Fac. of Technology - University of Plymouth
School of Computing, Communications and Electronics
Outreach Curator for idAT
Salary £18,777 to £24,450 pa LCIG Point 13.
i-DAT [Institute of Digital Art & Technology] is dedicated to exploring innovative applications of digital technology through collaborations between artists, academics and researchers in emergent fields of practice, on a regional, national and international basis. i-DAT runs courses across the spectrum of higher education. i-DAT also benefits from an international collaboration with artists working in laboratories across the globe and attracts international recognised new media practitioners and post-doctoral researchers. More information on i-DAT’s activities can be found at
We are looking for a dynamic addition to our team. This two-year post, is funded by the Arts Council England, Plymouth City Council and Aimhigher. As a member of the Institute of Digital Art and Technology [i-DAT], The Outreach Curator is required to increase accessibility and define new audiences, in partnership with regional and international art/science organisations and networks to develop the profile and impact of i-DAT. A key part of the role is to create activity to enhance i-DAT’s work with a range of communities in Plymouth.
The i-DAT Outreach Curator post will be an integral role within a trans-disciplinary team that includes researchers, lecturers and artists in residence. The primary purpose of this post is for audience development.
This will also involve, fundraising, marketing and promotion of i-DAT’s creative activity, enhancing the public understanding of new fields of creative practice.
Candidates should have a minimum of two years experience of developing arts projects, ideally with experience of interdisciplinary art/science/technology projects. The applicant must be able to contribute to a creative production environment and be committed to an interdisciplinary ethos across the fields of arts and technology. We are looking for a dynamic addition to our team with a background that reflects and extends our projects, research and teaching interests.
The University of Plymouth is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal opportunities for all its staff, students and applicants. It affirms its intention to pursue policies and practices which do not discriminate against any groups or individuals, either directly or indirectly.
For an informal discussion, please telephone Mr M Phillips on 01752 232549 or email M.Phillips@plymouth.ac.uk.