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[Commlist] ART/DATA/HEALTH postdocs

Fri Mar 29 12:51:04 GMT 2019

Two vacancies Research Officer (Digital Communications & Health), Research
Officer (Arts & Health) ­ Closing date 5th April 2019

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 ³ART/DATA/HEALTH: Data
as creative material for health
<>and wellbeing². 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

* 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 ŒDigital Media Cultures¹
<> 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: 05 April 2019

Please apply using the  online system. Applications by email will not be

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