Post Doctoral Research Fellow: Audience Experience


Academic Development and Services
LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Part time
Fixed Term
up to 17 months from 1st September 2020

10 August 2020 12:00

17 August 2020
£38,694 - £46,423 per annum (pro rata)

The role will be integral to the successful delivery of a specialist workstream focused on building resilience in the UK’s creative and visitor sectors and their value chain (collectively referred to as the experience economy) by enhancing engagement with digital technologies. 

The role will support the collection and analysis of data from which to understand how audiences of creative experiences engage with digital interpretations in the light of the COVID19 pandemic and beyond.  Working as a part of a project team, the role will also support analysis of the core elements of successful digital experiences, understand novel means for audience engagement and evaluate the effectiveness of monetization strategies at different points of the audience experience.

The role will create case studies of effective digital experience delivery that complements physical engagement in such events.  It will take the learning from digital delivery among individual organisations and explore how these can inform digital strategy development across geographies that rely on events to attract visitors during specific seasons and various audience groups. 

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is a world top-two University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2019.

You need to have a doctoral qualification in a related discipline, or equivalent industry experience gained from working in the field of digital experience production/audience analytics. In particular, we are looking for candidates with experience of developing and delivering quantitative and qualitative research methods, especially related to audience engagement, experience of analysing quantitative and qualitative research data and Knowledge of the composition and operational characteristics of visitor and creative sectors.

The successful candidate should have hands-on research experience (qualitative and/or quantitative), ideally be able to demonstrate previous work within the visitor and/or creative sectors and have experience of writing research reports, bidding for research funding, publishing and disseminating industry-focussed toolkits and research outcomes.

If you have any queries contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 02075142965 / 9627.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.