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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Vacancy for a Computing Officer - Web Applications and Data Management - University of Oxford

The Oxford University Image Bioinformatics Research Group wishes to appoint a Computing Officer – Web Applications and Data Management to work on the JISC-funded ADMIRAL Project - A Data Management Infrastructure for Research Across the Life Sciences. This will involve interactive working with researchers to improve the management, archiving and Web Publication of their biological research data, undertaking Web application development, and system evaluation and maintenance of the data management infrastructure.

Applicants should have a good B.Sc. or higher degree, probably in maths or science, and show evidence of creativity and research competence. Good programming and data management skills are required, as is familiarity with the standards and principles of modern Web application development. Experience with agile development techniques, Javascript, JQuery, Java, Python and RDF, and competence in Linux computer systems administration would be desirable.
Further details about this post can be found at: The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 30 November 2009.

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