Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 389.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 10:43:21 +0000
From: Michael Fraser <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: JOBS: Digital certificate services project/Humbul, Oxford
The Information & Evaluation Officer post which is shared with the Humbul
Humanities Hub, might be of particular interest to readers of Humanist.
Note that everything is online and we will accept applications by 6 Jan if
you let us know in advance that you can't make the 3 Jan deadline.
This email contains details of three posts within the Research
Technologies Service at Oxford University Computing Services in
connection with the Digital Certificate Operation in a Complex
Environment (DCOCE) Project and the Humbul Humanities Hub.
The posts are:
1. Project Manager
2. Systems Programmer
3. Information & Evaluation Officer
Further details and an application form are available via
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/internal/vacancies/ or may be obtained from Jo
Heath, Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2
6NN (tel: 01865 273235, email: email@example.com). NB: although the
advertised deadline is 3 Jan 2003, we are willing to accept applications
by 6 Jan if you let us know in advance.
The Research Technologies Service (RTS), based at Oxford University
Computing Services, brings together local, national and international
initiatives focusing on the support of research activities and utilising
leading edge technologies. These include the Oxford e-Science Centre, the
Humbul Humanities Hub, and the Oxford Text Archive. See
The new two-year JISC-funded Digital Certificate Operation in a Complex
Environment (DCOCE) Project will develop a detailed evaluation and
implementation report of 'real world' digital certificate services at the
University of Oxford.
For all three posts applicants should have a genuine enthusiasm for
developing online services, and want to join a friendly multidisciplinary
team. The ability to manage deadlines and to communicate well is
Salary: GBP25,451 -GBP33,679
You will be responsible for project management which will include
complying with reporting and evaluation requirements, supervising staff,
allocating resources, representing the project, developing the project Web
site, and liaising with partners and stakeholders.
We expect you to have a relevant postgraduate degree or equivalent
experience. You will have a proven ability for managing a technical
project and its team. You will also have a strategic knowledge of
technologies and standards for access management within online digital
environments. Particular knowledge of X.509 digital certificate policy and
practice statements would be useful.
You will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the
technical infrastructure for managing the digital certificate lifecycle
over the two-year period of the project.
We expect you to have an appropriate degree or relevant experience. You
will have a working knowledge of languages or tools for developing online
information systems (e.g. JAVA, XML, LDAP) and have experience of
Unix/Linux server administration. You will also be knowledgeable about
emerging technologies and standards for access management systems (e.g.
x.509; OpenCA; SSL).
INFORMATION AND EVALUATION OFFICER
This post has a dual role: to provide evaluation services and publish
reports for the DCOCE Project and to negotiate and manage partnerships for
content development within the Humbul Humanities Hub (www.humbul.ac.uk/).
We expect you to have a library or information science degree. You will
be knowledgeable about different methods for enabling access to online
resources within higher education. You will also be familiar with the
issues relating to resource discovery and access management. You will have
demonstrable experience of undertaking evaluation activities.
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