13.0127 job in the HCU (Oxon)

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 22:15:53 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 127.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Tue, 03 Aug 1999 22:21:24 +0100
From: Michael Fraser <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
Subject: Vacancy: Humanities Hub Computer Officer

[Apologies for multiple copies. Please forward to interested individuals]
[see further http://www.humbul.ac.uk/recruit.html]

Computer Officer, Humbul Humanities Hub

University of Oxford

Grade: RS1A
#16,286 - #24,479

The Humanities Computing Unit (HCU) brings together prestigious local,
national and international projects and services which include the
award-winning Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature web project, the
Oxford Text Archive, the HUMBUL Gateway, and the CTI Centre for Textual
Studies. Information about the HCU is available from

The HCU has recently been awarded funding by the JISC to develop the
Humanities Hub for the new Resource Discovery Network. The Hub, based on
the existing Humbul Gateway, will provide Web-based access to high quality
Internet resources for teaching and research in the humanities.

We are seeking a Computer Officer who will be responsible for the
development of the Hub's substantial Web-based database system. The
Computing Officer will also have primary responsibility for the
development of the user interface. He/she will be actively encouraged to
investigate the latest tools and techniques in networking and resource

This is an exciting and challenging post which requires a graduate with
practical experience in the development of database systems delivered via
the Web, knowledge of HTML/XML and Perl. Good communication and
organisational skills are essential. Applicants must be willing to acquire
new skills and to work as part of a small team.

This post is offered as a three-year contract in the first instance, from
1st October 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter.

To apply, please obtain further details and an application form from Mrs
Nicky Tomlin, Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road,
Oxford OX2 6NN. (tel: 01865-273230, e-mail: nicky.tomlin@oucs.ox.ac.uk).

Completed applications must be received by 4.00 pm on 24 August 1999.
Interviews will be held during week commencing 6 September 1999.

(as advertised on http://www.jobs.ac.uk/)

Dr Michael Fraser Email: mike.fraser@oucs.ox.ac.uk
Head of Humbul Fax: +44 1865 273 275
Humanities Computing Unit, OUCS Tel: +44 1865 283 343
University of Oxford
13 Banbury Road http://www.hcu.ox.ac.uk/
Oxford OX2 6NN

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