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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

(Business Management Programme)

£38,896 - £47,801

The Liverpool Business School seeks to appoint a suitable individual for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, teaching a range of undergraduate entrepreneurship and business management modules as well as on postgraduate programmes. You would be expected to work within the business management team and be able to engage well with students on the programme.

Investing in its future success Liverpool Business School is keen to enhance its research and scholarship, alongside its student-centred focus towards teaching and learning. Furthermore, the Business School works closely in partnership with businesses to drive professionalism within a modern civic university that is also based in an exciting and creative world city.

You must have extensive teaching experience and working in HE. Applicants for the post must have a PhD and evidence suitable research profile for REF 2020.

Informal enquiries may be made to, Seamus O‘Brien, Programme Leader on 0151 2313831, s.o’brien1@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:13/03/2016
Ref No:1381


Timetabling Officer - 6 months fixed term

 

Timetabling Officer – 6 months fixed term

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

Estates Management are seeking applications for the position of Timetabling Officer to work within the Central Timetabling Team on fixed term for six months.

The Timetabling Officer will support the planning scheduling of the University Timetable and will support the Central Team in the year- round production of the timetable. The role will require liaison with University Colleagues and the extensive use of the timetabling software (Syllabus +) in order to produce timetables to deadlines and in line with teaching and programme requirements. Applicants will be expected to have an immediate impact and be familiar with timetabling and use and knowledge of Syllabus+ would be distinct advantage.

This exciting opportunity will be part of a developing team and programme of change within Liverpool John Moores University approach to Timetabling and Space Management and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is well organised, receptive to change and with a keen attention to detail. Working to deadlines and services standards will be of considerable advantage as will experience of academic timetabling or working within an academic administrative environment.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:24/02/2016
Ref No:1370

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Post-Doctoral Researcher in Cardiovascular Physiology and Exercise

 

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Cardiovascular Physiology and Exercise

6 months fixed term

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Cardiovascular Physiology and Exercise for a 6-month period.  The successful applicant will be expected to collect cardiovascular and thermoregulatory data in a clinical population and conduct an exercise training intervention for a pilot study.  The applicant will be expected to have a PhD, experience of conducting exercise physiology research studies and have a publication track record.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Helen Jones 0151 904 6270; h.jones1@ljmu.ac.uk.

Interview date: 26th February 2016

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:21/02/2016
Ref No:1373

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Research Assistant - Machine Learning and Mobile Computing

 

Research Assistant – Machine Learning and Mobile Computing

6 month fixed-term contract

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

The Engineering & Technology Research Institute at Liverpool John Moores University is looking to appoint a Research Assistant to work on a research and development project in the area of Machine Learning and Wireless Mobile Communications. As a member of the project, you would be expected to work closely with local SMEs in Liverpool and Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

The project combines both fundamental research and practical development of solutions to predict the early onset of nocturnal enuresis in children (bedwetting). It will include the whole research and development lifecycle: from considering existing literature and defining requirements through to designing, implementing and evaluating an integrated software solution within machine learning and mobile computing.

You will be expected to have a background of research in machine learning, and mobile computing or a similar related area, and ideally have – or be nearing completion of – a PhD in a relevant subject. You must also have experience of data science and mathematical modelling. Experience in a suitable programming language (C/C++, R, Matlab, etc.) would be an advantage. Good analytical research and communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Paul Fergus on +44 (0) 151 231 2629, E-mail: p.fergus@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:13/02/2016
Ref No:1371

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Executive Support Officer

 

Executive Support Officer

£20,989 - £25,023

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology are looking to appoint an Executive Support Officer to work as part of a team of staff providing administrative, operational and personal support to Heads of Departments and other key leadership roles within the Faculty, including Associate Deans and the Head of Operations. 

You will have excellent administrative skills and be highly organised. Experience of minute taking and committee management is essential.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:24/02/2016
Ref No:1369

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Director of the School of Education

 

Director of the School of Education

£73,758

The School of Education has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful, quality programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Initial and Continuing Teacher Education, Education Studies and Early Childhood Studies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong, enthusiastic academic leader to join our experienced and dynamic team of academics and support staff. We particularly welcome applications from people with established interests and a strong research track record in one of the following areas: Teacher Education, Education Studies, Early Childhood Studies. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes within the School, in addition to the ongoing development of our postgraduate research programme.

You will have a relevant first degree and a PhD. You should also have a strong track record in academic leadership, curriculum development and delivery, scholarship and research in the broad discipline of Education. Professional or industry/service related experience would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion, contact Professor P A Scott, Executive Dean, on 0151 231 4119 or P.A.Scott@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/02/2016
Ref No:1367

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics (2 posts)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturers in Astrophysics (2 posts)

£38,896 - £47,801

The Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) is seeking to appoint two lecturers to join the academic staff of the ARI.  You will be expected to make significant contributions to the ARI’s academic activities in research, teaching and public engagement. You will be expected to deliver a programme of internationally leading research in one of the Institute’s existing areas of interest: star formation and stellar populations, galaxy formation and evolution, computational galaxy formation, time domain astrophysics and astronomical instrumentation. You will also contribute to the ARIs undergraduate and MSc teaching programmes in Astrophysics and Big Data Science and will engage in promoting the wider impact of your research through ARI’s outreach team and the National Schools’ Observatory.

The ARI operates the 2m robotic Liverpool Telescope located on La Palma in the Canary Islands as a national facility and is currently developing a 4m replacement robotic telescope (LT2) on the same site. The Institute is part of the SDSS-IV UK Participation Group and the LSST:UK Consortium and also has roles in the follow-up campaigns of the Advanced LIGO/Virgo gravity wave detectors, the Cherenkov Telescope Array and HPC.

You should have a PhD in astronomy/astrophysics or a closely related field and an excellent publication record in peer reviewed journals. We encourage applicants with interest in Big Data Science challenges within astronomy through facilities such as the Large-Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) or supercomputing facilities.  

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Chris Collins (Head of ARI), c.a.collins@ljmu.ac.uk; or Professor Nate Bastian (Head of ARI Research), n.j.bastian@ljmu.ac.uk

Further information about the ARI can be found at http://www.astro.ljmu.ac.uk/ 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/03/2016
Ref No:1363

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Admissions and Information Officer (0.6fte)

 

 

Admissions and Information Officer (0.6fte)

£20,989 – £25,023 pro rata per annum

Working in the Faculty of Science, you will be responsible for the successful implementation of a fair and efficient admissions process, focussed on equality of opportunity for all, from managing enquiries and initial applications through to enrolling students.  

You will be educated to Degree level or equivalent, be IT literate and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  It is also essential that you are a strong team player with a customer care focus, possessing excellent organisational skills and the ability to use your own initiative.  Experience of marketing and promotion and knowledge of Higher Education is desirable.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:15/02/2016
Ref No:1365

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Senior Technician

 

 

Senior Technician (Anthropology and Physiology)  

£25,769 - £30,738

The Faculty of Science is seeking to appoint an accomplished technician to support the academic delivery of laboratory and field based practical activities on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes and other learning activities within the Faculty’s teaching laboratories.  

Applicants should have a minimum qualification of a degree in a relevant science subject.  We are looking to recruit an individual with prior working experience within a laboratory setting and of associated field work.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:21/02/2016
Ref No:1364

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Work Based Learning Officer (2 posts)

 

Work Based Learning Officer (2 posts)

£25,769 - £30,738

The Faculty of Science is seeking to recruit a Work Based Learning Officer to work in its busy Placement Learning Skills Support Unit. You will work as a member of the team and be responsible for coordinating the administrative support, and providing student and staff support for work based learning and student placements within the Faculty. You will be able to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to customer service and exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills. You should be prepared to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and be experienced in supporting students in their work based learning activities.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:15/02/2016
Ref No:1366

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing Studies (0.5fte) - fixed term to March 2017

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing Studies (0.5fte) - fixed term to March 2017

£38,896 – £47,801 pro-rata per annum

The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies is seeking to appoint a dynamic academic with a proven track record in teaching and research excellence to contribute to our expanding Policing portfolio. We are committed to improving the employability of our graduates and seek to appoint an academic who can further enhance our work in this area.

You should have a Doctorate in Policing/Criminology or a cognate area coupled with an appropriate level of teaching experience at degree level and a commitment to teaching excellence. You should also have a strong research profile based in quantitative methods, commensurate with the stage of your career, and a commitment to developing both your own research and the activities of the Policing area more generally. Details of the current research interests in Policing can be found at:  

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/centres-and-institutes/the-liverpool-centre-for-advanced-policing-studies

An ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is essential- policing; criminal justice policy and practice; criminological theory; and quantitative research methods

We would also welcome applicants who could teach in the following areas - evidence based policing; public/ private approaches to policing; contemporary issues in international policing; policing and international policy transfer.

Informal enquires may be made to the Policing Studies Programme Leader - Steve Moss Tel: 0151 231 5079   e-mail: s.j.moss@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:28/02/2016
Ref No:1362

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

£38,896 - £47,801

The Liverpool Business School Accounting and Finance Programme team has a strong undergraduate cohort and has recently successfully validated a new MSc Financial Management programme. As part of the on-going development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Business School there are two opportunities for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance.

The successful candidates should have a PhD (or be near to completion) in a relevant subject or have an equivalent professional qualification in accounting or finance.  Candidates will have experience of:

  • teaching on both the undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes
  • contribute to research plan within the School and Faculty
  • engage in the social and economic activity of the Programme Team

Informal enquiries may be made to Mike Franco, Programme Leader, Liverpool Business School.  m.franco@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:24/02/2016
Ref No:1360

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Research Assistants in Network Security and Serious Gaming - fixed term

 

Research Assistants – 2 posts (Network Security and Serious Gaming)                 

13 months fixed term

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

The PROTECT Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Department of Computer Science at Liverpool John Moores University is looking to appoint two Research Assistants, one post in Network Security and one post in Serious Gaming to work on a research and development project funded by Higher Education Academy (HEA) in the area of cyber security teaching and learning. The project is to develop a game based e-learning infrastructure to demonstrate cryptographic protocols’ scenarios for teaching and learning purposes. As a member of the project, you would be expected to work closely with the members of the Centre.

To apply, you are required to have a good BSc or MSc degree in computing or a related area, and ideally have – or be nearing completion of – a PhD in a relevant subject. You must also have experience in designing and developing cryptographic protocols, secure systems, animation or games, and familiarise with a suitable programming language (C/C++, Java, .Net family, etc.). Research experience in computer security, game development, e-learning or networked systems would be an advantage. Good analytical research and communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Kashif Kifayat on +44 (0) 151 231 2379, E-mail: K.Kifayat@ljmu.ac.uk, and Website: http://www.protect-ci.org/.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:24/02/2016
Ref No:1361

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Dance Practices - One year fixed term

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Dance Practices -One year fixed term

£38,896 - £47,801

The School of Sport Studies, Leisure & Nutrition has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful, quality programmes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our experienced and dynamic team of academics and support staff. We particularly welcome applications from people with established interests in Dance practices in a number of the following (dance technique commercial, urban genres and contemporary, dance history/perspectives, teaching and facilitating, community dance practices, project management/website, research methods, work based learning/placement support and choreography and performance theory). Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School.

You will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience in degree level teaching. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Barbara Walsh, School Director, on 0151 231 5319 or b.walsh@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:17/02/2016
Ref No:1351

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Events Management

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Events Management

£38,896 - £47,801

The School of Sport Studies, Leisure & Nutrition has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful, quality programmes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our experienced and dynamic team of academics and support staff. We particularly welcome applications from people with established interests in Events Management. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School.

You will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience in degree level teaching. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Barbara Walsh, School Director, on 0151 231 5319 or b.walsh@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:17/02/2016
Ref No:1349

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Education

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Education

£38,896 - £47,801

The School of Sport Studies, Leisure & Nutrition has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful, quality programmes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our experienced and dynamic team of academics and support staff. We particularly welcome applications from people with established interests in Physical Education in its broadest sense including practical delivery and knowledge of school-based Physical Education. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School.

You will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience in degree level teaching. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Barbara Walsh, School Director, on 0151 231 5319 or b.walsh@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:17/02/2016
Ref No:1350

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Reader in Sport Business

 

Reader in Sport Business

£49,230 - £55,389

The School of Sport Studies, Leisure & Nutrition has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful, quality programmes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our experienced and dynamic team of academics and support staff. We particularly welcome applications from people with established interests in Sport Business in particular areas such as sponsorship, new media/digital technologies and fan engagement.  

Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School.

You will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience in degree level teaching. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Barbara Walsh, School Director, on 0151 231 5319 or b.walsh@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:17/02/2016
Ref No:1348

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Research Fellow - 3 years fixed term

 

Research Fellow – 3 year fixed term

Modelling Project: Mathematical Fundamentals of Metamaterials for Multi-scale Physics and Mechanics

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

We are seeking a highly skilled and enthusiastic individual to start work in April 2016 (or as soon as possible thereafter) on a full-time, three-year post funded by the EPSRC Programme Grant EP/L024926/1. This is a joint project with the departments of mathematics at Imperial College, London and the University of Liverpool. There will be interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues and periods of time may be spent in these departments.

As an accomplished theoretician, you will work on themes of this grant: multi-scale and multi-dimensional simulation using mathematical hybrid techniques and homogenisation and optimisation leading to optimal design of metamaterials. A background in the following areas is desirable: modelling in continuum mechanics and wave propagation, multi-scale partial differential equations, numerical modelling. Familiarity with COMSOL and MATLAB is also desirable.

You should have a PhD in applied mathematics, theoretical physics or a closely related discipline and you must display clear evidence of outstanding promise and originality in research with a good publication record. You will be expected to work effectively as a member of the large research team, have the ability to develop and apply new concepts, and have a creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be mentored jointly by Professor A.B Movchan (University of Liverpool) and Professor I.S Jones (LJMU) to whom informal enquiries may be addressed (a.b.movchan@liverpool.sc.uk or i.s.jones@ljmu.ac.uk)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:17/02/2016
Ref No:1354

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Faculty Marketing Manager - 2 posts

Faculty Marketing Manager (2 posts)

Post A: Full time post for the Faculty of Science  

Post B: 0.4fte post for the Faculty of Education, Health and Community

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum (pro rata if applicable)

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking a highly experienced marketing professional to manage a significant area of marketing activity whilst also working as part of a larger corporate team. Responsibilities will include developing and implementing a marketing strategy for the relevant Faculty and planning and delivering marketing communications to various stakeholders across a variety of traditional and digital media

You will be able to demonstrate a good level of experience in a marketing department within a complex organisation, including proven knowledge and experience of marketing planning, operations and evaluation.

You will need strong project management and organisational skills and will be pro-active, hands-on and possessing excellent all-round marketing skills.

You will possess excellent communication skills and be able to influence planning and decision-making. Experience and understanding of International audiences is essential.

Experience of the higher education sector is desirable, but not essential – more important is your ability to manage the multiple priorities of the faculty in delivering effective marketing solutions.

Informal enquiries may be made to Ivor Lawrence on 0151 231 6157.

Please clearly state in your application if you wish to be considered for Post A or Post B or for both posts.

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full/Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:06/03/2016
Ref No:1346

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Professor of Policing Studies

 

Professor of Policing Studies

£60,707 - £98,465

An interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Policing Studies has been set up at LJMU as a global centre of excellence in the field.  It incorporates research, teaching/training and knowledge transfer and brings together research-active staff in relevant areas from across the University.  The Centre has strong relationships with the Police and Crime Commissioners, policy-makers, Community Safety Partnerships and others Police Forces, as well as enjoying the commitment and enthusiasm across a number of faculties and departments across the University.

You will have outstanding distinction in a relevant disciplinary area (encompassing policing studies, criminology, criminal justice, forensic psychology, computing, forensic computing and public health) and a strong record of attracting research income and producing high quality outputs combined with a multi-disciplinary approach.   You will be outward looking, able to galvanise research teams from different disciplines and bring an enthusiasm for mentoring and research career development.   You will also be expected to provide leadership in the development and delivery of the research strategy for the Centre.

For more information, including how to apply, please visit:   www.minervasearch.com/ljmu.    

The closing date for applications, in the form of a CV and cover letter sent to ljmu@minervasearch.com, is 15th February 2016.  

Please do not apply using the apply now button on this site.

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic, Manager Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:15/02/2016
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Reader in Policing Studies

 

Reader in Policing Studies

£49,230 - £55,389

An interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Policing Studies has been set up at LJMU as a global centre of excellence in the field.  It incorporates research, teaching/training and knowledge transfer and brings together research-active staff in relevant areas from across the University.  The Centre has strong relationships with the Police and Crime Commissioners, policy-makers, Community Safety Partnerships and others Police Forces, as well as enjoying the commitment and enthusiasm across a number of faculties and departments across the University.

You will have outstanding distinction in a relevant disciplinary area (encompassing policing studies, criminology, criminal justice, forensic psychology, computing, forensic computing and public health) and a strong record of attracting research income and producing high quality outputs combined with a multi-disciplinary approach.   You will be outward looking, able to galvanise research teams from different disciplines and bring an enthusiasm for mentoring and research career development.  

For more information, including how to apply, please visit: www.minervasearch.com/ljmu.    

The closing date for applications, in the form of a CV and cover letter sent to ljmu@minervasearch.com, is 15th February 2016.  

 

Please do not apply using the apply now button on this site.

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic, Manager Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:15/02/2016
Ref No:1336

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