Category Archives: Opportunities
The School of Political, Social and International Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia wishes to appoint a Senior Research Associate to work with Professor John Street on a part-time basis (25%FTE) until 31 March 2015 on ‘The Regulation of the Collecting Societies’. This project is part of the AHRC CREATe project. We are looking for someone with experience of comparative policy research or of cultural policy, particularly as it applies to the music industry. Continue reading
This post is a three-year Research Fellowship based in CREATe that on the satisfaction of performance conditions will subsequently convert into a permanent lectureship in an appropriate department at the University of Glasgow (the University hosts the Adam Smith Business School, and world leading academic units in law, economics, economic & social history and cultural policy). The candidate is expected to develop a research agenda that opens new economic perspectives specifically on copyright law. For more information or to apply for this post please visit the University of Glasgow’s recruitment website.
This post is an eighteen months Researcher position with a focus on copyright law, history & policy within CREATe at the University of Glasgow’s School of Law (in the College of Social Sciences). The candidate is expected to develop a research agenda on copyright law and its history, with a strong interdisciplinary and policy focus. CREATe has an ambitious development agenda, and the successful candidate will have every opportunity to benefit from further funding and new academic programmes and positions. For further information or to apply for this post please visit the University of Glasgow’s recruitment website.
The University of Edinburgh, a partner in the consortium of universities running CREATe, is seeking three fixed-term, part-time research assistants to contribute to CREATe projects. All applicants for these posts will be based in the Edinburgh Law School. Project 1 – Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant to contribute to a two-year project on privacy, personal data collection and the freemium business model for Web 2.0. This part-time post (1 day per week) is available on a fixed term basis for two years from September/October 2013. Project 2 – Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant to be based in the Edinburgh Law School to contribute to a two-year project on the future of Digital Rights Management. … Continue reading
PhD Studentship Available at Glasgow Life and The School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow
Glasgow Life and the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow are seeking to award one fully-funded PhD studentship to commence 1 October 2013. The studentship, which will support three years of full-time study, is funded through the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Programme’s award to Glasgow Life. The student will undertake research into Cultural policy in Glasgow, 1970-1989. Through the partnership with Glasgow Life, the student will have an opportunity to acquire a range of creative industry skills and knowledge whilst pursuing critically-informed research into a period of cultural policy-making in a city where that work was hugely influential. Working directly with Glasgow Life, and supported by its Director of Policy and Research, Dr Mark O’Neill, the student’s … Continue reading
The School of Political, Social and International Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia wishes to appoint a Senior Research Associate to work with Professors Keith Negus (Goldsmiths, University of London) and John Street (UEA) on a part-time basis (25% FTE) for 15 months on a project entitled ‘Digitisation and the Politics of Copying in Popular Music Culture’. This project is part of the RCUK CREATe Centre. The successful candidate will have knowledge of popular music culture and experience in interviewing, archival work and other research skills. Job Reference: RA969 Salary: £30,424 to £36,298 per annum, pro rata Closing date: 12 noon on 19 July 2013 Further particulars and an application form are available on UEA’s … Continue reading
CREATe partner organisations have a number of job, scholarship and taught courses opportunities available commencing throughout 2013. As advertised in The Economist in March 2013, more details and information on how to apply can be found here. A summary of the available opportunities follows: Job Vacancies: Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellowship in Cultural Economics / 3 years with expected transition to a full time Lectureship at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow upon successful completion. The closing date for this post is Tuesday 9th April 2013 and interviews will be held on Thursday 9th May. View more details or apply; Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property in the School of Law, University of Glasgow. The closing date for this post is Friday 12th … Continue reading
Applications are invited for a 3 year PhD studentship, funded by the University of Edinburgh and explicitly linked to a project within CREATe’s current research programme. The CREATe project ‘Creators’ Organizations’ to which this studentship is attached is based in the School of Law and the SCRIPT centre at The University of Edinburgh and led by Dr Smita Kheria. There is no deadline for making the application. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the studentship may be offered to a suitable candidate at any time. As such it is advised that applications are submitted as soon as possible. For more information and for details of how to apply, click here.
Four PhD studentships are available at the University of Nottingham in the fields of Open Academic Publishingand Computer Science and at the Horizon Doctoral Training Centre. Continue reading
Applications are invited for five PhD Scholarships being offered by CREATe at the University of Glasgow. Two of these Scholarships are open to candidates with research initiatives that complement the research activity, aims and objectives of CREATe. The remaining three Scholarships are explicitly linked to existing projects within CREATe’s current research programme. Continue reading