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Duke University Libraries Seeks a Repository Developer

Durham, North Carolina  Duke University Libraries is seeking a repository developer to work on redeveloping the MorphoSource project into full-scale repository.  This position is funded for three years through a grant from the National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics (NSF ABI) program with the potential for renewal.  The MorphoSource Repository Developer will lead the design and development of a technical infrastructure to support the management, preservation and appropriate access to 3D digital assets hosted by the MorphoSource repository.

MorphoSource is a project-based data archive that allows researchers to store and organize, share, and distribute their own 3d data. Furthermore any registered user can immediately search for and download 3d morphological data sets that have been made accessible through the consent of data authors.  The goal of MorphoSource is to provide rapid access to as many researchers as possible, large numbers of raw microCt data and surface meshes representing vouchered specimens. File formats include tiff, dicom, stanford ply, and stl.  

Interested candidates can learn more about the position by visiting http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs/morphosourcedeveloper.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Duke University Libraries have a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

 

Submitted by kristi on Wed, 2017-08-02 07:59