The Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities (IDAH) serves as the hub for digital arts and humanities on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. IDAH supports faculty, students, librarians, and technologists who engage with digital methods and tools by fostering networks among people and campus services with theoretical, disciplinary, and technical expertise.
The Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities (IDAH) seeks a Data Analyst to assist faculty and graduate students kick-start their digital arts and humanities projects as part of IDAH's Summer Incubator.
The Data Analyst will assist in developing automated workflows for modeling, normalizing, processing, and visualizing data. Example activities include:
Standardizing terminology (i.e., abbreviations and spellings).
Cleaning up transcribed or OCR'd data.
Extracting data from PDFs, web pages, etc.
Preparing geodata: formatting a list of addresses so they can be geocoded in bulk.
Preparing corpora: splitting a flowing text into separate text files with associated metadata.
Programmatically clean/normalize data.
Crosswalk-data from unstructured to structured formats or across metadata standards.
Batch process data for tagging, geocoding, etc.
Note: This is only a two-week-long position, June 14-June 25, 2021, that will interact with a diverse set of digital project and methods. We plan to fill 2-3 Data Analyst positions. Applicants must be available every weekday from June 14-June 25, 2021. Applicants with significant gaps in availability will not be considered.
Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana University.
Experience with Python or similar scripting languages useful in data manipulation. Knowledge of Regular Expressions (RegEx). Familiarity with versioning repositories such as GitHub. Familiarity with R. Familiarity with data visualization standards (D3, RAW, etc.) and tools (Tableau, Google Fusion, etc.). Attention to detail. Strong communication skills. Reliable and punctual, with ability to work collaboratively.
Experience with OpenRefine. Experience with Gephi. Experience with XML and XML-related technologies such as XSLT, XQuery, and Path.
Working Conditions / Demands
This is a fully remote position.
$18.00 per hour.
This opening is for a two-week-long, part-time, fully remote position from June 14-25, 2021. Applicants must be available for at least 1 hour between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings time every weekday from June 14 through June 25, with at least 20-30 available working hours each week.
Applicants with significant gaps in availability will NOT be considered for this position.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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