Digital Humanities: Fully Funded PhD Studentship: Cross-Language Digital Humanities: Cultural Data
We seek a PhD applicant (to enrol no later than 17 July 2017) in the area of Cross-Language Digital Humanities, to work on his/her chosen domain of cultural data. The successful candidate will be keen to work on a dataset or datasets of a type and scale which requires computational analysis, but which also demands cross-culturally and cross-linguistically informed understanding. You will work with researchers at Swansea University, based in the College of Arts and Humanities and Department of Computer Science, whose projects include experimental visual analysis of literary multi-translations corpora. The successful applicant will be the individual who proposes the most exciting and feasible project, as well as meeting all the other criteria.
The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr Tom Cheesman (Department of Modern Languages) and Dr Robert Laramee (Department of Computer Science).
Applicants should have an undergraduate (BA/BSc) or Master's (MA/MSc) degree in a relevant subject area.
Due to funding restrictions, this studentship is open to UK/EU students only.
The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of £14,296 p.a.
Additional research expenses of £600 p.a. from the College of Arts and Humanities and £600 p.a. from the College of Science will also be available.
How to Apply
To apply for this studentship, please complete the College of Arts and Humanities Research Scholarship Application Form and return it to the COAH Graduate Centre Administrator (email@example.com), together with your CV and a response (in no more than 500 words total) to the following four questions:
- What is your relevant experience in computational analysis of cross-cultural, cross-language datasets?
- What datasets do you propose to research in a PhD?
- Why do you consider this research important?
- What are the biggest challenges you expect to face?
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 2 May 2017.
Informal enquiries about this studentship are welcome, and may be directed to:
Dr Tom Cheesman: +44 (0)1792 604030 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Robert S Laramee: +44 (0)1792 602609 / email@example.com
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