IT Services 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
Teamleader - Email: [log in to unmask], Tel: 01334 462315.

Closing Date: 1 March 2013

Reference No: ME1091

Further Particulars: ME1091AD FPs.doc

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