Visiting Research Programmer – Two Positions Available
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign
Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
These are two full-time visiting academic professional appointments in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Library Software Development Group. To date, two years of funding have been secured for one position; one year of funding has been secured for the second position. positions may be extended or become permanent dependent upon future funding.
Duties and Responsibilities: As part of a team of software developers and library faculty and staff, the persons in these positions will develop software programming for projects related to web discovery, access, preservation, digitization, education, and other library-related initiatives. Many of these initiatives are nationally prominent and funded by agencies such as IMLS, Mellon and NEH. These individuals will undertake modifications to improve accessibility, write scripts and process data for importing records, fix bugs and implement new requests as they occur, and participate in the design, development, testing, and evaluation of library software applications and databases.