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From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Thu Dec 26 2002 - 05:49:00 EST

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                   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 <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
             Subject: JOBS: Digital certificate services project/Humbul, Oxford
    University (fwd)

    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: jo.heath@oucs.ox.ac.uk). 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

    Grade: RS2
    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.

    Grade: RS2
    Salary: GBP25,451-GBP33,679

    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).

    Grade: RS1A
    Salary: GBP18,265-GBP27,339

    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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