[Humanist] 23.665 jobs: PhD studentship; postdocs

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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 665.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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[1]   From:    Richard Booth <richard.booth at uni.lu>                      (61)
Subject: Open PhD position (Luxembourg/Lens): Dynamics of

[2]   From:    Susan Schreibman <susan.schreibman at GMAIL.COM>             (40)
Subject: Postdoc positions available

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 13:48:51 +0000
From: Richard Booth <richard.booth at uni.lu>
Subject: Open PhD position (Luxembourg/Lens): Dynamics of Argumentation

The University of Luxembourg is inviting applications for a 2+2-year PhD
position in Computer Science (ref. number F1-070088).

The position is embedded in a project "Dynamics of Argumentation", which is
a common project between the Individual and Collective Reasoning (ICR) group
at the Computer Science and Communication Research Unit (CSC) in Luxembourg
(Responsible: Leon van der Torre) and the Centre de Recherche en
Informatique de Lens (CRIL) at the Université d'Artois, in Lens, France
(Responsible: Souhila Kaci). The position is foreseen as a co-tutuelle
position, that is the student will receive a degree from both universities.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on abstract argumentation
theory and belief dynamics.


* A 2+2-year PhD position in Computer Science* Work in cooperation with 2 first class and highly active
research groups (ICR and CRIL) in a friendly working environment;
* Salary: 2300 Euros/month (gross)
* Starting date: as soon as possible.


* Candidates must hold a master degree in computer science or related areas;
* The ideal candidate should have a strong background in logic-based
approaches to artificial intelligence, e.g., in knowledge
representation, reasoning about uncertainty, or reasoning about preferences.
* Candidates should be proficient in mathematical reasoning and be
capable of working with abstract concepts.
* Candidates should possess good oral and written English skills.

Applications should include an introduction letter indicating the
motivation, a detailed CV including copies of the MSc diploma and
information about the grades, and the names and contact details of two
referees. We accept only electronic submissions, which should be sent to
Richard Booth (richard.booth at uni.lu) and Leon van der Torre
(leon.vandertorre at uni.lu), quoting the reference number for this position
F1-070088. The deadline for applications is **April 15, 2010**.

More information can be obtained from Richard Booth (richard.booth at uni.lu).

University of Luxembourg homepage: http://www.uni.lu
ICR homepage: http://http://icr.uni.lu
CRIL homepage: http://www.cril.univ-artois.fr

The University of Luxembourg, which was founded in 2003, is a research
university at the heart of Europe. The Computer Science and
Communication Research (CSC) research unit, which belongs to the Faculty
of Science, Technology and Communication and counts around 150 people,
is located in the city of Luxembourg, next to the European Institutions.

Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 20:13:50 +0000
From: Susan Schreibman <susan.schreibman at GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Postdoc positions available

As a result of a major multidisciplinary Arts and Humanities Research
Council funded project, Language and Linguistic Evidence in the 1641
Depositions, led by Dr Barbara Fennell, we are seeking a Postdoctoral
team to work with the Principal Investigator (PI) and consortium of
other linguists, computer specialists and historians to further develop
and analyse a digitized corpus of quasi-legal depositions from the 1641
rebellion in Ireland to investigate the language of violence and
genocide, and to develop a unique humanities research interface in
cooperation with IBM LanguageWare™, Dublin.

The ads and further particulars for each post are available at the URLs
below and on the University of Aberdeen website (www.abdn.ac.uk).

RA/RF in Software Development


2. RF in Early Modern English Language


3. RF in Discourse Analysis


If you have questions about any of these positions, please contact Dr
Barbara Fennell b.a.fennell at abdn.ac.uk <mailto:b.a.fennell at abdn.ac.uk>
+44 1224 272490.

Susan Schreibman, PhD
Digital Humanities Observatory
28-32 Pembroke Street Upper
Dublin 2
-- A project of the Royal Irish Academy --

Phone:	+353 1 234 2440
Mobile: +353 86 049 1966
Fax: 	+353 1 234 2588
Email:` s.schreibman at ria.ie


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