Nancy Baym nbaym at ku.edu
Thu Feb 8 06:27:36 PST 2007

>School of Social Sciences, Media and Cultural Studies
>2 Year Fixed Term Contract
>Salary up to £25,025 p.a. incl.
>(subject to outcome of current job evaluation exercise)
>With growth of more than 50% to over 19,000 students in the last four years,
>UEL is a dynamic, ground breaking university rated in the top 10 modern
>universities for research by the Guardian.
>The Rix Centre for Innovation and Learning Disability is a research and
>development centre committed to improving the lives of people with learning
>disabilities through the use of new technologies. We have been awarded a
>grant from the AHRC through their joint initiative with the EPSRC ‘Designing
>for the 21st Century’ to run a project entitled ‘Inclusive New Media Design’.
>We are looking for a new colleague who shares our creativity, energy,
>ambition and our passion for equality and diversity to help run workshops and
>carry out observations and interviews with new media designers, exploring the
>strategies which most successfully encourage them to design websites which
>are accessible to people with learning disabilities.
>You will have a PhD or equivalent research experience and have knowledge
>and/or experience of the web, qualitative research methods and one or more of
>the following: working with people with learning disabilities; web content
>accessibility guidelines; new media production; design and creativity.
>Preferably you will have a humanities or social science background and will
>be able to contribute research ideas to the project and compliment the
>expertise of the research team.
>To obtain a booklet about UEL and further details about this vacancy please
>write to Personnel Services, University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6
>University Way, London E16 2RD, quoting reference number 44r2007, visit our
>website at www.uel.ac.uk/vacancies, or e-mail recruitment at uel.ac.uk. For
>further information about the project visit www.thebigtree.org/roots/inmd.
>The closing date for applications is 23 February 2007.  Interviews will take
>place on 8 March 2007.
>CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted
>We are working actively to improve the diversity of our staff

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