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[ecrea] Job: Research Fellow in Digital Cultures 0.5: Interactive Documentary - Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE Bristol

Mon Jul 06 10:16:50 GMT 2015

**Job: Research Fellow 0.5 in Digital Cultures: Interactive Documentary *
Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE Bristol <>*

/(Fixed term one-year and 0.5 FTE)/

*£31,342 to £37,394 (pro rata)*

Ref: 1470542

 From webdocs to Virtual Reality, docugames to data storytelling and
personalisation; digital culture has seen a proliferation of interactive
and participatory documentary forms. These have emerged within a context
of transformation within twentieth century modes of documentary
production, exhibition and reception, and a blurring of boundaries
between documentary and other genres – most notably journalism.

The i-Docs <> group within the Digital Cultures
Research Centre <> explores these developments and
their potential for documentary’s role within the public sphere. We now
seek a Research Fellow (0.5) to play a key part in developing the DCRC’s
research and knowledge exchange programme in the area of interactive

You will contribute to the DCRC’s i-Docs research, building on the
local, regional, national and international dialogues that have been
developed through the i-Docs Symposia 2011,’12 and ‘14, the
<> website and facebook community
<>. You will work in partnership
with researchers and creative practitioners on projects that address
and/or experiment with the critical or creative potentials of
interactive documentary. You will support and initiate the development
of proposals to a variety of external funding bodies.

Assisting on increased DCRC initiatives across this theme, you will a
lead in co-ordination and organisational support of externally facing
research and knowledge exchange activities with a view to maximising
impact. In addition to developing and extending your own specific
programme of research, you will be expected to publish at an
international level. Acting as a member of the editorial team for the
DCRC website, you will play an important part in the promotion and
external communication of DCRC research.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and focused researcher
to develop research in this emerging field as part of a highly engaged
critical and creative community.

You'll be based in the West of England’s leading media innovation lab,
the Pervasive Media Studio <>, where the DCRC
is a lead partner. Located in Watershed <> on
Bristol’s Harbourside, the Studio is a diverse and stimulating
environment where designers, artists and engineers share expertise to
produce new experiences for media audiences.

You will have experience of:

  * Publication of research in relevant areas
  * Facilitation of large scale research events
  * Project Management

and in addition, you will have:

  * PhD qualification in a relevant discipline

*How to Apply*

If you are interested in playing a major role in the continuing
development of an internationally recognised research centre, and keen
to work with an innovative and challenging programme of activity, visit
** and *
<>* for further information and application

For an informal discussion please contact DCRC Director Mandy Rose on
0117 370 8874 or via email to (mandy.rose /at/ <mailto:
(mandy.rose /at/>

Please submit your completed application by*3 August 2015.*

/The post is available as a one-year fixed term contract within the
salary range of £31,342 to £37,394 per annum (pro rata), commensurate
with experience and achievement./

Applications for this post *must* be submitted using the UWE online
eRecruitment system, which can be accessed via the job vacancies
<>. Please quote reference
number *1470542* in any communications.

/UWE is an equal opportunities employer./

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