Competition No. - S110742926
Posting Date - Sep 29, 2020
Closing Date - Oct 31, 2020
Position Type - Full Time - Grant Funded
Salary Range - $58,675 to $81,208 per year
Grade - 10
Hours - 35
This position has a term length of 4 yrs less a day and offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits. This competition is open to all applicants however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates.
The university-community Partnership “21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages”, a project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, is seeking a dynamic individual as a full-time Software Developer to add to its team in the Alberta Language Technology Lab (ALTLab) at the University of Alberta.
Software development of language technological applications, tools, and resources (70%), e.g. on-line electronic dictionaries, computer-aided language learning applications, keyboards and spell-checkers, linguistically analyzed, search collections of written or spoken texts.
Engaging with our Partners and end-user communities.
Participating in the dissemination of the results of our work.
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, Master's Degree preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in software development in Python using modern tooling, techniques and methodologies.
A minimum of 2 years experience using the git version control system with GitHub and/or other online repository hosting platforms.
Experience performing code reviews.
Knowledge of a language other than English.
Apply on line with :
1) an application/cover letter and/or curriculum vitae outlining your competences, as well as the
2) names and contact details of at least two referees that we may get in touch with for more background information.
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