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Current vacancies

Library Assistant

Library Assistant                    

£18,212 – £20,400 per annum

Library Services are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and adaptable person to join our team providing frontline library and computer user support for students and staff. As a member of the Library Services team based in one of our libraries you will be comfortable supporting all of our core areas of service, which range from traditional library and information activities to first line support for computer users. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high degree of commitment to excellence in customer service.

You should be qualified to GCSE level or equivalent, grades A-C in five subjects, including English and maths; candidates who lack formal qualifications but can offer significant, relevant experience may also be considered.  You should have good communication, customer care and team working skills. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications software, internet and email is essential as is the ability to relate this to user support. Experience of working with the public, the ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment, flexibility of approach and a willingness to acquire new skills as required are all essential for this post. Hours include regular evening duties to 7.00pm throughout the year.

Please note we do not accept CV’s or supplementary information when considering applications for this post and ask that you complete the on-line application and only supply your personal supporting statement.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:11/09/2016
Ref No:1581

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Midwifery

£38,896 - £47,801

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the midwifery team within the School of Nursing and Allied Health at Liverpool John Moores University.

You will join our award winning midwifery team, and offer adaptability, vision and a focus on developing further our midwifery education portfolio supported by a robust research driven approach to delivery.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring individual to join our successful team.  Our Midwifery programme, in partnership with providers across the North West, makes an active contribution to transforming healthcare practice and to the development of practice.  You will contribute to teaching and supporting pre and post registration midwifery and, where appropriate, nursing and paramedic students; and will be expected to monitor and develop strategies to enhance the quality of the student experience.  You will have a focus on research and collaborate across the school, Faculty and University to develop our research arm.

It is anticipated that you will have a high level of insight into contemporary clinical midwifery practice and will also have experience of teaching and assessment in higher, further or continuing education and in clinical practice.

You must be registered as a midwife on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) Professional Register.  You will be nearing completion of or hold a PhD or equivalent in a related discipline and have a relevant degree in midwifery or a health/education related subject.

This exciting position is full time and you would be a permanent addition to our team.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/09/2016
Ref No:1579

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Subject Head for Education and Early Childhood Studies

Subject Head for Education and Early Childhood Studies

£57,047 - £62,322

The School of Education is committed to the development of an innovative and current academic portfolio and is seeking to appoint a dynamic and driven individual to provide academic leadership and management for the subject area of Education and Early Childhood Studies.  The Faculty has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and a burgeoning research profile.  Within this, the subject area for Education and Early Childhood Studies includes a suite of three Education Studies programmes and an Early Childhood Studies programme at undergraduate level, alongside a growing provision at postgraduate level including three MA programmes due to commence in 2016.

We are seeking to appoint a Subject Head who has the passion for delivering excellence at all levels to contribute and support the continued growth and development of this highly successful team.  You will have overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the team including research and scholarship, teaching learning and assessment, establishing and enhancing the student partnership and social and economic engagement.  Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to the broad research portfolio and a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School of Education.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Cheryl Bolton, Director School of Education on 0151 231 5391 or c.l.bolton@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:22/09/2016
Ref No:1516


Lecturer in Animal Behaviour (Fixed term - mat cover/teaching only)

Lecturer in Animal Behaviour (fixed-term maternity cover/teaching only post – up to nine months)

£31,656 - £37,768

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seeks to appoint a lecturer in Animal Behaviour to provide teaching cover from September 2016. The appointee will contribute to our successful undergraduate programmes in the biosciences (e.g. Animal Behaviour, Biology, Wildlife Conservation, Zoology).

For further information or for an informal discussion about the post please contact either Professor Laura Bishop (email l.c.bishop@ljmu.ac.uk), Subject Leader (Animal Behaviour and Biological Anthropology) or Dr Alan Gunn (email a.gunn@ljmu.ac.uk), Subject Leader (Biosciences)

Closing date for applications is 31 August 2016

Interviews will be held on Friday 16 September 2016

It is envisaged that the successful applicant will be able to take up the post with immediate effect

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/faculties/faculty-of-science/school-of-natural-sciences-and-psychology

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/08/2016
Ref No:1481


Research Assistant in Face Lab (12 months fixed term)

Research Assistant in Face Lab (fixed term for 12 months)

£31,656 - £37,768

Liverpool School of Art & Design seeks to appoint a Research Assistant to support the research activity of Face Lab.

The appointee will have the demonstrated ability to carry out research in facial animation and forensic art fields, and will be expected to become involved in the public engagement of Face Lab locally, nationally and internationally.

Face Lab was formed in 2014 at LJMU and researchers from the Lab have had great success in craniofacial analysis, identification of unknown bodies in forensic investigation, or historical figures for archaeological depiction. This work may involve facial reconstruction, post-mortem depiction, craniofacial superimposition and skull reassembly. Face Lab research relates to facial identification, post-mortem decomposition, ancestry determination, craniofacial reconstruction, preserved bodies and facial animation.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Caroline Wilkinson, Director c.m.wilkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:05/09/2016
Ref No:1578

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Student Information Officer (0.5fte) fixed term to 31 May 2017

Student Information Officer (0.5fte) - fixed term to 31 May 2017

£18,212 - £20,400 pro rata per annum

The World of Work Careers Centre is looking to recruit a part time (17.5 hours per week) Student Information Officer to expand the existing team.

This role is to provide a professional and welcoming information/diagnostic and reception service for students. Additionally to inform, promote, and excite students to engage with the wide range of internal and external career and job opportunities and services available via the Careers Zones located across the campus buildings.

You will need to have recent knowledge, interest and experience of the graduate labour market together with an outgoing personality, and demonstrable customer service standards.

Understanding and use of social media, for marketing and promotional campaigns would be an advantage.

Staff may be asked to work in any location within the University, some evening and weekend working may be required.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:31/08/2016
Ref No:1551

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Lecturer in Fashion - Teaching only (Communication Pathway)

Lecturer in Fashion -Teaching only (Communication Pathway)

£31,656 - £37,768

Fashion at Liverpool John Moores University is an established area of study and research, with classes in dress and textiles introduced as early as 1936. In recent years the course has established a firm reputation for producing innovative and creative designers who have secured a broad range of jobs within the fashion sector.

We seek an enthusiastic, proactive and experienced teacher who is committed to enhancing the student experience. The successful candidate will have well developed critical skills and experience of teaching fashion and administrative duties.

The appointee will be expected to make a broad contribution to the academic work of the School of Art and Design.  In particular they will be expected to have an active role on the fashion communication pathway. The post requires a high level of creative and technical knowledge from traditional to digital and emerging technologies in fashion communication.

The post holder will be responsible for the organisation, delivery and assessment of elements of the BA Fashion Programme and Communication and will also be expected to contribute to the academic life of the School, Faculty and University.

For further information on the role please contact Professor Caroline Wilkinson on 0151 231 904 1188 or C.M.wilkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1577


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics ( 3 years fixed term)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics (3 years fixed term)

£38,896 - £47,801

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is at the forefront of higher education in Pharmacy, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science and Chemistry areas. We are looking for a highly professional, enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team for three years as replacement to cover for a member of staff on secondment.

You will have a PhD in Pharmaceutics or related area, proven strong research and teaching experience in relevant areas. You will complement existing research/teaching activities in the above area, and contribute to the School’s BSc Pharmaceutical Science, MSc in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Quality Control and MSc in Drug Design and Discovery, ae well as other relevant undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  You will also be expected to actively engage in the development of new UG and PG programmes in relevant areas.  

You will be encouraged to develop your own research in one of the existing research groups such as Formulation and Drug Delivery, utilising the world-class research facilities available in the newly built Life Science Building as well as in the James Parsons Building.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Satya Sarker, Director of School, tel: 0151 231 2096; e-mail: S.Sarker@ljmu.ac.uk or

Dr Ian J Bradshaw, Subject Leader in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences on 0151 231 2014 or email: i.j.bradshaw@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1576

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Postdoctoral Researcher - Observations and Modelling of Explosive Transients

 

Postdoctoral Researcher in Observations and Modelling of Explosive Transients - 2 years fixed term in the first instance

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position within the time domain astrophysics group at the Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, working specifically on supernovae and novae.

The ARI has established a leading position in the study of explosive transients through a combination of expertise in theoretical modelling and time-domain imaging and spectroscopic observations, underpinned by access to the robotic Liverpool Telescope (LT).

You will play an important role in the group's various observational programmes, using the LT and other instruments.  The ARI is a member of the ESO/NTT PESSTO survey and the PDRA will contribute to this observational effort, as well as data reduction and analysis.

They will also be active in modelling of SN data, especially Type Ib/c Supernovae, working closely with P. A. Mazzali.

The applicant should have a PhD in astronomy/astrophysics or a closely related field.  We seek candidates with experience with either modelling of eruptive/explosive transients and associated physics, or with optical observations of transient sources (photometry and/or spectroscopy).  Observational experience at other wavelengths would be beneficial but is not necessary.  Willingness to work on both modelling and observations is required.

The position is guaranteed for a period of two years in the first instance, with a possibility of extension subject to funding. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Paolo Mazzali, email: P.Mazzali@ljmu.ac.uk or Professor Chris Collins, email: C.A.Collins@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/09/2016
Ref No:1575

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Security Officer

Security Officer

£18,212 - £20,400 per annum plus 12.5% shift allowance                              

The University Security Department has a number of vacancies for experienced Security Officers. The role involves the provision of a range of security services across all areas of the University including static guarding, mobile patrols, control room operations and incident response.

You should have a substantial recent professional security experience. This should include incident response & patrol duties within an open access environment.

You will require excellent communication skills, a current clean driving licence and ideally hold an approved SIA licence. You will be required to work 12 hour shifts on an alternating (days & nights) shift pattern of 4 on 4 off. Averaging 38.5 hours per week.

LJMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, in particular women as they are currently under represented in the Security Service.

Please note we do not accept CV’s or supplementary information when considering applications for this post and ask that you complete the on-line application and only supply your personal supporting statement.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manual Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:05/09/2016
Ref No:1574

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Creative Writing (Screenwriting)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Screenwriting)

£38,896 - £47,801

The Liverpool Screen School seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Screenwriting) to contribute to our portfolio of programmes. The appointed person will have a proven record in the publication of creative and critical work of high quality. The appointee will ideally have a strong profile as a screenwriter, possibly with some experience as a writer of prose, and will ideally have completed a PhD.

The Liverpool Screen School forms part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production. The School prides itself on developing a warm and friendly environment with a strong commitment to nurturing and supporting creativity, whilst offering excellent learning resources and first-class student support. We are proud of our links with creative and cultural organisations in Liverpool and beyond, including FACT, The Everyman, Royal Court, Bluecoat, Tate and ITV.

Creative Writing at the Liverpool Screen School is offered as a single and joint honours programme at undergraduate level and students are encouraged to develop their own creative skills as well the intellectual and analytical skills to improve their work through the study of poetry, prose and scriptwriting.  The department also offers two Masters programmes in Writing and Screenwriting, with the latter accredited by Skillset.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Rachel McLean, Director of the Liverpool Screen School, on Tel: 0151 231 4760 or email r.mclean@ljmu.ac.uk.

Anticipated Interview date is 30 September 2016.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1572

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Poetry (0.5fte) 3 months fixed term

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Poetry (0.5fte) – 3 months fixed term

£38,896 - £47,801 per annum pro rata

The Liverpool Screen School seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Poetry (0.5fte), 3 months fixed term, to contribute to our portfolio of programmes. The appointed person will be a practising poet with a strong profile and established track record of publishing.

The Liverpool Screen School forms part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production. The School prides itself on developing a warm and friendly environment with a strong commitment to nurturing and supporting creativity, whilst offering excellent learning resources and first-class student support. We are proud of our links with creative and cultural organisations in Liverpool and beyond, including FACT, The Everyman, Royal Court, Bluecoat, Tate and ITV.

Creative Writing at the Liverpool Screen School is offered as a single and joint honours programme at undergraduate level and students are encouraged to develop their own creative skills as well the intellectual and analytical skills to improve their work through the study of poetry, prose and scriptwriting.  The department also offers two Masters programmes in Writing and Screenwriting, with the latter accredited by Skillset.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Rachel McLean, Director of the Liverpool Screen School, on Tel: 0151 231 4760 or email r.mclean@ljmu.ac.uk.

Anticipated Interview date is 4 October 2016

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1573

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Study Skills Support Tutor (Autism/ASC) - 840 hours

 

Study Skills Support Tutor (Autism/ASC) 0.54fte

Annualised Hours contract (840 hours worked over the academic year approx. 40 weeks)
£31,656 - £37,768 pro rata per annum

The Study Skills Support tutor will be responsible for providing guidance and support for LJMU students at any university site. Duties will involve designing, delivering and evaluating the generic and embedded study skills sessions to groups of students, as well as working with individual students to help them maximise their learning potential. 

You should hold a qualification in Autism/ ASC, or have relevant working experience.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Annualised Hours
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1570


Study Skills Support Tutor (Mental Health) - 840 hours

 

Study Skills Support Tutor (Mental Health) 0.54fte

Annualised Hours contract (840 hours worked over the academic year approx. 40 weeks)
£31,656 - £37,768 pro rata per annum

The Study Skills Support tutor will be responsible for providing guidance and support for LJMU students at any university site. Duties will involve designing, delivering and evaluating the generic and embedded study skills sessions to groups of students, as well as working with individual students to help them maximise their learning potential. 

You should hold a qualification in Mental Health, or have relevant working experience.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Annualised Hours
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1571


Study Skills Support Tutor (Specific Learning Difficulties) - 840 hours

 

Study Skills Support Tutor (Specific Learning Difficulties) 0.54fte

Annualised Hours contract (840 hours worked over the academic year approx. 40 weeks)
£31,656 - £37,768 pro rata per annum

The Study Skills Support tutor will be responsible for providing guidance and support for LJMU students at any university site. Duties will involve designing, delivering and evaluating the generic and embedded study skills sessions to groups of students, as well as working with individual students to help them maximise their learning potential. 

You should hold a qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties, or have relevant working experience.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Annualised Hours
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1569

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Disability Support Administrator

Disability Support Administrator
£20,989 - £25,023 per annum

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join the Disability Support Team based within Student Advice and Wellbeing Service at LJMU and take a proactive role in providing a professional support service to students and staff across the University.

You will provide administrative support to the Disability Support Team and  ensure that students can access appropriate specialised expertise in the area of disability and  in relation to all aspects of university life and funding, e.g., Disabled Students Allowance applications, arranging support and administration.

You will be the first point of contact for students contacting the Disability Service and will be required to provide advice and assistance to disabled students at their initial appointment and provide active referrals to the specialist staff across the University.

Excellent communication and IT skills, as well as a commitment to supporting students, are essential.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:03/09/2016
Ref No:1565

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

£38,896 - £47,801

We are looking for a Chartered Civil Engineer who is either a member or is in the process of applying to the Institution of Civil Engineers or any other Professional institution. A PhD in a Civil Engineering or a related discipline within Civil Engineering is essential.

You should be able to teach within your specialisation and any other Civil Engineering discipline, conduct research to a high level in these topics and publish in reputable journals the results from such research. You should also be able to supervise students both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and be prepared to help other staff with any duties as specified by the Head of Department and/or the Programme Leader.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/08/2016
Ref No:1567

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Library Assistant - 2 posts

Library Assistant (2 posts)

 Post A – (0.6fte) Permanent, Post B – (0.4fte) Fixed Term for 12 months

£18,212 - £20,400 pro rata per annum

Library Services are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and adaptable people to join our team providing frontline library and computer support for students and staff. As a member of the Library Services team based in one of our libraries you will be equally comfortable supporting all of our core areas of service. These include traditional library and information activities and first line support for computer users. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high degree of commitment to excellence in customer service.

You should be qualified to GCSE level or equivalent, grades A-C in five subjects, including English and maths; candidates who lack formal qualifications but can offer significant, relevant experience may also be considered.  You should have good communication, customer care and team working skills. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications software, internet and email is essential as is the ability to relate this to user support. Experience of working with the public, the ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment, flexibility of approach and a willingness to acquire new skills as required are all essential for this post. Hours include regular evening duties to 7.00pm throughout the year.

Please note we do not accept CV’s or supplementary information when considering applications for this post and ask that you complete the on-line application and only supply your personal supporting statement.

Please clearly state in your application which post/s (A)(B) you wish to be considered for.

Contract Type: Permanent/Fixed Term Hours: Full/Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:28/08/2016
Ref No:1564

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Student Funds Administrator

Student Funds Administrator

£18,212 - £20,400

We are seeking an exceptional person to join a busy team as the team administrator. In addition to being responsible for the administration associated with applications for discretionary funds administered by the University, you will be the first point of contact to those students visiting the service.

You will have excellent IT skills, a friendly and approachable disposition and experience of working in an administrative role ideally within the higher education sector.  A commitment to customer service, team work, equal opportunities are essential.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:03/09/2016
Ref No:1566

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Learning Technology Developer (Technology Enhanced Learning)

Learning Technology Developer (Technology Enhanced Learning)

£31,656 - £37,768

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, energetic individual who will make a significant contribution to the implementation of learning technologies at Liverpool John Moores University. You will work with our Virtual Learning Environment and a range of associated learning technologies and tools. You will be expected to provide Helpdesk support and system administration to troubleshoot system and user issues. You will also provide staff development across the University, and hands-on support for academics.

You should have: a degree or equivalent; experience of supporting a virtual learning environments; experience of staff development; good problem-solving and organisational skills, and the ability to work under pressure.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:30/08/2016
Ref No:1560

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Lecturer in Events Management ( Teaching only) 1 year fixed term

Lecturer in Events Management (Teaching Only) – 1 year fixed term

£31,656 - £37,768

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 events management team on a one year teaching only contract. We particularly welcome applications from people with established interests in the events industry.

You will have an appropriate first degree and a further degree. You should also have some experience in degree level teaching in Higher Education.

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

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1561

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science/Software Engineering

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science/Software Engineering

£38,896 - £47,801

The Department of Computer Science has an international research reputation in Computer Forensics, Networking and Cyber Security and we are looking to further strengthen these areas with a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer post in Computer Science or Software Engineering. The person appointed will be expected to deliver excellence in research and scholarship within the department.

This 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 (or be close to completing) a PhD. 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 your current research will influence curriculum development in the Department’s areas of strength.

Further details of the research and teaching within the Department are available on 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

e-mail: d.england@ljmu.ac.uk.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1550

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Professor in Software Engineering

Professor in Software Engineering

£60,707 - £98,465

The Department of Computer Science has an international research reputation in Computer Forensics, Networking and Cyber Security and we are looking to further strengthen these areas with a full Professor post in Software Engineering. The person appointed will be expected to provide effective leadership in research and scholarship within the department.

This post will involve the normal range of Professorial duties in research and enterprise leadership, and providing support for junior members of staff in teaching, curriculum development, research, and administrative tasks. You should have a good first degree in computing or related subject, and hold a PhD in Computer Science/Software Engineering. You must have an excellent track record of internationally excellent research and scholarly activity. You should have experience of teaching in Higher Education and be able to demonstrate a clear, long-term vision of how research should be developed in the department.

Further details of the research within the Department are available on 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 by e-mail: d.england@ljmu.ac.uk.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1549

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Professor of Public Health

Professor of Public Health

£60,707 - £98,465   

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking an exceptional individual to develop and lead world-class research in the area of public health and wellbeing; evidenced through income generation, high-quality publications, networking and impact.

You will mentor and facilitate the activity of other researchers and ensure that LJMU is a recognised centre of excellence and apply specific academic expertise and experience from the field of public health to the current portfolio of research at the Centre for Public Health.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1562

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Research Assistant - Computer Science ( 2 years fixed term)

Research Assistant – Computer Science  (2 years fixed term)

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

The Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with a PhD degree and specialisms in developing end-to-end security and trust framework and trust based recommendation systems to support worldwide interoperability for semantics Internet of Things.

Applications are invited for the role of Research Assistant on the EU funded Wise-IoT (Worldwide Interoperability for SEmantics IoT) project. The Wise-IoT project gathers lead contributors from Europe and Korea to ongoing major global IoT standardization activities with the objective to strengthen and expand emerging IoT standards and reference implementation using feedback from user-centric and context-aware pilots. Based on morphing mediation gateways concept, a trust-based recommendation system is proposed, leveraging upon Context Information APIs enabling end-to-end semantic interoperability and the dynamic distribution of analytic functions over a proposed ‘Global IoT Services’ (GIoTS).

You should be able to demonstrate an ability to lead research and development projects with industry partners. You will be expected to contribute to research and standardization in Internet of Things technologies, and be able to design new research projects.

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Gyu Myoung Lee (The Project Investigator of Wise-IoT), email: g.m.lee@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1557

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Programme Leader - Tourism and Events

Programme Leader- Tourism and Events

£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 teaching and learning in Higher Education. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a programme within the School at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels

You will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience in degree level teaching and evidence of recent publications in your specialist area.

Informal enquiries may be made to Barbara Walsh Director of School, email:  b.walsh@ljmu.ac.uk , Tel: 0151 231 5319

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1556

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Research Fellow - Faculty of Engineering and Technoloogy

Research Fellow in Operations Research/Optimisation/Computational Intelligence for Transport/Logistics  

18 months fixed term

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position to work on a Newton Fund project funded by the British Council. The project aims at using combinatorial optimisation and computational intelligence techniques to analyse multimodal transport in maritime logistics, with a special focus on the environment of an ASEAN country, to improve performance and access. You will join the Liverpool LOgistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute. The work is interdisciplinary and ideally requires a blend of skills across computing science, operational research, and computational intelligence.

The required qualification and experience is a PhD or near PhD completion in Computing, Engineering or Mathematics or other relevant areas with a focus on operational research or computational intelligence, and a proportionate publication record. You should have strong programming skills and experience in working with combinatorial problems and/or discrete-event or multi-agent simulation.

The research fellow should show strong motivation for independent research, the ability to communicate with other team members, and the will to assist with preparing future grant proposals.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Trung Thanh Nguyen, LOOM research institute, Liverpool John Moores University. Email: t.t.nguyen@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1554

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Business Partner (People and Organisational Development)

Business Partner (People and Organisational Development)

£38,896 - £47,801                                                             

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Business Partner to join the team.  This is an opportunity to use your professional skills in a challenging environment and contribute positively to a high-performing team.

Working initially with the Executive Dean, Director and the management team within one of our faculties, you will be expected to make an immediate contribution by providing customer focused HR interventions to address people issues and organisational challenges. You will deploy coaching skills in order to drive and influence a high performance culture and support the strategic direction of the faculty.

You will also

  • Take a lead on HR projects and initiatives ensuring successful delivery
  • Assist in the influencing of a culture of accountability
  • Use business insight to identify areas for continuous improvement within the Faculty and implement initiatives where appropriate.
  • Assist in the management of organisational change.
  • Work with the faculty management team to deliver plans on talent and succession management.
  • Interpret the business strategy into clear deliverables from a people and OD perspective.

You will be expected to manage both operational and strategic work and you must be able to work flexibly and manage a number of cases and projects at any one time. You must be a strong communicator and influencer and able to build relationships at all levels across the organisation. Having a broad generalist background you will also have a strong interest and experience of a specialist area of HR work.

The ideal candidate will have experience of performing successfully in a similar role in a diverse, complex and challenging environment and be able to demonstrate high level HR knowledge and skills. You will be CIPD qualified (Chartered Member), have the ability to work collaboratively with others and have experience of managing organisational change.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent training and development opportunities.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:29/08/2016
Ref No:1542

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Senior Researcher (Evidence Synthesis) - 1 year fixed term

Senior Researcher (Evidence Synthesis)           1 year fixed term in the first instance, with possible extension

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum                 

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community is seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to initiate and develop evidence synthesis research projects and systematic reviews in partnership with researchers across a multi-discipline Faculty.

As part of a growing Evidence Synthesis team within the Faculty’s Centre for Public Health you will play a key role in contributing to an exciting programme of research and training/capacity building in evidence synthesis methods across the Faculty disciplines of health, sport and education. You will be able to demonstrate use of evidence synthesis methods in your research, and show a commitment to developing both your own understanding of the methods and the understanding of others.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:28/08/2016
Ref No:1548


Quality Enhancement Officer

Quality Enhancement Officer

£38,896 - £47,801


Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced professional with experience and knowledge of quality assurance and enhancement activities in Higher Education. 

Reporting to the Head of Academic Quality, working within a central team of quality staff as part of Academic Registry, you will to work maintain, develop and document standardised processes and protocols for University quality management and enhancement processes, including programme validation, annual monitoring of programmes, and external examining. You will work closely with the Faculty Registrar to ensure processes are effectively and consistently implemented across the University.

You should be proactive, highly organised and pay attention to detail.  You should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to engage both academic and professional services staff and form effective working relationships.

Informal enquiries may be made to Liz McGough, Academic Registrar on 0151 231 8163 or email e.m.mcGough@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1541

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Resource Discovery Officer

Resource Discovery Officer

£25,769 - £30,738

Library Services are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and adaptable person to join our team providing resource discovery and metadata support for our collections.  This is a key professional post within Library Services, essential to the successful delivery of strategically important services and support.  You will maintain and develop the resource discovery activity of Library Services, through effective use of metadata, and ensuring that key systems such as the resource discovery system, digital repository, digital content system and relevant parts of the library management system are accessible, easy to use and fit for purpose.  In addition, you will engage proactively in innovation and developments in relation to these systems.

You should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and preferably hold a professional qualification in library and information management or related discipline.  You should have knowledge of Dewey, AACR2, MARC21, RDA and related standards, good levels of written and verbal communication skills and an interest in new technology that can add value to the service.

Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Richard Davis, Head of Collections and Digital Strategy, on Tel: 0151 231 3246 or email r.m.davis@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:05/09/2016
Ref No:1540

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Research Officer (0.8fte) - 8 months fixed term

 

Research Officer (Academic self-efficacy and feedback)  0.8 fte -  8 months fixed term

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum pro rata  (maximum starting salary will be £27,651 pro rata)

A highly motivated Research Officer is sought to work on a project examining the relationship between students’ academic self-efficacy and their response to tutor feedback. Funded by Liverpool John Moores University as a Curriculum Enhancement Project the study will assess students’ academic self-efficacy and use this data to construct a number of focus groups comprising students of either high or low academic self-efficacy. Grounded theory will be applied to transcripts of interactions in these focus groups to determine similarities and differences in the groups’ perception of the feedback they have received and their responses to that feedback.  The project will be led by Dr. Anne-Marie Adams within the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University with other members of the research team, Dr Sue Palmer-Conn, Julie Money and Jamie Fearn providing cross-Faculty and cross-service expertise. 

You will lead the day-to-day management of the project, including recruiting, facilitating and analysing the focus groups.  You will also be expected to conduct both quantitative and qualitative data analysis and contribute to the dissemination of the results.  One principal output of the project is an e-leaflet resource which will communicate a shared perspective of valuable feedback to both students and tutors and you will be closely involved in the development of this resource.  You will have a good degree (2:1 or above) in psychology or a closely related discipline and experience of conducting both quantitative and qualitative research including its analysis using SPSS, NVIVO or equivalents. 

We would encourage interested applicants to seek out further details of the project before applying.  Informal enquires about the position and requests for further information should be directed to the research team using the email addresses below:

Dr. Sue Palmer-Conn: S.E.Palmer-Conn@ljmu.ac.uk

Dr. Anne-Marie Adams:  A.Adams@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/08/2016
Ref No:1537

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Trainer/Assessor ( 0.8fte) - term time (28 weeks) - 2 posts

Trainer/Assessor (0.8fte) - term time only  (28 weeks) – 2 posts

£31,656 - £37,768 pro rata per annum

LJMU’s World of Work Career Centre is seeking two highly professional and experienced trainers to assist in the design, delivery and assessment of a range of personal development and employability-related activities for students and external client opportunities.

The role includes all aspects of the centre activities, including the World of Work Skills Certificate Process, and other areas of career and personal development.

Significant experience of delivering employability skills and personal development training within a HE setting is essential, and experience of developing and delivering e-learning content using a range of online and digital tools would be an advantage. Some flexibility will be required in terms of availability to meet the operational needs of the delivery schedule.

Informal enquiries may be made to Colette Ashbrook email:  c.ashbrook@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Semester Only
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:04/09/2016
Ref No:1536

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