Fully funded PhD Studentship in Digital Humanities (text data visualization)


FUNDING TITLE   Fully Funded PhD in Digital Humanities
FUNDING PROVIDER  Swansea University
PROJECT TITLE  Text Corpora and Interactive Visualization of Text Analytics
SUBJECT AREAS We seek a PhD applicant (to enrol no later than 31 January 2017) in the area of Digital Humanities, specifically to work on text corpora and interactive visualization of text analytics. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and skilled software developer who is keen to create an innovative public resource with a visual interface for computational analyses of a culturally interesting text dataset. You will work with researchers at Swansea University based in Computer Science and in Arts and Humanities, whose projects include experimental visual analysis of literary multi-translations corpora. Cross-language proposals are particularly welcome. But you are not restricted to that kind of data. The successful applicant will be the one who proposes the most exciting and feasible project, as well as meeting all the other criteria.
  • Tuition Fees paid? FULLY PAID
  • Stipend value: £14,296
  • Funds for other expenses (e.g. conferences, fieldwork): £600 per annum from the College of Arts and Humanities, and £600 per annum from the College of Science.
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE  15 November 2016 (or any time sooner)
METHOD OF APPLICATION Complete the College of Arts and Humanities Research Scholarship Application Form and return it to the COAH Graduate Centre Administrator (g.wasiniak@swansea.ac.uk), together with your CV and a response (in no more than 500 words total) to the following two questions: What is your relevant experience in text analysis and visualization? What topic(s) and datasets would you most like to research?
CONTACT DETAILS for informal enquiries Dr Robert S Laramee (Dept of Computer Science), tel (UK) 01792 602609, email r.s.laramee@swansea.ac.uk   AND  Dr Tom Cheesman (Dept of Modern Languages), tel 01792 604030, email t.cheesman@swansea.ac.uk
WEB LINK for further info http://cs.swan.ac.uk/~csbobhttp://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/research/digital-humanities-phd-text-corpora-interactive-visualisation.php