Phd Student in Information Science


The department for ALM is recruiting one phd student within the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program on Humanities and Society (WASP-HS) project which aims to realize excellent research and develop competence on the consequences and challenges of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems for humanity and society.

This 10-year program is initiated and generously funded by the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (MMW) with 660 million SEK. In addition to this, the program receives support from collaborating industry and from participating universities. Major goals are more than 10 new faculty positions and more than 70 new PhDs.

Currently, research within the program is being carried out in the disciplines of Digital Humanities, Digital Cultural Heritage, Critical Heritage Studies, Gender Studies, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, and Digital Image Processing.

The doctoral student will be working in the research project Quantifying Culture: AI and Cultural Heritage Collections, financed by the WASP- HS Programme and directed by Associate Professor Anna Foka.

To read more about the content and requirements of the position, please visit Uppsala Universitys job portal (link).