Gepubliceerd op 30-04-2015

Vacature: AAA Data Science Postdoctoral researcher in Digital Humanities Faculty of Humanities (VU) & Faculty of Humanities (UvA)

Amsterdam Data Science, an initiative of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), VU University Amsterdam (VU), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA), and Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is looking for 14 researchers at the postdoctoral/PhD level. These positions are funded by the Amsterdam Academic Alliance (AAA), a joint initiative of the UvA and VU aimed at intensifying collaboration with each other and knowledge institutions in the region, to cement Amsterdam’s position as a hub of academic excellence. These positions are partially co-funded by CWI, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the UvA, HvA, ORTEC, Spinoza fund of Prof. Vossen, and VUmc.

Amsterdam Data Science provides a network in which some 300 Amsterdam based scientists exchange Data Science knowledge and forge partnerships within and outside the academic community. This comprises the foundations of data science and data science for the life sciences, social analytics, business analytics, and digital humanities.

This advertisement concerns one of the 14 positions. This postdoctoral researcher position is with Prof. Bod of the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam and with Prof. Leemans of the Faculty of Humanities, VU University. 

The Faculties of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam and of VU University Amsterdam offer a postdoc position on a Digital Humanities project that will involve close collaboration between the two universities and between the humanities and computer science. The postdoc will collaborate in the new Digital Humanities research group ‘QuPiD2: Quality and Perspectives in Deep Data’, a project that is part of the Amsterdam Academic Alliance Data Science Program. The Digital Humanities postdoc will be connected to the Network Institute at VU University and with the Center  for Digital Humanities at UvA. 

Applications will be accepted until 10 May 2015.

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