This position is for a SpokenWeb-affiliated project entitled “Mapping Social Bibliography in the Fred Wah Digital Archive.”
While this project is different from the official SpokenWeb project, the developer will be invited to participate in SpokenWeb programming and related activities (if desired), as well as communicate and share work with other developers in the network.
Deadline: Until filled
The SSHRC Insight Development research project “Mapping Social Bibliography in the Fred Wah Digital Archive,” led by Principal Investigator Dr. Deanna Fong (Department of English), is seeking a developer with expertise in Drupal and PHP to migrate an existing site to Drupal 9, as well as research, implement, customize and or/develop modules and themes according to the project’s needs.
We are looking for a candidate with some experience developing Humanities research projects, and who communicates well with team members across different disciplines and levels of experience. The work will be well suited for someone who feels comfortable working independently, and who enjoys connecting remotely with a team.
Description of Job Duties
Primary responsibilities of the position may include the following:
- Migrating the current site from Drupal 7 to Drupal 9
- Researching and developing modules and themes from the Drupal development community and developing custom components where necessary
- Write process documentation describing workflow and changes to database structure
- Meeting regularly with the team (online) to give and receive feedback about work-in-progress
Salary & Eligibility
20 developer hours per month at a rate of $30 per hour for 12 months, with the possibility of renewing for a second year.
Students are welcome to apply but will be hired through Technical/Professional Services contracts rather than through TRAC.
How to Apply
Send a statement of interest, including information about relevant experience, and a resume to: Dr. Deanna Fong at email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your applications!
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