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The World Wide Web Consortium is looking for a Research Scientist in Cambridge, MA. According to the post, “Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)-World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) (part-time, 50%), to bring social and identity technologies on the Web to their full potential.  Will conduct cutting-edge research on social and identity technologies and apply that research to the construction of new standards; provide leadership and management to implement these technologies into Web standards; collaborate across disciplines with other researchers at MIT, outside universities, and across industries to build the expert groups required to build and implement technological standards; and perform other duties as needed.”

 

Qualifications for the position include: “Ph.D. in computer science; a minimum of three years’ experience in research and standardization, ideally with proof of bringing research to actual industry impact; a strong publication record; familiarity with Web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, and RDF; expertise in security and privacy; experience with several programming languages such as Ruby, JavaScript, Perl, and Shell script; excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communications skills; strong organizational skills; experience planning both academic and industrial events; and attention to detail. Knowledge of and practical experience with other languages and cultures a plus, as is experience working in an international and distributed organization.”

 

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