Jobs at Goldsmiths

Jobs at Goldsmiths

Researcher and Research Manager

Department
Media, Communications and Cultural Studies
Vacancy Type
Fixed-Term
Contract Length
Until 31 December 2022
Full-Time/Part-Time
Full Time
Salary
39,895 - 44,440
Actual Hours
35
FTE
1
Contact Details
Professor Julian Henriques, e-mail j.henriques@gold.ac.uk
Posted Date
22/11/2021
Closing Date
10/12/2021
Ref No
9332
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MCCS is in the global top ten for communication and media studies (QS World University Rankings by subject 2020), and first in the UK for the quality of our research (Research Excellence Framework 2014 Times Higher Education research intensity subject rankings). We work closely with the Centre for Feminist Research and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, and house important research centres in media democracy and political economy. We’ve also been ranked by LinkedIn as one of the top graduate universities for media professionals. We are the home of East London Lines – a 24/7 news website run by our students, the Curzon Goldsmiths Cinema, and work closely with Goldsmiths Press and new gallery and installation spaces on campus.

Sonic street technologies (SST), such as Jamaican reggae sound systems, originate in marginal urban communities across the Global South, often playing a key role in popular culture. The Researcher and Research Manager and will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the management and successful delivery of this ERC funded Consolidator grant and will report to Julian Henriques (PI). The job will include: overseeing the project’s program of work; timelines and events; managing financial resources and ERC reporting; conducting and coordinating research work; supervising and supporting local Research Agents in the field. The candidate will also develop a sound framework for interdisciplinary collaboration, data management/sharing and communications, to ensure the successful delivery of project objectives and outputs. The Researcher and Project Manager will liaise with project researchers and partners via email, telephone, video link and face-to-face.