The KU Leuven, Belgium, invites applications for a 3-year postdoc position within the European Research Council-funded project TEXTEVOLVE. This exciting interdisciplinary project will apply techniques from the biological sciences to the Targums (Jewish Aramaic paraphrases of the Hebrew Bible) in order to better understand their textual traditions. The project is based in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies.
The overall aims of the TEXTEVOLVE project are to:
The successful candidate will contribute to these aims by applying computer-based methods from the biological sciences to textual datasets. The postdoc will contribute to realising these goals by:
The approach is experimental, requiring flexibility and creativity, while offering the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of new ways of working with ancient texts.
The successful candidate will:
The successful candidate will:
KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied research. It is highly inter- and multidisciplinary focused and strives for international excellence.
You will work in Leuven, a historic, dynamic and lively city located in the heart of Belgium, within 20 minutes from Brussels, and less than two hours from Paris, London and Amsterdam.
The position begins on the 1st of September 2021. The position is available on a full-time basis, but applicants wishing to work part-time are also welcome. The contract will initially be for 1 year. This will be extended for a further 2 years (in the case of a full-time role) subject to a positive performance review.
The project team is led by prof. dr. Hector Patmore. You will receive additional support from prof. dr. Thomas Connor (School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK) and prof. dr. Philippe Lemey (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven).
Your application should include (and be limited to) the following attachment(s):
1) a motivation letter;
2) your curriculum vitae (which should include details of the software and programming languages of which you have knowledge and experience);
3) contact details for two people who are willing to provide a reference for you;
4) your PhD certificate.
Applications must be submitted through the online application tool.
For more information, please contact prof. dr. Hector Patmore: email@example.com; tel. +32 16 32 36 95.
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.
You can apply for this job no later than March 31, 2021 via the online application tool
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.Leer más
|Título||Postdoc Digital Humanities and Jewish / Biblical Studies (ERC Funded)|
|Job location||Oude Markt 13, 3000 Leuven|
|Publicado||enero 22, 2021|
|Fecha límite de solicitud||marzo 31, 2021|
|Tipos de trabajo||Postdoctorado  |
|Campos||Filología,   Religiones Abrahámicas,   Lenguas Semióticas  |