Creative Technologist

Maynooth, Ireland
27 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Social Sciences Institute
Vacancy ID: 016521
Closing Date: 26-Jul-2022

Due to the recent success in obtaining an ERC Advanced award to Professor Rob Kitchin (Data Stories: Telling Stories About and With Planning and Property Data), we are seeking a creative technologist to work on the project. The creative technologist will have responsibility for overseeing and contributing to the technical aspects of research-creation, being the technical lead on the visual and interactive data stories using spatial data, producing creative media, coordinating the exhibitions, archiving and documentation, and aiding the fieldwork. It is anticipated that the creative media produced might include dashboard storytelling, map-making, visualisation of data in VR, data physicalisations and media art, locative augmented reality in which participants traverse a ‘data path’ with data projected onto the side of buildings, smartphone apps, and map projecting data onto a 3D printed model of Dublin (see for examples of previous, related work).

This post will be for 54 months, with an anticipated commencement of 1 October 2022.


Salary scale: €56,933 per annum (with annual increments, 4 points up to €62,037)

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.