New job opening on the Protege team

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New job opening on the Protege team

Jennifer Vendetti
Protege Community (and beyond),

We are seeking a senior-level software engineer for a new position on the Protege team.  The job description is provided below.

If you are interested in applying, please proceed to our online job posting ( and click the Apply button.

Best Regards,


Software Engineer
Job ID: 41011
Job Location: School of Medicine
Job Category: Information Technology Services
Salary: 4P3
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2010
The Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, a division within the Stanford University School of Medicine, is looking for a senior-level software engineer to help design and develop extensions to a large Web-based ontology editing system. The system uses Java and GWT as its main technologies. The system is the customization of the Protege ontology development environment for the use by the World Health Organization in collaborative development of ICD-11. The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is published by WHO and is used worldwide for morbidity and mortality statistics, reimbursement systems, and automated decision support in medicine. This is a full-time position, fixed-term through 12/31/11 pending additional grant funding.

Candidate will have at least an undergraduate degree in computer science or a related discipline. Successful candidates will have at least six years of experience developing high performance applications in Java and three years of experience developing web applications.

Experience maintaining and developing complex Java-based systems is required. Knowledge of GWT programming is required.

Experience with JDBC is preferred. Experience fixing performance problems and memory leaks is preferred. Experience with knowledge bases or the Semantic Web is highly desirable but not required. Experience working in an interdisciplinary environment is also highly desirable. Experience collaborating with multiple organizations in different parts of the country is highly desirable. Experience developing collaborative platforms is highly desirable. Experience developing social-networking tools is a plus.

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