CREATe at the University of Glasgow is seeking to appoint an Applied Microeconomist with strong empirical skills and training who is willing to engage with, and contribute to, a novel, interdisciplinary research agenda relating to innovation in the creative economy. The successful candidate will wish to develop their own research agenda in the economics of innovation, and be able to work imaginatively with a range of quantitative techniques . The initial appointment is for a Research Fellowship in Economics until 31st December 2016 that on the satisfaction of performance conditions will subsequently convert into a permanent lectureship in Economics in the Adam Smith Business School.
The RCUK Centre for Copyright & New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe –www.create.ac.uk) is established with initial funding of £5m from the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). This interdisciplinary research hub is engaging with key research challenges in the creative economy relating to copyright and digital transformations. Based at the University of Glasgow, CREATe draws upon a consortium of research expertise from 7 participating HEIs across the UK (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Goldsmiths, Nottingham, St Andrews, Strathclyde and UEA).
The successful candidate will become a member of both CREATe and the established research group in Microeconomics at the Adam Smith Business School. They will be expected to work closely with the Director of CREATe, Prof. Martin Kretschmer and Prof. Sayantan Ghosal at the Adam Smith Business School.
More information and details of how to apply are available from the University of Glasgow jobs website (job reference no. 008742).