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Humanist Archives: March 9, 2019, 7:07 a.m. Humanist 32.529 - Internet histories award; postdoc (Venice)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 529.
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    [1]    From: Paul N. Edwards 
           Subject: Call for nominations: Internet Histories Early Career Researcher Award (39)

    [2]    From: stuart.james@iit.it
           Subject: PostDoc on 3D Computer Vision (CCHT@Ca'Foscari) - deadline March 15 (56)

        Date: 2019-03-08 21:02:31+00:00
        From: Paul N. Edwards 
        Subject: Call for nominations: Internet Histories Early Career Researcher Award

Are you conducting groundbreaking research in the field of Internet or
Web history? Then the newly established 'Internet Histories Early Career
Researcher Award' may be something for you.

We invite any interested early career researchers (masters students,
doctoral students, and post-doctoral researchers) to send us an original
article, between 6,000 and 8,000 words, by 15 October 2019.

All selected articles will be published in a special issue of the
journal Internet Histories in the second half of 2020Â and also
automatically be nominated for the "Internet Histories Early Career
Researcher" Award, which carries a prize of 500 euros.

The jury of this Award is composed of the following members of the
international Editorial Board of Internet Histories:

-- Janet Abbate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
-- Kevin Driscoll, University of Virginia, USA
-- Greg Elmer, Ryerson University, Canada
-- Benjamin Thierry, Paris-Sorbonne University, France
-- Jane Winters, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK

Please have a look at the call at

Paul N. Edwards
William J. Perry Fellow in International Security
Center for International Security and Cooperation
Stanford University

Professor of Information and History (Emeritus)
University of Michigan

m: pedwards@stanford.edu 
w:Â pne.people.si.umich.edu
t: @AVastMachine

        Date: 2019-03-08 13:44:20+00:00
        From: stuart.james@iit.it
        Subject: PostDoc on 3D Computer Vision (CCHT@Ca'Foscari) - deadline March 15

The IIT center at Ca'Foscari University in Venice - Center for Cultural
Heritage Technology@Ca'Foscari (CCHT@Ca'Foscari) has the mission to
research and promote new technologies and to extend existing techniques
for preservation and analysis of the invaluable Cultural Heritage assets
managed by cities, galleries, libraries, archives and museums across
different fields of art. CCHT@Ca'Foscari is currently seeking to appoint
a Computer Vision Postdoc on advance methods for 3D digitalisation.

The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of
researchers, contributing to the development of next generation 3D
digitization and machine learning approaches applied to the Cultural
Heritage (CH) and Digital Humanities (DH) domain.

Required qualifications:

- A Ph.D. in computer science (with specialization in either computer
vision or machine learning) or related field;
- Proficiency with programming languages, in particular Python, C/C++
- Experience in the 3D computer vision field e.g. 3D reconstruction from
RGBD data, photometric stereo, structure from motion, BRDF estimation,
structured light systems.
- Good communication skills and ability to cooperate;
- Proficient in English language (written and oral).

Desirable skills:

- Knowledge of OpenCV, PCL and Open3D libraries;
- Practical experience on Deep Learning algorithms and relevant
platforms for geometric learning (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, Theano, Caffe);
- Experience in Cultural Heritage 2D-3D digitization and analysis.

The successful candidate will be offered a salary commensurate to
experience and skills.

The call will remain open until the position is filled but a first
deadline for evaluation of candidates will be March 15, 2019. Please
send your application to ccht@iit.it quoting "CCHT Computer Vision
Postdoc - BC 75117" in the e-mail subject. Your application shall
contain i) a detailed CV, ii) a one-page research statement and iii)
contact information of two referees.

More details at:

Dr Stuart James
Researcher, Center for Cultural Heritage Technology (CCHT), Istituto
Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Honorary Research Associate, University College London (UCL)
Team member, UCL Centre for Digital Humanities (UCLDH)

Venice, Italy

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