Job Opportunity -- Public Knowledge Project XML Parsing/Rendering Service

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Hi folks,

We're hiring for a half-to-full-time position with the Public Knowledge Project, working on our XML parsing/rendering service.

Project summary: http://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=16114&start=5130&bhcp=1

Code: https://github.com/pkp/xmlps

Demo instance: http://pkp-udev.lib.sfu.ca/

 

Qualifications include:

 

- experience with PHP (ideally Zend) and *nix scripting.

- an interest in text parsing technologies, e.g. XPath, machine learning, named entity recognition, or some combination thereof.

 

 

Additional consideration given for:

 

- knowledge of, or experience with, PKP software (e.g. Open Journal Systems) or a similar open source project is valuable but not necessary.

- enthusiasm for open source projects and understanding of the benefits of openness in general (open access, open standards, open data, open access to information, etc.)

- knowledge of Java and/or Python.

- experience with academic article production, the National Library of Medicine JATS specification, and/or the ins and outs of PDFs.

 

 

Interested applicants should send the following:

 

- a cover letter containing a summary of their experience, and at least two references;

- a copy of their resume; and

- code samples, ideally open-source (e.g. via a Github repository).

 

to Brian Owen, Associate University Librarian (brian_owen@sfu.ca). Postings will remain open until filled. If you have any questions, please contact me, Alex Garnett, at garnett@sfu.ca. Thanks!