Overview

Number of open positions: 1

Expected start: 1 September 2021 (negotiable)

Duration: 31 August 2022 (first contract), 31 August 2026 (very probable
extension based on performance review)

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2021 23:59 CEST (UTC+2)

Full call and submission: https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/
60994(https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/60994)

The Dissident Networks Project (DISSINET, https://dissinet.cz/
(https://dissinet.cz/)) – an ERC Consolidator Grant-funded research
initiative based at Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic) – offers a
full-time postdoctoral or senior research fellowship in computational text
analysis. The research of the successful applicant will focus on discursive
patterns in medieval inquisitorial records, with the aim of shining a new
light on the textual practices of inquisition notaries, the interaction at
trial, the discourse of inquisition texts, and religious dissidence.

Company:

Masaryk University

Qualifications:

We are searching for a research fellow with one of the following types of
profile:

(a) computational linguist, NLP specialist or text mining specialist, with a
strong interest in history and ancient languages;

(b) digital humanist, with a strong competence in Latin and experienced in
historical research, programming, and the analysis of textual corpora; or

(c) another kind of mixed/interdisciplinary profile, with some of the
previously mentioned competencies and strong interest in working on a
historical research project.

Educational level:

Master Degree

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