Job Vacancy: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Bedfordshire: ‘New Media Forms of the Book’ – deadline 18 August 2011

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: ‘New Media Forms of the Book’
University of Bedfordshire

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies and Science

Full Time 20 months
The PDRF will be part of the UNESCO project ‘Crossing Media Boundaries: Adaptations and New Media Forms of the Book’ which networks 6 institutions internationally. The PDRF will research and make two augmented books for the project adding virtual elements to the real world page by combining mobile phone/AV/NMT technologies and the book. They will work with the wider international team on testing and surveying usage of the books in different cultural contexts.

Full-time: On the successful completion of the first augmented book within this period the post can be extended for a further ten months to complete a second augmented book. The PDRF will work in the Research Institute for Media Art and Design

For further details and an application form:

£24,370 per annum
Full-time – 35 hours per week
Fixed term for 10 months (possibility of an additional extension for a further 10 months)
Based at Luton campus, Park Square
Closing date: 12 noon on 18 August 2011
All applications must be received by 12pm noon on the above closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.
Interview date: 13 September 2011