POP is hiring a new Postdoctoral Research Fellow
CALLING ALL SEWING SOCIAL SCIENTISTS INTERESTED IN PRACTICE RESEARCH
POP is hiring a new Postdoctoral Researcher
Deadline for applications: Monday 12th April
Interview date: w/c 26th April
Start date: 1st June 2021
More info, job description and how to apply: HERE
The new PD will be part of the POP team (with PI, PD, RA, PhD).
They will be:
- undertaking in-depth critical analysis of themes emerging from the quantitative analysis of 200 years of clothing patent data (Work Package 2)
- responsible for analysing a series of qualitative themes and exploring them in relation to theoretical, archival and related materials; following these themes through to garment reconstruction, whereby the Project Team follow inventors’ step-by-step textual and visual instructions and transform historical patent data into three-dimensional arguments (Work Package 3)
- interviewing contemporary inventors to gain insights about how they conceive of citizenship today (Work Package 4)
- instrumental in co-organizing events to showcase multi-dimensional findings via creative display, performance and public engagement activities with diverse publics
Please get in touch with any questions.