Posted: 15. May, 2013


Web Developer Position

Project Description:
 The position offered is part of a team investigating the genomic basis of biofuel related phenotypic variation in the tree genus PopulusAs part of this project, large-scale genotype and phenotype data are being generated as well as bioinformatic tools to visualize and analyze these data sets. Data are largely organized in SQL databases. The scope of this position is to develop a web UI portal to disseminate the data, analysis results, and their visualizations using HTML, Javascript and CSS. This involves UI and graphics design to visualize data accessed via web services and database protocols. You will be working in close contact with bioinformaticians and database developers, who provide the backend framework.
 We seek individuals with at least one year experience in web development on Windows server stacks with a good understanding of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, and JSON. Experience with MVC frameworks is essential. Experience with C# development is expected and graphic/visual design skills will be beneficial. Basic knowledge of molecular biology and genomics would be an asset.
Position Detail:
 The position is offered for a duration of one year and is available immediately with an anticipated starting date in June/July 2013. Evaluations of applicants will start May 15th and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found. You will be located at the University of Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and will work with team members at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC.
For further information about the position and for submission of an application package, please contact:           
Dr. Jürgen Ehlting
Department of Biology & Centre for Forest Biology
University of Victoria
Victoria BC, Canada
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, people of any sexual orientation and gender, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.