[Humanist] 26.366 job at Victoria

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 366.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:09:17 -0700
        From: etcl <etcl at uvic.ca>
        Subject: Programmer Needed

The Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria is looking for a full-time (35 hours per week) programmer to assist in the development of Web tools for humanities-related research, as well as to work in and around social media and digital scholarly editions.  

The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent experience, and demonstrated experience in the following tools and technologies:

•	Content management systems or similar, including WordPress 
•	Relational databases, including design, ideally in the context of literary analysis 
•	Object-oriented coding (at least 2 years experience), ideally in the context of visualizations of Humanities documents or social networks

Experience in some or all of the following technologies is desirable but not required:

•	Ruby on Rails
•	Postgresq
•	MySql
•	Apache
•	Linux
•	XML/XSLT/HTML and W3C Standards
•	JavaScript

The ability and desire to learn technologies on this list that the candidate lacks is an asset. 

Duties for this position will include the following:

•	Developing and implementing object-oriented designs
•	Designing database schemas
•	Writing documentation
•	Holding constructive discussion with other team members
•	Deploying web applications
•	Open-source software research
•	Maintaining web applications
•	Requirement elicitation

The ETCL is a leading-edge research lab, working on a variety of exciting projects. Self-motivated personalities are essential.  Individual development and new ideas are encouraged.  Read more about us at <http://etcl.uvic.ca >.
Salary for this position is competitive in the academic market and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The contract is for a five-month term, from November 1 2012 until March 31 2013.
Applications, comprising a brief cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three referees, may be sent electronically to <etcl at uvic.ca >. Applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled.

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