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Research Fellow Vacancy at Teesside University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Job title: Research Fellow
Application closing date: 18/09/2022
Location: School of Arts and Creative Industries
Salary: £38,587 - £44,706
Status: Full time, Temporary until 30/06/2024
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

This exciting project, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council will analyse a collection that represents one of the most unique disability image resources in Europe. Created in the early part of the 20th century in Berlin, the collection was relocated in the Czech Republic at the advent WW2. The Hans-Würtz-Collection features works from the 1500s to the 1920’s and is currently being digitised.

The appointed curator/art historian will undertake research tasks including; identification, selection and analysis of images (including paintings, prints, cartoons) and sculptures (including pottery, bone, ivory) processing (metadata) of digitised images and sculptures of the collection, analysis of selected images with recourse to art theory and narratives. Based at Teesside University (with partial remote working also an option), the RA will assess the digitised 2D and 3D work via an online system. Further there may also be opportunities to visit the collection in Prague. This post will also assist in the preparation and development of various outputs including papers, exhibitions and commissions in the UK and Germany. This is a full time temporary post 30/06/2024

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post will qualify for University sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification.

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