[Taxacom] eTaxonomy positions at the Natural History Museum London

Vincent Smith vince at vsmith.info
Sat Jun 23 09:46:35 CDT 2012

Dear Colleagues,

I am advertising below three posts at the Natural History Museum London as
part of the Scratchpad project (http://scratchpads.eu/). The first two
posts are 18 month contracts for Drupal developers and the third post is a
part time, 14 month contract for e-taxonomy support specialist. The latter
would suit a taxonomist with experience managing taxonomic data and an
interest in eTaxonomy. Please pass these on interested parties.

Many thanks,

Vince Smith
NHM, London

SUMMARY OF POSTS (Full details at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/jobs)
The Natural History Museum London is recruiting two junior/mid-level Drupal
developers (18 month, full time) and an e-Taxonomy support specialist (14
month, part time) as part of a major effort to help researchers share and
manage biodiversity data on the Web.

Developer responsibilities include:
• Development and support of Drupal Modules and Themes
• Data parsing and content construction
• Supporting users in the development of their sites
• Interfacing with the user support team
Applicants should be able to work on their own initiative and be proficient
in theming, coding, configuring and quality assurance. Mentored training
and support will be provided. More information can be found at

e-Taxonomy Support Specialist, responsibilities include:
• Run the Scratchpad helpdesk, respond to user queries
• Develop training courses and assist in their delivery
• Maintain the on-line, context-sensitive help system
• Develop a personal Scratchpad on a taxonomic topic

This post would ideally suit a taxonomist with practical experience
managing taxonomic data and an interest in eTaxonomy. This is a part time
post equivalent to 3 days per week.  More information is available at

For enquiries contact vince at vsmith.info. For a full job description and to
apply online please visit the Natural History Museum website.
Closing date for all posts: 9th July 2012

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