17.259 jobs at Humbul Humanities Hub

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Tue Sep 23 2003 - 02:59:42 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 259.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                       www.kcl.ac.uk/humanities/cch/humanist/
                            www.princeton.edu/humanist/
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

             Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 07:45:55 +0100
             From: Michael Fraser <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
             Subject: Vacancies at the Humbul Humanities Hub/RTS

    The following vacancies within the Research Technologies Service are
    currently being advertised:

    * Content Editor (Modern Languages)
    * Systems Developer

    Further detail and application forms from
    http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/internal/vacancies/

    Content Editor (Modern Languages)
    Salary: GBP 18,265- 27,339

    The Humbul Humanities Hub (http://www.humbul.ac.uk/), based within the
    Research Technologies Service (RTS) at Oxford University Computing
    Services provides an online service for the humanities as part of the
    national Resource Discovery Network (http://www.rdn.ac.uk/).

    We are looking for a Content Editor to enhance our support for the modern
    languages community within higher and further education.

    You will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and describing
    Web-based resources relevant for the study of modern language and
    linguistics subjects. You will also be negotiating similar content from
    external collaborators and liaising with publishers to enable access to
    online resources as part of a planned humanities portal.

    If you have a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, a working
    knowledge of two or more European languages, and familiarity with using
    the Web for research or teaching then please get in touch with us.
    Experience of descriptive cataloguing would be useful and you will have
    excellent written and spoken communication skills.

    You should have a genuine enthusiasm for promoting the use of online
    resources, be willing to learn about new ways of accessing them, and want
    to join a friendly multidisciplinary team. The ability to manage deadlines
    and to communicate well is essential.

    Please obtain further details and an application form from the Personnel
    Office, Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2
    6NN (tel: 01865 283289, email: recruitment@oucs.ox.ac.uk). Further details
    and the application form are also available via
    http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/internal/vacancies/ You are strongly encouraged
    to submit a completed application form and covering letter which details
    how your qualifications and experience fulfils the specified criteria in
    the further particulars.

    Completed applications must be received by 12 noon on 10th October 2003.
    Interviews will be held after 20th October 2003.

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    Post: Systems Developer Salary: GBP 18,265-27,339

    The Research Technologies Service (RTS), based at Oxford University Computing Services, brings together local, national and international initiatives focusing on the support of research activities and utilising leading edge technologies. See http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/rts/.

    We are looking for a Systems Developer to contribute technical expertise to a number of high-profile services and projects.

    You will be responsible for developing applications for a humanities portal and to support the Arts and Humanities Data Service Centre for Literature, Language and Linguistics. You will also participate in the activities of OSS Watch, the new Open Source Advisory Service.

    If you have an appropriate degree or extensive relevant experience, a working knowledge of languages or tools for developing applications for online information systems (e.g. JAVA, XML/XSLT, SOAP) and familiarity with Linux then please get in touch with us. You will also be knowledgeable about technologies and standards for resource discovery (e.g. Z39.50, RSS, OAI) and have excellent written and spoken communication skills.

    You should have a genuine enthusiasm for developing online services, be willing to learn about new technologies, and want to join a friendly multidisciplinary team. The ability to manage deadlines and to communicate well is essential.

    Please obtain further details and an application form from the Personnel Office, Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN (tel: 01865 283289, email: recruitment@oucs.ox.ac.uk). Further details and the application form are also available via http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/internal/vacancies/ You are strongly encouraged to submit a completed application form and covering letter which details how your qualifications and experience fulfils the specified criteria in the further particulars.

    Completed applications must be received by 12 noon on 10th October 2003. Interviews will be held after the 20th October 2003.

    --- Dr Michael Fraser Co-ordinator, Research Technologies Service Oxford University Computing Services 13 Banbury Road Oxford OX2 6NN Tel: 01865 283 343 Fax: 01865 273 275 http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/



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