POSTDATA ERC Research Project seeks Computational Linguist / Natural Language Processing developers

The Digital Humanities Innovation Lab from UNED, LINHD is looking for two (2) Computational Linguist / Natural Language Processing developers for the ERC research project POSTDATA The project, born at the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab. POSTDATA is a Digital Humanities project which deals with poetry analysis, standardization and classification. It combines semantic web technologies, natural language processing and digital scholarship editing with the analysis of more than 30 poetry projects and databases in different European languages. The team is an interdisciplinary group of high-qualified researchers from different disciplines, from linguistics, philology and literature to computer science, mathematics and semantic web engineers.
Requirements for this position are:
Knowledge of Natural Language processing (NLP) or Computational Linguistics
  • Knowledge of NLP toolkits
  • Experience using language technology in the Humanities
  • Good programming skills in Python or Java
  • Languages: Spanish and English
  • Demonstrable good writing skills in English
  • Experience with software version control (git)
  • Autonomy combined with good communication and collaboration skills, team-oriented
Candidates must sent a short CV (maximum 4 pages) and a motivation letter (maximum 2 pages) explaining why they fit for the position, with references to previous projects developed.
Mandatory SUBJECT of email message: POSTDATA Developer Application _ LastName, Name
Contact email:
Deadline:21th September, 2018
The positions will be filled as soon as we find a candidate suitable for it. Don’t wait for the last minute!