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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning

£39,324 - £48,327 per annum

Exceptional candidates could be considered for a Readership and/or Professorship up to Prof 1 within the salary range £49,722 - £66,119 per annum

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences seeks to strategically develop its world-leading profile of teaching and research excellence by the appointment of leading academics across the core disciplines of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

You will be expected to develop and deliver research informed/led strength and conditioning content within our new MSc Strength and Conditioning (S&C) postgraduate programme (due to start September 2017). You will be required to lead modules and contribute to the delivery and/or design of content across the programme (including applied practice in coaching, planning and monitoring, applied fundamental S&C practices, applied placement, physiology of S&C and biomechanics S&C).

The post also requires research and placement supervision and tutorial support for students in the School. You should possess recognised applied national S&C qualifications, alongside relevant experience of S&C teaching and/or coaching. You should possess a profile of scholarly activity in high quality peer review journals aligned to strength and conditioning research.

Informal enquiries may be made to Director of School, Professor Dave Richardson on 0151 904 6283 or email at d.j.richardson@ljmu.ac.uk

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Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:18/05/2017
Ref No:1886

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Technical Resource Manager - Liverpool School of Art and Design

Technical Resource Manager - Liverpool School of Art and Design

£32,004 - £38,183

The Liverpool School of Art and Design is seeking to appoint an experienced, technical manager to provide leadership of the School’s technical staff and resources and ensure that these are effectively deployed to support its strategic objectives relating to teaching, research, commercial and enterprise activities. 

You will have an extensive, track record of staff management across diverse, technical teams, preferably in an HE environment, and experience of managing relevant, technical resources.  You should ensure that you demonstrate evidence of all of the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification in your application. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Director of School, tel: 0151 231 1188 or Lyndsey Philip, Head of Operations, tel: 0151 231 4874

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:14/05/2017
Ref No:1888

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Technical Resource Manager - Liverpool Screen School

Technical Resource Manager - Liverpool Screen School

£32,004 - £38,183

The Liverpool Screen School is seeking to appoint an experienced, technical manager to provide leadership of the School’s technical staff and resources and ensure that these are effectively deployed to support its strategic objectives relating to teaching, research, commercial and enterprise activities. 

You will have an extensive, track record of staff management across diverse, technical teams, preferably in an HE environment, and experience of managing relevant, technical resources.   You should ensure that you demonstrate evidence of all of the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification in your application. 

Informal enquiries can be made to: Professor Rachel McLean, Director of School, tel 0151 231 4760 or Lyndsey Philip, Head of Operations, tel 0151 231 4874.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:14/05/2017
Ref No:1887

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Lead Electronics Technician - Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

Lead Electronics Technician – Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

Funded by BEIS, the European Regional Development Fund, LJMU and the University of Liverpool; Sensor City is a new innovation centre for sensor technologies. Delivered by Sensor City Liverpool Ltd and supported by joint venture partners; LJMU and the University of Liverpool.

The Sensor City Lead Electronics Technician will provide an effective and efficient technical service within Sensor City for customers, including company clients as well as University staff and occasionally students.

You will maintain close working relationships with current projects and supporting project teams to find solutions to create or develop sensor technology as directed by the Business Development Manager at Sensor City. This will also involve working closely with the Lead Mechanics Technician and the Lead Software Technician and across academic and business networks.  Proven problem solving and innovation skills would be desirable.

The role will also involve the planning and organising of resource provisions, the setting up and operation of scientific apparatus / instruments and the management of materials that are required for projects, or for industry-relevant research and development.

Regular communication will be needed with the Sensor City team and customer representatives on issues relating to the technical services, facilities and equipment under their supervision.

This role will initially be as an employee of LJMU, seconded into Sensor City Liverpool Ltd. However, it is envisaged that your employer may change to Sensor City Liverpool Ltd at a future date.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Joe Spencer, University of Liverpool, Academic Lead for Sensor City, email: joe@liverpool.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:11/05/2017
Ref No:1851


Lead Software Technician - Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

Lead Software Technician – Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

Funded by BEIS, the European Regional Development Fund, LJMU and the University of Liverpool; Sensor City is a new innovation centre for sensor technologies. Delivered by Sensor City Liverpool Ltd and supported by joint venture partners; LJMU and the University of Liverpool.

The Sensor City Lead Software Technician will provide an effective and efficient technical service within Sensor City for customers, including company clients as well as University staff and occasionally students.

You will maintain close working relationships with current projects and support project teams to find solutions to create or develop sensor technology as directed by the Business Development Manager at Sensor City. This will also involve working closely with the Lead Electronics Technician and the Lead Mechanical Technician and across academic and business networks.  Proven problem solving and innovation skills would be desirable.

The role will also involve the planning and organising of resource provisions, the setting up and operation of scientific apparatus/instruments and the management of materials that are required for projects or for research and development.

Regular communication will be needed with the Sensor City team and customer representatives on issues relating to the technical services, facilities and equipment under their supervision.

This role will initially be as an employee of LJMU, seconded into Sensor City Liverpool Ltd. However, it is envisaged that your employer may change to Sensor City Liverpool Ltd at a future date.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Joe Spencer, University of Liverpool, Academic Lead for Sensor City, email: joe@liverpool.ac.uk 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:11/05/2017
Ref No:1853


Junior Research Trainee (Violence, Alcohol and Nightlife Health) - fixed term

Junior Research Trainee (Violence, Alcohol and Nightlife Health) – 6 months fixed term

£16,289 - £17,898 per annum

The Public Health Institute is seeking to appoint a highly motivated research trainee to support research projects focusing on violence, alcohol and nightlife health. The duties associated with this post primarily involve field work administration, data collection and input, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, undertaking basic analysis, identifying and collating scientific literature and supporting researchers.

The role will provide opportunities to expand and develop research skills and experience in public health research. The post holder will have the opportunity to undertake educational activities such as attending relevant teaching modules, if and where appropriate. This role provides an excellent opportunity for aspiring researchers to develop their public health skills and experience within a nationally and internationally recognised public health institute.

The post will involve some travel to project areas, therefore the ability and willingness to travel (potentially including overnight stay) is essential. Further, the post will involve conducting research in nightlife settings, thus the ability and willingness to work during the night is essential.  

You will have 5 GCSEs Grades A* - C or equivalent, a knowledge of or interest in public health together with a good understanding of the basic principles of research.

 

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:02/05/2017
Ref No:1884

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Public Health and Social Value Researcher - 12 months fixed term

Public Health and Social Value Researcher  - 12 months fixed term

£26,052 - £31,076 per annum

Population Health and Wellbeing are central themes in the ongoing drive to reduce social inequality in North West England.  Programmes addressing consumption of alcohol, food and tobacco, promoting physical activity, mental health, sexual health and employment remain key priorities in the new Public Health landscape.  The generation and application of evidence within this context is a vital part of effective commissioning.

A post is being established in the Research Engagement and Impact Team within the Public Health Institute at LJMU. The team focus on engaging with communities, commissioners, service providers and other stakeholders within local authorities, health and social care services, voluntary and third sector organisations to provide responsive support, identify research priorities and deliver research which has direct application back into practice.

You will be responsible for undertaking a variety of health research, such as service evaluations and needs assessments, with a focus on collecting, analysing and reporting quantitative and qualitative data. The research will include undertaking explorations and assessments of social value.

You will have a good degree in a health related, social science or other appropriate field together with two years experience in public health or related field.  An understanding of public health and social value is essential.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:02/05/2017
Ref No:1883

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Professor in Marine Renewable Energy

Professor in Marine Renewable Energy  

£61,375 - £99,548

The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is seeking to appoint a Professor in Marine Renewable Energy.

You will be required to bring high quality theoretical and applied research along with an ability to, innovate, and to lead multidisciplinary teams. You should also be able to demonstrate commitment to the development and delivery of teaching across mechanical, maritime and civil engineering at all levels.

Informal enquiries may be made to Head of Department Professor Ian Jenkinson, email: i.d.jenkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/05/2017
Ref No:1821


Lead Mechanical Technician - Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

Lead Mechanical Technician – Sensor City (3 years fixed term)

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

Funded by BEIS, the European Regional Development Fund, LJMU and the University of Liverpool; Sensor City is a new innovation centre for sensor technologies. Delivered by Sensor City Liverpool Ltd and supported by joint venture partners; LJMU and the University of Liverpool.

The Sensor City Lead Mechanical Technician will provide an effective and efficient technical service within Sensor City for customers, including company clients as well as University staff and occasionally students.

You will maintain a close working relationships with current projects and supporting project teams to find solutions to create or develop sensor technology as directed by the Business Development Manager at Sensor City. This will also involve working closely with the Lead Electronics Technician and the Lead Software Technician and across academic and business networks.  Proven problem solving and innovation skills would be desirable.

The role will also involve the planning and organising of resource provisions, the setting up and operation of scientific apparatus/instruments and the management of materials that are required for projects or for research and development.

Regular communication will be needed with the Sensor City team and customer representatives on issues relating to the technical services, facilities and equipment under their supervision.

This role will initially be as an employee of LJMU, seconded into Sensor City Liverpool Ltd. However, it is envisaged that your employer may change to Sensor City Liverpool Ltd at a future date.

Informal  enquiries may be made to Paul Wright, Liverpool John Moores University, Technical Manager, email: p.d.wright@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:11/05/2017
Ref No:1852


Research Assistant - Faculty of Engineering and Technology - 2 years fixed term

Research Assistants – Faculty of Engineering and Technology – 2 years fixed term

£26,052 - £31,076 per annum

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology are looking to recruit highly motivated Research Assistants to join our team and contribute to the achievements of the Faculty.

You will work within specified research grants and/or projects within the Faculty, to undertake research, conducting and recording the outcome of experiments and fieldwork and conducting literature and database surveys.  To contribute to the analysis and presentation of results to internal/external audiences, to be able to contribute to research proposals’ writing and submission.

You will assist in carrying out research support activities in one of the following areas of research:

- Built Environment

- Electrical Engineering

- Mechanical Engineering

- Computing

- Maths

- Civil Engineering

- Astrophysics

You will also undertake work on technical development projects which are of benefit to the Faculty.

Skilled in one of the subject areas identified, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of a range of concepts, and will also ideally have experience in the subject area you are applying for.

You will be able to thrive in a team environment, provide help to other members of the team, and contribute to a positive atmosphere in the Faculty. You will possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and have the ability to deal confidently and diplomatically with a range of personalities and staff at all levels of seniority.

Applicants will ideally have a degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent experience) and ideally have experience of working in a similar or related environment. Experience of research funding and the associated procedures is also desirable.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/05/2017
Ref No:1880

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Research Fellows - Faculty of Engineering and Technology - 2 years fixed term

Research Fellows – Faculty of Engineering and Technology – 2years fixed term

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology are looking to recruit highly motivated Research Fellows to join our team and contribute to the achievements of the Faculty.

You will develop and conduct individual and/or collaborative research projects, acting as principal investigator where appropriate. Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to research and appropriate external activities.  Make presentations at conferences, or exhibit work in other appropriate events, and write up research work for publication. Lead or actively engage in proposal writing.

You will take the lead in carrying out research support activities in one of the following areas of research:

- Built Environment

- Electrical Engineering

- Mechanical Engineering

- Computing

- Maths

- Civil Engineering

- Astrophysics

You will also undertake work on technical development projects which are of benefit to the Faculty.

Skilled in one of the subject areas identified, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of a range of concepts, and will also ideally have experience in the subject area you are applying for.

You will be able to thrive in a team environment, provide help to other members of the team, and contribute to a positive atmosphere in the Faculty. You will possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and have the ability to deal confidently and diplomatically with a range of personalities and staff at all levels of seniority.

Applicants will ideally have a degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent experience) and ideally have experience of working in a similar or related environment. Experience of research funding and the associated procedures is also desirable.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/05/2017
Ref No:1881

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Research Assistant in Biomedical Sensor Technology - 24 months fixed term

Research Assistant in Biomedical Sensor Technology – 24 months fixed term

£26,052 - £31,076 per annum

The Sensors Research Team within the Faculty of Engineering and Technology have been awarded funding via Arthritis UK to develop a novel sensing technology to monitor infant joints.  The role provides the unique opportunity to work with a driven and hardworking research team within the University, along with clinicians working at Alder Hey hospital who are open to innovation.  The post will involve the production and testing of a prototype system, so the ideal applicant will be self-motivated with a proven track record in a relevant engineering discipline.  Given the nature of the project, the applicant should also be comfortable working within a hospital environment for the purposes of testing and stakeholder engagement.

The Research Assistant will work closely with a multidisciplinary team within the University, and assist the academic team in the development and testing of a novel sensor system to monitor joints.  This will include assisting with experimental design, implementation, data collection and interpretation, as well as technical reporting to project stakeholders.

The ideal candidate should be happy to work within a team to meet project deliverables and milestones.  A willingness/ability to travel locally is also essential due to the project being led by clinicians at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Alex Mason, email: A.Mason1@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/04/2017
Ref No:1877

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Research Assistant in LCR Future Energy Project - fixed term to December 2019

Research Assistant in LCR Future Energy project – fixed term to December 2019

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum 

The Faculty of Engineering & Technology seeks to appoint a Research Assistant in Supply chain management development within the LCR Future energy project team.

LJMU has, in partnership with Inventya Solutions, recently secured the £3.7 million LCR Future Energy project.  This prestigious project will help SMEs in the renewable energy supply chain in the Liverpool City Region to build their capability and capacity and ultimately to grow.  This will be achieved by helping SMEs to understand and meet the requirements of the supply chain. 

The project is funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regeneration.

Key to this role will be previous advanced academic research with relevance to supply chain management environments. This can be in a service company context or manufacturing. The successful candidate should have knowledge of supply chain management techniques and be able to advise supply chain organisations how to access future energy clients markets. This will involve developing awareness of prequalification assessment criteria used by such clients, assessment and development of internal capability to respond to future market opportunities, development of approaches to identification and response to risk and economic and commercial assessment of tender opportunities. Furthermore, the candidate should have new and innovative approaches relating to the needs of local SMEs and the future energy agenda for the Liverpool City Region and UK.

In addition, you will also be involved in raising the profile and promoting the activities of the project across the Liverpool City Region, supporting the implementation of targeted marketing campaigns and planning and attending key events, seminars and networking opportunities.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/04/2017
Ref No:1878


Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry

£39,324 - £48,327

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is at the forefront of higher education in a number of areas and is looking for a highly professional, enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team.

You will have a PhD in Analytical Chemistry and proven related research experience as well as a recent track record of publications. You will be expected to have relevant teaching experience and to teach both Analytical Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry to a range of UG and PG programmes including the MChem, BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science and MSc in Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control.

You will complement existing research/teaching activities in the above areas and contribute to the ongoing development of new UG and PG programmes in relevant areas.

You will be encouraged to develop your own research in any relevant areas within Analytical Chemistry, in conjunction with other members of the school, utilising the newly refurbished Chemistry Laboratory facilities as well as the newly built Life Science Building.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Satya Sarker, Director of School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, tel: 0151 231 2096; e-mail: S.Sarker@ljmu.ac.uk or Dr Ian J Bradshaw, Subject Group Leader in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, tel: 0151 231 2014; e-mail i.j.bradshaw@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:27/04/2017
Ref No:1875

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Forensic Bioscience

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Forensic Bioscience

£39,324 - £48,327

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences/School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seek a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Forensic Bioscience.

You will have a PhD in forensic science or a relevant area of biological science, and proven related research. You will complement existing research and teaching activities in these areas, and contribute to the highly successful Forensic Science BSc Hons programme and/or Forensic Anthropology BSc Hons and other related undergraduate programmes, in particular MSc Forensic Bioscience and/or MSc Forensic Anthropology.  You will also be expected to engage actively in the development of new PGT programmes in relevant areas.

You will be required to develop your own research in Forensic Biology, in conjunction with other members of the Faculty, utilising the world-class research facilities available in the James Parsons Building and the new Life Science Building.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Satya Sarker, Director of School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, tel: 0151 231 2096; e-mail: S.Sarker@ljmu.ac.uk or Professor Andy Tattersall, Director of School of Natural Sciences and Psychology,

tel: 0151 904 6300; e-mail: A.J.Tattersall@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:28/04/2017
Ref No:1868

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Computer Security

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Computer Security

£39,324 - £48,327

The Department of Computer Science has an international reputation in Computer Security research and we are looking to strengthen these areas with a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Computer Security. This full-time, permanent post will involve the normal range of duties in teaching and curriculum development, research and enterprise activities, and administrative responsibilities.

You should have a good first degree in computing or related subject, and hold a PhD, or being close to completing one. You should have a good track record of research and scholarly activity. You should have some experience of teaching in Higher Education and be able to demonstrate a clear vision of how current research will influence curriculum development in the Department’s areas of strength.

Further details of the research within the Department are available via our website: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/faculties/faculty-of-engineering-and-technology/department-of-computer-science

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr David England on 0151-231-2104 or email:  d.england@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:27/04/2017
Ref No:1873

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Geography

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Geography

£39,324 – £48,327

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with an established or growing reputation for conducting research of leading international quality in Geography / Environmental Sciences.

We welcome applications from candidates with a proven track-record in fluvial processes, hydrology and/or fluvial geomorphology. Experience in using GIS is an advantage. This appointment is part of a strategic investment to build research capacity within the Environment Research Group at LJMU.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Jason Kirby (Subject Head for Geography and Environmental Science) on 0151 231 2410 or email: j.r.kirby@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:25/04/2017
Ref No:1871

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