Research Fellow (I) in Digital Culture Ref 3540

School/department: School of Media Arts and Humanities
Hours:Full time considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 2 years 
Reference:  3540
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 29 June 2020
Closing date:  31 July 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: tbc
Expected start date: 1 September 2020

Job description

The School of Media, Arts and Humanities at the University of Sussex wishes to appoint a Research Fellow in Digital Culture from 1 September 2020 to contribute to developing research in digital media cultures in the school.

The successful candidate will normally:

  • Possess a completed doctorate in a relevant academic discipline
  • Demonstrate evidence of engagement in high-quality research activity
  • Contribute to the development of digital media, arts and humanities research
  • Engage with digital production, arts and/or cultural practices, and/or digital humanities and methods.
  • Demonstrate research links to feminist science studies, critical race studies and/or work on gender and sexuality

Please contact Professor Kate O’Riordan:  for informal enquiries.

Applications are particularly welcomed from black and minority ethnic candidates, and people living with disability, who are under-represented in academic posts in the school. We believe that the diversity of our staff and student community is fundamental to creative thinking, pedagogic innovation, intellectual exchange, and our interdisciplinary approach to research and learning.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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