[Air-L] 2 New Positions: Research Developers, Digital Narratives Studio, CUHK, Hong Kong

Nishant Shah itsnishant at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 07:23:45 PDT 2023

Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached with this email, the call for 2 new consultancy based
positions for Research Developers in our newly built Digital Narratives
Studio, at the School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese
University of Hong Kong.

I hope you will find this interesting and share it with groups and people
that you think might want to apply.

Warm regards,


Call for Services:

2 Research Developers @The Digital Narratives Studio,

CUHK School of Journalism and Communication
<https://www.linkedin.com/feed/#>, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

*The Digital Narratives Studio *is a collaborative, iterative, and
provocative space to research, produce, and amplify the possibilities of
hopeful action through narrative change practice. We understand Digital
Narratives as a combination of *stories *being told, *bodies *telling them,
and* media* that shape them. By examining and producing new forms of
*authorship*, *authenticity*, and *authority*, we seek to orient digital
narrative practices towards hope and reframe crises towards collective

We are building our team and looking for the first two research developers
who will collectively shape and nurture the work at the digital narratives

·       Are you excited about managing and growing a *global research

·       Do questions around *digital technologies and their transformative
powers* intrigue you?

·       Are you invested in thinking about the power that digital
story-telling brings to creating *social hope and cohesion*?

·       Is your work shaped by practices of *feminist care, queer politics*,
and values of *social equity*?

·       Do you see yourself as somebody who builds* infrastructures for
communities and collectives* to imagine creative and hopeful futures?

If you see yourself in these questions and descriptions and want to
take up *ambitious,
hybrid, exciting positions *in developing a critical research and capacity
development studio space, we want to talk with you.

Things to consider:

1.     Remote and hybrid work options, located anywhere in the world, as
long as amenable to overlap with working times in Hong Kong.

2.     Consultant, post-doc equivalent, part-time position (60%) with
flexibility, and space for combining multiple responsibilities.

3.     First 15 month appointment with a chance of more permanent
appointment depending on the development of the Studio.

4.     Opportunities for research development, publications, and ownership
of new research ambitions.

5.     Working with a global network of stakeholders in narrative change

6.     Creative mix of research, theory, professional implementation, and

7.     Building a team around ethics and politics of care and social

Apply for the positions by 15th July 2023 here:

If you want to know more about the Digital Narratives Studio and its plans,
please write to nishant.shah at cuhk.edu.hk

For more details about the positions, please see the attachment.

Dr. Nishant Shah (Ph.D.)
Assoc. Professor, Global Media, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Faculty Associate, Berkman-Klein Centre for Internet & Society, Harvard
University (USA)
Knowledge Partner, Digital Asia Hub (Hong Kong), Point of View (Mumbai)

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