Senior Research Associate: Programmer/Website Builder

Senior Research Associate: Programmer/Website Builder

Lancaster University – Institute for the Contemporary Arts



Contract Type:

Ј34,189 to Ј39,609 hours that are pro-rata

in your free time
positioned on:


Job Ref:

25th June 2019
22nd July 2019

Cinema Memory plus the Digital Archive

Lancaster University seeks to appoint a Senior Research Associate in Computer Programming / Website Building to function on a project that is ahrc-funded ‘Cinema Memory therefore the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond’ (CMDA). The task will precisely organise and keep, aswell as develop a webpage for, the ‘Cinema heritage in 1930s Britain’ Collection currently kept at Lancaster University Library. The task additionally involves lots of research and engagement that is public concerning archives, cinema memory and market research.

The part will include a selection of tasks concerning the project, working closely because of the project’s group, including its Principal Investigator, Dr Richard Rushton (Lancaster University), and Co-Investigators, Professor Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary, University of London) and Dr Sarah Neely (University of Stirling). You shall be located in the Lancaster Institute when it comes to Contemporary Arts (LICA).

You are in charge of producing the internet site on which all digitised materials from the CMDA task will soon be put. You certainly will work closely utilizing the project group along with staff from Lancaster University Library and Lancaster University Ideas Systems Services to make sure that the usability and design associated with the site are optimised. With the task group, you will lead in the design components of the web site. The internet site will integrate a selection of electronic materials, including sound tracks, pictures, transcripts, along with some aspects of GIS mapping of cinema places and facilities for users to decisive link upload commentary and information. One aspect that is major of site involves the incorporation of Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) aspects that will make sure the web site is extremely searchable.

You’ll be necessary to research possibilities that are various the internet site, specially people who relate genuinely to making the web site very searchable (via the incorporation of QDA information), in addition to supplying search links between sound meeting product while the transcripts of these interviews. You shall additionally be anticipated to provide on these components of the task at public-facing occasions which are an element of the CMDA task. Later on into the task you will definitely research the likelihood of expanding the GIS facets of the web site by having a view towards looking for further financing.

You can expect to have a PhD ( or be working towards conclusion of a PhD) in an industry highly relevant to Computer Science, Computer Studies or a field that is related.

It is a fixed-term, part-time place working 2 times each week for two years.

For an casual conversation about the post, be sure to contact Dr Richard Rushton ( For basic details about Lancaster University be sure to see, or even for extra information about LICA be sure to see

We welcome applications from people in every variety teams.

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