University Health Network/Toronto General Hospital
Technical Analyst - LAMP Web-developer
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
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
The following are also considered assets
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.