VACANCIES AT THE e-LABORATORY ORAL CULTURE

VACANCIES AT THE e-LABORATORY ORAL CULTURE
By the end of 2011 the e-Laboratory Oral Culture will start on the Meertens Institute (Amsterdam), consisting of three computational projects on oral melodies and folktales: Tunes & Tales (KNAW Computational Humanities), FACT and COGITCH (both NWO CATCH). Important goals are simulation of oral transmission, modeling of motifs and automatic recognition of tunes and tales in the Dutch Song Database and Dutch Folktale Database (both at the Meertens Institute).

There are 8 vacancies:

1. Postdoc Cognitive and Computational Musicology
COGITCH

2. Postdoc Computational Linguistics
FACT (automatic annotation and summarization of folktales)

3. PhD student Music Information Retrieval
COGITCH

4. PhD student Computational Musicology
Tunes & Tales (motif recognition)

5. PhD student Computational Linguistics
Tunes & Tales (motif recognition)

6. PhD student Computational Linguistics
FACT (folktale classification and clustering)

7. Scientific programmer Music Information Retrieval
COGITCH

8. Scientific programmer supporting Folktale (re)search
FACT

The projects are supervised by:

– Meertens Instituut (prof. dr L.P. Grijp, dr Th. Meder en dr ir P. van Kranenburg)
– Utrecht University (prof. dr R. Veltkamp, dr F. Wiering en dr A. Volk)
– University of Twente (prof. dr F. de Jong, dr M. Theune, dr Djoerd Hiemstra)
– University of Amsterdam (prof. dr H. Honing)
– Radboud University Nijmegen (prof. dr A. van den Bosch)
– Fryske Akademy (prof. dr A. Versloot)
– Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision (drs J. Oomen, drs M. Brinkerink)

The project teams will be located for a large part at the Meertens Institute, Amsterdam. Applications should be sent to the Meertens Instituut or the Universities of Utrecht, Amsterdam or Twente (see links) before 14 October 2011. You may apply for more than one vacancy.

Please read more about these vacancies following this link:
http://www.meertens.knaw.nl/cms/nl/vacatures-othermenu-334