Research Programmer - Mobile/Web Applications Developer

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Created: March 12, 2012


Research Programmer -Mobile/Web Applications Developer Visiting Academic Professional Position University Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available: This position is available immediately. This is a 100%-time, twelve-month appointment Visiting Academic Professional position.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be appointed to support a digital library grant-funded research project being conducted at the Undergraduate Library. The appointee will report to the respective grant project’s principal investigator (PI) and will be a member of the University Library’s Software Development Group. Specifically, this position will support and be funded by the following grant project:

The Student/Library Collaborative: Toward Transformative Mobile Library Service, funded by The Institute of Museum and Libraries National Leadership Grant.

This grant funded position will provide an opportunity to participate in design, development, and testing of innovative, cutting-edge mobile applications. The successful candidate will collaborate with experienced Research Programmers in the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center and the Library’s Office of Information Technology Planning and Policy to design and implement an infrastructure and middleware to support the creation of the mobile applications.


Required: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field; 3+ years of experience with object oriented programming; experience using modern Web-server development frameworks for creating ‘restful’ AJAX web services; Experience with source control tools: e.g. git, SVN; Knowledge of XML and XSLT; demonstrable LINUX or UNIX experience; demonstrable knowledge of relational database design principles and programming using SQL; ability to work in a collaborative team environment, and successfully handle multiple priorities; good oral and written communication and customer service skills. See for preferred qualifications.

Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered.

For questions, please call: 217-333-8169. In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by March 14, 2012. Interviews may occur before the closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the closing date. Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experienc

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