Professor of Public Trust in the Media, Arts and Technology

Professor of Public Trust in the Media, Arts and Technology

The Full Professor of Public Trust in the Media, Arts and Technology will maintain, enhance and improve the national and international reputation of the University in their academic field. The Professor will be expected to demonstrate ongoing academic achievement and provide academic leadership by actively contributing to the development of their discipline and the work of the University. The Professor will lead an ambitious programme of research and engagement that will have at its heart the civic engagement and diversity work that make media, arts and technology accessible to all and will highlight and develop the existing media, artistic and community collaborations and partnerships across TU Dublin.

The position is intended to foster public understanding and critical engagement with the societal impact of technology. The Professor will instigate and inspire public engagement on the cultural, sociological and anthropological perspectives on technological development. In particular, the Professor will focus on the gendered nature of the society-technology discourse. The successful applicant will lead gender diversity initiatives in media, arts and ICT disciplines in TU Dublin, higher education, and the wider industry.

TU Dublin will provide extensive organisational and cultural supports in line with those accorded to outstanding research academics recruited to the University.