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Wed Jan 21 2004

Jobs: Software Development: Programmer, SOAS

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Message 1: Archiving/Software Development: Programmer, SOAS, United Kingdom

Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 09:35:42 -0500 (EST)
From: zp2 <zp2soas.ac.uk>
Subject: Archiving/Software Development: Programmer, SOAS, United Kingdom



University or Organization: School of Oriental and African Studies
Department: Endangered Languages Academic Programme
Rank of Job: Programmer
Specialty Areas: software development (web, text processing,
		 multimedia), video/audio


Description:

SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

ENDANGERED LANGUAGES ARCHIVE
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS

COMPUTER PROGRAMMER

Vacancy number 0409 
Salary �21,125 +LW - �33, 679 +LW


Applications are invited for a two-year position as computer
programmer attached to the Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR), which
is one component of the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project,
along with the Endangered Languages Academic Programme (ELAP) and the
Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP). The position will
be held at SOAS and will commence in April 2004.

The main purpose of this position is to assist ELAR in providing
services to depositors and users of the archive, especially software
development (web, text processing, multimedia), video and audio
processing, archiving, and training. The position will be supervised
by the ELAR Archivist and will require an ability to work together
with a range of people, from commercial computing specialists and
graphic designers to linguists and members of (endangered languages)
communities.

The appointee should have demonstrated skills and experience in
developing software for text and other linguistic purposes (including
XML document design and processing), website development (including
developing interactive pages using CGI applications and databases),
database design, development and training, and data management and
security. Experience with media-editing and/or multimedia authoring
will be an advantage, as will good writing and communication skills
and teaching or training experience.

Annual leave is 30 days per year plus statutory and bank holidays. USS
pension scheme will be available.

For informal enquiries about this position, please contact Professor
Peter Austin, Director of ELAP, SOAS, Russell Square, London, WC1H
0XG, UK. E-mail: zp2soas.ac.uk

An application form and job description may be obtained from the Human
Resources Department, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London
WC1H 0XG (Tel: 020 7898 4134; Fax: 020 7898 4129. e-mail:
humanresourcessoas.ac.uk). No Agencies. CVs may only be submitted
when accompanied by an application form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th March 2004.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Louise Clarke
	HR Department, SOAS,
	Thornhaugh Street, 
	Russell Square
	London, WC1H 0XG
	United Kingdom	

	Applications are due by 05-Mar-2004 

Contact Information:
	Prof Peter Austin
	Email: pa2soas.ac.uk
	Tel: (0)2078 984578
	Website: http://www.hrelp.org

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