|Salary:||From £38,205 Grade 7, per annum|
|Placed On:||2nd October 2023|
|Closes:||27th October 2023|
You will join the Cultural Heritage, People and Place – Understanding value via a regional case study project led by Dr Tamara West (University of Liverpool) with co-leads Dr Rafaela Ganga and Dr Steven Nolan (Liverpool John Moores) and project research partner National Museums Liverpool. The project is funded via an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant under the AHRC - Department of Culture, Media and Sport “Research Culture and Heritage Capital with an Interdisciplinary Team” call. It will use mixed methods to co-develop a robust and holistic approach for capturing and articulating the value(s) of culture and heritage, focusing on National Museums Liverpool’s Waterfront Transformation Project.
You will report to the project lead, Dr West, and be based at the University of Liverpool though they will also work under the direction and with the support of the co-lead’s Dr Ganga and Dr Nolan at Liverpool John Moores University.
Your primary role will be to co-plan, undertake and evaluate community workshops, surveys, and other data that will feed into a social cost benefit analysis. Experience of cultural evaluation and community-based co-creation approaches is essential, as is the ability to use mixed methods research methodologies (survey design and analysis, qualitative workshops).
You will have a strong knowledge of debates around cultural value(s). An understanding of cultural economies and social cost benefit analysis would be advantageous, as would proficiency in research analysis software (NVIVO, SPSS).
You will have a PhD in Cultural Geography, Sociology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Creative Industries, Cultural and Creative Economies, or related subject areas.
This post is available from 1 March 2024 until 28 February 2026.
Any applicants who are still awaiting their PhD to be awarded should be aware that if successful, they will be appointed at grade 6, spine point 30. Upon written confirmation that they have been successful in being awarded their PhD, they will be moved onto grade 7, spine point 31 from the date of their award.
Job Ref: 065975
Closing Date: 27 October 2023
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