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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 685.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 13:59:32 +0000
        From: Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>
        Subject: Posts Available at QUB


POSITION : Systems Analyst/Programmer, DIPPAM Project
SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT : QUB School of History and Anthropology
REFERENCE: 10/101284
CLOSING DATE : 4.00 pm, Friday 19 March 2010.
SALARY : £29,853 - £38,951 per annum (including contribution points).
ANTICIPATED INTERVIEW DATE : Tuesday 30 March 2010.
CONTRACT DURATION : Available immediately until 21 March 2011.
WEBPAGE: http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QUBJobVacancies/JobDetails/?vac_no=10/101284&ref=10/101284

JOB PURPOSE :
Two posts are available to assist in the implementation and development of the DIPPAM portal that will integrate and improve access to the EPPI, NMR and IED databases.

MAJOR DUTIES :
Work as part of a team to develop an integrated search and access facility for the EPPI, NMR and IED databases.
Use appropriate technologies and applications to ensure the continuity, performance and sustainability of the portal.
Adopt a proactive approach to the identification of potential problem areas.
Ensure the effective maintenance of information and documentation, e.g. systems specifications, so that the portal can continue to be developed.
Liaise with Information Services systems unit to ensure support and maintenance of computer systems.
Contribute to the development and monitoring of progress towards meeting the objectives of the project.
Present reports and results to inform decision making within relevant areas.
Liaise with users of the portal to ensure that the interface is usable.
Carry out any other duties which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by the Principal Investigator.
Planning and Organising:
Plan own work over the short to medium term with an awareness of longer term issues, in response to Principal Investigators instructions.
Develop appropriate work schedules in order to meet targets and/or turnaround times.
Resource Management Responsibilities:
Assist in the planning of resources within the area of responsibility to ensure that they are effectively managed and monitored.
Advise on the cost/benefit of new and existing technologies.
Assume delegated responsibilities as appropriate.
Internal and External Relationships:
Attend internal and external meetings to ensure that relevant issues are appropriately represented and reported.
Liaise with key contacts to ensure appropriate integration, collaboration and understanding.
Liaise with external suppliers, consultants and other third parties.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA :
1. A degree with significant computing element or equivalent.
2. A minimum of three years' experience working in a relevant computing environment.
3. Good working knowledge of at least one of C, PHP or Java.
4. Good working knowledge of UNIX and/or Windows 2000XP/server 2003.
5. Ability to communicate technical information with clarity and effectiveness.
6. Good communication skills both oral and written.
7. Able to respond flexibly to meet changing client requirements.
8. Effective interpersonal skills.
9. Must be willing to work outside normal office hours on occasional basis and provide cover as requested during critical periods.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA :
1. 2.1 or higher Honours degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
2. BCS Corporate Membership or equivalent.
3. Experience using XML/XSLT/XHHTML and CSS.
4. Experience of making applications available through the WWW in particular using SQL Server/MySQL/ORACLE databases.
5. Experience of working in a research group within HE Sector.
6. Experience in the provision of training in either large or small groups.
7. Ability to present technical information to a variety of different audiences.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Mr G Mitchell (g.mitchell at qub.ac.uk<mailto:g.mitchell at qub.ac.uk>).

THE APPLICATION PROCESS :
The Application Form should be completed and returned (Curriculum Vitaes will not be accepted).
In customising your application details to our vacant post you should read the Job Details and criteria. You must demonstrate clearly and unambiguously how your qualifications, skills and experience meet the requirements of the post.
You submit your application by revisiting www.qub.ac.uk/jobs<http://www.qub.ac.uk/jobs> and clicking on Submit Application against the job you wish to apply for. Enter your email address (and confirm it), then use the Browse button to locate the forms on your computer and click Submit to email your application to the Personnel Department at Queen's. You must submit your application within the advertising period as the job will not be displayed on the Jobs page after the closing date and time has lapsed.
Alternatively post your application to The Director of Human Resources, The Personnel Department, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN (Tel: 028 9097 3044, Fax: 028 9097 1040). You should note that the University does not normally consider applications that are received after the closing date. You should also note that where post, fax or e-mail services are used, the onus for ensuring receipt in the PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT by the closing date and time rests with the applicant.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING :
The recruitment panel will not have access to the monitoring information you have completed and it will not be used in the selection procedure.

--- Shawn Day
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--- shawn at shawnday.com<mailto:shawn at shawnday.com>
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