Job: Doctoral fellow, Ghent University

On behalf of the Ghent Centre of Digital Humanities and LT³ – Language and Translation Technology Team at the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication at Ghent University we are delighted to accept applications for a fully funded 4 year PhD project in the field of digital humanities methods with a focus on research of a NLP toolchain in literary research with enhanced multilingual workflows as part of the Horizon 2020 INFRA Research project – Computational Literary Studies.

Specifically, the candidate will address the development of digital humanities methods in the following ways:
– Research the development of a NLP toolchain in literary research with enhanced multilingual workflows;
– Develop with a team of researchers a suite of workflows and prototypes to facilitate common research tasks within literary studies using NLP enrichments; this includes: named entity recognition, relational extraction, and sentiment analysis;
– Work to optimise the availability of fundamental NLP tools within a workflow for historical literary texts using case studies from KBR (the Royal Library of Belgium) multilingual serial publication collection.

For more information and how to apply, please visit the application link provided below.

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Contact Information:
Assistant Professor Julie M Birkholz