Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 622. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com  From: Matteo Romanello
Subject: Fully-funded PhD position in document analysis and digital humanities/digital classics at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (59)  From: Hopwood, Elizabeth Subject: Masters in Digital Humanities at Loyola Chicago (44) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2020-02-21 08:22:05+00:00 From: Matteo Romanello Subject: Fully-funded PhD position in document analysis and digital humanities/digital classics at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland The DHLAB at EPFL in association with the Institut d'archéologie et des sciences de l'antiquité of the University of Lausanne invites applications for one full-time PhD position within the EPFL PhD program in Digital Humanities (https://www.epfl.ch/education/phd/programs/eddh-digital-humanities/), working at the intersection between Computer Science and Classics. The successful candidate will develop their own research project around the following topics: semantic information extraction by combining text-based and image-based methods; alignment and document analysis of scholarly publications (19c - 21c) characterised by complex layouts and rich visual grammars; and the development of a representation model for texts with a complex textual tradition. The PhD thesis will be part of the research project "How does a classical hero die in the digital age? Using Sophocles' Ajax to create a commentary on commentaries" (https://mromanello.github.io/ajax-multi-commentary/), funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and led by Matteo Romanello (University of Lausanne). Profile: - Applicants should hold a master's degree in Computer Science or Digital Humanities. - Experience with natural language processing/information extraction (including machine learning approaches to it) is mandatory. Some familiarity with textual criticism is desirable. PhD candidates will further develop their analytical and methodological skills by attending the EDDH doctoral school (https://www.epfl.ch/education/phd/programs/eddh-digital-humanities/). - Fluent English; French and/or Ancient Greek/Latin is an asset. The dissertation can be written in English or French. - Interest in working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary and international environment. - Candidates of all nationalities are invited to apply; applications from women are especially welcome. What we offer: - workplace: EPFL/UNIL campus Starting date: 1st October 2020 Duration: 4 years Supervisors: Matteo Romanello (UNIL) and Frederic Kaplan (EPFL) Terms of employment: Fixed-term at 100% work rate. EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries and generous research support. Deadline for applications: April 30, 2020 Contact: For questions and/or expressions of interest, contact Matteo Romanello firstname.lastname@example.org How to apply: via EPFL doctoral school online application (https://isa.epfl.ch/imoniteur_ISAP/!farforms.htm?x=edoc) (please note that only completed applications will be reviewed). For further information about applying for a PhD at EPFL see PhD admission criteria & application (https://www.epfl.ch/education/admission/admission-2/phd-admission-criteria-and- application/) [Online at https://go.epfl.ch/phd-dhlab-ambizione] -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2020-02-21 05:46:18+00:00 From: Hopwood, Elizabeth Subject: Masters in Digital Humanities at Loyola Chicago The Masters in Digital Humanities program at Loyola University Chicago is accepting applications for our Fall 2020 semester. The MA program, which began in 2011, is a 30-credit-hour interdisciplinary professional program with tracks designed to on-board and train humanities and computer science students. Both sets of students enroll in an introductory class on DH research methods, a course on human-computer interaction and design, and a textual criticism course offered by the English department. Possible electives include such departmental offerings as Social and Ethical Issues in Computing (Computer Science), Media and Culture (English), or Archives and Records Management (History). Students also participate in a Practicum course under a faculty member where they gain experience working on an existing DH project. In their final semesters, students work under faculty advisors to develop a digital capstone projectpast capstones have included the creation of a State of the Union database and a Spanish-language digital archive of Colombian newspaper reportage. The program is designed to be interdisciplinary and to encourage collaboration across departments, as well as to provide students with hands-on training that develop transferable skills to support them on the job market. Graduates of the program have gone into a variety of careers/further education: PhD programs, web development and software consulting, teaching, archives and museum work, and cultural heritage institutions. We accept applications on a rolling basis but offer a small number of partial fellowship awards (stipend + partial tuition remission and health insurance) to competitive early applicants. Please forward to any students who may be interested in pursuing a MA in Digital Humanities. For more information, please visit our website at https://www.luc.edu/digitalhumanities/ Best, Dr. Elizabeth Hopwood (she/her) Acting Director, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities (http://www.luc.edu/ctsdh) Graduate Program Director, MA in Digital Humanities Lecturer, Department of English Loyola University Chicago _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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