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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Education and Early Childhood Studies (2 posts)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Education and Early Childhood Studies (2 posts)

£38,896 - £47,801

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community  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 four Education Studies programmes and an Early Childhood Studies programme at undergraduate level, alongside a developing provision at postgraduate level.

Post 1 - You will make a significant contribution to the delivery and development of the University’s programmes in Education Studies with a particular focus on the sociology, psychology and/or philosophy of Education for children and adults.  This role entails contributing to teaching and supporting learners on core undergraduate and postgraduate Education Studies modules.

Post 2 - You will make a significant contribution to the delivery and development of the University’s programmes in Education Studies with a focus on STEM education, for children and adults.  This role entails contributing to teaching and support learners on core undergraduate and postgraduate Education Studies modules.  A STEM Education specialism, particularly Maths, would be an advantage for this post.

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

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:23/10/2016
Ref No:1616

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Maritime Studies

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Maritime Studies

£38,896 - £47,801

The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to undertake research and teaching in the area of maritime studies. You should be able to offer specialisms in either: international logistics management; simulation and human factors; or operations research applied to ports or shipping.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead research and development projects with industry. You will undertake research as part of the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine Research Institute which has an international reputation and strong industry partnerships. You should have a PhD, at least two excellent academic research publications, and ideally more than one year postdoctoral research experience in a relevant area and/or have relevant industrial experience.

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

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:17/10/2016
Ref No:1614

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Research Assistant in Face Lab - 12 months fixed term

Research Assistant in Face Lab – 12 months fixed term

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

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

You will have the demonstrated ability to carry out research in 3D facial animation and CGI 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, email: c.m.wilkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/10/2016
Ref No:1615

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - School of Natural Sciences and Psychology

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Application of UAV Technology in Geography, Environmental or Biological Sciences

£38,896 – £47,801

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with an established or growing reputation for conducting research of leading international quality in the application of UAV Technology in Geography, Environmental or Biological Sciences. We welcome applications from candidates using UAV Technology which compliments existing research strengths in the School.

This appointment is part of a strategic investment to build research capacity within the School and to foster cross-faculty interdisciplinary research collaborations in geospatial technology using drones at LJMU.

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

The anticipated interview date is 10 November 2016.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:23/10/2016
Ref No:1613

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Research Assistant/Associate - Dept. Computer Science - 12 months fixed term

Research Assistant/Associate- Synergistic Network Policy Management for Cloud Data Centres

£25,769 - £30,738

The PROTECT Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Department of Computer Science at Liverpool John Moores University is inviting applications for a Research Assistant/Associate to work on an EPSRC (the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) funded project “SYNC: Synergistic Network Policy Management for Cloud Data Centres”. The project will focus on research and development of theoretical model and system prototype for a synergistic network policy management framework that will leverage the synergy amongst network policy rules, applications running atop and the underlying temporal network state for achieving network-wide performance optimisation. In addition, you will be  expected to disseminate and present research outcomes, assist PI in project management and applying research funding from external sources.

You will have a background of research in computing or a related area, and ideally have – or be nearing completion of – a PhD in a relevant subject. You must also have experience of programming and software development in a suitable programming language (C/C++, Java, .Net family, etc.). Research experience in Cloud networking, network measurement, software defined networking or networked systems would be an advantage. Good analytical research and communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Posco Tso on +44 (0) 151 231 2188, E-mail: p.tso@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:16/10/2016
Ref No:1611

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Senior Science Technician

Senior Science Technician

£25,769 - £30,738

Working in the Faculty of Education, Health and Community you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the laboratories, management of teaching resources and appropriate use and maintenance of equipment.  You will be expected to proactively develop the service in-line with evolving and changing technologies and provide high service delivery across teaching and learning, research and consultancy.  You will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant science subject, 3 years minimum experience working in a laboratory or technical environment (not a part of a programme or course), experience of line management, a working knowledge of health and safety legislation in a practical environment and the ability to document all necessary risk assessments.  You will be an excellent communicator, extremely well organised and be flexible in your approach to working patterns.   

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:02/10/2016
Ref No:1612

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Post-doctoral Research Assistant in Microelectronics - 18 months fixed term

Post-doctoral Research Assistant in Microelectronics  - 18 months fixed term

£31,656 - £33,970 per annum                                                                       

Applications are invited for this post in the EPSRC funded project into the time dependent nano-meter sized device-to-device variation. This is part of a joint project with Glasgow University to research and develop a test-proven model for circuit verification.

You should have a PhD or expect to have a PhD soon and be familiar with semiconductor device physics and defects in the devices.  You should also have experiences in experimental characterization of semiconductor devices and their degradation at wafer level.

It is hoped that the appointment start from 1 November 2016 or as soon as possible after this date.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:14/10/2016
Ref No:1610

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Senior Pattern Cutting Instructor (0.5fte)

Senior Pattern Cutting Instructor (0.5fte)

£31,656 - £37,768 pro rata per annum 

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. You will have well developed critical skills and experience of teaching fashion and administrative duties.

You will be expected to make a broad contribution to the academic work of the School of Art and Design.  In particular you will be expected to take an active lead in design, pattern cutting and realisation of garments on the design pathway.

You will be responsible for the organisation, delivery and assessment of elements of the BA Fashion Programme, which has routes in both Design and Communication. You will also be expected to contribute to the academic life of the School, Faculty and University.

 

Informal enquiries may be made to Lesley Peacock on L.Peacock@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:13/10/2016
Ref No:1609

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Admissions and Information Officer

Admissions and Information Officer 

£20,989 - £25,023

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community is seeking to recruit an Admissions & Information Officer. You will work as a member of the Faculty’s Admissions & Marketing team and be responsible for dealing with the admissions process and be actively involved in the marketing of programmes to promote the University to potential students. You will be able to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to customer service and be prepared to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

You will be qualified to A level standard or equivalent and have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in an administrative, marketing and/or customer-facing environment.

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community Admissions Team is ‘One’ team which operates across two sites; IM Marsh (IMM) and Tithebarn Street (TBS) sites. This post is based at the IMM campus, although there may be a requirement for the role holder to work at TBS as and when business needs arise. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:26/09/2016
Ref No:1598

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Assistant Technician

Assistant Technician 

£16,017 - £17,703

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community is seeking to recruit an assistant technician.  You will work as a member of the Faculty’s technical team and be responsible for providing support and assistance within the technical areas of the faculty. You will be required to provide general support to maintain the general tidiness and layout of classrooms and running of general services such as photocopying, scanning and printing.

You will have good organisational skills be able to work to instruction under minimum supervision as part of a team.  You must be capable of working with people at all levels in a diplomatic and customer focused manner.

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community operates across two sites; IM Marsh (IMM) and Tithebarn Street (TBS) sites. This post is based at the IMM campus, although there may be a requirement for the role holder to work at TBS as and when business needs arise. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:26/09/2016
Ref No:1599

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Practice Learning Support Administrator - 2 maternity cover posts

Practice Learning Support Administrator  -  2 maternity cover posts

£18,212 - £20,400 per annum

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community is seeking to appoint 2 maternity cover posts within its Practice Learning Support unit based at Tithebarn Street.  1 post is for 12 months and 1 post is up to end April 2017, please confirm on the application form if you would like to be considered post or if you have a preference.

You will act as the first point of contact for face to face, telephone and email enquiries in relation to practice learning.  This will include day to day liaison with students, external agencies and other University departments.  The role includes the allocation of placements and the processing of placement related documentation. You will have at least two years relevant administrative experience, be capable of working collaboratively with people across the University in a professional manner.  You will have the ability to communicate well both orally and in writing, competency in IT skills, excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative or as part of a team. Experience of dealing discretely with confidential and sensitive information is essential.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:26/09/2016
Ref No:1600

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology

£38,896 - £47,801

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, creative individual who is committed to the ongoing pursuit of excellence in teaching and critical criminological research. You will work within the School of Humanities and Social Science and contribute to the established portfolio of undergraduate programmes in Criminology. 

Applicants should have a good first degree and a Doctorate in Criminology or a related area, coupled with teaching experience at degree level.

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Janet Jamieson, 0151 231 5089, j.jamieson@ljmu.ac.uk 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:09/10/2016
Ref No:1594

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Senior Faculty Administrator

Senior Faculty Administrator – Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies

£20,989 - £25,023

Working in the Liverpool School of Art and Design, you will have experience of working in a School Office environment and in the use of appropriate University systems such as SIS, ModCat, ProdCat, and Blackboard.

You will contribute to the success of the School through the delivery of the School’s administrative support services and processes.  

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:03/10/2016
Ref No:1593

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Head of Department - Computer Science (3 year rotational post)

Head of Department – Computer Science (3 year rotational post)

£73,758 per annum

The Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint a Head of Department to lead and manage the department, to realise its potential and deliver excellence in the full portfolio of academic activity, within the context of the operation and strategic development of the Faculty and University.

You will exercise leadership, demonstrate vision, and empower others in order to deliver the agreed departmental strategy within the Faculty. You should have a PhD degree in related disciplines and have demonstrated some management and administrational role at a University level. After 3 years the successful candidate will revert to another senior role within the Faculty as agreed with the Dean.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/10/2016
Ref No:1591

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Lecturer in History - 6 months fixed term

Lecturer in History – 6 months fixed term

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a lecturer in History to this scholarly cover (6 months) post.

History at LJMU is a well-established subject with a strong research profile and a score of 92% overall satisfaction in the 2015 National Student Survey. It currently comprises thirteen members of staff teaching a broad range of modules from the eighteenth century onwards and covering Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, the USA and Asia. Details of the current research interests in History at LJMU can be found at History Research Group.

We are seeking to appoint a lecturer able to teach modern Irish history at undergraduate level, as well as contributing to other modules relating more broadly to the History programme.  Applicants should have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have teaching experience at undergraduate level.

Informal enquires may be made to the Acting Head of History Dr David Clampin (D.J.Clampin@ljmu.ac.uk or 0151 231 5939).

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:02/10/2016
Ref No:1592

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology (4 posts)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology (4 posts)

£38,896 - £47,801

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology is seeking to appoint four full-time lecturers in Psychology with demonstrated research experience. These posts represent significant additional investment in the School in support of our ambition to become a leader in the sector, building on our delivery of excellent teaching and research.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to our successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in psychology. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: qualitative research methods, forensic psychology, health psychology and neuroscience.

The School has thriving research programmes and outstanding facilities and these appointments are part of a strategic investment in the research and teaching of psychology at LJMU.

For further information or for an informal discussion about the post please contact one of the Psychology Subject Leaders - Dr Helen Poole on 0151 904 6307, email h.m.poole@ljmu.ac.uk or Dr Mark Forshaw on 0151 904 6299, email m.j.forshaw@ljmu.ac.uk.

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

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:05/10/2016
Ref No:1585

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Head of Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Institute

Head of Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Institute

£80,031 – £98,465

Liverpool John Moores University has recently restructured its Faculty of Engineering and Technology. Amongst the various innovations is the implementation of a new role of Head of Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Institute (ETRI).

You will assume the responsibility for leading, promoting, negotiating and sustaining research, enterprise and knowledge transfer in ETRI research areas within the Faculty. You will also develop and lead world-class research within the Faculty via income generation, high quality publications, networking and impact, to ensure that LJMU is a recognised centre of excellence for the research institute activities and that the research outputs make a strong impact towards the next REF2020 and beyond.

Qualified to PhD level with a higher degree and experience in an Engineering and Technology related area, you will currently hold a Professorial position and have an excellent track record of obtaining research funds from both national and international sources.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/09/2016
Ref No:1582

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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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