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Senior Software Developer (JavaScript Master) (Req #00048825)

Position Description
Indiana University's Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, https://cns.iu.edu) is looking for a full-time senior software developer to become an integral member of a professional development team. Your contributions will directly impact the advancement of visualizations, datasets, tools, and services in the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. You will be advancing research on the structure and evolution of science and technology, and developing innovative ways to communicate results via static and interactive maps of science. Your skills will implement the next generation of visualizations and the tech to run them.

In addition to software development, you will gather and refine requirements for a limited number of projects, lead development sprints, and help train junior programmers and graduate students. You will be interacting with a wide variety of people, so excellent communication skills are a must.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Bloomington is a college town well known for great work-life balance -- get text/facts from https://bloomingtonedc.com/bloomington-ranked-1-best-city-for-work-life-balance/.

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Qualifications
  • At least three years of professional experience with modern JavaScript technology. Preference for experience in TypeScript, Angular, D3, or Vega.
  • Experience leading development teams
  • Familiarity with Agile/SCRUM workflow
  • Experience with CSS and a compiler like SCSS
  • Experience in cross-disciplinary teams and strong collaboration skills
  • A can-do work ethic
Job Function
  • Application Development
  • Programming
  • Software Development
  • User Interface
Location
Bloomington, Indiana United States

Salary Level
PAE IT3

Approximate Hours Per Week
40 hours / week

Application Process
Apply here. If you are a current IU employee, apply here.

Software Developer (JavaScript Proficient)

Position Description
Indiana University's Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, https://cns.iu.edu) is looking for a full-time software developer to become an integral member of a professional development team. Your contributions will directly impact the advancement of visualizations, datasets, tools, and services in the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. You will be advancing research on the structure and evolution of science and technology, and developing innovative ways to communicate results via static and interactive maps of science. Your skills will implement the next generation of visualizations and the tech to run them.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Bloomington is a college town well known for great work-life balance -- get text/facts from https://bloomingtonedc.com/bloomington-ranked-1-best-city-for-work-life-balance/.

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Qualifications
  • At least 1 year of professional experience with modern JavaScript technology. Preference for experience in TypeScript, Angular, D3, or Vega.
  • Familiarity with Agile/SCRUM workflow
  • Experience with CSS and a compiler like SCSS
  • Experience in cross-disciplinary teams and strong collaboration skills
  • A can-do work ethic
Job Function
  • Application Development
  • Programming
  • Software Development
  • User Interface
Location
Bloomington, Indiana United States

Salary Level
PAE IT2

Approximate Hours Per Week
40 hours / week

Application Process
Apply here. If you are a current IU employee, apply here.

Research Assistant

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at Indiana University is looking for an hourly research assistant to work as integral member of a professional development team.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

Duties for this research assistant include creating and maintaining the bibliographic collections of CNS and other publications; and assisting faculty and staff with citation styles and bibliographic formatting in reference lists for publication and grant applications. Hours required for this position are variable, up to 10 hours per week during the semester.

Qualifications
A qualified candidate should have one to two years of experience in an academic research (undergraduate or graduate) or clerical position, preferably in a university setting. The ideal candidate will be:

  • well versed in Boolean logic and experienced in querying reference and research databases, such as Web of Science, Scopus, ACM library, & Google Scholar;
  • familiar with bibliographic methods and citation styles used in academic publications, such as APA, ACM, & PNAS, and grant writing, such as NSF, NIH, NEA;
  • familiar with using citation management tools to create and update citation records and journal style guides, such as Zotero, EndNote, and Mendeley;
  • knowledgeable of various citation data formats, such as RefMan (.ris), Bibtex (.bib), & EndNote (.enw);
  • experience with embedding citations and reference lists in manuscripts, and copy-editing reference lists;
The research assistant must be able to work independently but cooperate closely with staff and researchers at CNS on projects. Keen attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy are important while working under tight deadlines.

Exhibit Manager

Hourly, 20 hours per week

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at SICE, Indiana University is looking for an hourly exhibit manager to work as integral member of a professional team.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

The ideal candidate will manage the Places & Spaces traveling exhibition from venue acquisition through shipping, installation, publicity, deinstallation, maintenance, and storage. Serve as the primary liason for Places & Spaces exhibition hosts. Ensure the safe handling and ongoing maintenance of exhibit elements. Work closely with exhibit curator(s) to write and edit exhibit and publicity materials. Communicate with suppliers and friends of the exhibit such as mapmakers, ambassadors and advisory board members. Participate in the development and design process for new iterations of the exhibition, serving as an advocate for the visitor experience. Solicit and coordinate poster exhibits, digital displays, and film screenings at conferences and meetings throughout the world. Fulfill orders for exhibit posters and maps. Expand the exhibit’s reach via scimaps.org, social media and other publicity channels. Promote and represent the exhibit in a professional manner. Respond to public inquiries about the exhibition.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Required: Ability to establish priorities and great organizational skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact tactfully and courteously; and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Desirable: Experience with museum work or library programming and/or customer service experience, and an interest in data visualization.

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