Author: Alex Masters 21st February 2017
The DMLL is looking to recruit an experienced Research Associate to support the Lab’s Horizon 2020 BEACONING Project.
The Research Associate will undertake and play a lead role in the research, development and evaluation of pervasive and gamified approaches for the Horizon 2020 BEACONING Project (Beaconing.eu), which will include designing and developing pervasive and gamified learning scenarios (gamified lesson path design) and applications that promote cross-subject teaching and learning, recruiting and engaging with stakeholders/users, evaluating the impact and effectiveness of new and innovative education interventions through the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, and disseminating the findings.
The Disruptive Media Learning Lab (DMLL) is an exciting, bustling, experimental unit situated in the Frederick Lanchester Library in the heart of the campus. The DMLL comprises of academics, learning technologists, subject librarians, educational developers and researchers. The Lab focuses on innovations in new teaching and learning methodologies and technologies. Some examples are Flipped Classrooms, Open Courses, new models of online learning, games science and Gamification. We work across all the Faculties and departments in the University to challenge and enhance traditional approaches to teaching and learning.
If you’re interested in applying to be part of our skilled, passionate, and enthusiastic team, then don’t hesitate to apply for the position. If you know of anyone that might be a more appropriate to the role, then feel free to share this post with a friend or colleague.
Interviews will take place on 16th March.
For more information, please download the full job specification below:
Full Time, Fixed Term until 31st December 2018
Closing date: 3rd March 2017