Katy Borner katy at indiana.edu
Sat Apr 29 22:22:14 EDT 2006

Dear all,
We are interested to fill the NSF funded position below with a person 
that can master mind, specify, and direct the implementation and 
maintenance of a multi-TB PostgreSQL database of scholarly data. This 
database will be used to map science on a large scale - you might have 
seen http://vw.indiana.edu/places&spaces.

A first prototype of the database already exists, see 
http://iv.slis.indiana.edu/db. My recent paper on "Semantic Association 
Networks: Using Semantic Web Technology to Improve Scholarly Knowledge 
and Expertise Management" is relevant and available at 
Salary range is $50k and up. Bloomington is a great place to live.
Questions are welcome,

Science (PA12) 
Position#: 00029459

Note: This position is funded for three years, with potential for renewal.

The new Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center seeks a full-time 
systems database administrator/systems analyst. This individual will be 
responsible for the setup and administration of a multi-TB PostgreSQL 
database and the design and implementation of Plone driven community 
portals as part of the Network Workbench research and production system, 
see http://nwb.slis.indiana.edu/.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, Master of Information 
Science or a master's degree in computer science or an equivalent degree 
strongly recommended; one to two years database administration 
experience, prefer three to five years; some supervisory experience in 
computer setting required. Familiarity with Plone and/or the Zope 
content management framework; extensive experience with regular 
expressions, data parsing and cleaning tools, SQL schema design, 
PostgreSQL stored procedures, and database normalization required. 
Broad-based, highly technical background including project management 
experience, systems administration and extensive user interaction 
necessary; demonstrated problem solving skills; must be able to work 
independently but cooperate closely with researchers as well as other 
system administrators, programmers, and support personnel. Strong oral 
and written communications skills are required. Ability to multitask and 
prioritize in a complex and dynamic environment; ability to interact and 
communicate effectively with a wide variety of people. Please include a 
cover letter and resume with your online application and list the 
contact information for three references on your resume.

IU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employment institution.
Apply online via 

Katy Borner, Associate Professor
Information Science & Cognitive Science
Indiana University, SLIS
10th Street & Jordan Avenue     Phone:  (812) 855-3256   Fax: -6166
Main Library 019                E-mail: katy at indiana.edu
Bloomington, IN 47405, USA      WWW:    ella.slis.indiana.edu/~katy

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