IT Services (UNiversity of St Andrews) is looking for a
highly motivated individual with a strong interest in e-Research to join the
Research Computing Team as Applications Developer (Research Computing). The
Team currently consists of two staff and several volunteers. It forms part of
the Service Delivery Group within IT Services. The development of technical
solutions to meet the needs of research projects within the Faculty of Arts is
central to this role.
The successful candidate will possess a degree or equivalent in Computer
Science or in another relevant subject with a significant IT component.
Experience in designing, developing and testing software using a range of
technologies and programming languages is essential. The role also requires a
through and methodical approach and the ability to communicate technical
information to a range of technical and non-technical audiences.
Preferably the successful candidate will have experience in developing
e-Research solutions and will have worked in a research context within UK
Higher Education. Knowledge of technical standards like TEI, RDF and OWL, the
W3C Linked Data standard; and of relevant metadata standards such as TEI
header, VRA Core 4, Dublin Core, among others is an advantage, as is an
understanding of the role of open source software and open standards in
Informal queries can be directed to Birgit Plietzsch, Research Computing Team
Leader - Email: [log in to unmask], Tel: +44 (0)1334 462315.
Closing Date: 1 March 2013
Salary: £30,424 - £36,298 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
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