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Lead Research Programmer/Analyst
Scholarly Technology Group, Brown University
This is a lead technical position in an applied R&D group that is
pioneering new tools and methodologies for the application of advanced
information technology to academic research, teaching, and communication.
Principal responsibilities include providing technical leadership, systems
analysis, and research programming.
Requirements: Ability to develop innovative solutions to academic research
problems, based on knowledge of emerging information technologies and
a deep understanding of the methodologies and needs of academic
disciplines. Expert knowledge of most of the following: SGML/XML
techniques and tools, hypermedia systems, object-oriented programming,
relational or object-oriented databases, information retrieval,
digital library technologies, and research methods in the humanities
and social sciences. Should be able to conduct and publish applied
research and development in at least one of the preceding areas. Degree in
CS or equivalent required. Advanced degree and research or teaching
experience in an academic discipline preferred. Willing to work
collaboratively with students and colleagues.
The Scholarly Technology Group conducts applied research in the development
and use of advanced information technology in academic research, teaching,
and scholarly communication. It carries out this mission by exploring new
technologies and practices, developing specialized tools and techniques,
and providing consulting and project management services to academic
projects. STG focuses on four related areas: hypermedia systems, SGML/XML
textbase development, interactive networked publishing, and the application
of computing methods to academic scholarship. The director of STG is Allen
Renear, and chief scientist is Steven J. DeRose. For more information about
STG see: http://www.stg.brown.edu.
For further information about this position contact:
Elli Mylonas, STG Associate Director for Research and Projects,
(401 863-7231 or [log in to unmask]).
To apply send a cover letter and current c.v. to Human Resources, Box
1879/B00391, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912.
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Brown University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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