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Research Associate - B204740R

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Newcastle University Business School

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £30,395 to £39,610 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th March 2019
Closes: 25th April 2019
Job Ref: 223681

This is a three-year post for a Research Associate to work at Newcastle University under the auspices of the recently formed Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC). The PEC is part of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (for more information, visit www.pec.ac.uk).

Within the consortium, Newcastle University Business School leads the work strand on International Competitiveness with the aim to better understand the international dimension of the UK Creative Industries with respect issues like trade, investment and migration of talent for the benefit of advancing existing knowledge academic research and inform industry and policy-makers.

The post will involve reviewing literature, reports and data, collecting and analysing primary and secondary data at the micro and macro levels, on the creative industries and their sub-sectors. It will also provide assistance in linking and managing the many stakeholders and research partners of the work strand.

The work to be undertaken requires strong analytical skills, knowledge of models of trade, investment and migration, knowledge of the sector-specific features and the ability to use the relevant quantitative methods needed to understand and evaluate the international dimension of the creative industries at both the micro and macro levels. You should have a PhD in a related area.

The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

This position is fixed-term for 36 months.

Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Professor Giorgio Fazio at Giorgio.Fazio@Newcastle.ac.uk.

For more information about Newcastle University Business School, please visit our website https://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/.

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Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

   
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