University of York School of Arts and Creative Technologies seeks to appoint a part-time Web Developer, Content Creator and Manager to undertake 20 months of work on the AHRC-funded project Baermann’s Body: Understanding Embodiment in Historically Informed Performance. Based in the Music subject area, the successful candidate will work on a cutting-edge digital publishing project designed to showcase the effective communication of embodied research into the history of Western Classical music performance.
The School of ACT brings together music, theatre, film, television, interactive and emerging media, with an emphasis on integrating creative practice with cutting-edge teaching, research and external engagement. The School offers exciting collaborative possibilities in research between performance, creativity and technology, making it an excellent environment to establish new contacts and develop knowledge in web development, digital publishing and content creation for music and the wider creative arts.
The candidate will work alongside the Research Fellow Dr Emily Worthington to develop a web-based research output incorporating audio-visual materials, digitisations of historical documents, and scholarly text, and supporting user comment and interaction. The candidate will contribute to the selection of a suitable web-based academic publishing platform and be responsible for developing it and populating it with content based on materials created by the RF. They will also be responsible for Research Data Management for the project, including the editing, management and storage of data and audio-visual files and their associated metadata, according to the University’s protocols. They will also contribute to the general administration of the project as appropriate, such as overseeing technical support for and documentation/streaming of study days and workshops, and managing the project’s social media channels.
If invited to interview, candidates will be asked to prepare a short presentation evaluating one or more existing digital publishing platforms from a shortlist, and/or proposing a bespoke solution in relation to the project brief.
The preferred start date for this role is Monday 10 April 2023, or sooner if possible.
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Emily Worthington firstname.lastname@example.org
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