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Research Associate in Tools for Digital Storytelling

We seek an outstanding researcher, preferably with a computing background, who has appetite to develop an interdisciplinary research profile focused on interactive and responsive digital storytelling. You will have a record of research output and collaboration that points to great potential for world-leading research in interactive and immersive storytelling.

In your role you will have two core responsibilities: you will drive the development of authoring tools for interactive and responsive video storytelling and will assist content creators in using these tools to imagine and develop new story forms and formats. You will build on our existing Object-Based Media authoring toolkit which was developed in partnership with BBC R&D and will have access to a rich base of content creation companies via XR Stories, our centre for R&D in new forms of interactive and immersive storytelling.

You will have a PhD in an area related to digital storytelling or equivalent experience, a good record of high quality scientific publications, and bring enthusiasm for innovation and learning across discipline boundaries and application domains. You will have knowledge in an area related to digital storytelling and of a range of research techniques and methodologies applicable to this field.

***Extended*** Now Closing for applications: 17 October 2019