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Domestic Assistant

Domestic Assistant

£16,289 - £17,898 pro rata per annum

Liverpool John Moores University Estate Management department has 13 vacancies for experienced cleaning staff who will be required to undertake the full range of cleaning activities in order to provide a clean and safe environment for all students, staff and visitors to the University.

You will require excellent communication skills and the ability to follow verbal and written instruction and procedures.

All current vacancies will work between the hours of 7am and 9am (10 hours per week) Monday to Friday. There are a number of vacancies in each of our campus areas IM Marsh, Mount Pleasant and City Campus.

LJMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Manual Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:05/02/2017
Ref No:1775

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Domestic Assistant Team Leader

Domestic Team Leader

£18,412 – £20,624 pro rata per annum

Liverpool John Moores University Estate Management department has five vacancies for experienced Domestic Team Leaders to join our existing staff in delivering our cleaning service.

Four posts are required to work between the hours of 7am to 11am (20 hours per week). This role involves working at separate areas of LJMU estate (rotating through 6 work locations), spending between four and eight weeks in each location and having responsibility for cleanliness whilst in each location.

One post is required to work between the hours of 4pm to 8pm (20 hours per week). This role involves working in a fixed location within LJMU estate with responsibility for cleanliness within that defined location.

You will join a team of staff who will develop, set and monitor standards of cleanliness on an Estate wide basis The Domestic Team Leader will have responsibility for team success and continuous improvement through agreeing, implementing and monitoring individual and team objectives while ensuring adherence with the cleaning specification, service level agreements and other LJMU policies.

Qualified to minimum of NVQ cleaning and support services Level 2, you will be expected to lead teams of Domestic Assistants providing cleaning services within Liverpool John Moores University in order to provide a clean and safe environment for all students, staff and visitors to the University. You will require excellent communication skills and the ability to follow verbal and written instruction and procedures.

LJMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Manual Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:05/02/2017
Ref No:1777

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Sport Coaching Science - 6 months fixed term

Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Sport Coaching Science - 6 months fixed term

£26,052 - £31,076 per annum

The School of Sport Studies, Leisure & Nutrition seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral research Assistant in Sport Coaching Science.   The research programme provides an exciting opportunity to examine the role of scouts within the talent identification process in junior-elite football.  You will, therefore, be expected to collect data within a grassroots and professional football environment.   You will have a PhD, with experience working within junior-elite/professional football settings, with experience of conducting qualitative and quantitative studies in this area.   A publication track record would be advantageous.   Primarily based in Liverpool, there will be periods of travel and therefore, flexibility will be required.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Matthew Reeves, email: m.j.reeves@ljmu.ac.uk or to Dr Simon Roberts, email: s.roberts2@ljmu.ac.uk.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/01/2017
Ref No:1780

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Senior Faculty Research Administrator

Senior Faculty Research Administrator

£26,052 - £31,076

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology consists of 6 departments, 7 research institutes and centres and 7 enterprise units, supporting the university strategic plans delivery of teaching, research, enterprise and engagements. You will be contributing to the successful delivery of all activities associated with academic research administration.  This will include efficient and accurate maintenance of the faculty research and knowledge transfer application support to UK/EU funding schemes and, in particular, proactively leading the matching of academic ideas to specific funding opportunities and bid development (including strategic project guidance and drafting text), having oversight of the collation of costs, partnership coordination, management of internal approval processes, and technicalities of the submission process. The role will also include day to day liaison internally with the finance office and the Research Innovation Services teams as well as externally with various funding bodies.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:05/02/2017
Ref No:1776


Executive Support Officer - 1 full time post and 1 part time post

Executive Support Officer (2 posts)

Post A: Based in the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies – Full Time

Post B: Based in the School of Law – Job share, 17.5 hours per week (likely to be all day Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday pm)

The Executive Support Officer will work as part of a team of staff providing administrative and operational support to Centre Directors, Directors of School and other key leadership roles within the Faculty, including Associate Deans and the Head of Operations. 

You will have significant experience of working collaboratively with people across a large organisation and providing high-level administrative and operational support to staff in a senior management role. 

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:02/02/2017
Ref No:1774

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Post Doctoral Researcher - 12 months fixed term

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Cardiovascular and Thermoregulatory Exercise Physiology - 12 months fixed term

£26,052 - £31,076 (maximum starting salary £26,052)

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences seeks to appoint of a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Physiology. The research programme is funded by Aspire Academy in Qatar, and seeks to determine the skeletal muscle blood flow response to recovery immersion in cold water.  The successful applicant will therefore be expected to collect various aspects of cardiovascular and thermoregulatory data in conjunction with imaging experts who will measure blood flow. The applicant will have a PhD, with experience of conducting exercise physiology research studies relevant to this area, and have a publication track record. Whilst the candidate will be based primarily in Liverpool, there will be extensive periods of travel to Finland, and therefore some flexibility will be required.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Warren Gregson, email: w.gregson@ljmu.ac.uk) 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/01/2017
Ref No:1770

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Research Assistant in Face Lab - 12 months fixed term

Research Assistant in Face Lab – 12 months fixed term

£26,052 to £31,076 or £32,004 to £38,183 (dependant on experience and qualifications)

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

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 craniofacial analysis, post-mortem depiction and craniofacial superimposition. Face Lab research relates to craniofacial identification, ancestry determination, facial recognition and facial animation

You will have the demonstrated ability to carry out research in craniofacial identification fields, and will be expected to become involved in the public engagement of Face Lab locally, nationally and internationally.

The salary will be agreed dependent on qualifications and experience.

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

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:28/02/2017
Ref No:1771

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Senior Learning Management Systems Engineer

Senior Learning Management Systems Engineer

£39,324 - £48,327 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Learning Management Systems (LMS) Engineer, in the University’s Teaching and Learning Academy. This new and challenging role will require the successful candidate to manage the full technical development of the University’s LMS technologies.  LJMU has recently entered into a new agreement with Instructure to implement Canvas as its learning management system, in 2017. This technically advanced position will support the development of Canvas for teaching and learning, and, as such, encompasses a wide range of  technical and project management duties. You will be required to work independently, and collaboratively with the Academy’s TEL Team and staff across the institution, to design and develop applications and processes within the LMS.  These must fit seamlessly into LJMU’s technical environment and therefore will require close liaison with the University’s IT Services team.

You should have: a degree or equivalent award; an exceptional knowledge of application development programming languages and the capacity to learn new programming skill sets; knowledge of an LMS from an architectural or technical perspective, and an application developer role; strong analytical and problem solving skills; the ability to liaise proactively and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of staff across the University. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:01/02/2017
Ref No:1769

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Lecturer in Nutition -Teaching only (0.2fte) - 12 months fixed term

Lecturer in Nutrition - Teaching only (0.2 fte) – 12 months fixed term

£32,004 - £38,183 pro rata per annum

The School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Nutrition for the equivalent of one day a week.  The suite of programmes include Nutrition, Food, Development and Nutrition and Sport and Nutrition for Health.  We are looking for somebody who can support the nutrition based modules at undergraduate level.  You must be educated to Masters level with experience of teaching in Higher Education.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Susanne Gellweiler, Programme Manager, on 0151 231 4623 or email: s.gellweiler@ljmu.ac.uk.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/01/2017
Ref No:1766

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Placement Learning Support Officer - fixed term to 31 July 2017

Placement Learning Support Administrator – fixed term to 31 July 2017

£18,412 - £20,624 per annum

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community, based at the IM Marsh Campus, wishes to appoint an administrator to assist in the administration of work related learning placement activity.  The role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work closely with academic staff, students and employers and to source and allocate placements.  

You should have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, previous experience in Higher Education administration and be able to demonstrate previous experience of developing, running and supporting initiatives/projects.  

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/01/2017
Ref No:1767

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Science Technician

Science Technician

£21,220 - £25,298

An opportunity has arisen for a Technician within the Faculty of Education, Health and Community.  The post is located within the I M Marsh Campus at Aigburth, Liverpool and reports to the Senior Science Technician. Normal hours of work are 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday, with occasional evening/weekend work.  

As part of an existing team you would be providing first line support for staff and students, dealing with all matters relating to the provision of equipment for practical teaching sessions in a science laboratory environment.  The technical teams are renowned for excellence of service which must be matched by any new team member with regard to individual skills, customer service, integrity and dependability. You must have as a minimum  a HND/HNC or equivalent in a science subject and show a level of practical experience in a laboratory environment (not as part of a course).

You will be involved in setting up and maintaining science and laboratory equipment on a daily basis for teaching support. You will need to be confident to work under pressure in a room full of adult learners, setting up or troubleshooting problems as required.  It is not a desk bound role, but fast paced work, requiring you to be on your feet for much of the time.  To that end and due to the nature of the work, you will need to be sufficiently capable of manual handling, operating scientific machinery, and working with heights. Former exposure in a technical environment or laboratory work is an essential aspect for any applicant.  A working knowledge of the GCSE science curriculum would be desirable.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:29/01/2017
Ref No:1765

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (2 posts)

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (Professional practice) 2 posts

£39,324 - £48,327

The Human Resource Management programmes within Liverpool Business School have enjoyed considerable growth and programme diversity and are now seeking to make two appointments to professionally credible and experienced HR practitioners.  Alert to the changing landscape of HR and preferably with experience or engagement with CIPD we are looking for individuals who will bring contemporary HR skills and knowledge to a diverse student body. All of our programmes are CIPD approved and the postholders would be expected to work with CIPD locally and regionally to develop the relationship with our professional body. We would be particularly interested in applicants who could offer more than one area of specialism.  Teaching across a range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and professional programmes, you would be expected to bring teaching excellence and professional expertise to a range of modules. We have an award winning teaching team and student satisfaction and personal progression informs the work on all programmes.

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. The HR Programme team are looking to extend their current expertise due to growth and success of programmes and would be looking for individuals with an enthusiastic about developing our students to compete effectively in a rapidly changing environment.

You must have extensive practitioner experience and experience of teaching would be welcomed. To work within our diverse programme teams, postholders would need to be flexible around hours of work and open to the development of new partnership arrangements.                                                                      

Informal enquiries may be made to, Maureen Royce, HR Programmes Leader on email: m.a.royce@ljmu.ac.uk 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:31/01/2017
Ref No:1762

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Industrial Funding Officer (LCR 4.0) Fixed term

Industrial Funding Officer (LCR 4.0) – Fixed term to 30 Sept 2019 subject to ESIF funding

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

The Engineering & Technology Research Institute (ETRI) at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) comprises of seven leading research groups bringing together a broad range of disciplines from astrophysics to bio-engineering and computer games technology to microwave research. ETRI is based within the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, a newly structured Faculty with a dynamic approach to teaching, research and industrial outreach activities.

We are seeking to develop a dedicated, highly motivated team to be responsible for the delivery of the LCR 4.0 programme, an exciting new initiative part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which will increase productivity in Liverpool City Region (LCR) manufacturing organisations through the development of smarter products, processes and supply chains. LCR 4.0 offers the opportunity for LCR to position itself at the forefront of an emerging global revolution in manufacturing driven by technology advances merging digital and physical worlds. The programme will be truly transformational being the first region to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies to increase productivity and stimulate sustainable economic growth.

As part of the team, we are seeking an Industrial Funding Officer who will be responsible for identifying and developing funding and investment opportunities and brokering commercial partnerships for research and innovation. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and innovative organisation along with unparalleled opportunities for career development.  An exciting place to work, ETRI has expertise comprising of an in-house multi-disciplinary team of engineering and business specialists and is supported by leading academics and scientists from LJMU.

You will be a flexible, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience of the grant funding and investment landscape, proposal writing and consortium building with excellent communication skills and fully conversant with Microsoft Office and Internet Applications. You will join a multidisciplinary team focusing on working closely with SMEs and the research base within the University to enhance productivity and develop and implement strategies to stimulate the development of new products through innovation practices. Reporting to the Strategic Manager responsible for the project, you will also be required to support the activities of the wider team, and have the ability to work using your own initiative.

You should have relevant experience of writing research grant proposals and developing investment opportunities in engineering or a closely related subject.

The post is part-funded by ERDF as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. The post is fixed term until 30th September 2019 and will be offered subject to the approval of European Regional Development Funding.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:25/01/2017
Ref No:1527

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Administration and Marketing Officer (0.8fte) - 14 months fixed term

Administration and Marketing Officer (0.8fte) – 14 months fixed term

£26,052 - £31,076 pro rata per annum

The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is seeking to appoint an Administrator to support the ESF funded Maritime Super-Skills Project. The project is a collaboration between Higher and Further Education providers and employer stakeholders in the Liverpool City Region. It will support a nationally-aligned Trailblazer employer group to develop a complete pipeline of maritime/logistics/advanced manufacturing apprenticeships from Levels 3 to 7. By early 2018, the project aims to have higher level standards/curricula available for delivery to maritime sector employers to upskill their workforce, and recruit higher and degree apprentices sufficient to meet business growth plans. The project will also promote higher-level apprenticeships in manufacturing-based priority sectors by developing a supportive environment for employer engagement.

The Administration and Marketing Officer will provide administrative and marketing support to the Project Manager with particular focus on supporting the standards and assessment plans drafting process and liaison with project staff in the consortium partners in relation to the maintenance of project records and preparation of claims in conjunction with LJMU central professional services project monitoring and financial reporting staff.

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

 

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:22/01/2017
Ref No:1759

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Marine and Offshore Engineering - Fixed term

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Marine and Offshore Engineering (0.6fte) - 14 months fixed-term

£38,896 - £47,801 pro rata per annum

The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the area of marine and offshore engineering.  You will be the HE academic lead for the ESF Maritime Super-Skills project which will support a nationally-aligned Trailblazer employer group to develop a complete pipeline of apprenticeship standards delivering maritime/logistics/advanced manufacturing skills (Levels 3 to 7) for the key occupations within the sector. You will work with stakeholders to develop new standards and assessment plans, develop new curriculum materials, and contribute to relevant research publications. The ideal candidate will hold a first degree in marine engineering, navel architecture, or a similar engineering discipline together with a PhD, and relevant industrial experience.

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

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:22/01/2017
Ref No:1760

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Project Manager (Maritime Super-Skills) - 14 months fixed term

Project Manager (Maritime Super-Skills) – 14 Months fixed term

£49,772 - £55,998 per annum

The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an Project Manager to support the ESF funded Maritime Super-Skills Project. The project is a collaboration between Higher and Further Education providers and employer stakeholders in the Liverpool City Region. It will support a nationally-aligned Trailblazer employer group to develop a complete pipeline of maritime/logistics/advanced manufacturing apprenticeships from Levels 3 to 7. By early 2018, the project aims to have higher level standards/curricula available for delivery to maritime sector employers to upskill their workforce, and recruit higher and degree apprentices sufficient to meet business growth plans. The project will also promote higher-level apprenticeships in manufacturing-based priority sectors by developing a supportive environment for employer engagement.

You will lead the delivery of the project at LJMU and Mersey Maritime in accordance with LJMU’s Strategic Plan and with ESF outputs and outcomes, ensuring rigorous compliance with all relevant contractual commitments. You will support the consortium to deliver a prescribed programme of project activity to a high and measurable standard. Key to this role will be the effective co-ordination of an employer-led Trailblazer group in the LCR, and its relationships with key national and regional stakeholders.

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

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:22/01/2017
Ref No:1758

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Academic Achievement Manager

Academic Achievement Manager

£39,324 - £48,327 per annum

We are looking for an Academic Achievement Manager to join Library Services. You will work with the Head of Library Academic Services, the Teaching and Learning Academy and academic staff, to provide leadership for and the management of high quality, learning development and support for students of all academic disciplines at all levels across the University in order to enhance their attainment, retention and satisfaction and meet the demands of our academic communities. You will coordinate activities within the team to ensure operational plans are delivered on target and be responsible for staff management processes and team development.

You will be educated to degree level, preferably with a postgraduate-level teaching qualification, have experience of managing staff, building and developing teams and will be keen to develop new services and practices. You will also deliver a wide range of academic skills guidance, from referencing, essay structure and academic tone to critical thinking, literature reviews and more. You will be a highly motivated candidate who will make an immediate impact. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:23/01/2017
Ref No:1756

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Disability Adviser (0.6fte)

Disability Adviser (0.6fte)
£26,052 - £31,076 pro rata per annum
Vacancy Reference: 1755

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join an extremely busy team providing a support service to disabled students. Your primary role will be to work as a caseworker for students with complex needs.

This post will contribute towards the delivery of a pro active and professional service responsive to the needs of disabled students by providing advice and guidance and completing complex case work.  You will be part of a team which currently comprises of 2 Senior Disability Advisers and 3 Advice Administrators. The role will involve working together with external assessment companies and academic staff to ensure each student has an individual support package

You will have at least 2 years relevant working experience in providing advice and support to disabled students in Higher Education. A commitment to customer service, equal opportunities and to working within the social model of disability is essential. We also require excellent administration, communication, and time management skills. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:10/02/2017
Ref No:1755

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Security Officer

Security Officer

£18,412 - £20,624 per annum plus 12.5% shift allowance

The University Security Department has 2 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. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manual Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:22/01/2017
Ref No:1757

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Admissions and Information Officer

Admissions and Information Officer

£21,220 - £25,298

Based in the Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies you will be responsible for the provision of a quality service to the University in all aspects of student recruitment and admissions.  Particular emphasis will be placed on the effective consideration and processing of applications through to the point of enrolment; collection and collation of course information; responding to enquiries from potential applicants and actively supporting the promotion and marketing of programmes.

You will have an understanding of the UG and PGT admissions processes and should be able to demonstrate experience in acting as ‘the face’ of the University and demonstrating a commitment to excellence and customer service.

Informal enquiries can be made to Sarah Kelly, Head of Student Recruitment, email: S.M.Kelly@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:30/01/2017
Ref No:1751

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Lecturer in Graphic Design and Illustration (0.6fte) - 2 posts

Lecturer in Graphic Design and Illustration (0.6fte) – 2 posts

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum pro rata

Liverpool School of Art and Design is seeking to appoint two (0.6fte) Illustration lecturers to contribute to our successful undergraduate Graphic Design and Illustration programme.

Graphic Design and Illustration at Liverpool School of Art and Design is a well-established course with a strong reputation for producing independent and creative graduates who go on to make significant impact within the creative industries at a local, national and international level.

Teaching across all Levels of the programme, you would be expected to bring teaching excellence and professional expertise to a range of practice based studio modules spanning illustration, drawing, printmaking and general visual communication.

You must have undergraduate teaching experience. Practitioner experience would be particularly welcome.

Informal enquiries may be made to the programme Leader of Graphic Design and Illustration, Ian Mitchell email: i.mitchell@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 904 1172

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:02/02/2017
Ref No:1752

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate - EPSRC project -12 months fixed term

Post-Doctoral Research Associate – EPSRC project - 12 months fixed term

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum (maximum starting salary £ 36,859)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) for a fixed-term post-doctoral research associate. You will join the Electric Machines and Drives Research Group of the LJMU (https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/centres-and-institutes/faculty-of-engineering-and-technology-research-institute/electrical-and-electronic-engineering-research-centre/expertise/electric-machines-and-drived-research-group) and will work on an EPSRC funded project “Power flow control in future electric vehicles and dc microgrids with multiple energy sources”

You will be expected to assist in modelling and simulation work, and to lead the development of laboratory rigs and subsequent experimental investigation. You will hold (or be about to be awarded) a PhD degree, acquired in the area of electric drives or power electronics, and will be proficient in using Simulink/Maptlab for simulation work and dSpace system or an alternative digital platform for experimentation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and on own initiative, and substantial previous experience of using MS Office are all prerequisites for the post. Previous research in the area of multiphase drives/multiphase power electronics and/or post-doctoral experience in an area relevant for the project would be an advantage.

Informal discussions may be made to Dr Obrad Dordevic, email: o.dordevic@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 2249.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:02/02/2017
Ref No:1749

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International Adviser - Fixed term to July 2017

International Adviser - Fixed term until end July 2017

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to join the Student Advice and Wellbeing Team at LJMU and take a proactive role in providing a professional advice service to International and EU students across the University.

You should have an in-depth working knowledge of current Government legislation regarding International students studying in the UK on a Tier 4 (General) student visa, and students wishing to bring their dependents to the UK.

You will hold a Degree or have substantial relevant work experience giving advice to students on a Tier 4 Visa requires and have 2 years’ experience of working in a Higher Education or similar setting. Your role will include liaising with the LJMU Compliance Officer to resolve complex enquiries relating to UKVI Regulations. Substantial case work experience is essential.

A commitment to customer service, equal opportunities and a proven ability to self-manage a caseload is essential. We also require excellent administration, communication, and time management skills and an ability to present training to groups of staff and students.

It is anticipated that the interviews for this post will take place on 16th February 2017. 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:25/01/2017
Ref No:1739

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Occupational Health Reception Advisor - Annualised Hours

Occupational Health Reception Advisor - Annualised hours (920 hours per year)

£18,412 - £20,624 pro rata per annum

We are looking to appoint a part-time Occupational Health Reception Adviser to join our small and friendly team, including the Nursing staff and Physician who provide a dedicated Occupational Health service to the University’s staff and students.

The hours for this position are flexible, but likely to be 9.00 am to 12.00 noon, Monday to Friday between December and June, and 9.00 am to 2.00 pm, Monday to Friday between July and November.

Reporting to the Senior Occupational Health Nurse you will provide a high quality reception and administrative support service and be the first point of contact for staff and students, dealing promptly with queries both face to face and over the telephone.  You will manage the appointment system and the diaries of the team and maintain the team’s electronic and manual information systems as well as ensuring that stock levels of medical supplies and equipment are managed effectively. 

You must be flexible and customer focused with excellent telephone and administrative skills and be able to deal with staff and students in a sensitive and friendly manner.  You must be able to demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, be able to work well under your own initiative and have a passion for delivering a first class customer service.

With excellent communication and organisational skills, you must be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) and have at least one year of relevant experience in a public facing customer service environment.  You must be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft software applications.  Experience in a similar role and some knowledge of Data Protection requirements would be desirable.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Annualised Hours
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:24/01/2017
Ref No:1727

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Quality Support Assistant - Fixed term to 31 August 2017

Quality Support Assistant - Fixed term to 31 August 2017

£21,220 - £25,298 per annum

We are seeking a highly effective administrator to provide administrative support for Academic Quality Services within Academic Registry in a timely and efficient manner. 

Duties will include assisting in the documentation of processes and protocols for University quality management; to assemble and despatch documentation required for specified internal and external quality management processes; support preparation for external quality assessment and audit; process budgetary payments; maintain up to date records and databases.

A positive approach with excellent interpersonal/ communication skills along with good organisational abilities and attention to detail are essential requirements for the post. You should be capable of working with a minimum of supervision, prioritising your workload and working to agreed deadlines as required. You should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

You should be qualified to HND level or have an equivalent professional qualification. Candidates who lack formal qualifications but can offer significant relevant experience may also be considered.  Previous experience of working in Higher Education administration is desirable but not essential.

Informal enquiries can be made to Liz McGough, Academic Registrar, email: e.m.mcgough@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:22/01/2017
Ref No:1726


Industrial Software Specialist (Sensor City) - fixed term to September 2019

Industrial Software Specialist - Fixed term to 30 September 2019

£32,004 - £38,183 per annum (maximum starting salary £35,579)

Sensor City is a £15 million bespoke innovation space supporting start-ups, SMEs and collaborative projects to develop and implement new sensor applications. It is a Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) flagship University Enterprise Zone. Sensor City is a joint venture between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), BEIS and industry

Sensor City is a delivery partner in an ERDF project “LCR4.0”. LCR 4.0 offers the Liverpool City Region (LCR) the opportunity to position itself at the forefront of an emerging global revolution in manufacturing driven by technology advances merging digital and physical worlds. LCR4.0 will be truly transformational being the first region to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies to increase productivity and stimulate sustainable economic growth. The Sensor City contribution is on Sensors and Sensor related technologies.

This post is one in a team of four within Sensor City to support this activity. The Industrial Software Specialist post holder will be employed by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in Liverpool John Moores University to support the delivery of sensor related activity within the LCR 4.0 programme.

As part of a technical team, we are seeking a degree qualified Industrial Software Specialist who will be responsible for providing support as needed to develop industrially robust software solutions for LCR based SME companies and to provide a sufficient breadth of technical expertise to offer innovative and leading edge solutions to the SMEs. The specialist will also provide support for implementing software solutions within the company and ensuring that possible pathways for commercial exploitation are clearly communicated to the companies.

You will be a flexible, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience of developing software solutions for sensor and manufacturing organisations using a variety of industry recognised software platforms. You will be joining a multidisciplinary team focusing on working closely with SMEs and also the research base within the two Universities to enhance productivity and develop and implement strategies to stimulate the development of new products through innovation practices. Ideally you should have an understanding of Industry 4.0 and how the use of sensors, related technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud computing can realise the benefits to manufacturing organisations from adopting new technological advancements.

The post is part-funded by ERDF as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. The post is fixed term until 30 September 2019.     

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/01/2017
Ref No:1660

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Industrial Systems Specialist (Sensor City) - Fixed term to 30 September 2019

Industrial Systems Specialist - Fixed term to 30 September 2019

£39,324 - £48,327 per annum (maximum starting salary £39,324)

Sensor City is a £15 million bespoke innovation space supporting start-ups, SMEs and collaborative projects to develop and implement new sensor applications. It is a Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) flagship University Enterprise Zone. Sensor City is a joint venture between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), BEIS and industry

Sensor City is a delivery partner in an ERDF project “LCR4.0”. LCR 4.0 offers the Liverpool City Region (LCR) the opportunity to position itself at the forefront of an emerging global revolution in manufacturing driven by technology advances merging digital and physical worlds. LCR4.0 will be truly transformational being the first region to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies to increase productivity and stimulate sustainable economic growth. The Sensor City contribution is on Sensors and Sensor related technologies.

This post is one in a team of four within Sensor City to support this activity. The Industrial Systems Specialist post holder will be employed by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in Liverpool John Moores University to support the delivery of sensor related activity within the LCR 4.0 programme. As part of a technical team, we are seeking a degree qualified Industrial Systems Specialist who will be responsible for providing support as needed to develop industrially robust systems integration solutions for LCR based SME companies and to provide a sufficient breadth of technical expertise to offer innovative and leading edge solutions to the SMEs. The systems specialist will also provide support for coordinating system integration solutions in Sensor City and within the client companies and ensuring that possible pathways for commercial exploitation are identified and clearly communicated to the companies.

You will be a flexible, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience of industrial system prototyping and complex integration solutions for sensors and manufacturing organisations. You will also possess industrial experience in rapid prototyping and the design and build of systems and products to pre-production level. You will be joining a multidisciplinary team focusing on working closely with SMEs and also the research base within the two Universities to enhance productivity and develop and implement strategies to stimulate the development of new products through innovation practices. Ideally you should have an understanding of Industry 4.0 and how the use of sensors, related technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud computing can realise the benefits to manufacturing organisations from adopting new technological advancements. You will be comfortable in leading and coordinating other members of the specialist team in delivering transformational solutions to the product and process developments of Sensor City clients.

The post is part-funded by ERDF as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. The post is fixed term until 30 September 2019.           

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/01/2017
Ref No:1658

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