A small grant from the Gatsby Foundation has been awarded to Prof T J Flowers to update a database, eHALOPH, of salt-tolerant plants – https://www.sussex.ac.uk/affiliates/halophytes,
The main objective is to rebuild the platform to comply with current programming technologies.
The grant, which will run over two years, will provide funds for a new Programmer who will help writing code under the guidance of Joaquim Santos, who works in the Herbarium at the University of Coimbra in Portugal.
This is a part-time position equivalent to 0.3 FTE in year 1, reducing to 0.1 FTE in year 2; a total: a total of £17,500 is available.
The person appointed will be conversant with PHP and MySQL together with the use of LARAVEL with a Model-View-Controller (MVC) and other libraries such as bootstrap and jQuery.
Please contact Professor T J Flowers firstname.lastname@example.org for informal enquiries.
The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.