About us: The Digital Cultures Research Centre are an open and collaborative network of critical thinkers and doers. We interrogate, articulate and create practical approaches to responsible technological futures. Members are involved in major research and knowledge exchange collaborations and partnerships, working with national and international academic and industry stakeholders and with a wide range of community, cultural and third sector organisations.
The Centre also organises symposia, workshops and public events and supports the work of bringing research to curriculum development.
About you: The Wallscourt Associate Professor Immersive Media will lead in developing cross-disciplinary research into immersive media, exploring the intersection of creative practice and emerging media technology.
Candidates will have:
About UWE Bristol: We are a well-established university, with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries, making this a diverse and interesting place to study.
Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.
This post is based at our City Campus in Bristol city centre which comprises of Bower Ashton Studios, Arnolfini, Spike Island and Watershed and is home to UWE Bristol's creative and cultural subjects. Through a combination of University sites and partnerships with creative and cultural organisations in the city, we have developed a network of cultural and creative spaces. These enable our students and staff to develop their professional practice in inspiring learning environments as well as provide opportunities for creative collaboration and networking.
The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end, therefore you will be expected to come onto campus to work for part of your working week. Exact days to be agreed.
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Professor Mandy Rose via email at: email@example.com
This is a permanent post and is full-time working on a 100% contract.
Interviews for this post are expected to take place on the week commencing the 15th November.
This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.
In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic applicants although all appointments will be made on merit.
UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.
We are able to sponsor qualifying candidates for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. Please read our Skilled Worker Guidance to assess if you will be eligible to be sponsored under the criteria.
Please also refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable to prove your right to work in the UK. Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to produce your right to work documents at your interview.
Any candidates wishing to apply who are subsequently appointed to this role without current Right to Work in the UK can be supported to obtain the Global Talent Visa (Academics and Researchers).
This will involve a self-application which is a two stage process and we recommend you read the information about each stage on the following links: https://www.gov.uk/global-talent-researcher-academic.
You may also wish to explore other visa options which you are eligible for which will allow you to work in the UK.
Please note that UWE does not cover the cost of visa fees.
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