Current vacancies

Current vacancies

Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

 

 

Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

£38,511 - £47,328 per annum

As part of its ambitious strategic plan, Liverpool John Moores University is looking to appoint an expert marketer to lead and develop its postgraduate recruitment strategy. 

Reporting to the Director of Student Recruitment & Admissions, this is a new role with responsibility for supporting the recruitment of postgraduate taught and research students and the achievement of the University’s annual recruitment targets across all markets.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in the education sector, preferably gained within higher education. You will be educated to postgraduate level, hold a marketing qualification and possess experience of developing strategy and successfully implementing target driven marketing plans. You must be highly organised, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to proficiently analyse and interpret data. You will be able to demonstrate responsibility for budgets and experience of managing staff.  An ability to build effective relationships with individuals at a senior level both internally and externally is also essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to join LJMU at an important stage in its development as it seeks to become the leading modern civic University of the 21st Century.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:22/03/2015
Ref No:1031

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Postdoctoral Researchers in Globular Clusters and Galaxy Evolution

 

 

Postdoctoral Researchers in Globular Clusters and Galaxy Evolution  (3 posts)

3 years fixed term in the first instance with a possible 2 year extension 


£31,342 - £37,394 per annum

Applications are invited for three postdoctoral research positions in globular cluster (GC) formation and evolution, and their relation with galaxy evolution, working with Nate Bastian at the Astrophysics Research Institute of Liverpool John Moores University, UK.  The goals of this ERC funded project are to 1) test current theories for the origin of multiple populations in GCs with observations and simulations of massive clusters (both young and old), 2) develop alternative theories for multiple populations, 3) use GCs to constrain the formation and evolution of galaxies.

You should have a PhD in astronomy/astrophysics or a closely related field by the starting date.  We are seeking applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds, from expertise in observations/theories of multiple populations in GCs, to the behavior of gas and dust in the ISM and the formation of stellar clusters, as well as numerical simulations of galaxy formation and evolution.  

The position is guaranteed for a period of three years in the first instance with a possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to performance.  The start date is 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For any questions or informal enquiries please contact Prof. Nate Bastian, in the first instance email: N.J.Bastian@ljmu.ac.uk.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:03/04/2015
Ref No:1017

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Business Systems Officer

 

 

Business Systems Officer

£31,342 - £37,394 per annum

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint a dynamic Business Systems Officer to work as part of the Corporate Business Change Team.

The University is undergoing rapid change. This exciting role requires you to support all finance and related business systems within the university with particular emphasis on the Finance and HR/Payroll elements of the system (currently Oracle E-Business suite). 

Your role will also include acting as functional specialist for Finance and HR/Payroll representing Corporate Business Change Initiatives on project teams; you will be leading and championing change working with business teams, external consultants and IT to deliver solutions.

Excellent working knowledge of Excel, experience of Finance and HR/Payroll systems and knowledge of Oracle e-Business Suite is essential for this post.

With over 25,000 students and 2,500 staff we are one of the largest universities in the UK. If you believe you have the right skills and attributes to succeed in this role, and would thrive in a fast-paced environment where you’ll make a real contribution, we would welcome your application.

Please note that this vacancy is being handled by Michael Page Consultants. Please do not apply to Liverpool John Moores University using the online recruitment system.

For a confidential discussion, or if you require more information on the role please contact Mark Thomas on 0151 255 3759, email:  markrhysthomas@michaelpage.com   at Michael Page Consultants. To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Mark Thomas at his email address.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:09/03/2015
Ref No:1027

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Research Fellow - 12 months fixed term

 

Research Fellow in Optimisation and Simulation for Maritime Transport - 12 months fixed term

£25,513 - £30,433

Based in the School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations of Liverpool John Moores University you will workon a British Council funded project. The project aims at using optimisation and simulation techniques to analyse multimodal transport in maritime logistics environments to improve performance and access. You will join the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute. The work is interdisciplinary and ideally requires a blend of skills across computing science, operational research, engineering and mathematics.

The required qualification and experience is a PhD or near PhD completion in Engineering or Computing or Mathematics or other relevant areas with a focus on optimisation/ maritime transport and a proportionate publication record. Experience in doing computational simulations with Flexsim CT would be advantageous.

The research fellow should show strong motivation for independent research and may be encouraged to produce novel ideas.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. T.T.Nguyen, School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, L3 3AF. Email: t.t.nguyen@ljmu.ac.uk.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:23/03/2015
Ref No:1023

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Teaching and Research Fellow - Public Health - 2 years fixed term

 

 

Teaching & Research Fellow - Two years in the first instance 

£38,511-£47,328 per annum           

You will make broad contributions to public health research and teaching support in the Centre for Public Health.

You will also be expected to contribute to the development, implementation and delivery of research strategies which align with the University’s overarching research strategy and which will benefit the Centre for Public, Faculty of Education, Health & Community and the University in the short, medium and long term.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research, Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:26/03/2015
Ref No:1025

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Director of Strategic Planning

 

 

Director of Strategic Planning

£84,780 per annum

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead all of our strategic and operational planning processes.

LJMU is making significant progress on the objectives outlined in our ambitious strategic plan, and with recent success in the REF, we are defining the model for a modern civic University of the 21st century.

The University is building a solid reputation, based on evidence and performance, for providing students with the highest quality teaching and a learning experience informed by relevant, credible and world-leading research.

With over 25,000 students and 2,500 staff we are one of the largest universities in the UK and we are seeking an experienced and successful senior manager to lead this key area on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor.

If you believe you have the right skills and attributes to lead in this significant role we would welcome your application.

If you would like a confidential discussion, please contact our Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Byers on 0151 231 3506.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:15/03/2015
Ref No:1016

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Senior Research Officer - Faculty of Science

 

 

Senior Research Officer -  Faculty of Science

£31,342  -  £37,394

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Officer to manage designated laboratories in the world leading Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University.  Specialist knowledge of ‘biomechanics’ and ‘brain & behaviour’ is essential for this position as the post holder will be expected to support the research activity within these designated areas.

Applicants should have a PhD and be familiar with equipment to support scientific research within the broad area of motor control, posture and gait as well an excellent working knowledge of movement analysis measurement techniques and the associated technology and programming languages.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Faculty’s research portfolio, support public engagement activities and should also have experiences 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:04/03/2015
Ref No:1018

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Marketing

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing

£38,511 - £47,328

An enthusiastic academic is sought to join and contribute to the successful, expanding and developing Business Studies Programme within Liverpool Business School. You should have a PhD, be ready to submit or have just submitted in the area of marketing. You will have teaching experience and would have ideally published. Professional Body qualifications would be desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Alastair Beere the Programme leader on 0151 231 3806.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:10/03/2015
Ref No:1008

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Logistics and Supply Chain

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain

£38,511 - £47,328

The Liverpool Business School seek a dynamic academic to join and contribute to the successful, expanding and developing Business Studies Programme within Liverpool Business School. You will have a PhD, be ready to submit or have just submitted in the area of marketing.  You will have teaching experience and would have ideally published. Professional Body qualifications would be desirable.

Informal enquiries may be made to Alistair Beere the Programme leader on 0151 231 3806.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:10/03/2015
Ref No:1009

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Operations and Quality

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Operations and Quality

£38,511 - £47,328

We seek an enthusiastic academic to join and contribute to the successful, expanding and developing Business Studies Programme within Liverpool Business School. You should have a PhD, be ready to submit or have just submitted in the area of marketing. You will have teaching experience and would have ideally published. Professional Body qualifications would be desirable, particularly a Black belt in lean Six Sigma.

Informal enquiries may be made to Alistair Beere the Programme leader on 0151 231 3806.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:10/03/2015
Ref No:1010

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology (3 posts)

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology (3 posts)

£38,511 - £47,328 

Working in the School of Humanities and Social Science, you will contribute to an expanding group of undergraduate programmes in Criminology. We are seeking to appoint highly motivate, creative individuals,  who are committed to the ongoing pursuit of excellence in teaching and critical criminological research.

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:10/03/2015
Ref No:996

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering  

£38,511 - £47,328

Working in the School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations you will undertake research and teaching in the area of mechanical engineering with specific expertise in computational fluid dynamics. You will also be expected to contribute to research in mechanical and marine engineering within the School and to other areas within the Faculty.

You should hold a good first degree and a relevant PhD, have at least two excellent academic research publications and ideally postdoctoral research experience in a relevant area. Industrial experience would be a distinct advantage.

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

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:10/03/2015
Ref No:1011

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in partnership with Liverpool Biennial

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in partnership with Liverpool Biennial

£38,511 - £47,328

This post will enhance and consolidate practice-led research in Art and Design between Liverpool School of Art and Design and Liverpool Biennial. It offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to develop innovative and productive teaching and research activity by exploiting the synergies between academia, international art festivals and creative industries.

The successful applicant will be based between LJMU and Liverpool Biennial; the proportion of time spent in either organisation will vary depending on seasonal pressures but will roughly be 50/50. In addition to the duties undertaken at each institution you will facilitate dialogue and collaboration between the other institutions holding cognate posts (Tate Liverpool and FACT) and with the cultural sector more broadly.

Within LJMU duties will comprise research and teaching in relevant subject areas at Liverpool School of Art and Design and you will report to the Fine Art Programme Leader. Research in the school exists at the forefront of staff and students’ creative practice. Art and design research has focused on contemporary issues and ideas in international art and design practice, curatorial practice and related histories and theories through exhibitions and publications, conferences, events and fellowships.

At Liverpool Biennial you will develop practice-led research activity relevant to Liverpool Biennial, including the exploration of the value of art and culture in cities and contribute to the commissioning of artists and knowledge production within the Biennial. You will work with the Artistic Director of Liverpool Biennial to develop a public platform for the presentation of artists’ and curatorial research to ensure that the research informing the Biennial and generated through its programme is world class and underpins the thinking and development of the Liverpool Biennial.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:10/03/2015
Ref No:1006

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Research Governance Manager (0.5fte)

 

 

Research Governance Manager, Research & Innovation Services (0.5fte)

£48,743 - £54,840 per annum pro rata

The University is seeking an experienced individual to provide leadership to its Research Ethics Committee, ensuring compliance with internal and external standards for research ethics, integrity and governance.  In doing so, you will be expected to drive new and ongoing developments relating to ethics review and approval processes. The role requires considerable engagement with the University’s research community to further grow the ethics culture amongst an expanding body of excellent researchers across a wide range of disciplines.  Additionally, you will build and develop relationships with NHS organisations to ensure processes associated with collaborative and cooperative activities in existing and new NHS research partnerships are appropriate.

We welcome applications from individuals with a thorough understanding of the legislative and wider governance framework requirements associated with all aspects of the research pathway and with experience of supporting researchers gain ethical approval; prior experience as Chair of a research ethics committee is desirable. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Diana Leighton, REF Manager (0151 904 6479)

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Manager, Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:10/03/2015
Ref No:997

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