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    Aphra K

    This just came through on one of my lists. Contact Sue directly.


    Our successful AHRC application has created an opportunity for a
    > postdoctoral researcher for a project entitled ‘Interdisciplinary
    > applications of experimental social software to the study of narrative
    > in digital contexts’, led by Professor Sue Thomas. This one year post
    > is jointly based in the Institute of Creative Technologies and the
    > Faculty of Humanities at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
    > You will have a major role in the survey and evaluation of
    > collaborative social software tools and their application to
    > people-to-people models of transdisciplinary knowledge-sharing in
    > relation to narratives in a digital context.
    > You will have a PhD (or have recently submitted your doctorate) and
    > you will probably, but not necessarily, have a first degree in a
    > Humanities subject. You will have a proven knowledge of narrative in
    > digital environments and experience of managing web-based
    > collaborative tools. A substantial understanding of the technical
    > aspects of the project, including knowledge of HTML, databases, data
    > collection and analysis skills, are a requirement of the post.
    > Closing date for applications 17th March 2006.
    > Interviews for the post will take place on Monday 10th April with a
    > preferred start date of 22nd May 2006
    > Obtain further details and apply online at
    > http://www.jobs-dmu.co.uk/academicmoreinfo.asp?JID=1009
    > Informal enquiries can by made to Professor Sue Thomas on
    > sue.thomas@dmu.ac.uk or +44(0)116 2078266
    > US-based enquirers can meet Prof Thomas for an informal discussion at
    > ETech http://conferences.oreillynet.com/etech/ in San Diego 6-9 March
    > or at SXSW Interactive http://2006.sxsw.com/interactive/ in Austin
    > 10-14 March 2006. Please email sue.thomas@dmu.ac.uk to arrange.
    > Related links
    > Institute of Creative Technologies http://www.ioct.dmu.ac.uk Writing
    > and the Digital Life http://writing.typepad.com Online MA in Creative
    > Writing & New Media http://writing.typepad.com/cwt/
    > NLab http://www.narrativelab.org

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    The closing date for applications should be the 16th March 2006.

    (as you’ll be too langered on the 17th)

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