Postdoctoral Fellow - Forensic and Investigative Science, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
- West Virginia University
- Location: WV
- Job Number: 7077650
- Posting Date: Apr 26, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Department of Forensic and Investigative Science within the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS) at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow. The successful candidate will work on the identification and interpretation of sub-class characteristics on firearms evidence. The position will be in the Morris Research group. The work entails development of methods of collection, use and analysis of results obtained from 3D scans using confocal microscopy, development of web-based GUIs for the identification, markup, analysis, and interpretation of the surfaces both by machine learning and expert practitioners.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Use machine learning methodologies, to include Bayesian networks, or other techniques to identify subclass characteristics in firearms evidence.
Develop GUIs for collection of data from 3D images of firearms evidence.
Develop interpretation schemes to utilize likelihood ratios.
Investigate and evaluate current literature.
Co-mentor graduate and undergraduate students on techniques and other lab activities, and data analysis.
Participate in regular departmental activities such as seminars and symposia.
Ph.D. Degree in Statistics, Imaging Science, Computer Science, Forensic Science, or foreign equivalent.
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