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Opportunities with LUCDH or Partners

Check back regularly on this page for research opportunities of interest to Humanities staff and students employing digital tools and methodology.

Research Opportunities

Check out the exciting Current Research Projects with openings for research traineeships. Various closing dates for applications.

Dr. Prokic (LUCDH) and Dr. Gordon (LUCL) are looking for a keen student to fill a research traineeship in the Language of the Poor in Late Modern Scotland: From the Archive to the Internet project.

The links above will give you project descriptions, and details on how to apply. 

Research Assistants (PhD/MA graduates) for MacBERTh

The MacBERTh project team is looking to hire talented research assistants to support them in the evaluation of the BERT models they have trained on historical English and Dutch. The research assistants will help assess the performance of the models as data retrieval and/or classification tools in specific case studies on historical textual material (English and/or Dutch). 

Recent PhD or MA graduates can be considered for a full-time, one-year assistantship. The positions are, however, flexible in terms of workload and duration. Talented Research Master or Master students or recent MA graduates who would benefit from a paid job/internship on our project (max. 0.5 fte for max. 1 year) can also be considered. Research Assistants can start as of January 2022. 

Interested parties should contact Dr. Lauren Fonteyn (l.fonteyn@hum.leidenuniv.nl).

Postdoc on the Anthropology of AI in Islam: Computational and Social Network Analysis

Bart Barendregt with Leiden University is starting a new NWO Project on AI in Islam, for which there is an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The position combines social science with computational skills. This is a two year job working with Islamic journals and Southeast Asian materials in the Leiden Asian Library.

Use the ‘Apply now’ button via this link under vacancy number 21-543-9924. Closing date for applications: 28 November 2021

PhD Fellowship position at OsloMet

PhD fellowship opening at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. 
See further information at
OsloMet. Closing date for applications: 19 Dec 2021. See other openings here

University Lecturer in Theoretical Philosophy and AI. Closing date for Application 10 December 2021

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