19.313 research positions; conference bursaries

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 07:58:15 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 313.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

   [1] From: "D.FILROM - CARLOS MARTIN VIDE" (45)
         Subject: research positions 2005-11

   [2] From: "Hazel Gardiner" <hazel.gardiner_at_kcl.ac.uk> (68)
         Subject: CHArt 2005 conference bursaries sponsored by the AHRC
                 ICT Methods Network

         Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 07:42:31 +0100
         From: "D.FILROM - CARLOS MARTIN VIDE" <carlos.martin_at_urv.net>
         Subject: research positions 2005-11

One-two 2-year postdoctoral research positions may be available
starting before July 1st, 2006 in the Research Group on Mathematical
Linguistics at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain).

The web site of the host institute is:



The eligible topics are the institute's current or future research directions:

- Formal language theory and its applications.
- Biomolecular computing and nanotechnology.
- Bioinformatics.
- Language and speech technologies.
- Formal theories of language acquisition and evolutionary linguistics.
- Computational neuroscience.

Other related fields might still be eligible provided there exist
strong enough candidates for them.


- Duration: 2 years.
- Work contract with Social Security rights.
- The main duty of the position is research, with possible doctoral
supervising too.
- The scheme funding the position is extremely competitive.


- PhD degree got after January 1st, 2000 (or to be got in the next 6 months).
- Strong research career, with a remarkable record of publications
and other achievements.
- There is no restriction on nationality or age.


- Net salary amounting 1,600 euro/month approximately.
- Full public health insurance coverage.


It will consist of 2 steps:

- a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
- a full proposal (application form + CV + research project), to be
assessed externally by the funding agency.


Expressions of interest are welcome until October 5, 2005. They
should contain the researcher's CV and mention "2005-11" in the
subject box. The outcome of the preselection will be reported
immediately after.

Preselected candidates will be given support in the application
process by the host institute. The deadline for completing the whole
process is October 15, 2005.


Carlos Martin-Vide

         Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 07:44:08 +0100
         From: "Hazel Gardiner" <hazel.gardiner_at_kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: CHArt 2005 conference bursaries sponsored by the
AHRC ICT Methods Network


The AHRB ICT Methods Network, which aims to=20
promote and develop the use of advanced ICT=20
methods in Arts and Humanities research, is=20
offering a limited number of bursaries to=20
post-graduate students who wish to attend the=20
2005 CHArt conference, THEORY AND PRACTICE, which=20
will be held on 10 and 11 November 2005 at the British Academy, London.

Applications for bursaries are sought from=20
post-graduate students whose research interests=20
are grounded in areas covered by CHArt. These=20
include: the application of ICT to the study of=20
art and the history of art; new media theory and=20
new art practice; creation and curation of=20
digital scholarly and image resources including=20
those in museums, galleries or libraries, and=20
other areas which may be considered to be within CHArt's sphere of interest.

The bursaries are intended to help towards=20
conference expenses. Successful applicants will=20
be able to claim funds up to a total of =A3200=20
toward the cost of conference fees, accommodation and travel.

Application involves the submission of a brief=20
statement of interest (approximately 500 words)=20
outlining your current studies and research=20
interests and detailing how attending CHArt might support you in your=

CHArt conference costs are as follows:
CHArt Student Member:
Two days =A360 (=A340 before 14 Oct 2005)
One day =A340 (=A330 before 14 Oct 2005)
Student Non-member:
Two days =A380 (=A360 before 14 Oct 2005)
One day =A350 (=A340 before 14 Oct 2005)

To apply for a bursary please provide the following details

HE Institution:
MA course or Ph.D. title:
Preferred Contact Address:

Please outline your reasons for wishing to attend=20
CHArt and how this will help you in your research. (max. 500 words)

If you wish to apply for a bursary please=20
register for the CHARt conference in the first=20
instance. The CHArt conference programme and=20
abstracts are available on the CHArt website=20

The conference booking form is available on the CHArt website in RTF format.

CHArt is also hosting a special round-table event=20
entitled "Democratizing the Image: Creating a=20
Global Learning Community" at the Institute of=20
Contemporary Arts, as part of the conference.

Please address any enquiries to Hazel Gardiner,=20
CHArt, Centre for Computing in the Humanities,=20
Kings College, Kay House, 7 Arundel Street, WC2R 3DX.
020 7848 2013, hazel.gardiner_at_kcl.ac.uk


Hazel Gardiner
Network Activities Coordinator
AHRC ICT Methods Network
Centre for Computing in the Humanities
Kings College
Kay House
7 Arundel Street

020 7848 2013
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