We are trying to get this issue going (that, and tikz support for dynamic figure generation).
In case someone is interested, or knows someone who is, this currently posted job can be done remotely, on a contractual basis. By law, preference will be given to Canadian citizens.
Job title: COMPUTER PROGRAMMING ASSISTANT
Duties: Assist in programming (in WeBWorK) a data base of physics problems for use in first-year physics courses.
Essential skills: Strong programming ability/skills; Linux experience; basic knowledge of physics
Preference will be given to candidates with:
• a strong knowledge of first-year university physics:
• experience with Perl, LaTeX, and familiarity with WeBWorK;
• experience with other scripting languages;
• experience with tikZ (a LaTeX package for graphics)
Electronic submissions including cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications and letters should be sent to the attention of:
Department of Physics
1812 Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED