Category Archives: Opportunities
PhD Scholarship in legal aspects of data and digital innovation at School of Law, University of Glasgow, in collaboration with international law firm CMS and CREATe, the RCUK copyright centre
Applications are invited for a PhD Scholarship being offered by the School of Law, University of Glasgow, in collaboration with international law firm CMS. The PhD project will involve a unique collaboration between the technology, media and communications practice of CMS (led by Chris Watson), and the RCUK CREATe Centre, investigating copyright and digital innovation (led by Prof. Martin Kretschmer) who will jointly supervise. The PhD project will be shaped in discussion with the successful candidate, and seeks to establish thought leadership in a cutting edge area relating to digital technology, competition and innovation. We are particularly interested in emerging technologies and structures that may be linked to a new understanding of data as a source of market power. However, other topics … Continue reading
The School of Law, University of Glasgow is offering a PhD bursary / Graduate Teaching Assistant linked to CREATe, the RCUK for Copyright and New Business Model in the Creative Economy. This is a flexible position, and open to exceptional potential PhD candidates from the UK and EU.
Copyright Evidence, a project run by the CREATe Centre at the University of Glasgow is in the process of developing a Wiki catalogue of empirical studies related to copyright and intellectual property issues. The project is seeking Interns to contribute in the development of this resource and in particular in its policy impact. Interns’ primary role will be the analysis of the platform and evidence sources with a focus on evidence-based policy implications and impact, together with the enhancement of the project with new catalogue entries. You can visit the platform here: www.CopyrightEvidence.org Work will be hourly paid with flexibility in the allocation of workload and tasks to facilitate interns. Participants will enjoy further benefits, gaining experience in conducting applied … Continue reading
Copyright Evidence, a project run by the CREATe Centre at the University of Glasgow is in the process of developing a wiki catalogue of studies related to copyright and intellectual property issues. The project is seeking several Research Assistants to contribute in the development of this resource. Contributors’ primary role will be the analysis of research papers and evidence sources and the completion of corresponding catalogue entries. Work will be hourly paid at the standard University of Glasgow atypical worker rate. Participants will enjoy further benefits, gaining experience in conducting applied social science research and an opportunity to collaborate with experienced researchers. Contributors will also have the opportunity to attend activities organized by CREATe, such as lectures and reading groups, … Continue reading
Funded PhD studentship on ‘Mass digitization’ at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM), Bournemouth University
Bournemouth University invites applications for a fully-funded PhD research studentship on “Mass Digitization, Cultural Heritage and the Law”, with an expected starting date of September 2015. The research will be conducted at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM). The closing date for the application is 1 May 2015. Supervisory team Lead supervisor is Prof. Maurizio Borghi (CIPPM). The supervisory team will also include Prof. Hugh Chignell (Faculty of Media and Communications), Dr Dinusha Mendis (CIPPM) and Dr Marcella Favale (CIPPM). Details about the funding Funded candidates will receive a maintenance grant of £14,000 per annum, to cover their living expenses and have their fees waived for 36 months. In addition, research costs, including field work and conference … Continue reading
Fully Funded PhD at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM), Bournemouth University
A fully funded PhD studentship (match-funded by Bournemouth University and Econolyst Ltd) titled ‘Designing for the Future: The Intellectual Property Implications of 3D Printing, 3D Scanning and Mass Customisation’ is available at CIPPM with an expected start date of September 2015. The closing date is: 12 March 2015. Supervisory Team The supervisory team will consist of Dr Dinusha Mendis (Co-Director CIPPM, Associate Professor in Law), Dr. Tania Humphries (Associate Dean, Design and Engineering, Bournemouth University) and Dr. Phil Reeves (Managing Director, Econolyst). The studentship, part funded by Econolyst, will also provide the opportunity for a placement within Econolyst during the course of the studentship. Details on this aspect will be confirmed following recruitment. Details about Funding The funded candidate will receive a maintenance grant of £14,000 … Continue reading
CREATe at the University of Glasgow is currently seeking a Data Specialist to help to maximise the impact of CREATe’s digital identity. A successful candidate will maintain, develop and design tools to exploit datasets, including those developed by CREATe and those originating elsewhere. They will also develop a suite of digital resources showcasing CREATe’s research activities, facilitating knowledge transfer and enhancing impact, and maintain CREATe’s portfolio of web resources. Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 6, £27,318 – £30,434 per annum. The closing date for applications is August 24th, 2014. Whilst this post is offered on a full time basis, we welcome applications from candidates with flexible requirements, including from postgraduate researchers. Although the post if … Continue reading
An opportunity for a Project Officer has arisen within the Library at the University of Glasgow on a CREATe project. The role is to undertake a rights clearance simulation on selected extracts from the Edwin Morgan scrapbooks for the RCUK-funded project: Copyright and Diligent Search: Digitising the Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks, locating original rights-holders, and negotiating permission to make available their work as part of the digitisation process. Fuller details (job description, salary, organization chart, how to apply, etc.) are here (Vacancy reference: 008884) Closing date 10 August 2014.
PhD Scholarship in Microeconomics of Innovation (CREATe & Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow)
[THIS SCHOLARSHIP VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED] The Opportunity The RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe – www.create.ac.uk) and Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, invite applications for a PhD Scholarship in microeconomics of innovation. We are looking for strong empirical skills and a willingness to engage with, and contribute to, a novel, interdisciplinary research agenda relating to innovation in the creative economy. We are particularly interested in candidates who wish to develop their own research agenda in the economics of innovation, and are able to work imaginatively with a range of quantitative techniques. The successful candidate will become a member of both CREATe and the established research group in Microeconomics at the … Continue reading
CREATe Postdoctoral Research Fellow/ Researcher in Economics (Applied Microeconomics) at the University of Glasgow
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 … Continue reading