Call for technical author to assist TDWG subgroups

Donald Hobern dhobern at GBIF.ORG
Fri Mar 17 14:34:23 CST 2006

The Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG: is seeking an
experienced (English language) Technical Author to develop a range of
documentation to support its standards.  The person will liaise with members
of TDWG subgroups to design and develop informal documentation such as
user-guides, primers, a web site, and assist with formal documentation

Applicants should have a university degree or equivalent.  Experience with
interoperability standards would be required and familiarity with TDWG would
be an advantage.

The work would be part time, and on a contract basis with the Global
Biodiversity Information Facility (  Approximately 6 months
full-time work equivalent would be anticipated over the next 18 months.

While the work would be done at the contractor's location, some travel may
be involved.

Expressions of interest with a brief résumé should be forwarded to:

    Lee Belbin
    TDWG Infrastructure Project Manager
    lee at 

Donald Hobern (dhobern at
Programme Officer for Data Access and Database Interoperability 
Global Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat 
Universitetsparken 15, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel: +45-35321483   Mobile: +45-28751483   Fax: +45-35321480

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