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Mon Dec 19 2011

Jobs: Language Archiving: Software Developer, SOAS, U of London

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        1.     David Nathan , Language Archiving: Software Developer - UK Grade 7/AC2, SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom


Message 1: Language Archiving: Software Developer - UK Grade 7/AC2, SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom
Date: 18-Dec-2011
From: David Nathan <djnsoas.ac.uk>
Subject: Language Archiving: Software Developer - UK Grade 7/AC2, SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: SOAS, University of London
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://elar-archive.org
Job Rank: Software Developer - UK Grade 7/AC2

Specialty Areas: Language Documentation; Language Archiving


Description:

Software Developer, Endangered Languages Archive
Fixed Term position until 31 July 2014 (Initially)
Salary £32,106 - £37,922 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance

The Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR) preserves and publishes
documentation of endangered languages and provides services including
client support and training. We are seeking to employ an experienced and
creative software developer who will play a central role in further
advancement of our digital data curation and publication system.

The successful candidate will join the small ELAR team, and will also
participate in activities with other programmes of Hans Rausing
Endangered Languages Project (HRELP). The applicant will be an
excellent Drupal/LAMP/Javascript developer with significant experience in
user-centred web applications, ideally with a degree in computing or a
linguistics related discipline and a strong interest in language
documentation and/or archiving.

The role's main duties include extending our existing system to expand its
interactive functions and enhance its usability; to develop new
applications for facilitating collection management, curation,
administration and reporting. The position also involves communicating
about the project, and providing some software support to other
programmes of Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project.

The position offers considerable potential for creative input to ELAR's
directions and opportunities to work with documenters and speakers of
endangered languages throughout the world.

Closing date for applications: Jan 5, 2012. Interviews provisionally
scheduled for week beginning: 30 January 2012.

For more information, see:
http://www.hrelp.org/aboutus/staff/vacancies.html
http://www.hrelp.org/aboutus/staff/SoftwareDeveloper.pdf

Application Deadline: 05-Jan-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.hrelp.org/aboutus/staff/vacancies.html
Contact Information:
David Nathan
Email: djnsoas.ac.uk


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