14 Sep 2023Job Information
University of Crete
Research Commitee (ELKE)
Literature » Greek literature
First Stage Researcher (R1)
30 Oct 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Athens)
Type of Contract
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About TALOS-Project The objective of the Talos ERA Chair Project funded by the European Union is to create a new centre of excellence in Artificial Intelligence for SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) that will interconnect several departments of UoC departments at Rethymnon (the Schools of Philosophy, Education and Social Sciences, coordinating department: Department of Philology) under a common research and teaching agenda. TALOS will combine the strengths of neural networks with symbolic reasoning to create a scalable, sustainable and explainable representation of knowledge in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. In order to reach this general objective, six related Research Topics (RT) will be pursued. This call for PhD is part of the RT 3 on Pattern recognition in literary/journalistic/other corpora. Position Description: The offered job position is about Themes in Greek literature and culture through Natural Language Processing/Machine Learning (NLP/ML) methods. The work entails the following tasks: 1) Corpus/dataset creation a) 19th century or other Greek literary corpus (clean text in .txt form) 2) Annotation (indicative) a) Named Entity Recognition (NER) b) Sentiment 3) Analysis (indicative) a) Correlation between sentiments and linguistic context using n-grams b) Different ML and Deep Learning (DL) architectures for Sentiment Analysis (for instance Naive Bayes, Support Vector Machines, Regression Models, standard RNNs, BERT, GPT-4) c) Use of different word embeddings (standard, author-specific, period-specific etc.) Expected results: 1. doctoral thesis (first completed version) Title: Digital Scrutiny of Modern Greek Literature (provisional) 2. two presentations at a conference and/or an article in scientific journalRequirements
Bachelor Degree or equivalent
Bachelor Degree or equivalent
Required qualifications: Master Degree in Philology or Linguistics and/or in Computer Science and/or Digital Humanities Excellent Knowledge of English Two (2) reference letters Additional qualifications Second Master Degree in Philology or Linguistics and/or in Computer Science and/or Digital Humanities Proven experience (research and/or professional) in a field that combines humanities/social sciences (education, linguistics, sociology, political science) with computer science.
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Contract Duration: 36 months Total budget: 72.000, depending on experience and qualifications
Required qualifications: Master Degree Philology or Linguistics and/or in Computer Science and/or Digital Humanities Excellent Knowledge of English Two (2) reference letters Additional qualifications Second Master Degree in Philology or Linguistics and/or in Computer Science and/or Digital Humanities (1 point X degree grade, up to 10 points) Proven experience (research and/or professional) in a field that combines humanities/social sciences (education, linguistics, sociology, political science) with computer science (5 points per year-up to 25). Candidates who meet at least the requested qualifications of the call, will be in invited to an interview, which will take place upon notification by the Evaluation Committee. The interview will assess the knowledge background, the exact reasons why the candidate chose to apply for a specific position, the candidate's ability to focus primarily on the position being instead of other occupations, his general scientific and organizational profile, his personality and fluency in task organization, teamwork and initiative.
Interested candidates can submit their applications via email: call.elke- [email protected] Applications must include: 1. Curriculum Vitae, signed on all pages, which must be consecutively numbered. 2. The supporting documents proving the qualifications (basic degree, other degrees, recognition by DOATAP, certificates of previous service, certificate from insurance agencies, statements of insurance agencies, employer's certificates, contracts, recruitment etc. 3. Two (2) reference letters 4. Letter of motivation (up to 100 words) 5. Letters of research plan (up to 3000 words) 6. Application form Contact information: For information and questions about the advertised position, the activity of the group of the Institute, please contact Dr. Stergios Chatzikiriakides ( [email protected]) and Dr. Anastasia Natsina ([email protected]). Selection procedure Application will be evaluated by a 3-member committee headed by ERA Chair, Dr. Christophe Roche and the will be screened by the TALOS International Scientific Advisory Board. In the case candidates are invited for an interview, they will either be invited to participate in person or via teleconference. The results of the selection will be announced on the website of ELKE-UOC (https: // www. elke.uoc.gr/). Applicants have the right to appeal the selection decision, by addressing their written objection to the ELKE-UOC secretariat within five days since the results announcement on the web. Objections are submitted in one of the following ways: in person, by an authorized person, by post, by courier, by email ([email protected]).
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https: // talos-ai4ssh.uoc.gr/Work Location(s)
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UNIVERISTY OF CRETE
GeofieldWhere to apply
https: // www. elke.uoc.gr/news/post/8349
University Campus, Voutes
41298- Researcher-Phd Candidate- Ka 11043
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