UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate for the ERC Advanced Grant project STUDIOTEC

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Posted
07 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2019
Ref
ACAD104301
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Film and Television seeks to recruit a Research Associate for the ERC Advanced Grant project STUDIOTEC: Film Studios in Britain, France, Germany and Italy, 1930-60.

The successful candidate will conduct primary historical research on British studios including their architectures, infrastructures, practices, professional and technical personnel.

They will work with the project’s other team members investigating how artistic practices responded to transnational flows in film studio expertise, comparing how studio spaces, practices, designs and technical innovations changed over time.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Film Studies/History and/or field closely related to project’s themes. The full-time post is for 3.5 years and is open to be filled by 1 March 2020 or at the successful candidate’s earliest availability. The postholder will be based in Bristol, travelling to archives and for team meetings and events associated with the project.

The closing date for applications is 6 December 2019, with interviews to take place after 13 January 2020. For preliminary enquiries please contact Prof. Sarah Street: sarah.street@bristol.ac.uk

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.