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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 closed on: Friday 23 November 2018.

The team at the OU runs the world's largest aggregator of research papers called CORE (, with about 1.5 million monthly active users, and a set of projects promoting principles of Open Science, such as FOSTER ( 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.

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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