Assistant Professor of Immersive Media

Location
Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£39,159 - £55,758 per annum
Posted
Feb 04, 2020
End of advertisement period
Feb 25, 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Coventry University
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Research Centre for Postdigital Cultures

Job Title:          Assistant Professor of Immersive Media
Grade                8
Salary Range:  £39,159 - £55,758 per annum  
Mode:               Full Time, Permanent 
Ref:                    REQ007641    

Job Description

The Centre for Postdigital Cultures (CPC) is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor of Immersive Media to strengthen its world-leading inter-disciplinary research in Experimental Humanities/Post-Humanities.  

The Centre, established in 2017, builds on the strong and distinctive track-record of scholars at Coventry University encompassing a range of disciplines in the arts and humanities. Led by Professor Gary Hall, the CPC brings together media theorists, practitioners, activists and artists to explore how developments in postdigital cultures can enable 21st century society respond to the challenges it faces in relation to the digital at a global, national and local level.  

The Immersive Culture theme of the CPC takes immersive storytelling to the next level of digital engagement. Weaving together digital and hybrid design technology, research-driven implementation and experimentation of experiences that engage, immerse and captivate the user. At the CPC, as part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, we explore the innovative use of immersive technology for culture and heritage and media arts experiences. 

We are seeking an Assistant Professor who can: develop our research agenda on Immersive Media; contribute to existing research projects; generate excellent learning environments with their teaching. Candidates with expertise in Immersive Media and a specialism in one or more of the following areas - interactive digital performance, digital media art, virtual and augmented reality, filmmaking, interactive and immersive storytelling, and human interaction with artificial intelligence - are especially encouraged to apply. 

As one of Coventry’s biggest employers we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations. 

The closing date for application is: Tuesday 25th February 2020  

For more information on the Centre for Postdigital Cultures, see https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/areas-of-research/postdigital-cultures/

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Professor Gary Hall (gary.hall@coventry.ac.uk)

To apply please visit
https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d461727P8fd&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA