[Humanist] 27.130 job at Nottingham

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 130.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:26:13 +0100
        From: Erin Snyder <eesnyder at gmail.com>
        Subject: Job: Research Fellow (Fixed-Term) at the University of Nottingham

Job: Research Fellow (Fixed-Term)

For information and to apply:

The Research Fellow will be part of the AHRC-funded project “CLiC Dickens –
characterisation in the representation of speech and body language from a
corpus stylistic perspective” under the direction of Professor Michaela
Mahlberg and Professor Peter Stockwell. The post will be based in the
Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics within the School of English (

Candidates should have a first degree (or equivalent) in computer science,
linguistics, language and literature, or other subject as appropriate and a
PhD (or equivalent) in corpus linguistics (with emphasis on programming),
computational linguistics or other subject as appropriate. They should also
be able to demonstrate programming experience, experience in the
development of (interactive) web interfaces and an interest in corpus
linguistics and literature.

The project will build on previous research that developed a prototype of
the search program CLiC (Corpus Linguistics in Cheshire). The post holder
will be responsible for the technical development of CLiC, assist Professor
Mahlberg and Professor Stockwell with analytical tasks (with the aim to
produce co-authored publications), act as main contact for an international
end-user panel and will be involved in impact activities.

The successful candidate will receive an induction that includes
contributions from the University’s Web Technologies team.

The interview process will include a short presentation on a task relevant
to the post, and a formal interview.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Michaela Mahlberg (
michaela.mahlberg at nottingham.ac.uk) Please note that applications sent
directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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