Are you a postdoctoral researcher looking to work for a leading research
institute? Do you want to apply your knowledge and expertise to tackle social
inequality in a digital society? Would you like to help shape policy and
practice that provides equality of opportunity for the socially
The School of Media and Communication invites applications for a Research
Fellow. For the period 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2027, you will support
project activity for INCLUDE + (Inclusive Digital Economy Network+), a
research network+ funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research
Council (EPSRC), awarded to Dr Helen Thornham. This is full time ongoing
role, and from September 2027, you will continue to work within the School and
support the ongoing activity of the network.
The appointee will support research activities led by Dr Helen Thornham,
undertake their own research, and engage in the wider projects and activities
of the Network+. They will be expected to participate in the research culture
at the University of Leeds, publish, and create prototypes/digital resources.
The post offers direct engagement in high quality, international research and
networks within the UK and Europe.
You will have a PhD in Digital Media or related field with practical
experience of coding, programming, digital methods, and/or physical computing.
Your PhD thesis must have been submitted for examination by the time you apply
for you to be considered eligible for the role. Experience in data collection
and analysis with the ability to investigate emerging issues, including
international dimensions is essential.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please
Helen Thornham, Principal Investigator, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Wilson, School Manager, email: email@example.com
Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute: School of Media and Communication
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Friday 29 July 2022
Closing Date: Thursday 01 September 2022
Downloads: Candidate Brief