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Placement Learning Support Officer- fixed term to 31 May 2018

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community, based at the IM Marsh Campus, wishes to appoint an administrator to assist in the administration of work related learning placement activity.  The role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work closely with academic staff, students and employers and to source and allocate placements.  

You should have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, previous experience in Higher Education administration and be able to demonstrate previous experience of developing, running and supporting initiatives/projects.  

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Salary: 18,777 - 20,989 per annum
Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:26/11/2017
Ref No:2126

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Administrative Support Officer (Engagement)

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has long held an important presence in the educational and cultural landscape of one of the most famous and liveliest cities in the world.  LJMU is one of the leading modern civic Universities in the country as well as being one of the largest employers in Merseyside. Thanks to an ambitious growth plan focused on providing an exceptional student experience by providing high quality teaching supported by ground-breaking research, LJMU is an exciting and challenging place to build a career.

LJMU is seeking to appoint an Administrator to join our Vice-Chancellor’s Office (VCO), supporting the Engagement Officer in coordinating activities concerning VIPs including Honorary Fellows and events such as Roscoe Lecture Series, and Graduation.  The post is full-time and will also provide administrative support to the Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive in a shared capacity. The successful applicant will be highly organised with excellent literacy and administrative skills and a clear understanding of confidentiality requirements.

The Administrative Support Officer will be part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office team, and as part of the VCO will work alongside the Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations team to support the Engagement Officer in bespoke arrangements and events for VIPs on behalf of the VCO in Liverpool, London and other parts of the UK, assisting with coordinating and recording related activity as required and will report to the Engagement Officer in Vice-Chancellor’s Office. Previous experience of working with VIPs and Senior Managers is important in this role.

A positive approach with excellent interpersonal/communication skills along with good organisational abilities and attention to detail are essential requirements for the post. You should be capable of prioritising your workload and working to agreed deadlines as required. You should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Previous experience working with a Contact Management System is desirable, however training can be provided to the right applicant.

For further information and informal enquiries regarding this post please contact Jane Reynolds, Engagement Officer, on 0151 231 3293 or at J.L.Reynolds@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Salary: 18,777 - 20, 989 per annum
Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:27/11/2017
Ref No:2127

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Mixed Reality Systems Developer (KTP Associate)

Mixed Reality Systems Developer (KTP Associate)  24 month fixed term post based at the Immersive Interactive premises in Southport but employed by Liverpool John Moores University.

£24,500 per annum. Plus a £4,000 personal training budget to help your career, as well as management and leadership training provided as part of the KTP.

Immersive Interactive offer unique learning spaces that provide an unrivaled experience for training and teaching in virtual settings. The company currently works across education, particularly special needs; medical simulation training for medical and emergency services; and with universities researching the dementia market. Immersive Interactive creates interactive, high def, 360 degree environments which individuals can interact with and manipulate.

Immersive Interactive and Liverpool John Moores University have collaborated to run a Knowledge Transfer Partnerships project with the objective of developing innovative training environments using interactive Virtual and Augmented Reality to guide the learning process. These custom installations will be supported by a cloud-based delivery platform to enable new experiences to be delivered on-demand to customers in a cost-effective manner.

We are looking to appoint a recent graduate to run this project. The successful candidate should have:

  • Minimum Honours degree (2:1 or above) in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Demonstration of knowledge of cutting-edge technologies for AR/VR.
  • Ability to carry out independent research on technology applications.
  • Knowledge of 360 video formats and related content.
  • Ideally some experience of user evaluation/human factors.
  • Good numerical, communication and report writing skills, and able to assimilate and present data with accuracy and attention to detail.

For more information on the project, the academic supervisors are available for initial discussions. Dr Martin Hanneghan on M.B.Hanneghan@ljmu.ac.uk and Professor Stephen Fairclough on S.Fairclough@ljmu.ac.uk

More information about KTPs can be found at knowledge-transfer-partnerships

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:06/12/2017
Ref No:2124

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Apprentice Technician

Apprentice Technician

£15,417 per annum

Liverpool John Moores University's Faculty of Engineering and Technology is looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable apprentice to join their team of Technicians. You will be trained to provide effective technical support to the FET undergraduate programs.

The Potential areas of study are Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering. You will have a minimum grade C in 5 GCSE’s including Maths, Science and English. You will show a keen interest in the subject area, be confident and have good communication skills. Good attention to detail and the ability to work well as part of a team are also desirable qualities. You must be willing to participate in training and professional development programmes.

You will undertake a BTEC ONC leading on to a BTEC HNC qualification in Engineering via a local Training Provider.  You will also study towards the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification. 

To give prospective candidates an insight into the role, we will be holding an “Information Event” on 29th November at 4pm. To book a space, please email - L.Murray@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:13/12/2017
Ref No:2123

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Environmental Geography

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Environmental Geography

£39,993 – £49,149

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with an established or growing reputation for conducting research of leading international quality in Environmental Geography. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in environmental geography and sustainability, particularly in the areas of urban geography (e.g. urbanisation; sustainable cities; land-use planning), energy transitions or coastal resilience and management. The ability to contribute to the teaching of qualitative research methods in Geography and residential fieldwork would be an advantage. This appointment is part of a strategic investment in the research and teaching of Geography in the School.

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).

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:06/12/2017
Ref No:2122

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sensor Technologies

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sensor Technologies

£39,993 - £49,149  

You will be expected to make broad contributions to the academic work of the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE) and must show flexibility in working with a team to deliver quality teaching, research and scholarship in these areas. Additionally, be able to engage, both nationally and internationally, in contributions to research and teaching excellence in your area of expertise.

You should have a PhD degree and publications in high quality scientific journal papers in EEE related disciplines. You should have experience in teaching in Higher Education and have demonstrated some management and administrational role at a University level or industry.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/12/2017
Ref No:2121

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Student Engagement Officer

Student Engagement Officer

£26,495 - £31,604 per annum

The Student Engagement team is a point of contact for students with any concerns and issues that they may be experiencing whilst at University.  Line-managed by the central Student Advice and Wellbeing department, the team will be required to work within and closely with Faculties/Academic schools to triage concerns, carry a caseload of appropriate initial concern cases; refer students into the specialist advice and support services and work closely with academic colleagues to ensure students are aware of the services available to them.

Working across the University, you will be required to have a degree or equivalent IAG qualification, have significant casework knowledge and experience, and extensive knowledge of the issues that affect students in Higher Education currently.  You should be highly motivated and able to work on your own initiative.       

As the key focus of this role is to work directly with students, there is an expectation that this service is delivered during key periods of student activity and therefore annual leave or flexible working may not be granted during these times. This may coincide with certain school holiday periods.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:20/11/2017
Ref No:2119

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Operations Manager- Liverpool School of Art and Design

Operations Manager - Liverpool School of Art & Design

£32,548 - £38,833

The Liverpool School of Art & Design seeks a highly motivated individual with a broad range of technical expertise and management experience in Higher Education operational support.    The School forms part of LJMU's Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies and offers undergraduate programmes in Fashion, Fine Art, Architecture, Graphic Design & Illustration and History of Art & Museum Studies, together with a suite of postgraduate courses.  The School prides itself on having developed a warm and friendly environment with a strong commitment to nurturing and supporting creativity, whilst offering first-class student support and excellent learning resources.

You will be part of the School Senior Management Team with responsibilities for technical and teaching support across multiple workshops, including digital imaging, construction, 3D fabrication, textiles, printing and specialist IT. You will also be responsible for teaching support staff management, school operations, commercial and enterprise activity, estate liaison and health & safety compliance.

Informal enquiries may be made to Caroline Wilkinson, Director of the Liverpool School of Art and Design: Telephone: 0151 904 1188, email: c.m.wilkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:22/11/2017
Ref No:2080

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Research Engineer (LCR4.0) Fixed term to September 2019

Research Engineer (LCR 4.0) Fixed term to 30 September 2019

£39,993 - £49,149 per annum

We are seeking to develop a dedicated, highly motivated team to be responsible for the delivery of the LCR 4.0 programme, an exciting new initiative part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which will increase productivity in Liverpool City Region (LCR) manufacturing organisations through the development of smarter products, processes and supply chains. One year into delivery. LCR 4.0 is at the forefront of an emerging global revolution in manufacturing driven by technology advances merging digital and physical worlds. The programme is seen by UK Government as a transformational project being the first region to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies for SMEs to increase productivity and stimulate sustainable economic growth.

The Research Engineer will identify technical challenges within industrial SMEs and provide innovative solutions by mapping activities back to the knowledge base as part of the LCR 4.0 team. As part of the team, you who will be responsible for providing value assessments to SMEs by delivering plans and solutions for new product innovation and introducing new technology to SMEs. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and innovative organisation along with unparalleled opportunities for career development.  An exciting place to work, ETRI has expertise comprising of an in-house multi-disciplinary team of engineering and business specialists and is supported by leading academics and scientists from LJMU.

You will be a flexible, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience of developing solutions for industry through the provision of operational efficiency assessments and process improvements. You will ideally be able to identify technical challenges within industrial SMEs and provide innovative solutions by mapping activities back to the knowledge base. You will join a multidisciplinary team focusing on working closely with SMEs and the research base within the University to enhance productivity and develop and implement strategies to stimulate the development of new products through innovation practices. Reporting to the Strategic Manager responsible for the project, you will also be required to support the activities of the wider team, and have the ability to work using your own initiative.

Ideally you should have relevant experience of Industry 4.0 and the benefits that manufacturing organisations can gain from adopting new technological advancements.

The post is part-funded by ERDF as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme. The post is fixed term until 30th September 2019 and will be offered subject to the approval of European Regional Development Funding.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/11/2017
Ref No:2082

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Programme Leader -Mechanical Engineering

Programme Leader: Mechanical Engineering

£50,618 - £56,950

The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering is seeking to appoint a Programme Leader for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the general area of mechanical engineering.

Managing course delivery and the maintenance of academic standards, you will have substantial experience of teaching in an HE environment and a record of research in a relevant area. You will also have an ability to innovate and to lead an experienced academic team and will be expected to contribute to the research and enterprise activities of the Department.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Ian Jenkinson, Tel. 0151 231 2011, Email: i.d.jenkinson@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:30/11/2017
Ref No:2079

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