Position available: Database Applications Programmer, Harvard University Herbaria

David E. Boufford boufford at OEB.HARVARD.EDU
Fri Jun 12 13:26:03 CDT 1998

84C60 Temporary Biological Database Applications Programmer. Gr. 57.
Harvard University Herbaria.  Upgrade, develop and maintain application
programs for herbarium operation management system and databases of
botanical information on names of plants and botanical specimens. Works
closely with herbarium curatorial and computer operations staff to design
and implement software to replace the current (applications based) on
Advanced Revelation. REQUIREMENTS: M.S. or equivalent experience in
computer science with postgraduate training or experience in database
development. Experience in handling biological data desirable but not
essential. Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle,
Sybase) and designing user interfaces with tools such as Java,
Developer/2000, Power Builder, etc. Implementing and supporting
Internet-based applications, and experience with high level development
tools (ErWin, Designer/2000) beneficial. Working knowledge of scripting
language such as Perl desirable. Ability to communicate with
non-specialists essential. Must be able to document tools developed.  NOTE:
 Position available for 2 years. Send application, resumes and programming
samples to Ms. Mary Reynolds, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, 26
Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.  Applications should be received by
July 31, 1998

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