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Research Fellow (Intangible Capital & Productivity Growth) (JF)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-016735

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 25/05/2021

Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Economics

Hours Per Week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 01 July 2021 for 12 months

School / Directorate: Alliance Manchester Business School

The Alliance Manchester Business School’s research combines traditional business and management with broader science, social science and humanities approaches, including economics, decision theory, statistical modelling and ethnography. Following a major new 5 year strategic award to establish a world-leading Productivity Institute, we are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) in the area of the measurement and analysis of intangible capital and productivity growth.

The Productivity Institute brings together world-leading and UK experts from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, working directly with policymakers and businesses to better understand, measure, and enable improvements in productivity across the whole of the UK, with the aim to improve living standard and well-being.

The position of PDRA on Intangible Capital and Productivity is supporting the Institute’s research programme. Whilst based at the Institute’s headquarters at the Alliance Manchester Business School, and formally reports into the Institute’s Principal Investigator, Professor Bart van Ark, the postdoc will work closely with the Institute lead researcher on intangibles, Prof. Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College, London) and the theme leaders Prof. Diane Coyle (University of Cambridge) who oversees Knowledge Capital research theme and Prof. Rebecca Riley (King’s College London) who leads the Measurement & Methods research theme. The PDRA will also be integrated with the Institute’s Productivity Laboratory, which will be launched in September 2021 to coordinate data related activities across the Institute.

The role is offered for a 12 month fixed term contract, starting July 1st 2021.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Bart van Ark, Professor of Productivity Studies and Principal Investigator of The Productivity Institute


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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