Senior Software Developer

University of Cambridge - University Library

The Digital Library programme is primarily focused on showcasing the wealth of special collections materials held within libraries@cambridge. Our core activity is a single web property, Cambridge University Digital Library (, which seeks to make available digital facsimiles of manuscripts and rare books, with associated metadata, for use by researchers and the general public. Alongside this the programme is taking on a growing role in the Digital Humanities space where we are active partners in a range collaborative research and development projects. Our role in these projects typically focuses on creating sustainable digital outputs that showcase scholarly work, often using novel techniques that sit at the threshold between pure and applied research.

The role holder will be expected to take a senior position within our development team which will require them to lead development activities on multiple projects that span the breath of the UL's activities whilst supervising the work of more junior colleagues within a collaborative development team.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2017 in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Shelia Wotherspoon

Please quote reference VE11147 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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