Personal Statement Writers want you to make notice of the fact that there is an available PhD position in In Folktale Classification In the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Twente. Application deadline is March 4, 2012, so be quick if you want to apply!
The the FACT project (Folktales as Classifiable Texts) has been recently started at the University of Twente which aims at collaboration between computer science, humanities, and cultural heritage institutions. A successful PhD candidate will have an opportunity to study folktales based on annotations and relations that have been automatically assigned using data-driven methods. The work of the PhD-student in FACT will focus on automatic classification of folktales by their international folktale type and on unsupervised clustering of folktales, to provide new input for humanities research.
Conditions: a full-time PhD-position for 4 years (preferred starting date: March 2012). The starting salary will be € 2042,- gross per month in the first year up to € 2612,- gross per month in the last year. Additional benefits include holiday allowance and end-of-year allowance.
- Master degree in computer science, natural language processing, artificial intelligence or a related discipline (with a specialization in natural language processing)
- Knowledge of, and preferably practical experience with, corpus-based methods for text analysis, machine learning, document classification and/or clustering
- Good programming skills
- Affinity with humanities research
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Proficiency in English
- Familiarity with the Dutch language is a plus
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How to apply:
Please send your applications by filling out the online application , before 4 March 2012. Applications should include a motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae (with publication list, if applicable), a list of courses followed and grades obtained, a relevant research paper and/or thesis, and one or two references.
For more precise information go here: http://www.utwente.nl/vacatures/?VacatureID=199425
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