Are you an early career data scientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 100 million pages digitised text or ground-truth sets? Then we’re looking for you!
The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB), National Library of the Netherlands is seeking proposals for its fully paid Researcher-in-residence program in 2020. This program offers a unique chance for early career researchers of all disciplines to work in the library with the Digital Scholarship team and KB data. In return, we learn how researchers use the data of the KB, what kinds of possibilities it offers and how we can improve our services.
You will be assisted by one of our research software engineers, an advisor and collection and data specialists. The output of the project will be incorporated in the experimental platform of the KB, the KB Lab and is ideally beneficial for a larger (scholarly) community.
- Paid research opportunity
- Two placements in 2020
- All early career researchers employed at a European university or research institute can apply (max. 5 years after PhD or in final phase of their PhD research)
- Six month projects for 0.5 fte
- Output published on KB Lab
- Support from software engineer, advisor, and collection and data specialists
- Office space in Den Haag in the Research department of the KB
- Deadline is 30 September 2019
The full call is available here.