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Research Associate: Creating a Chronotopic Ground for the Mapping of Literary Texts

English & Creative Writing
Salary:   £27,285 to £31,604
Closing Date:   Monday 18 June 2018
Interview Date:   Monday 02 July 2018
Reference:  A2287

The Department of English Literature and Creative Writing is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the AHRC Project “Creating a Chronotopic Ground for the Mapping of Literary Texts”. You will be the main technical lead on the project with primary responsibility for all forms of spatialisation and visualisation of literary forms generated from the XML mark-up and other data forms. You must have excellent technical skills across a range of tools and platforms relevant to the field of literary mapping, including GIS, Story Maps (or a similar tool) and gaming platforms such as Unity 3D.An ability to design websites and to create a highly effective interface for the project is also essential. Although technical skills are at the core of this project you are also expected to produce research of the highest quality and contribute to the research outputs. 

You will join the project at the end of Year 1 and be employed for Years 2 and 3 (September 2018-Spetember 2020). The project team consists of Sally Bushell, and two other RAs whom you will work closely with and alongside. There are also six Cis linked to the project from other UK institutions. The job involves international travel to conferences and working closely with non-HEIs. 

This is a full-time fixed-term post for two years. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sally Bushell s.bushell@lancaster.ac.uk

Further information on the current state of the project can be found at: 

https://chronotopiccartography.wordpress.com

Further information on the Department of English and Creative Writing can be found at: 

http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/english

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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