The Research Assistant will perform historic literature survey and input to website development for IPCH/Rushmeier Lab project documenting historical sites. Assist in the creation of a research-oriented database which seeks to digitize at-risk heritage sites. The database will consist of archival texts, maps and photographs. Responsible for both for text and for collecting, organizing, and obtaining IP clearance for historic images. Will interact with postdoctoral associate leading the project and with a computer science team implementing the website. 1. Analysis of archeological and historic architecture 2. Visiting and conducting research in Yale libraries. 3. Present models for educational purposes to general public. 4. Formal analysis of vernacular architecture. 5. Scanning and recording relevant documents to create a database 6. Aid in the construction of a web platform. 7. May assist in outreach to other academic institutions for the purposes of open-access collaboration.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 2 MS
University Job Title: Research Assistant
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability with 3D Modeling (Rhinoceros, Sketchup, 3DMax, Vectorworks, others) and 2D drafting (Autocad).
Required Skill/ability 2: Technical reconstruction modelling skills. Understanding of semantic modeling of built heritage digital representation.
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent computers skills, Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong background and knowledge of architectural history. Very good collaboration and organizational skills.
Required Skill/ability 5:
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Graphic design software skills such as Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects). Masters. Arch degree, 3 years of related experience or background in Urban Studies. Web design a plus. Some design experience working with Adobe suite - (Illustrator, InDesign).
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Two years of related work experience in the same job family and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
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