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Faculty Administrator (1 perm post) (1 maternity cover fixed term)

 

 

Faculty Administrator (2 posts)

1 permanent and 1 maternity cover approx.12 months fixed term

£18,031 - £20,197

Working in the Faculty of Science, you will work with a team of administrative staff sharing responsibility for a comprehensive range of administrative tasks and will assist in the provision of a friendly and efficient service to students and staff.  You will have excellent IT and communication skills and a minimum of 5 GCSE grades A-C or equivalent, including Maths and English. 

Please clearly state in your application if you wish to be considered for the permanent or fixed term post or both.

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent/Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:08/09/2015
Ref No:1211

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (2 posts)

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (2 posts)

£38,511 - £47,328

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

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

  • teaching on both the undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes

  • contribute to research plan within the School and Faculty

  • engage in the social and economic activity of the Programme Team

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

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:27/09/2015
Ref No:1210

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Research Fellow in Policing ( 3 fixed term posts)

 

 

Research Fellow in Policing (fixed term) – 3 Posts 

Fixed term - 17 months (November 2015-March 2017 with latest possible start date January 2016)

£ 31,342 - £37,394 per annum

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint three dynamic individuals with significant practice experience in policing research and who can evidence a proven track record in policy/practice innovation.

As part of our expanding Policing Studies team the successful candidates will play a key role in the HEFCE/College of Policing funded Police Knowledge Partnership between LJMU, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, and Merseyside Police. Working alongside practitioners from Merseyside Police, Research Fellows will be responsible for supporting the research and development needs of Merseyside Police around the priority of Supporting Victims, Protecting Vulnerable People and Maintaining Public Safety. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following priority themes: child exploitation, effective crime prevention, hate crime and/or the cross-cutting theme of cyber-crime, computer forensics and CCTV challenges (one of the fellow appointments will be expected to demonstrate specific expertise in the cross-cutting theme of cyber-crime, computer forensics and CCTV challenges). Candidates will be able to provide clear evidence of a track record of research experience and will use their knowledge and skills to make an active contribution to the training and research capacity building activities within the Police Knowledge partnership.

Applicants for these fixed-term posts should have a good first degree and post-graduation qualification in areas relevant to one or more of the policing priority themes identified above. Post-holders will be expected to develop a programme of training and research capacity building with officers and staff from Merseyside Police; therefore significant experience of research in the field is essential. This should be coupled with evidence of facilitating training. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their use of evidence to inform policy and practice, and show a commitment to developing both their own practice and the practice of others.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Matthew Millings, Senior Research Fellow on the Police Knowledge Fund Project 0151 231 3838 m.n.millings@ljmu.ac.uk

  

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:13/09/2015
Ref No:1212

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Property Law (0.5fte)

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Property Law Lecturer – 0.5 fte

£38,511 - £47,328 per annum pro rata

The School of Law invites applications from suitably qualified persons for a Lectureship in Law (0.5 FTE). You will be expected to teach on the LLB Undergraduate programmes, the GDL and LLM postgraduate programmes. You will also contribute to the School’s research profile or professional engagement agenda, and academic administration.  Ability to teach at least one of the core Property Law modules (Land Law and Equity and Trusts) is essential. The ability to teach both Property Law modules is desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to David Selfe, Director Law School on 0151 231 3974 or email d.w.selfe@ljmu.ac.uk or Dr. David Lowe, LLB Programme Leader on 0151 231 3918, or email D.Lowe@ljmu.ac.uk 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:27/09/2015
Ref No:1208

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Astronomy Distance Learning & Engagement Developer

 

 

Astronomy Distance Learning and Engagement Developer (6 months fixed term contract)
£31,342 - £37,394 per annum

The Astrophysics Research Institute at LJMU has an extensive and well-regarded programme of innovative teaching and public engagement.  We are looking for an enthusiastic communicator with a background in astronomy, physics or a related discipline to join the team to support the development and delivery of our Distance Learning courses (www.astronomy.ac.uk), the National Schools’ Observatory (www.schoolsobservatory.org.uk) and Outreach programme (www.astro.ljmu.ac.uk/outreach). 

You would work closely with the NSO and Distance Learning teams, developing materials for learners of all ages.  The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in science communication, education and astronomy and a relevant scientific background.  Experience of the development of web-based and multi-media educational materials is desirable, but there is considerable flexibility in the role to match a wide range of skills and experiences.

Informal enquiries may be made to Andy Newsam on jobs@schoolsobservatory.org.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/09/2015
Ref No:1206

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Intellectual Property and Commercialisation Manager

Intellectual Property and Commercialisation Manager - Research & innovation Services

£38,511-£47,328

Vacancy Reference: 1194

This is a permanent position based in Liverpool John Moores University’s Research & Innovation Services (RIS).  The post-holder will be expected to lead, manage and maximise social and financial return on investment through the efficient management of University intellectual property, company portfolio and Commercialisation activity. This will include the identification of potential intellectual property, developing and encouraging an entrepreneurial culture to generate new ideas and disclosures, support the academic community with technology development planning, training and advice in IPR, identify routes of investment/funding, proposal and bid writing, undertaking due diligence and negotiation of technology transfer/commercialisation contracts.

Experience and knowledge of Intellectual property and commercialisation is fundamental to this role; you will provide comprehensive, integrated and responsive advice, guidance and support on IP and associated commercial developments within a technology transfer setting.  You will also play a part in the communication of processes and procedures with the University and externally to companies and investors.

You should hold a good degree and experience in identifying and enabling IPR commercialisation. Excellent communication and team working skills will be an essential part of this role.

Informal enquiries can be made to Jane Townend, Head of Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation (j.c.townend@ljmu.ac.uk)

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:14/09/2015
Ref No:1194

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Research Associate (International Scoping)

Research Associate (International Scoping)

£25,513 - £30,433 pro rata

Part time; 17.5 hrs per week

Fixed term for 6 months

Vac Ref: 1197

The post holder will be based within the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.  The post holder will contribute to a project on scoping the international links and partnerships of the Faculty of Education, Health and Community, with an aim to strengthen international collaboration including global research and education provision within the Faculty.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:18/09/2015
Ref No:1197

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Research Grants Manager

Research Grants Manager – Research & Innovation Services

Salary £48,743-£54,840pa

Permanent

Vacancy Reference: 1192

Applications are invited for a permanent position based in Research & Innovation Services (RIS). We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a background in securing research grant income. You will manage the pre and post-award support of external research grant funding applications to a range of funding bodies including; Research Councils, Charities, Government (UK and EU). The Research Grants Manager will advise the academic community and professional services colleagues on sources of funding, eligibility and evaluation criteria and provide post-award guidance and support. This is a strategic role with significant responsibility for implementing change and approving grant submission on behalf of the institution. The post-holder will brief the Senior Management of the University on developments relating to the changing funding landscape and identify opportunities for the University to maximise its research income. The post holder will be a member of the Grants, Policy and Projects team within RIS, with Line Management responsibility of a number of Funding Officers within the team.

Informal enquiries can be made to Alison Thornber, Head of Grants, Policy and Projects (a.thornber@ljmu.ac.uk)

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:21/09/2015
Ref No:1192

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Cell Biology Project Officer

Cell Biology Project Officer

£25,513 - £30,433 pro rata per annum

Contract Length – 43 days (320 hours)

Vac Ref: 1188

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is looking to recruit a Project Officer to work on a fixed term contract to undertake a cell biology based project.

Applicants should have expertise in the area of mitochondrial isolation and western blotting.  You will have previous experience of undertaking cellular organelle isolation and in vitro assays.  A postgraduate degree in cell biology/toxicology/pharmacology or related field and an ability to analyse data and communicate information in oral and written form is essential.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Dr Kenny Ritchie, Lecturer in Toxicology , k.j.ritchie@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:01/09/2015
Ref No:1188

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Sessional Tutor in Drama- fixed term - 30 hours

 

 

Sessional Tutor in Drama - Contract: Fixed term 30hrs

£42.94 per hour

The Drama Department of Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint a professionally experienced theatre musician and composer to complement the teaching team as a sessional lecturer between 7th October 2015 and 11th February 2016.

You will have teaching experience in the field of H.E. teaching and learning through an active creative process: In this instance through a collective creation of a new piece of musical theatre. The role will involve working as a musical director, teacher and collaborator, team teaching with a permanent member of staff in the process of devising writing and producing a new piece of musical theatre.

You will work with undergraduates studying at Level Five following the Musical Theatre option of the second year Module: Specialist Theory and Practice. The job involves the development of student’s methodological and practical skills in composition and in performance as singers and in some cases musicians. 

Contract Type: Sessional Hours: Zero Hours
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:01/09/2015
Ref No:1186

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Head of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences

 

 

Head of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences

Competitive salary

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to lead the further development of its world-class Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES).

You must possess a world-leading research and scholarship profile and demonstrate an ability to inspire staff and students in the development and implementation of a research strategy that further enhances the national and international profile of RISES and impacts on the civic priorities of the School and LJMU.   

This post is specifically positioned to benefit the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, with particular attention to the strategic leadership of RISES with a view to extending the School’s world-leading reputation.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Director of School, Professor Dave Richardson (0151 904 6283; d.j.richardson@ljmu.ac.uk) or Professor Keith George (0151 9046228; K.George@ljmu.ac.uk)

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:16/09/2015
Ref No:1184

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Performance Analysis

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Performance Analysis

£38,511 - £47,328

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

You will be expected to develop and deliver research informed/led performance analysis and athlete monitoring across relevant undergraduate and postgraduate programme provision within the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences.  You will also be required to contribute to the delivery of research methods and the supervision/tutorial support of students in the School (i.e., including pastoral, academic and applied placements). You should have relevant teaching qualifications/experience, alongside experience of developing and delivering performance analysis/athlete monitoring in the sport performance industry and a profile of scholarly activity in high quality peer review journals primarily within match/performance analysis and/or performance analytics.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Director of School, Professor Dave Richardson (0151 904 6283; d.j.richardson@ljmu.ac.uk) or Dr Martin Eubank, Subject Head ( 0151 904 6240; M.R.Eubank@ljmu.ac.uk)

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:16/09/2015
Ref No:1183

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Teaching Support Officer in Digital Imaging

 

 

Teaching Support Officer in Digital Imaging

£25,513 - £30,433

We are seeking a well-qualified and experienced individual to manage and be operationally active across all aspects of our specialist digital imaging provision at Liverpool School of Art and Design, which encompasses studio, fashion and location photography, video and digital zone and imaging services for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including Architecture, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design & Illustration and Spatial Design.

Alongside teaching specialist photography you will support students to develop transferable skills that are relevant to all areas of creative arts and will prepare them for the next career step. You will have enthusiasm and commitment, and the ability to provide individual guidance in a fair and approachable manner.

You will be expected to manage all aspects of delivery and H&S in the digital imaging area, to propose new developments and monitor delegated budgets for maintenance and consumables. You will have a high degree of technical expertise and operational competence in photography and digital imaging and be conversant with all the processes delivered in the digital imaging workshop. You will manage one specialist technician and be responsible for managing the workshop’s contribution towards external work and income generation.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Caroline Wilkinson Director of Liverpool School of Art and Design, email: C.M.Wilkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:03/09/2015
Ref No:1173

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