The AHRC in partnership with Wired Sussex (opens in a new window) is looking to recruit a Knowledge Exchange Fellow to be based at the FuseBox, an exciting new business support initiative in Brighton. Developed from the AHRC funded Brighton Fuse (opens in a new window) project this is a unique opportunity for a suitably qualified researcher to become a fully embedded Researcher-in-Residence to help shape and deliver new models of business support and new approaches to co-creation, innovation and growth for the creative, digital and IT (CDIT) sector and to develop new methodologies of knowledge exchange between arts and humanities research and business.
This Fellowship will be funded by the AHRC while the Fellow remains employed by his/her institution. Mentoring support will be provided by the University of Brighton.
1 year full-time
Start date October 2013
Full details of the role and its requirements, including background information, can be found in the Fellowship specification (PDF 87KB, opens in new window).
Applicants must be of post-doctoral standing and are likely to be an early career researcher but will also have substantial experience of working with or in the CDIT business sector.
All applicants must meet the standard AHRC contractual eligibility for investigators as outlined in section 3 of the Research Funding Guide (PDF 609KB, opens in a new window).
This is a full time role and the successful applicant will be expected to be based in Brighton for the duration of the fellowship. Applicants should ensure that their application has the support of their research department/organisation and that they can be released from other duties as required within the period of the fellowship.
The AHRC will fund a researcher to undertake the Fellowship on a full-time basis over a one year period. The grant should be costed (and funded) on the basis of full economic costs (fEC) calculated in accordance with TRAC methodology. Only staff costs and associated Estates and Indirect costs may be claimed. In addition an allowance of up to £6,000 is available to cover travel and subsistence and may include provision for conference attendance, including international. Payment will be made directly to the RO as per standard award processes. Mentoring costs for the University of Brighton will also be added to the grant by the AHRC for re-imbursement by the home institution to Brighton.
Applicants are required to submit an application form (Word 103KB, opens in new window), a two page academic CV including details of relevant publications and a letter of support from their home institution to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday 9th August 2013. Emails should be marked as Confidential: FuseBox Proposal.