Postdoctoral Research Assistant in History

Humboldt University of Berlin Department of History


Code number
AN / 043/21

Category (s)
Scientific staff

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Place of use
Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Department of History

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Job description: Scientific services in research and teaching; Participation in the development of projects and the acquisition of third-party funding as well as the implementation of your own innovative research projects, especially in the fields of NLP, Machine Learning or Research Software Engineering; Your own academic qualification (habilitation)

Requirements: Completed university studies and doctorate in the fields of computer science, history, computational linguistics or related subjects; in-depth knowledge of current methods and technologies in at least one of the following areas: NLP, machine learning or research software engineering (RSE); Solid programming skills in Python and optionally other programming languages; a good command of written and spoken English as well as a basic knowledge of German (and the willingness to develop this upon taking up the position); Experience in the interdisciplinary work between computer science and humanities

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Please send your application (with cover letter, curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and a project outline of 2-3 pages on your experience and ideas with which you would like to contribute to the chair), quoting the reference number AN/043/21 to the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of History, Prof. Dr. Torsten Hiltmann, Unter den Linden 6,10099 Berlin or preferably by e-mail in one PDF file to

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