we are hiring in Singapore

we have an opening in Singapore - you will work directly with Lev Manovich on cultural analytics projects.

Cultural Analytics Researcher

Job Description:
We are a research lab at National University of Singapore (www.multimodal-analysis-lab.org) working on an innovative cultural project which uses data analysis and information visualization on large cultural data sets such as 1 million Manga pages (see www.flickr.com/photos/culturevis/).The project is carried by a group of NUS faculty together with Lev Manovich's lab at UCSD (www.softwarestudies.com).

We are looking for a very motivated and talented person to join our team on a part-time or full-time basis (depending on your skills and availability; flexible work hours are also possible.) You will participate in the analysis of cultural data and design of new visualizations (see www.flickr.com/photos/culturevis/). You will also be responsible for designing, implementing and updating a blog about the project and creating and disseminating content for social media networks (facebook, vimeo, twitter, etc.) and mailing lists.

Required skills:
Very strong communication skills including writing content; contemporary design sensibility; good 2D design and typography skills; knowledge of graphics software such as Photoshop and Illustrator; substantial experience in using blogs and social media, knowledge of Excel; HTML, CSS and Blogger or Wordpress software.

Desired skills:
Knowledge of software tools for manipulating data such as MySQL, Unix scripting, or Python; programming in Processing or Flash.

Term of Appointment:
To be negotiated.

Contact Person:

To apply, please email your resume to Melany Legaspi at: melany@nus.edu.sg
Please include a URL for your online portfolio.