Ruby on Rails at USC

The SCROLL Lab in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department is looking for 1-2 graduate students to assist with software engineering tasks on a research and development project funded by the US Department of Education.

The student will assist with the iterative development and user testing of educational software that teaches vocabulary to high school students as part of an Institute of Education Sciences funded research project. He or she will assist with the implementation of software design changes as specified by research staff, as well as supporting in tasks such as software testing, debugging, and code maintenance.

Interested applicants should have fluency with Rails version 3+ and Ruby 1.9+, knowledge of Rails 2.1 and Ruby 1.8.6., and good database skills and intuition (we use MySQL).

If you are interested in this position please contact Elaine Miller at

Elaine Miller
Project Manager
SC Research on Language and Literacy Lab
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of South Carolina
Williams Brice Builiding, 601B
Columbia, SC 29208