Help Wanted! E-Learning Developer jobs at Loughborough

We're hiring! We're looking for a couple of E-Learning developers to join our team, working on a range of projects including the award winning Kit-Catalogue system. Find out more at and  The salary range is £27K-£36K, and the closing date is 10th December.

From the blurb...
You will have deep and recent experience with E-Learning software such as Moodle, Xerte and Mahara, and proven skill in developing applications for a Web based environment, e.g. Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl, CSS, jQuery, and the HTML DOM. You will have proven design capability with regard to information architecture, interaction design, web interfaces and design for user experience. This is a joint project, and you will be working in collaboration with colleagues from the Centre for Engineering and Design Education (CEDE) and academic stakeholders.
We have two posts on offer - one is for two years, and one is for a single year.  If this sounds interesting to you, please apply through our online jobs site via and

Here's a bit of background on the Kit-Catalogue project, funded by EPSRC:

Find out more at  You might also have noticed that we have been short listed for a Times Higher Award for this work.  We'll find out later today (November 29th 2012) if we have been successful!  [Update: We were pipped at the post by our good friends at Southampton for their Open Data project]

Our two new E-Learning developers will also be working on a range of other projects, in particular on further development of the TutorTools suite, which includes the Co-Tutor staff/student relationship management system.  Here's a slideshow that explains what Co-Tutor is all about:

Another popular TutorTool package is WebPA, an open source tool for online peer assessment.  Find out more about WebPA at, and see the graphic below:

I hope this has piqued your curiosity - if so, please do get in touch to discuss further!

PS I thought it would be interesting to blog about these new posts, as I seem to have struck a chord lately and my blog is suddenly getting a lot more visitors (see below).  Will this be the last time that we advertise a job in the print media?

Martin Hamilton

Martin Hamilton works for Jisc in London as their resident Futurist.