1. Working with IPCH staff, including chemists, physicists, and art conservators, help develop methods for data collection and feature extraction from works of art, artifacts, and reference specimens. 2. From this raw data, create datasets by cleaning and storing data as well as connecting to existing databases. 3. Explore datasets, identify, and extract patterns that can be used to inform humanities-based research questions, such as perception, spheres of artistic attribution, stylistic development, and attribution as well as developing improved frameworks to interpret and preserve cultural heritage. 4. Perform image processing tasks, including the development of clustering algorithms and machine learning approaches. 5. Assist in the creation of software interfaces and computing platforms to promote humanities-based research, including data visualization, and broad cross-disciplinary communication. 6. May manage projects and/or serve as a team leader; may supervise or mentor fellows, interns, and/or students. 7. Coordinates the involvement of Yale or external specialists in select projects and utilizes on-campus user facilities as necessary. 8. May organize workshops, prepare and deliver professional presentations, write papers for submission to peer-reviewed journals. 9. Perform some instrument and laboratory maintenance. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability to work collegially with a wide range of staff, faculty, and student from the sciences and the humanities.
Posting Position Title: Lens Media Lab Data Scientist
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent written and verbal skills, including English language fluency. Demonstrated knowledge of/interest in working with art and artifacts, including photographs.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Signal Processing Scientist
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of the theory and practice of areas such as: image processing, algorithm interpretation and design, machine learning techniques, signal processing, and data science.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated project management skills with a proven track record of completion on time. Well-developed organizational, research and analytical skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to assess large datasets using statistical and visualization tools. Demonstrated computer coding and software development capabilities.
Master's Degree in a related field and two years' experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Internal Number: 55113BR
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