New York University
New York Universityıs Division of the Libraries seeks a Programmer/Analyst
to work on the Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS) project:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/projects/digital/apis/index.html. APIS is a
web-based, searchable database of information about, and images of,
papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets) located in
collections around the world.
One component of APIS is known as the Papyrological Navigator (PN):
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/pn/about.html. The PN is a custom
web application capable of searching both metadata and texts and displaying
metadata records, texts, and images pulled from various source datasets. The
programmer/analyst will bring the PN into a robust production-ready state,
conduct formal usability testing and make improvements based on the results,
revise portions of the APIS infrastructure to enhance PN integration, load
additional data and images into the system, and work to expand the APIS
long-term digital preservation repository.
This is a grant-funded position and is available for 2 years.
Candidates should have the following skills:
* Bachelor's degree in computer or information science and 3 years of
relevant experience or equivalent combination
* Must include experience developing applications using Java
* Demonstrated knowledge of Java, Tomcat, Saxon, Lucene, Apache, SQL, XML,
* Experience with metadata standards (e.g. TEI, EpiDoc)
* Experience working in a Unix/Linux environments
* Preferred: Experience with image serving software (eRez/FSI), Java
Portlets, Apache Jetspeed-2, and Velocity templates. Experience designing,
building, and deploying distributed systems.
* Excellent communication and analytical skills
Applicants should submit resume and cover letter, which reflects how
applicantıs education and experience match the job requirements.
Please apply through NYU's application management system:
At this page click on "External Applicants" then "Search Openings." Type
7421BR in the "Keyword Search" field and select search. NYU offers a
generous benefit package including 22 days of vacation annually. NYU is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
New York University Libraries: Library facilities at New York University
serve the schoolıs 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 4
million volumes. New York University is a member of the Association of
Research Libraries, the Research Libraries Group, the Digital Library
Federation; serves as the administrative headquarters of the Research
Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium that includes three
academic institutions. The Libraryıs website URL is http://library.nyu.edu