Gateways to the First World War – Community Heritage Researcher

1466022_1426996634232866_7427921685714252707_nPort Towns and Urban Cultures (PTUC) are pleased to announce this new vacancy from the University of Kent as part of The Gateways to the First World War, an AHRC-funded centre, of which PTUC’s Project Leader, Dr Brad Beaven is a co-investigator of. The project is designed to ensure public engagement with the First World War centenary through out-reach events, projects and partnerships. It will also encourage collaborative research between academics and community groups through its research fund.

To meet its challenging objectives, the Centre is seeking to appoint an effective Community Heritage Researcher to work in close collaboration with the project leader, Professor Mark Connelly and the Centre administrator, Dr Zoë Denness. The role represents an exciting challenge and is critical to the operations of the Gateways to the First World War Centre. The post holder will act as the personal face for the majority of the Centre’s public engagement events which include open days and study days, presentations and lectures. The post holder will also act as personal liaison with community groups wishing to develop research projects on the First World War. Further details and application procedure can be found here
For more information about Gateways to the First World War please visit the Centre’s website
For further information on the ‘Lest We Forget’ project in Portsmouth click here

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