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SHARIAsource Ruby on Rails/React Developer

January 31, 2022

SHARIAsource is a portal for Islamic law and data science tools that offers a window onto the digital world of Islamic legal studies. Its growing set of digitized texts and digital tools enable researchers to better explore an access a growing set of sources in this area, in ways meaningful to particular research inquiries and to the general landscape of Islamic and comparative law at Harvard and around the globe.

For our research activities and projects within Harvard’s SHARIAsource, we are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer with React experience. As part of SHARIAsource Digital Humanities team led by Dr. Yusuf Celik, you will be working on the further development of the in-house library and research tools.

Expected qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Ruby on Rails
  • 3+ years’ experience in React
  • 3+ years’ experience in CSS/HTML
  • Project experience in SOLR
  • Project experience in Git
  • Experience in visualization frameworks such as D3 (preferred)
  • Design and UX skills (preferred)
  • Experience in Sidekiq (preferred)
  • DevOps experience (preferred
  • Command of Arabic, Turkish, and/or Persian (preferred)
  • Experience in Digital Humanities’ projects (preferred)

DEADLINE: January 31st, by midnight (EST).


Applications can be submitted here.