Job Posting: Semantic Web Developer at Stanford University Libraries

Full time

Created: September 24, 2008
Stanford
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Semantic Web Developer for Digital Library Systems and Services, responsible for design and development in the Self Archiving Legacy Toolkit project (SALT), which will make the archives of distinguished faculty accessible online in a semantically rich discovery environment. This is a 1 year fixed term position.

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Description:

The Digital Library Infrastructure group, a dynamic team focused on realizing core components of the Stanford University Libraries’ emerging digital library architecture, is looking for an enthusiastic semantic web developer wanting to contribute to a visionary project on the Stanford campus, looking for hands-on experience with next generation web technologies and collaborating with cutting-edge partners in industry.

The Semantic Web Developer will be responsible for the design and development of key components for the Self Archiving Legacy Toolkit (SALT), a project to make the archives of distinguished faculty accessible online in a semantically rich discovery environment. SALT is to be a hosted software solution for displaying documents, extracting concepts, placing concepts in a context of name authorities, identifying tags, enabling voice or text annotations, and encouraging relationships to be drawn. These tools together will build a semantically annotated knowledge base. SALT will integrate with an open knowledge store and a next-generation discovery environment from partners supporting advanced navigational search. We wish to organize and present our annotated content in a way that makes it most discoverable, deliverable, and mashable by the next-generation internet search tools.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field (advanced degree preferred), at least five years of experience and must have programming experience with server- side development experience using PHP (preferred), Ruby on Rails, Perl, or Python, and SQL. They will have an excellent understanding of HTTP, client-server interactions and caching, web services such as REST. Web skills should include HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, XML. The candidate must have recent experience with semantic web technologies such as RDF/RDFS, OWL, SPARQL, Sesame, MIT SIMILE. Experience with semi-automatic statistical clustering techniques, natural language processing, or ontology generation a definite plus. Experience with Drupal, Django, or equivalent CMS ls also a plus.


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