New full-time job offers in the POSTDATA ERC project at LINHD, UNED

We are looking for 2 full-time Computational Linguist / Natural Language Processing developers for the ERC research project POSTDATA.

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


  • Experience with machine learning
  • Experience using machine learning for non-canonical language varieties
  • Experience with managing annotation projects
  • Experience with deep learning
  • Knowledge of web development frameworks (e.g. Django or Flask, or Drupal)
  • Additional languages (modern or historical varieties)
  • Good publication record in NLP or related areas
  • Experience with software prototyping
  • Experience with iterative development
  • Linux shell, shell scripting
  • Experience deploying web applications on Linux

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. 

Contact email: luciana@linhd.uned.es

Deadline: 21th September, 2018

Mandatory SUBJECT of email message: POSTDATA Developer Application _ LastName, Name

The positions will be filled as soon as we find a candidate suitable for it. Don’t wait for the last minute!

New part-time job offer in the DESIR Horizon 2020 project at LINHD, UNED

LINHD is offering a part time position as Digital Humanities and Communication Researcher in the Horizon 2020 DESIR project where LINHD is a partner.

The position will be inside the LINHD team with specific tasks for the project activities. We are looking for a person with a big interest in Digital Humanities field, digital communication and marketing area, and also with an interest in developing an academic career.

The activities and tasks that will be carried out by the researcher are:

  1. Developing a report about the current state of digital research infrastructure in the field of arts and humanities in Europe and Spain
  2. Contribute on the project workshops organization in Spain: engage the Spanish community to participate in the workshops, setting up the location, keep a track on the attendants (stakeholders, participants, sponsors), etc
  3. Maintain the dissemination and communication activities of LINHD like blog posts, social media messages, and grow the LINHD research community.

We are looking for a person with Degree in Digital Humanities or similar/related fields, and experience in DH projects and also a strong communication and teamwork skills to join our multilingual team. The candidate must have excellent knowledge of English and Spanish and other language(s) is a plus.

We offer a part time contract by UNED with a 8250€/year gross salary and 20 working hour per week.

Candidates must sent a short CV (maximum 4 pages) and a motivation letter explaining why they fit for the position at one of the below emails:

Elena Gonzalez Blanco, Director LINHD – eganozalezblanco@flog.uned.es

Mara Manailescu, Project Manager LINHD – mmanailescu@linhd.uned.es



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