1-2 Posts in 3D Visualisation (London)

January 25th, 2006 by Gabriel Bodard

(1) Network Development Officer

JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network Part-time, 0.5FTE, 36 months
The Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College London wishes to employ, an outgoing, dynamic and organised person to initiate a programme of rapid community building under the direction of the King’s Visualisation Lab. The Network will provide support for 3D visualisation activities in Arts and Humanities disciplines in UK Higher Education institutions.The Network Development Officer will establish and develop communications with projects and groups in UK HE institutions that are engaged in applying 3D visualisation approaches within Arts and Humanities disciplines. She/he will help to establish a Network Steering Group, provide the “visualisation community” with networking assistance, establish structures to foster exchange of information and skills between institutions, disseminate the work of the Network, promote discussion of key issues identified by the community and monitor Network sustainability issues. The appointee will organise scheduled meetings and assist Network members in organising conference presentations and panels.

The successful applicant will have a good honours degree, experience of communications and publicity activities, excellent interpersonal, written, web-editing and administrative skills, with proven strengths in taking initiative and working independently within collaborative contexts. She/he will preferably have some knowledge and understanding of computer-aided visualisation activities in the academic, educational, cultural heritage and/or commercial sectors.

For further details and an application form please see related document below.

Closing date for applications: 13 February 2006

Reference: E2/AAV/133/05

(2) 3D Visualisation Research Fellow

JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network, Part-time, 0.5FTE, 24 monthsThe Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College London wishes to employ a part-time Research Fellow to assist the newly-established King’s Visualisation Lab in developing a national 3D Visualisation Network in the Arts.

The 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network, part of the JISC Visualisation Support Network, will:

  • build a sustainable community supporting 3D Visualisation in the Arts
  • encourage and facilitate exchange of skills and knowledge
  • stimulate and coordinate community-wide debate on key issues
  • pro-actively interface with the JISC Visualisation Support Network
  • form strategic connections between domains through a range of related, external bodies
  • raise awareness and understanding of the Network in the JISC community and society

The Network’s 3D Visualisation Research Fellow will provide research-based support for the 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network through a number of activities, including writing, presenting and publishing periodic reports on the research activities of the Network. The appointee will also work closely with members of the AHDS to analyse and augment aspects of the Projects and Methods Database, with a view to assisting the visualisation community to gain maximum benefit from it.

A knowledge and understanding of computer-aided visualisation activities in the academic, educational, cultural heritage and/or commercial sectors is essential. In addition, the successful applicant will have a postgraduate degree, excellent research and written communication skills, extensive knowledge and experience of visualisation projects and proven strengths in working both independently and collaboratively.

For further details and an application form please see related document below.

Closing date for applications: 13 February 2006

Reference: W1/AAV/132/05

Please note: These two positions may be filled by the same or two different persons.

Attached files
Network Development Officer.pdf [ PDF | 285 KB ]

Research Fellow.pdf [ PDF | 293 KB ]

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