Fully-Funded (Home Rate) PhD Studentship (Fixed Term): AI Forensics
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first
Supervisor: Dr Leonardo Impett, Faculty of English
Start date: 1st January 2023
Eligibility: Applications are welcome from home and international students
(although this award is available at the home rate fee only, and students who
are liable for overseas fees will need to self-fund the difference in fee
Cambridge Digital Humanities invites applications for a funded 3-year PhD
studentship to conduct research within the AI Forensics project, funded by the
Volkswagen Foundation. For more information on the project, please see the
project description on the CDH website:
https: // www. cdh.cam.ac.uk/research/projects/ai-forensics/
The PhD will be hosted by the Faculty of English, but applications are welcome
from a wide range of technical and humanities disciplines. Applicants are
invited to propose their own PhD project within the project description and in
line with their own research interests and expertise. Please note that if
successful, an applicant's research plan will have to be reviewed after the
start of the PhD, in terms of the objectives of the overall research project.
Applicants would preferably have a background in either a relevant humanities
discipline (e.g. history of art, history of science, digital humanities)
and/or a relevant technical discipline (e.g. machine learning, image
processing). Since both fields are relevant to the project, ideal applicants
would have an interest in (or willingness to learn) any relevant areas they
haven't yet formally studied. Applicants should have (or expect to be
awarded) an upper 2nd or 1st class honours degree, or equivalent
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to send informal enquiries about
this vacancy to Dr Leonardo Impett for further information about the project.
Applications should be submitted to the standard English PhD track for a
January 2023 entry (deadline October 4th); and enter "VW AI FORENSICS"
in the application form under the field "Proposed research title(s)". The
application form can be found below:
https: // www. postgraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/elelpdeng.
Applications for this position will be processed through the standard
applications to the PhD in English route, however, the application will only
be considered as an application to this studentship. If not selected for this
studentship, the application will not be considered as a general application
to English. If you wish to apply also for a general PhD in English as well,
please contact the English Faculty Postgraduate Office for advice on how to
Please quote reference VM32721 on your application and in any correspondence
about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and
encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible
to live and work in the UK.
Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge
12 August 2022
4 October 2022