Applications Open for IT Researcher Position (Deadline March 15, 2019)

A world leading research institute in its field, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is among the forerunners in the innovative application of digital methods for research in the humanities. To strengthen its digital research and take advantage of the growing opportunities of digital scholarship, the Institute is seeking an expert in Digital Humanities in the role of an IT Researcher (f/m) initially for two years, with the possibility of a permanent contract (up to TVÖD E14).

As IT Researcher you will be working together with individual scholars as well as research groups on projects in the History of Science that seek to employ Digital Humanities methodologies. You will be involved in projects that include e.g., automated analysis of text corpora, the creation of custom databases, data analysis using visualization tools, application of methods from network analysis, and machine learning and image recognition.