Job and funded PhDs at The Creative Exchange / Lancaster University – first deadline 30 March 2012

The Creative Exchange and Lancaster University (FutureEverything’s research partner) are seeking talented digital designers, makers, researchers and facilitators for funded opportunities in an exciting collaborative project with a range of academic and industrial partners in the creative and digital industries.

Senior Research Associate for Knowledge Exchange in the Creative Industries (£31,020 to £35,938. Deadline: 23 April 2012)
Lecturer in Design for Digital Innovation (£31,948 to £44,166. Deadline: 30 March 2012)
5 Fully Funded Creative Exchange PhD Studentships (Includes a generous stipend. Deadline: 16 April 2012)

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The Creative Exchange ( is a Knowledge Exchange Hub for the Creative Economy led by Lancaster University in partnership with Newcastle University and the Royal College of Art funded (£4m) by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and delivered in collaboration with FutureEverything.

The focus is knowledge exchange through project and practice-led work to develop new experiences, products, services, value and research with creative companies in something we are calling digital public space. The digital public space is about the ability of anyone, anywhere, anytime to access, explore and create with newly accessible collections of media, public information and data trails.

The Senior Research Associate for Knowledge Exchange will be a connector and facilitator with practical experience and/or research interest in knowledge exchange, facilitating interaction, digital design, creative media, innovation and/or creative economy.

The Digital Design Lecturer and Creative Exchange PhDs will have practical experience and/or research interest in the design of digital experiences, products, services and/or other digital output involving novel forms of participation, experience, personalisation or visualisation.

The Creative Exchange PhDs receive full fees and a generous stipend.

For information on The Creative Exchange The Creative Exchange Launchpad event is in Manchester on 16 May at FutureEverything 2012 (

Based at Lancaster University which is a one hour commute from the city of Manchester and Manchester International Airport, and 30 miles south of England’s Lake District.

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