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Digital Society Initiative

PhD Position in Digital Humanities (60%)

We are inviting applications for a 4 years funded PhD position. The position is part of the research project «From Text to Image with AI: How Multimodal Deep Learning Impacts Art and Culture», funded by the Digital Society Initiative.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on an innovative and interdisciplinary research project led by Dr. Eva Cetinić. The project aims to explore the various cultural, ethical and societal implications of emerging multimodal foundation models, with a particular focus on specific aspects of large AI models such as explainability, multimodality, bias and risk mitigation, cultural analytics, artistic exploration and media perception. The specific PhD research topic will be determined based on the candidate's interests and expertise, in consultation with the supervisory team.

Employment start date to be mutually agreed, ideally 1st of November 2023.  Applications must be submitted by 01.09.2023. The full job description and application link can be found here.