Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Culture and Creative Arts

Job Purpose

Situated within one of the UK’s leading universities for research and teaching, the Centre for Cultural Policy Research (CCPR) at the University of Glasgow has forged a reputation for its rigorous, high-impact research and analysis of media and cultural industries and policies and also for its internationally leading Masters provision. CCPR invites applications for two Post-Doctoral Research Associates with expertise in analysis of television industries, production and content to support an Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) project on ‘Television Production in Transition: Independence, Scale and Sustainability’ led by Professor Gillian Doyle.

 Specifically, these full-time jobs require expert knowledge in analysis of either (PDRA 1 Vacancy Ref: 014691) television or audio visual industries, organisations and related business strategies and/or (PDRA 2 Vacancy Ref: A60115) television or audio visual industries, organisations and related production practices and content.

The successful candidates will be expected to conduct research on and, as opportunities allow, to help the on going development of this project. They will also contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and may seek involvement in future research proposals.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24th November 2016.

This post commences on 1 April 2017 and is funded for a period of 36 months.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Reference: A60115.

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