod. ID: 4807”

  • “Do I need to send my cv in a separate email?”

In addition to the application email, you should also forward a signed copy of your CV using either the English template or the Italian one.

Postdoc – Deadline 16 November 2020 (Closed)

The Logic Group is thrilled to advertise a postdoc position (one year, renewable) on the project “Foundations and applications of depth-bounded uncertainty measures“.

PhD Mind, Brain, Reasoning – Deadline 14 September 2020 (Closed)

4 Scholarships are available in the new Doctoral Programme in 
Mind, Brain and Reasoning at the University of Milan.

Research Areas include: Logic for Practical Reasoning; Philosophical Logic; Computation; Probability; Logic for Artificial Intelligence.

Application period closes 14/09/2020. Details on the Programme and how to apply are available at this link.

Postdoc – Deadline 3 September 2020 (Closed)

The Logic Group is thrilled to advertise a postdoc position (one year, renewable) on the project “Quantitative and qualitative approximations of reasoning“.