£21,383 to £24,766 per annum
Fixed-term for 13 months, 35 hours a week

Falmouth University is seeking a Research Assistant to support delivery of the European Social Fund (ESF) Research project, Augmenting Impact with Social Media, which aims to explore and develop a social media platform to effectively understand, document and develop the long-term impact of performance work that takes place outside the traditional context and conventions of the theatre space. The project will explore and develop this platform in partnership with ‘Wildworks Theatre’, renowned for their work in found landscapes and for performances made with host communities from which they draw their meaning.

You will have experience of working with and/or developing innovative social media applications and audience interactions and have knowledge of existing social media capabilities and research. An interest in or knowledge of contemporary located performance would also be desirable.

Providing support to the Project, you will develop and apply a wide range of knowledge, experience and skills to contribute to its objectives and targets.  There will be a particular emphasis on gathering intelligence and supporting research, organising events, document launches, dissemination and communications with the Project’s partners and stakeholders.

For further information, please contact Dr Misha Myers, Principal Investigator and Senior Lecturer in Theatre, on misha.myers@falmouth.ac.uk, or for more information and to apply, please visit www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs.

The closing date for this position is Thursday 28 November 2013.

This post has been part funded by the European Union through the European Social Fund – Project No. 011200NC05.




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