Front-end Web Developer and UX Designer (GR7)
Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£33,199 - £39,609, Ref: 15247
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract up to 20 months
Application closing date: Friday 23 November 2018.
The team at the OU runs the world's largest aggregator of research papers called CORE (core.ac.uk), with about 1.5 million monthly active users, and a set of projects promoting principles of Open Science, such as FOSTER (fosteropenscience.eu). CORE provides free access to millions of Open Access research papers as well as a number of information services for researchers, organisations and businesses. These include services enabling text & data mining, recommender systems, content management services for libraries as well as analytical services to support business intelligence for research.
You should have at least 3 years' experience with web development, and hold a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field. You will work as part of a team of developer and research within KMi at The OU, on improving the front-end UI/UX experience of CORE users. Additionally, you will be involved in improving our e-learning platform delivering training materials and courses on Open Science.
For more information about the position, please contact Dr Petr Knoth
To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV
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