I-dAT outreach curator

Subject: I-dAT outreach curator
From: Richard Whitelaw (richard@sonicartsnetwork.org)
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 12:34:39 EDT

FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY University of Plymouth
School of Computing, Communications and Electronics
Outreach Curator for idAT

Salary £18,777 to £24,450 pa LCIG Point 13.
Ref: 6286/TECH
i-DAT [Institute of Digital Art & Technology] is dedicated to exploring
innovative applications of digital technology through collaborations between
artists, academics and researchers in emergent fields of practice, on a
regional, national and international basis. i-DAT runs courses across the
spectrum of higher education. i-DAT also benefits from an international
collaboration with artists working in laboratories across the globe and
attracts international recognised new media practitioners and post-doctoral
researchers. More information on i-DATıs activities can be found at
http;//www.i-dat.org <http://www.i-dat.org/>
We are looking for a dynamic addition to our team. This two-year post, is
funded by the Arts Council England, Plymouth City Council and Aimhigher. As
a member of the Institute of Digital Art and Technology [i-DAT], The
Outreach Curator is required to increase accessibility and define new
audiences, in partnership with regional and international art/science
organisations and networks to develop the profile and impact of i-DAT. A key
part of the role is to create activity to enhance i-DATıs work with a range
of communities in Plymouth.
The i-DAT Outreach Curator post will be an integral role within a
trans-disciplinary team that includes researchers, lecturers and artists in
residence. The primary purpose of this post is for audience development.
This will also involve, fundraising, marketing and promotion of i-DATıs
creative activity, enhancing the public understanding of new fields of
creative practice.

Candidates should have a minimum of two years experience of developing arts
projects, ideally with experience of interdisciplinary
art/science/technology projects. The applicant must be able to contribute to
a creative production environment and be committed to an interdisciplinary
ethos across the fields of arts and technology. We are looking for a dynamic
addition to our team with a background that reflects and extends our
projects, research and teaching interests.
The University of Plymouth is an Equal Opportunities employer and is
committed to promoting and ensuring equal opportunities for all its staff,
students and applicants. It affirms its intention to pursue policies and
practices which do not discriminate against any groups or individuals,
either directly or indirectly.
For an informal discussion, please telephone Mr M Phillips on 01752 232549
or email M.Phillips@plymouth.ac.uk.

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