Two vacancies Research Officer – Closing date 5th April 2019

Two research jobs available in the ART/DATA/HEALTH project, University of Brighton, UK.

Closing date 05 April

The University of Brighton, School of Media invites applications for two Research Officers (one with focus on Digital Communications & Health, and one with focus on Arts
& Health). The two positions are attached to the UKRI-AHRC Innovation Leadership Fellowship project “ART/DATA/HEALTH: Data as creative material for health and wellbeing”. The project creates an innovative and interdisciplinary process offering disadvantaged groups and the wider public new tools, at the intersections of data science with art practice, to approach two key issues in healthy aging and prevention: digital skills and health literacy.
You will be working in consultation with the Principal Investgator (PI) Dr Aristea Fotopoulou and as part of a team to:
  • undertake filedwork;
  • liaise with project partners;
  • organise participatory research workshops;
  • manage, store and analyse fieldwork material;
  • co-author research outputs;
  • disseminate findings.

A high level of analytical capability, as well as the ability to communicate information clearly (in a variety of forms) are necessary. Collaborating well as part of the project team is essential. You will have knowledge and/or experience and research interests in one or more of the following areas:

Both posts are 0.5 FTE fixed term posts for approximately 9 months, and we would expect the successful candidate to be in post by the beginning of June 2019. The successful candidate will be based at the new Centre for Research Excellence ‘Digital Media Cultures’ at the University of Brighton. The Centre is an interdisciplinary knowledge network spanning computing, social science, media, art and design.
Details and to apply:
Closing Date for both posts: 05 April 2019
If you have any questions please contact the PI Dr Aristea Fotopoulou (a.fotopoulou@brighton.ac.uk)
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