|£39,347 to £44,263 per annum (Grade 6)
|7th December 2023
|8th January 2024
This is a 3 year post based in the Centre for the Creative Economy and externally funded by the Media Cymru programme (based in the Centre). Led by Cardiff University’s Centre for the Creative Economy, Media Cymru is a collaboration between industry, academia and stakeholders to accelerate inclusive, green growth in the Cardiff Capital Region's media cluster. The £50 million programme will drive research, development and innovation (RD&I), to move the region's media cluster from national to global strength.
The role holder will contribute to the research record of the Programme by publishing high-quality research, inspiring others to do the same. They will play a pivotal role in working across and connecting the Media Cymru research programme to the broader aims of the Centre for the Creative Economy. They will conduct research for a series of reports and publications, focusing on innovation, media and creative clusters, and the creative and media sector in the Cardiff Capital Region and beyond. They will also lead and support the development of new research bids that connect to Media Cymru and the Centre for the Creative Economy.
We welcome applicants with expertise from a wide range of academic disciplines, including creative industries, creative/media clusters, economic geography (creative places), innovation management, communication sciences, urban studies and network research.
This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term to 31 December 2026.
It is the University's policy to use the person specification as a tool for shortlisting. Candidates should evidence that they meet all of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. You are required to submit written evidence of how you fulfil each of the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification (and if met Desirable Criteria), using the same order/numbering in which they appear, in the form of a supporting statement. Please save as 'Name_17849BR_Supporting Statement' when uploading your attachment so it can easily be identified.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2024
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: Responsible research assessment - Research - Cardiff University
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