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Research Associate in the Adoption of Digital Technologies and Digital Skills
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-017944

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/12/2021

Salary: £33,309 pro rata, per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Innovation, Management and Policy

Hours per week: 17.5 hours

Contract Duration: 12 months

School / Directorate: Alliance Manchester Business School

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate working in the field of Innovation, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Geography, Policy, HRM or other related field with a quantitative component awarded or defended prior to commencing the appointment. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a funded project with researchers at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) and the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, aiming at providing insights into the puzzle digital transformation-skills-employment.

The successful applicant will be an experienced researcher with outstanding knowledge of management and innovation research and substantial quantitative background.  The applicant will be responsible for running a survey on adoption of digital technologies and digital skills in Greater Manchester.  The successful candidate will take responsibility for survey design and implementation, data collection and data analysis, elaboration of a report for technical and non-technical audiences and draw relevant policy recommendations.

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 are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

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: Dr Mabel Sanchez Barrioluengo



Name: Professor Silvia Massini


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

Interviews to take place week commencing 20 December 2021

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


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