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Senior Research Officer - Faculty of Science

Senior Research Officer – Faculty of Science

£31,656 - £37,768 

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Officer to manage designated laboratories in our recently refurbished Life Sciences Building. Specialist knowledge in the fields of cellular and molecular life sciences is required.

You should have a PhD and be very familiar with tissue culture techniques or advanced microscopy and a good working knowledge of life science laboratories. Experience of managing HTA regulated samples or general medical samples will be an advantage.  You will be expected to contribute to the Faculty’s research portfolio and should also have experience in teaching their subject specialism and be able to translate their knowledge to others.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:06/06/2016
Ref No:1457

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Director of Marketing

Director of Marketing
Competitive Salary

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking an exceptional individual to lead a new professional marketing department to help us firmly establish the institution as one of the great modern civic universities in the world.

Developing an excellent student experience benchmarked as the best in the UK, pioneering work in improving graduate prospects, an innovative approach to cultural partnerships and world leading research and scholarship have given us a solid platform from which to position the University world-wide.

The new department will comprise student recruitment, international relations and marketing services including web and digital content. Working across the Faculties, and based upon a hub and spoke model, the Marketing Department will drive the corporate and recruitment marketing strategies for the whole academy, ensuring that activities and output are coordinated to promote the University with the greatest impact.

Please note this vacancy is being handled by Consultants, Berwick Partners. To find out more and to apply for this position, please apply to them direct using the following link, www.berwickpartners.co.uk/57789 

Please do not apply using the apply now button on the LJMU job vacancies site.

The deadline for applications is Friday 10th June 2016 at noon. 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:10/06/2016
Ref No:1467


Research Assistant - Blue Light Services - 3 months fixed term

Research Assistant – Blue Light Services – 3 months fixed term

 £20,989 - £25,023 per annum pro rata 

The Liverpool Screen School seeks a highly motivated individual with experience of working on small scale research projects. The Liverpool Screen School forms part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies and offers undergraduate courses in Creative Writing, Drama, Film Studies, Journalism and Media Production  and postgraduate courses in International Journalism, Writing and Screenwriting. The School prides itself in developing a warm and friendly environment with a strong commitment to nurturing and supporting creativity in teaching and research.

Liverpool Screen School seeks to build its research profile. Following on from her research into the use of social media by retail organisations in building positive customer relationships, Dr Rachel McLean, Director of School, has secured funding for a small scale research project. The project, “An explorative study of Blue Light Services’ adoption and use of social media in engaging with communities in North West, UK”, will explore how police, ambulance and fire and rescue services across the North West use social media to engage with their client base.

You will work under the supervision of the Director of Liverpool Screen School to undertake literature searches; data collection and analysis through monitoring of social media accounts; interviews with social media managers and other relevant staff; appropriate storage of data and  writing up and presenting initial findings.

Liverpool John Moores University has strong links with the police service through our Centre for Policing Studies and there will be ample opportunity to liaise with our experts to make contacts and present findings. Fostering contacts within the ambulance and fire and rescue services will be part of the role of the research assistant.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Rachel McLean, Director of the Liverpool Screen School 0151 231 4760 r.mclean@ljmu.ac.uk

Interviews will take place on 20 June 2016.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/05/2016
Ref No:1468

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Associate Director of Library Services

Associate Director of Library Services

£57,047 - £62,322

In line with our vision of being recognised as a modern civic university delivering solutions to the challenges of the 21st century, we are seeking to appoint an Associate Director to provide strategic leadership on behalf of Library Services to develop, direct and oversee the implementation of Library strategy, ensuring alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.  This is an exciting time to be joining Library Services at Liverpool John Moores University as we prepare to move to the University’s new flagship development on the site of the former Royal Mail sorting office on Copperas Hill (see www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/copperashill for details).

This is an important position requiring a talented individual with the experience and vision to support the development of responsive library services that reflect the learning, teaching and research needs of the University.  Experience of library management is essential as is the ability to motivate staff to deliver exceptional customer-focused services to students, academic staff and researchers within a culture of continuous improvement.  With the ability to represent the Library at a senior level within the University and foster strategic relationships with our partners, the successful candidate will play a key leadership role in ensuring that library services support and advance scholarship, research and student engagement across the University.

We are seeking candidates with a professional library background at a senior level who can deliver an agile, effective and efficient library service that meets the evolving needs and expectations of students and staff.  We welcome applications from suitably experienced candidates with ambition, energy and resilience, and with an appetite for leading innovation and change.

Informal enquiries may be made to Heather Thrift, Director of Library Services on h.j.thrift@ljmu.ac.uk or 0151 231 3682. 

Please note this vacancy is being handled by Consultants, GatenbySanderson. If you are interested in the position please apply to them direct using the following link https://www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/associate-director-library-services-at-liverpool-john-moores-university-in-liverpool.5065), reference GSe27750.

Please do not apply using the apply now button on the LJMU job vacancies site.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic, Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:10/06/2016
Ref No:1466


Communications Officer - maternity cover until approximately April 2017

Communications Officer - Maternity Cover until approximately April 2017
£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

A short-term opportunity has arisen to provide maternity cover for the Communications Officer within Student Recruitment & Admissions until approx. April 2017

You will be responsible for communications related to key student recruitment and admissions activities, such as Conversion, Clearing, Confirmation and University Open Days. In addition you will have a key role in undergraduate course information and the Key Information Set submission.

Qualified to graduate level, you will require demonstrable knowledge and experience of copywriting, preferably within the Higher Education sector. Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills are essential as well as an ability to establish and build relationships across teams and with departmental colleagues.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Student Recruitment and Admissions during a critical time in the recruitment cycle and to contribute to the achievement of the University’s targets.

Internal secondments will be considered but permission should be gained from your line manager before applying for this post.

Application is by the University’s application form. Only information submitted on the application form will be considered.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:05/06/2016
Ref No:1465

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Administration and Marketing Officer - Fixed Term to September 2019

Administration and Marketing Officer – Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory - Fixed term to September 2019 - 

£25,769 - £30,738 per annum

The Faculty of Engineering & Technology seeks to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Administration and Marketing professional for the role of ‘Administration & Marketing Officer’ within the Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory Team.

Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory is a business support project part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Therefore you will be responsible for all administrative aspects of the project including management of budgets, procurement of required products and services, liaison with partners and completion of all necessary paperwork in relation to ERDF commitments.

In addition, you will also be involved in raising the profile and promoting the activities of the project across the Liverpool City Region, supporting the implementation of targeted marketing campaigns, coordinating the production of marketing collateral and planning and coordinating key events, seminars and networking opportunities.

The successful applicant must be degree educated in a subject related to the post or be able to demonstrate experience in a similar Marketing and Administration role. This is a fixed term position up to September 2019.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Manager, Paul Dickson – Tel: 0151 231 2887 - Email: P.S.Dickson@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:07/06/2016
Ref No:1463

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Project Manager: Research Data Management - maternity cover

Project Manager: Research Data Management - Maternity cover: approximately One year

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

We have a vacancy for a Project Manager to lead the design and implementation of the university’s new Research Data Management (RDM) infrastructure and support service. This is a strategically important project which will enhance the university’s research environment, facilitate data sharing in collaborative research projects and ensure LJMU is compliant with funder requirements for open research data.The post holder is responsible for planning and delivering the research data management support framework for the university, working within a project team reporting to the RDM Steering Group. The role is based in Library Services and includes service innovation and development in collaboration with staff in Research & Innovation Services and IT Services.

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the project on a day-to-day basis, monitoring progress against agreed targets and outputs. You will be educated to degree level, with a good understanding of the current issues in RDM and experience of providing research support in a higher education environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is experience of project management. 

A description of LJMU’s current research profile is available at: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/
world-leading-research
and the open access publications repository is LJMU Research Online: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:07/06/2016
Ref No:1458


Prof.Health Innovation,Creative Wellbeing and/or Health Informatics,Digital Tech

 

Professor in Health Innovation, Creative Wellbeing Technologies AND/OR Health Informatics and Digital Technologies

£60,707 - £98,465

The School of Nursing and Allied Health is in an exciting and dynamic phase of development with stimulating opportunities arising from continuous growth and enhanced partnership working. Shortlisted for the Education Provider of the Year award (2016) the School seeks to appoint dynamic individuals to a range of posts integral to the achievement of ambitious strategic objectives. Experienced leaders in their field will be provided with opportunity to enhance their research education and practice development in an environment which embraces innovation and creativity and fosters commitment.

The School of Nursing & Allied Health seek to appoint a high calibre individual at professorial level with an international reputation for excellence in Health Innovation, Creative Wellbeing Technologies and or Health Informatics and Digital Technologies. Part of the role will be to actively promote innovation as way of improving the lives and wellbeing of citizens in Liverpool and beyond.  We are seeking individuals who can provide the leadership to drive and enhance the best quality research, teaching, and entrepreneurial activities, and actively encourage this amongst colleagues.  Candidates with expertise in any of the above research areas are encouraged to apply.  You must hold a first degree and a PhD and be recognised as a subject lead with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy.  Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a profile commensurate with the post of Professor are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to the School Director: Dr Raphaela Kane, email: r.kane@ljmu.ac.uk

Telephone:  +44 151 231 4211.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:05/06/2016
Ref No:1455

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Professor in Paramedicine, Midwifery, Social Work, Nursing or Healthcare

 

Professor in Paramedicine, Midwifery, Social Work, Nursing OR Healthcare

£60,707 - £98,465

The School of Nursing and Allied Health is in an exciting and dynamic phase of development with stimulating opportunities arising from continuous growth and enhanced partnership working. Shortlisted for the Education Provider of the Year award (2016) the School seeks to appoint dynamic individuals to a range of posts integral to the achievement of ambitious strategic objectives. Experienced leaders in their field will be provided with opportunity to enhance their research education and practice development in an environment which embraces innovation and creativity and fosters commitment.

The School of Nursing & Allied Health seeks to appoint a high calibre individual at professorial level with an international reputation for excellence in one of the following research areas; paramedicine, midwifery, social work, nursing or healthcare.  We are seeking individuals who will join the leadership team in driving and enhancing quality research outputs, teaching, and entrepreneurial activities.  You must hold a first degree and PhD in a relevant discipline and be recognised as a subject lead with specialist knowledge gained through substantial research activity.  A background in professional practice in healthcare is desirable.  Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a profile commensurate with the post of Professor are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to the School Director: Dr Raphaela Kane, email: r.kane@ljmu.ac.uk,  

Telephone:  +44 151 231 4211.

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:05/06/2016
Ref No:1454

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

£38,896 - £47,801

The Liverpool Business School seeks to appoint an experienced HR professional/academic for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (Human Resource Management programmes), teaching a range of CIPD approved undergraduate and postgraduate modules within our programme cluster.

You would be part of the HR teaching team and would be expected to work flexibly as a number of programmes are delivered in the evening outside the traditional academic calendar. Student and professional engagement is seen as critical to a cluster of programmes which are growing and have been consistently highly rated.

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

You must have teaching experience and be familiar with, if not active in, CIPD. Informal enquiries may be made to, Maureen Royce, Programme Leader on, M.A.Royce@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/05/2016
Ref No:1451

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Alumni Engagement Officer

 

Alumni Engagement Officer

£31,656 - £37,768

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint a creative and energetic professional to drive forward alumni engagement activities.  Working with the wider Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations team, the Alumni Engagement Officer will be the main point of contact for alumni relations and will lead on the creation and delivery of innovative alumni activities and projects for all former students from recent graduates to alumni from the constituent colleges and schools which comprise the modern University.

We are looking for an experienced stakeholder relations professional with a proven track record in delivering supporter relations programmes to drive engagement with the University.  The University uses a sophisticated contact management system to record alumni engagement and we would expect the Alumni Engagement Officer to be conversant with the uses, approach and potential of such a system.

The Alumni Engagement Officer will have excellent communication skills, combined with an ability to deal confidently with individuals at all levels.  The Officer will represent the University in all aspects of alumni relations, coordinating activities from across all Faculties as well as liaising with former students from across the world.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:26/05/2016
Ref No:1437

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport Business

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport Business

£38,896 - £47,801

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our experienced and dynamic team of academics and support staff in the area of Sport Business.

You will contribute to the development, implementation and delivery of research strategies which align with the University’s overarching research strategy and which will benefit the Subject Area of Sport Business and the University in the short, medium and long term

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

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

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:19/06/2016
Ref No:1440

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Events Management

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Events Management

£38,896 - £47,801

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

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

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

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

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:19/06/2016
Ref No:1349

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