Research Associate for Critical Heritages: performing and representing Identities in Europe
Newcastle University – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences – Arts & Cultures
Closes: 30th September 2016
Media, Culture, Heritage at Newcastle University wishes to appoint a talented digital heritage research associate to join the international team of the Horizon 2020 – funded project Critical Heritages: performing and representing Identities in Europe (COHERE). The successful applicant will work closely with Dr Areti Galani to explore current institutional and grass-roots digital heritage practices and the use of digital design methodologies in fostering dialogue around European heritage(s) with a variety of stakeholders and/or communities. The post holder will organise fieldwork, contribute to workshops and develop training materials and academic publications.
You will have an excellent scholarship record and wide knowledge of heritage and museum studies, digital heritage theory and practice, literature on national identity and identity construction, and media studies. You will also have strong communication skills and experience in working across disciplines and with a diverse group of people.
The post requires flexible working hours and the ability to travel to other consortium countries in Europe and Turkey.
The post is fixed term for 3 years, at 20% FTE.
For an informal conversation about this post please contact Dr Areti Galani (areti.galani[at]ncl.ac.uk)