PhD positions at Leiden Centre for Digital Humanities

Two positions in Data Science Programme, deadline 7 January 2017

Candidates should have relevant domain expertise and will be trained in data scientific methods. You will carry out research at the Faculty of Humanities and the Leiden Centre Data Science, with intensive interaction with other PhD candidates through joint research and participation in training modules, workshops, and summer schools. Each PhD student will be supervised by a domain expert from the Humanities Faculty and a data scientist.

Two projects

Project 1. Exploring new methods in comparing sign language corpora: analysing cross-linguistic variation in the lexicon (dr. Victoria Nyst).

Project 2. Detecting cross-linguistic Syntactic Differences Automatically (DeSDA) (prof. Sjef Barbiers)

Further details

More information about the projects and the qualities of candidates can be found here.