Computer Scientist / Web Application Developer

Frankfurt, Germany
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Created: January 16, 2018


The University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg of the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest university libraries in Germany. The HeBIS library union is part of the University Library and provides services for many scientific libraries in Hesse and parts of Rhineland-Palatinate. One of their services is a library resource portal called HDS based on the open source software VuFind.   

The University Library offers the position of a

Computer Scientist / Web Application Developer (up to E 13 TV-G-U)

in the HeBIS library union at the next possible date limited for a period of 36 months.

Your individual salary will be based on your personal qualifications and the job characteristics of the collective labour agreement TV-G-U.

Your tasks:

  • Optimization of the user interface of HDS for mobile devices and desktop.
  • Implementation of access to electronic resources integrated into HDS
  • Implementation of interfaces


  • university degree (Diplom/Master/Bachelor) in Computer Science or a related topic
  • excellent knowledge in programming web applications
  • excellent knowledge in PHP 7, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • of benefit is the knowledge the PHP frameworks Zend and Symfony
  • basics in databases and Java or C++
  • knowledge of German would be an advantage but is not crucial
  • commitment, ability to work in a team

The University advocates the equality of women and men and therefore encourages women to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference, if equally qualified. Please send your complete application documents in German or English by 03.02.2018 quoting the reference number 27/2017 to the Director of the Universitätsbibliothek, Bockenheimer Landstrasse 134-138, 60325 Frankfurt am Main or by e-mail Do not send any original documents, as they will not be returned.

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How to apply


For questions regarding the job please refer to Bettina Sunckel

Please send your application documents quoting the reference number 27/2017 to
the Director of the Universitätsbibliothek
Bockenheimer Landstrasse 134-138
60325 Frankfurt am Main
or by e-mail

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Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 09:39 UTC