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MSCA ITN Early Stage Researcher: Citizen Science Methods for Collaborative Mapping of Heritage Values - B231973R

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 28th June 2019
Closes: 25th July 2019
Reference: B231973R


£35,566.92 per annum

£5,272.44 per annum mobility allowance

Funding for UK Students, EU Students and International Students

The University invites applications for the above post, which is tenable full-time for a period of 36 months from the start date (planned to be October 2019). This post is funded by the European Commission as part of a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network on ‘Cultural Heritage and the Planning of European Landscapes (HERILAND)’.

The successful candidate for this MSCA Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position. They will register for a PhD at Newcastle University which will be supervised by members of the HERILAND project team.

The successful candidate will pursue these objectives as part of a transdisciplinary, international team through a series of case-studies in collaboration with other partners in the project, including planned secondments in the Netherlands and Belgium.

The successful candidate will have a relevant Masters degree together with demonstrable relevant IT skills (e.g. coding for mobile applications, collaborative mapping, social media analyses), knowledge of heritage and/or landscape relevant to spatial planning and citizen science, and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary and international team.

Candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining their interest in and suitability for the position, together with a sample of their written work (no more than 2,500 words, which could be extracted from e.g. a dissertation).

The successful candidate must comply with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN eligibility criteria regarding ESR status and mobility (as outlined in the Job Details). The HERILAND project is funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 813883.

Informal enquiries about the position can be directed to Professor Sam Turner (; tel: +44 [0] 191 208 8110).

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