Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities: 3 POSTDOC Positions

Posted by: DIGHUMLAB , June 9, 2017

University of Helsinki Faculty of Arts invites applications for 3 POSTDOC researchers within Digital Humanities for a fixed term period from 1 September 2017 onwards (or as agreed) for a maximum of three years. The period (1-3 years) depends of the candidate’s research plan.

The university is looking for candidates with expertise on computational science, linguistics and history/cultural heritage.

The three successful candidates will be members of a research community that already includes, for example, Academy of Finland’s project on “Computational History and the Transformation of Public Discourse”, 2015-2019.

The data that the research community is using includes various historical full-text collections and large metadata collections, mainly in English, Finnish and Swedish.

The group is particularly interested in studying conceptual change, intertextuality based on text-reuse and statistical analysis of knowledge production.

The deadline for the application is July 9, 2017.

Further information of the positions can be obtained from Professor Mikko Tolonen, mikko.tolonen at

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