[Humanist] 24.119 job in Darmstadt
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 119.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 12:10:00 +0200
From: Sabine Bartsch <bartsch at linglit.tu-darmstadt.de>
Subject: Lecturership (1 yr.) in Humanities Computing
The Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies at the Technische
Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a vacant position for a
Lecturer (75 %) in the field of
Humanities Computing in Text Studies
The position is initially for one year with a potential extension
subject to performance and funding.
The prospective postholder should have an interest and documented
qualifications and skills in questions of the application of corpus and
computational linguistics as well as corpus stylistic methods and
approaches especially to literary texts and texts belonging to what has
come to be called cultural heritage data.
Applicants are expected to have obtained a Masters (or comparable)
degree in a philology (preferably in Anglistik / English studies) with a
focus on and documented interest in humanities computing (corpus and
computational linguistics) and / or corpus stylistic questions with an
emphasis on literary texts.
The prospective postholder will be encouraged to engage with the current
research activities of the institute in the field of Digital Humanities
(computational philology / corpus linguistics). He or she will teach
courses (3 hours per week) in this area of specialization and be
expected to take over administrative tasks (student counseling, writing
research proposals etc.).
The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to conduct their
own research and pursue a further qualification (PhD, Habilitation,
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of
female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In
case of equal qualifications severely disabled applicants will be given
preference. Remuneration is according to the Tarifvertrag TV - TU Darmstadt.
Applications should quote the post’s Identification Number (ID-No. 177)
and include a CV, a list of publications, copies of relevant diplomas,
and a record of teaching and research activities. They should be sent to:
The Dean of the Faculty of History and Social Science, Prof. Dr. Rudi
Schmiede, Residenzschloss, 64293 Darmstadt.
Deadline: June 2010
Dr. Sabine Bartsch
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Institut für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Hochschulstrasse 1 64289 Darmstadt
Fon: +49-6151-16 4570 Fax: +49-6151-16 3694
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