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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.@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:29/05/2016
Ref No:1451

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Research Associate (Early Number Skills project) - 2 years fixed term

 

Research Associate (Early Number Skills Project) – 2 years fixed term

£31,656 - £37,768 per annum

A highly motivated research associate is sought to work on a longitudinal project examining the development of early numeracy abilities.  The Nuffield Foundation has funded this two-year project that analyses the impact of cognition, language and environmental factors on the development of early number skills.  This project is being led by Dr Fiona Simmons, Dr Catherine Willis and Dr Anne-Marie Adams within the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology at LJMU.   The project will examine the influence of the home learning environment (HLE), language skills and cognitive abilities on growth in early number skills. 250 children will be recruited in their preschool year (i.e. the academic year in which they turn 4) with their progress tracked as they move into Reception. 

We are seeking a research associate to lead the day-to-day management of the project, conduct the data analysis and contribute to the dissemination of the results.   You will have a PhD in psychology, education or a closely related discipline and experience of conducting research projects with children.  You will be ready to take on the challenge of recruiting a large sample of preschool participants.  Competency with quantitative analysis including proficient use of SPSS is also an essential requirement.  We would encourage interested applicants to contact a member of the research team for further details of the project before applying. 

The successful applicant must be able to take up the post on 1 August 2016.  This is a fixed-term position for two years.

Informal enquires about the position and requests for further information should be directed to the research team using the email addresses below:

Dr Fiona Simmons:  f.r.simmons@ljmu.ac.uk

Dr Catherine Willis: c.willis@ljmu.ac.uk

Dr Anne-Marie Adams:  a.adams@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:13/05/2016
Ref No:1450

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in History

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in History

£38,896 - £47,801

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a dynamic academic with a proven track record in teaching and research to contribute to our expanding group of undergraduate programmes in History at LJMU.

You should have a good first degree and a PhD linked to history or a related area. This should be coupled with an appropriate level of teaching experience at degree level and a commitment to teaching excellence. You should also have a strong research profile, commensurate with your stage of career, and a commitment to developing both your own research profile and the activities of the History Subject area more generally. Details of the current research interests in History at LJMU can be found at

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/centres-and-institutes/history-research-group

An ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is essential: America (North or South), Asia or Liverpool/history of the North-West.

Informal enquires may be made to the Acting Head of History Dr David Clampin,

email D.J.Clampin@ljmu.ac.uk  or telephone 0151 231 5939.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:22/05/2016
Ref No:1446

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Research Assistant - Face Lab 6 months fixed term

 

Research Assistant in Face Lab – 6 months fixed term

£25,769 - £30,738 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 forensic art and/or craniofacial identification fields, and will be expected to become involved in the public engagement of Face Lab locally, nationally and internationally.

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

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

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:08/05/2016
Ref No:1448

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing (0.5fte) - fixed term to March 2017

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Policing (0.5fte) - Fixed Term to March 2017

£38,896 – £47,801 pro-rata per annum

The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies is seeking to appoint a dynamic academic with a proven track record in teaching and research excellence to contribute to our expanding Policing portfolio. We are committed to improving the employability of our graduates and seek to appoint an academic who can further enhance our work in this area.

You should have strong quantitative research skills and ideally have a Doctorate in Policing/Criminology or a cognate area; this to be coupled with an appropriate level of teaching experience at degree level and a commitment to teaching excellence. You should also have a strong research profile, commensurate with the stage of your career, and a commitment to developing both your own research and the activities of the Policing area more generally. Details of the current research interests in Policing can be found at:  

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/centres-and-institutes/the-liverpool-centre-for-advanced-policing-studies

An ability to teach quantitative research methods is essential while the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is desirable- policing; criminal justice policy and practice or criminological theory.

Informal enquires may be made to the Policing Studies Programme Leader - Steve Moss Tel: 0151 231 5079   e-mail: s.j.moss@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:19/05/2016
Ref No:1445

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Professor in Public Health

Professor in Public Health

£60,707 - £98,465 

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

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

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:15/05/2016
Ref No:1442

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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 Computer Science - 2 posts

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science – 2 posts

£38,896 - £47,801

The Department of Computer Science comprises four subject groups in Creative Computing, Software Systems, Networks and Security, and Forensics. The Department has an international reputation in networking, games and security research and we are looking to strengthen these areas with Lecturer/Senior Lecturer posts in Computer Security/Forensics and Computer Science. 80% of the Department’s research impact was ranked as internationally leading in the REF 2014. The School has a thriving number of PhD students in the above areas and has a research centre in Critical Infrastructure Protection.

These posts will involve the full range of duties in teaching and curriculum development, research, enterprise, and administrative responsibilities. You should have a good first degree in computing or a related subject and hold a PhD. You should have a good track record of post-doctoral research and scholarly activity. You should have some experience of teaching in Higher Education and be able to demonstrate a clear vision of how your current research will influence curriculum development in the Department’s areas of strength.

 Further details of the research within the Department are available at the Department website: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/faculties/faculty-of-engineering-and-technology/department-of-computer-science

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr David England on 0151-231-2104 or e-mail:  d.england@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:12/05/2016
Ref No:1441

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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.  We particularly welcome applications from people with interests in Sport Business in particular, areas such as sponsorship, new media/digital technologies and fan engagement.

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 email: b.walsh@ljmu.ac.uk

Interview date: 19 May 2016

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:12/05/2016
Ref No:1440

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Learning Technologist - Fixed term for one year

Learning Technologist - Fixed term for one year

£25,769 - £30,738

We are seeking to appoint a motivated, dynamic individual who will make a significant contribution to academic engagement with the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will work with the Teaching and Learning Academy and IT Services to develop e-learning content and resources, and support the use of the VLE in teaching, learning and assessment. You should have a degree or equivalent, experience of virtual learning environments (ideally Blackboard), good organisational and problem solving skills and the ability to work under pressure

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:08/05/2016
Ref No:1438

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering - Structures

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering - Structures

£38,896 - £47,801

We are looking for a Chartered Civil Engineer who is either a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers or is in the process of applying for the IStuctE membership. A PhD in Structural Engineering or a related discipline within Civil Engineering is essential.

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

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:11/05/2016
Ref No:1435

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Deputy Chief Executive - Organisational Enhancement

 

Deputy Chief Executive - Organisational Enhancement

Competitive salary offered

Investing in Leadership

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking an exceptional individual to lead a new Division designed to bring a further step change in organisational enhancement.

With over 25,000 students and 2,500 staff, Liverpool John Moores University is one of the largest universities in the UK; building upon sustained institutional progress against an ambitious strategic plan, the University has undergone a renaissance as it seeks to forge ahead as the UK’s premier modern civic university.

The Deputy Chief Executive will join a small strategic team, working to the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, Professor Nigel Weatherill, to lead on all agendas relating to people development, organisational enhancement, staff, student recruitment, institutional brand and corporate communications to ensure that the University is positioned to maximum effect and with greatest impact amongst its many stakeholders.

Recent success in developing an excellent student experience, pioneering work in improving graduate prospects, our innovative approach to cultural partnerships, a radical capital development programme and outstanding staff engagement results are setting the benchmarks for the essence of university life in the 21st century.

We are now seeking an inspiring and strategic leader, with proven success in a large and complex organisation, to help us to set new benchmarks in organisational enhancement.

Closing date:  Friday 6th May at 5pm

For an information pack and further details, please visit the website of our appointed search consultant, Odgers Berndtson at the following link: www.odgers.com/54890

Please do not apply using the apply now button on the Liverpool John Moores job vacancies site.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:06/05/2016
Ref No:1433

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Library Assistant ( Evening and Weekend)

 

Library Assistant (Evening and Weekend)  

Permanent, Part time (approximately 15 hours per week)

Weekdays (7.00 pm – 11.00 pm) and Weekends (4.00 pm – 8.00 pm)

£18,212 - £20,400 pro rata per annum

Library Services are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and adaptable person to join our team providing front line library and computer user support for students and staff during evening hours.  As a member of the Library Services team based in one of our libraries you will be equally comfortable supporting traditional library and information activities, providing first line support for computer users, as well as supporting student administration functions. You will be required to work on a rota basis over 7 days a week from September to May, working more evenings during the peak study periods. You will know your shifts well in advance.  Reliability and some flexibility are required to maintain the advertised opening hours.

You should be qualified to GCSE level, or equivalent, Grades A-C in five subjects, including English and Maths; candidates who lack formal qualifications but can offer significant, relevant experience may also be considered.  You should have good communication, customer care and team working skills.  A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications software, internet and email is essential as is the ability to relate this to user support.  Experience of working with the public and a willingness to acquire new skills as required is essential for this post.  Applicants must be able to attend occasional weekday training sessions.

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

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:08/05/2016
Ref No:1385


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