Drupal Developer for SpokenWeb-affiliated Project — Mar 31, 2022


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 deanna.fong@concordia.ca. We look forward to receiving your applications!

Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montréal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. Concordia encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.