Research Associate in Digital Humanities and Immersive Technology

University of Glasgow - School of Critical Studies

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to the EPSRC-AHRC joint call project: the Scottish National Heritage Partnership working with Principal Investigator Prof. Murray Pittock and Co-Investigators Prof. Lorna Hughes and Dr Maria Economou, as well as external partners in the National Library, National Trust for Scotland, Glasgow Museums and Soluis Digital and with internal partner Neil McDonnell.

Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the areas of digital cultural heritage, evaluation research methods, and digital humanities: expertise in immersive technologies and heritage policy and planning would be an advantage. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications as well as help successfully to deliver this project in all its public facing activities (web resources and external events).

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum, pro rata.

This position is for 17.5 hours per week (0.5FTE) and is funded for up to 9 months.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy Ref: 020208, closing date: 25 February 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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