The Eysenbach Research Group seeks a web-developer who will be in charge for JMIR/OJS/WebCite-related activities, including but not limited to:
- enhancing and maintaining the functionality of the Journal of Medical Internet Research ( www.jmir.org )
- designing and implementing a web archiving system ( www.webcitation.org ) with PHP/MySQL
- writing and running scripts to automatically tag articles with XML for publication
- typesetting (XML-tagging) manuscripts
- developing new ways to improve online academic publishing and promote open access publishing
- resolving any server/technical issues that arise with either webcitation.org or jmir.org
- supporting site users, authors, etc.
- providing technical guidance and support for new research projects
The following are also considered assets
- capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing
- intimately familiar with ALL aspects of LAMP-based Web development
- able to work in a shell environment
- knowledge of XML and related technologies (XSL XPath, DOM)
- excellent problem solving skills and a love for technical challenges
- familiarity with regular expressions
- strong awareness of usability and human interface / design issues
- interest in open access publishing
- familiarity with research databases and their related technical challenges
- desire to work in the non-profit sector
- interest in and knowledge about Web 2.0 approaches
- information science background, with technical knowledge about bibliographic and other metadata
- experience with content management systems, wikis etc
The University Health Network has repeatedly been selected as one of Canada's top 100 employers (http://www.uhn.ca/About_UHN/top_100.asp).
The position is based in downtown Toronto, but we are willing to discuss a teleworking arrangement. We are thinking of a full-time employee, but are also willing to discuss a freelancing arrangement (please specify your hourly rate).
Some of the work could be used as a thesis/research project, thus students (e.g. PhD part-time students) - especially in information and computer science - are invited to apply.
Contact geysenba at uhnres.utoronto.ca