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W3C Open Position: Mobile Web Access Specialist

Hanako Onozuka

Dear all

This is information about the mobile Web job opening.


And the following is the text version.

Please feel free to contact <[hidden email]> if you have any

Best Regards,
Hanko Onozuka(W3C Keio)


      [1] http://www.w3.org/

              Open Position: Mobile Web Access Specialist


   The [2]World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is looking for a new team
   member to assist with W3C's work as team contact. This is an
   opportunity for a unique individual to be part of the team
   responsible for the design of next generation World Wide Web
   Technologies and to lead a variety of industry and user groups
   toward the development of technologies that enhance the
   functionality of the Web.

      [2] http://www.w3.org/

   The role of a W3C team contact is described in the [3]W3C process.
   We are primarily seeking candidates for the [4]Mobile Web
   Initiative; candidates with additional qualifications for [5]other
   activities in W3C's Ubiquitous Web domain are also encouraged to

      [3] http://www.w3.org/2004/02/Process-20040205/
      [4] http://www.w3.org/Mobile/
      [5] http://www.w3.org/UbiWeb/

   You will be associated with the W3C host at Keio University, Japan.
   You will have to travel often to Working Group meetings or
   conferences as well as to the other W3C hosts. W3C hosts are located
   at MIT in Boston, USA, at ERCIM in Sophia-Antipolis and Grenoble in
   France, and at Keio University in Fujisawa, Japan.


     * Architectural & technical leadership: provide guidance to
       technical Working Groups in the design and evolution of the Web
     * Consensus building: work with W3C Working Group members so that
       Working Groups produce Web standards.
     * Evangelism: Build support among user and vendor communities for
       Web technologies by illustrating the benefits to those


   As the recognized leader for the technical development of the World
   Wide Web, we seek an individual with both Web technology and project
   management experience, a good understanding of the Web industry,
   eagerness to make the Web an even better framework for building
   distributed applications, and enthusiasm for the [6]mission and
   spirit of W3C.
     * You have a background in computer science and software
       engineering, with experience in Mobile Web development or areas
       related to [7]other activities in W3C's Ubiquitous Web domain
     * Experience with use of Web technologies in embedded applications
       other than mobile phones is a plus (home appliances, automotive,
     * You are familiar with up-to-date Web technology, in particular
       with respect to Mobile Web development
     * You have a good sense of the Web industry, its market, practices
       and product development cycle
     * You have good written and spoken competency in the working
       language of the W3C, English, and knowledge and practical
       experience of other languages and cultures
     * You have good communication skills, both written and oral
     * You are free to travel internationally on a monthly basis

      [6] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Points
      [7] http://www.w3.org/UbiWeb/

   Screening of applications will begin on August 7 and will continue
   until the position is filled. To apply, please send a motivation
   letter and your resume or CV in electronic form to
   [8][hidden email]

      [8] mailto:[hidden email]

    [9][hidden email]
    $Date: 2006/07/04 15:13:35 $

      [9] mailto:[hidden email]