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Unestablished Teaching Associate (Fixed Term) in Italian Literature and Culture (16th-19th centuries)

The Italian Studies Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Temporary Teaching Associate in Italian Literature and Culture (16th-19th Centuries). The post is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and is fixed term for 9 months, with a start date of 1st October 2021.

The Temporary Teaching Associate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and examining of undergraduate and Masters courses in Italian literature and culture (16th-19th Centuries) and Italian language teaching; and to the administration of the Section's activities.

Candidates will have relevant teaching experience, hold a PhD in a relevant field and show outstanding achievement and/or potential in research in the field. A native or near-native command of both Italian and English is essential.

Further information about the Faculty is available at http://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/.

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For more information, please see here.

Unestablished Teaching Associate in Modern/Contemporary German Literature and Culture (fixed term)

The German and Dutch Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Temporary Teaching Associate in Modern/Contemporary German Literature and Culture for 6 months starting on 20 September 2021.

The Temporary Teaching Associate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate courses in modern/contemporary German literature and culture, from introductory to advanced levels; to contribute to translation teaching (German to English) for post-A-level students; and to make a contribution to the administration of the Section's activities.

Candidates should have experience in teaching literature/culture and language at undergraduate level. They will normally hold a PhD in a relevant field and show excellent achievement and potential in research and publication in the field of Modern/Contemporary German literary and cultural studies.

For more information, please see here.


Research Vacancies

Schroder Research Associate: Equality and Diversity in German Studies (Fixed Term)

A full-time position as Schröder Research Associate in the area of equality, diversity, and German Studies is available at the University of Cambridge in the German and Dutch Section of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. The appointment is offered in the context of Professor Sarah Colvin's (PI) and Dr Stephanie Galasso's (Co-I) research project Cultural Production and Social Justice. https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/german/research/cultural-production-social-justice

The RA will have completed a PhD thesis in a relevant field in German Studies by the start date. For more information, please see here.

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020

*Please note that the details for this application have changed. Updates can be found here.

The Faculty welcomes applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships. The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment. The primary emphasis is on completion of a significant piece of publishable research, which will be assisted by full membership of an academic community of established scholars working in similar fields.

Please do not hesitate to contact Dr Anna Frohnwieser for further information. 

Further details can be found here.

Research Associate in Natural Language Processing - Automated Understanding and Alerting of Disease Outbreaks from Global News Media (fixed term)

Applications are invited for a two-year Research Associate position in the University of Cambridge, working with Dr Nigel Collier (PI) on the EPI-AI project. The project is funded by a newly awarded grant from the UK's ESRC (ESRC) under the Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative. EPI-AI aims to develop high impact Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques for real-time digital disease surveillance from online news streams. 

Candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant field such as NLP, Information Retrieval, Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning and be able to demonstrate a strong track record of both independent and team research as well as strong software engineering skills. Essential skills include: excellent programming (Python, LAMP, Google maps), NLP techniques, machine Learning, as well as proven communication skills. Prior experience with deep neural network architectures is essential. Familiarity with the health domain and data annotation will be an advantage.

The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Applicants must provide the names and contact details of two referees who are familiar with your work in the relevant field whom we can contact for a reference once the vacancy has closed.

In order for your application to be considered, please upload a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications (if not included in your CV) and one sample of a recent publication.

The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 6 December 2020. Interviews are planned week commencing 14 December, subject to confirmation. The post is intended to start on 1st February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Further details can be found here


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