bloc // August 11, 2009

northern bloc 4 coordinator ⁄⁄

Date: Monday 7th Dec 2009
Time: 2pm

bloc is seeking applications for a northern bloc coordinator post for a Practitioner (Artist/Creative Technologist). The post lasts for a period of 9 months, starting at the beginning of January 2010. The post-holder will be an artist/creative technologist applying their knowledge and understanding as a practitioner to generate new opportunities for practitioners in the form of clinics, workshops and commissions across North Wales.

Salary: £10,700 on a freelance basis
Location: Glyndŵr University office at Technium CAST (Centre for Advanced Software Technology), Bangor

Please note the short deadline for this post – all applications must be received by 2pm, Monday 7 December 2009. All applicants need to be available for Interviews on Tuesday 15 December, 2009 at Technium CAST (Centre for Advanced Software Technology), Bangor

For more information and how to apply, please go to:

To apply: email CV and covering letter addressing the particular points of experience outlined in the job to

For further information contact the office via email:


The post-holder will lead on and participate in the following as part of their post.

– Establishing three clinics for SMEs in Wales to share new ideas with a range of experts: academics, business incubators; business support including technology.
– Establishing three workshops delivered by staff at Glyndŵr University in response to the specific needs SMEs based in Wales in order to develop specialist expertise.
– Establishing two to three commissions (depending on complexity) through ‘Challenge University’. This opportunity will enabled openly selected companies in Wales to work with academics and technical resources at Glyndŵr University to developing new products or services.

Proposed Venues
The projects and events will run from January 2010 to September 2010 and the post-holder will be based at Technium CAST (Centre for Advanced Software Technology), Bangor. Events will be held at various locations in North Wales and may include Technium CAST (Centre for Advanced Software Technology), Bangor, Wrexham Innovation Park and Venue Cymru, Llandudno.

Key Dates
Deadline for applications: 2pm, Monday 7 December 2009
Notification: Tuesday 8 December 2009
Interviews: Tuesday 15 December 2009, Technium CAST

Area: northern bloc