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[Commlist] Two postdoc positions ART/DATA/HEALTH, University of Brighton

Fri Mar 15 21:48:39 GMT 2019

*Two research jobs in ART/DATA/HEALTH project, University of Brighton, Closing date 03 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:

For the post AE4011 ART/DATA/HEALTH Research Officer (Digital Communications & Health) participatory
research; digital inclusion; health literacy; self tracking; datafication of
health; data visualisation; arts for health and wellbeing.
For the post AE4012 ART/DATA/HEALTH Research Officer (Arts & Health): arts for health and wellbeing; community arts; data visualisation; cultural participatory; digital inclusion;
health literacy; datafication of health.

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:
AE4011-19-073 ART/DATA/HEALTH Research Officer (Digital Communications & Health)
AE4012-19-075 ART/DATA/HEALTH Research Officer (Arts & Health)

Closing Date for both posts: Wednesday 03 April 2019

If you have any questions please contact the PI Dr Aristea Fotopoulou ((a.fotopoulou /at/

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