Current vacancies

Current vacancies

Head of Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Institute

 

 

Head of Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Institute

£79,239 - £97,490

Liverpool John Moores University has recently restructured its Faculty of Engineering and Technology. Amongst the various innovations is the implementation of a new role of Head of Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Institute (ETRI).

The post holder will assume the responsibility for leading, promoting, negotiating and sustaining research, enterprise and knowledge transfer in ETRI research areas within the Faculty. S/he will develop and lead world-class research within the Faculty via income generation, high quality publications, networking and impact, to ensure that LJMU is a recognised centre of excellence for the research institute activities and that the research outputs make a strong impact towards the next REF2020 and beyond.

Qualified to PhD level with a higher degree and experience in an Engineering and Technology related area, the successful candidate will currently hold a professorial position and have an excellent track record of obtaining research funds from both national and international sources.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:27/08/2015
Ref No:1178

Documents:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design and Illustration

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Graphic Design and Illustration

£38,511 -£47,328

Liverpool School of Art and Design seeks to appoint a lecturer / senior lecturer to work within the Graphic Design and Illustration programme.

The appointee will have the demonstrated ability to develop curriculum, plan and teach graphic design and illustration at university level. It is essential that candidates are able to evidence their scholarship with research outputs that will contribute to the intellectual life of the school and the work of the Art and Design Research Group. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in emerging digital technologies, research interests in expanded forms of publishing, and professional experience in traditional graphic arts.

Graphic Design and Illustration at Liverpool School of Art and Design is a diverse graphic arts and visual communication undergraduate programme. It has a tradition of delivering an interdisciplinary yet specialist curriculum. The programme is built upon a culture that encourages craft-based approaches to flourish side-by-side with the demands of emerging technology.  Crossover between specialist areas is encouraged, as the course believes in a philosophy of artists and designers employing the media most suited to a particular task. An MA Graphic Design and Illustration has recently been established to build upon the success of the undergraduate programme.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:27/08/2015
Ref No:1181


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Exhibition Studies Partnership with Tate Liverpool

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Exhibition Studies Partnership with Tate Liverpool (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at LJMU – Public Practice Curator at Tate)

£38,511 - £47,328

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to work across LJMU and Tate Liverpool.

At LJMU work will be focused on convening the MA in Exhibition Studies, which will support students in developing an understanding of, and engagement with, the history, theory and practice of worldwide exhibition cultures. You will also lead the Exhibition Research Centre (ERC): a site for research dissemination and debate that aims to develop and support networking and collaborative ventures regionally, nationally and internationally.

Within Tate, the appointee will work specifically with the Tate Research Centre, which is based at Tate Liverpool. The candidate will be encouraged to contribute, through the activities of the Tate Research Centre and beyond, to all aspects of Tate Liverpool’s programme and organizational activities.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:26/08/2015
Ref No:1177

Documents:

Lecturer in English - maternity cover

 

 

Lecturer in English - maternity cover

£31,342 - £37,394 per annum (pro rata)

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a lecturer in English literature to this maternity cover post.

English at LJMU is a well-established subject with a strong research profile and a score of 97% overall satisfaction in the 2014 National Student Survey. It currently comprises twenty two members of staff teaching a range of British, American, Irish and Scottish literature from the sixteenth century to the present. For details of our programme see: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduates/2015/english

The successful candidate will teach on a number of modules at undergraduate level, with special emphasis on gender and 20th and 21st century British and/or American literature. He or she will also contribute to appropriate administrative and personal tutoring roles. Applicants should have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have relevant teaching experience at undergraduate level.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:16/08/2015
Ref No:1172

Documents:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Fashion (Communication Pathway) 0.5fte

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Fashion (Communication Pathway) - 0.5fte

£38,511 - £47,328  per annum pro rata 

You will contribute to the academic work of the Liverpool School of Art & Design. In particular you will be expected to take an active lead on the fashion communication pathway, and you will also have experience in industry and the academic sector with a drive to develop fashion communication pathway to new audiences.

The post requires a high level of creative knowledge across relevant areas of communication as well as a solid understanding of digital and emerging technologies. Fashion marketing, PR, graphics, branding, photography, social media and styling are the core areas of focus on the curriculum.

You will be responsible for the organisation, delivery and assessment of elements of the BA Fashion and MA Fashion Innovation and Realisation programmes. You will also be expected to undertake significant research and scholarship in the field and contribute to the academic life of the School, Faculty and University.

BA Fashion at Liverpool School of Art & Design is an established course with an ever-growing reputation for excellent graduates. The city of Liverpool is a vibrant place for students to study and supports the course as a hub for research and live projects. Students select between 2 pathways: Design or Communication. The Communication Pathwayfocuses on visual and creative skills across a broad range of topics from branding and trend prediction to events and public relations. High profile collaborations and competitions are an intrinsic part of the programme alongside a wide range of placements within the fashion sector. The MA Fashion Innovation and Realisation is a platform for home and international students to realise their own ambitions in a highly creative interdisciplinary environment. The breadth of the programme encompasses both fashion design and communication leading on and diversifying to a range of disciplines within the fashion umbrella.

Informal enquiries may be made to Lesley Peacock, Programme Leader l.peacock@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:23/08/2015
Ref No:1171

Documents:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in 3D Digital Art (2 posts)

 

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer posts in 3D Digital Art (2 posts)

£38,511 - £47,328

These posts will enhance and consolidate practice-led research in Art and Design at Liverpool School of Art and Design, where the post-holders will be based.

The post requires you to contribute to the academic work of the School of Art & Design. In particular you will be expected to have an active contribution to the Graphic Design & Illustration programmes, and you will also have experience in 3D Digital Art practice and research.

You will contribute to the organisation, delivery and assessment of elements of the BA Graphic Design & Illustration and/or MA Graphic Design & Illustration programmes, specifically in relation to 3D Digital Art. You will also be expected to undertake significant research and scholarship in the field and contribute to the academic life of the School, Faculty and University.

BA Graphic Design & Illustration at Liverpool School of Art & Design is an established course with an established reputation for excellent graduates. The course has a tradition of delivering an interdisciplinary yet specialist curriculum. This approach is distinctive to Liverpool. The course is built upon a culture that encourages craft-based approaches to flourish side-by-side with the demands of emerging technology. Crossover between specialist areas is encouraged, as the school believes in a philosophy of artists and designers employing the media most suited to a particular task. The course and the School places great emphasis on the importance of a studio culture in which students engage with their studies on-site and develop a meaningful, on-going dialogue with tutors about their work and their progress. The School prides itself on creating independent and creative thinkers who go on to make significant impact within the creative industries at a local, national and international level.

The city of Liverpool is a vibrant place for students to study and supports the course as a hub for research and live projects. There are also opportunities for all students to work with leading arts organisations (Tate Liverpool, Biennial, Bluecoat and FACT) and the programme encourages experimental and creative practice.

 

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:23/08/2015
Ref No:1170

Documents:

Technology Enhanced Learning Technician

Technology Enhanced Learning Technician

 £20,781 - £24,774

Vac ref: 1167

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks to appoint a Technology Enhanced Learning Technician. The successful candidate should have a professional working knowledge of Audio-Visual (AV) and IT to support staff and students in an academic environment. The post offers an exciting opportunity to work, as part of a small team, with academics from across a range of Humanities and Social Science disciplines, to ensure that technology is utilised to optimise and enhance the experience of our students. The successful candidate must also have an interest in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and be prepared to actively promote, and support, the innovative use of technology across our teaching, learning, assessment and research activities in the School of Humanities and Social Science.  

Informal enquires may be made to Steve Lawler, 0151 231 5071, S.Lawler@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Technical Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:30/07/2015
Ref No:1167

Documents:

Information Officer - Faculty of Science

 

 

Information Officer

£20,781 - £24,774          

Working within the Faculty of Science, we are seeking an experienced administrator to provide administrative support contributing to the overall successful operation of our busy Business Information Unit.  Duties will include: forming part of a team responsible for providing a quality service to the Faculty for all aspects of postgraduate research student administration; supporting senior staff with research related and database administration monitoring; maintenance of Faculty information systems and databases and providing the statistical reports and analysis associated with these systems and administering a variety of research related meetings within the Faculty. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to work under pressure both independently and in a team.  You will have a degree or equivalent qualification (experience will be counted in lieu of a degree) and relevant administrative experience in a Higher Education setting.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:30/07/2015
Ref No:1166

Documents:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies -0.8fte

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies  - 0.8fte

One year fixed term 

£38,511 - £47,328 per annum pro rata 

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community  has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and a burgeoning research profile. Within this, the subject area for Education and Early Childhood Studies includes a suite of four Education Studies programmes and an Early Childhood Studies programme at undergraduate level, alongside a developing provision at postgraduate level.

You will work within the undergraduate Early Childhood Studies programme. Your teaching will be informed by research and you will contribute to the broad research portfolio of the subject area. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Sarah Nixon, Co-Director on 0151 231 5363 or s.nixon@ljmu.ac.uk before the 24th July 2015.

 

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:06/08/2015
Ref No:1165

Documents:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Education & Early Childhood Studies - 0.4fte

 

  

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Education and Early Childhood Studies  - 0.4fte

One year fixed term

£38,511 - £47,328 per annum pro rata

The Faculty of Education, Health and Community  has a long standing and international reputation for providing a range of successful high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and a burgeoning research profile. Within this, the subject area for Education and Early Childhood Studies includes a suite of four Education Studies programmes and an Early Childhood Studies programme at undergraduate level, alongside a developing provision at postgraduate level.

You will work within the undergraduate Education and Early Childhood Studies suite of programmes. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to the broad research portfolio and a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the faculty.

Informal enquiries may be made to Sarah Nixon, Co-Director on 0151 231 5363 or s.nixon@ljmu.ac.uk before the 24th July 2015.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:06/08/2015
Ref No:1164


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Literature

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Literature

£38,511 - £47,328

The School of Humanities and Social Science wish to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English literature to contribute to its distinctive and successful portfolio of English programmes

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in contemporary literature with a specialism in postcolonial writing or world literatures. Applicants should have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have teaching experience at undergraduate level and a research profile commensurate with their stage of career. Proven ability to teach postcolonial and/or world literatures is essential but experience of teaching outside the research specialism is also desirable

English at LJMU is a well-established subject with a strong research profile and a score of 97% overall satisfaction in the 2014 National Student Survey. It currently comprises twenty two members of staff teaching a range of British, American, Irish and Scottish literature from the sixteenth century to the present. For details of our programme and areas of research specialism see: http://www.ljmuenglish.com/

Informal enquires may be made to Professor Glenda Norquay: G.Norquay@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:09/08/2015
Ref No:1160

Documents:

Professor in Policing

 

 

Professor in Policing

Competitive salary

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a Professor in Policing Studies to provide leadership and support in developing the research profile of Policing Studies at LJMU. LJMU has a well-established undergraduate portfolio in this area and the University is embarking on a significant expansion of its research and teaching activities through the establishment of The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies.

The post offers an exciting, challenging and unique opportunity for a dynamic and inspiring individual, to provide research leadership.  This will include the development of a Policing Studies research strategy which cuts across a range of disciplines and working across the University with senior staff from such disciplinary backgrounds, you will work to enhance applied research activities in the area of policing. We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual with a proven track record in producing world leading research and a proven track record in providing high quality research leadership. You will play a key role in enhancing the growing reputation of LJMU for research in the area of Policing and contribute to the growing portfolio of programmes.

You will also be expected to have an established national and international research profile, a substantial publication record and a strong track record of securing external research funding in the area of Policing. Whilst the School is flexible over the precise research focus of the successful candidate, we seek to appoint an individual who has a research profile commensurate with a strong REF submission.

As well as further developing your own research portfolio, you will be expected to lead in the development of an applied research group and to support the development of research staff attached to The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies.

Applicants should be able to evidence an appropriate level of experience and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

Informal enquires may be made to the Director of School – Dr Joe Yates j.yates1@ljmu.ac.uk 0151 231 5940

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:12/08/2015
Ref No:1158


Reader in Policing

 

 

Reader in Policing

£48,743 - £54,840

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a Reader in Policing Studies. The post will play a key role in developing the research profile of Policing Studies at LJMU. LJMU has a well-established undergraduate portfolio in this area and the University is embarking on a significant expansion of its research and teaching activities through the establishment of The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies.

This post offers an exciting, challenging and unique opportunity for a dynamic individual to play a key role in the development of research and teaching which cuts across a range of disciplines.

You will work across the University with senior staff, from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, to enhance applied research activities in the area of policing. We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual with a proven track record in producing high quality research in this area. You will play a key role in enhancing the growing reputation of LJMU for research in the area of Policing and will contribute to the development and positioning of our growing portfolio of programmes.

You will also be expected to have a strong national research profile, a strong publication record and track record of securing external research funding in the area of Policing. Whilst the School is flexible over the precise research focus of the successful candidate, we are looking to appoint an individual who has a research profile commensurate with a strong REF submission and experience of supervising PhD students to completion.

As well as further developing your own research portfolio, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the development of The Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies.

Applicants should be able to evidence an appropriate level of experience and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

Informal enquires may be made to the Director of School – Dr Joe Yates j.yates1@ljmu.ac.uk 0151 231 5940

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:12/08/2015
Ref No:1159

Documents:

Director, Centre for Public Health

 

 

Director, Centre for Public Health

£73,028 - £97,490

The Centre for Public Health (CPH), Liverpool John Moores University (www.cph.org.uk) is a leading international centre for public health research. As CPH moves to consolidate both its national and international reputation, we wish to recruit an exceptional individual to fill the position of Director CPH.

CPH carries out cutting-edge research focused on a range of methodologies including quantitative and qualitative approaches to research, evaluation, systematic reviews, surveillance, audit and epidemiology. In order to deliver its innovative programme of research, the Centre has assembled a world-class team of multi-disciplinary researchers. CPH combines a reputation for excellence in research with a strong focus on the translation of its research into public policy and education programmes in public health at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels..

Reporting to the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education, Health and Community, you will play a key role in the strategic development of the Centre, providing scientific leadership to a team of over 60 staff. You will have deep knowledge of the fundamental principles and emerging trends in public health research, a strong background of research excellence in a topic of relevance to CPH, such as substance use or violence, together with a familiarity of all CPH core areas of work. You will be primarily responsible for leading CPH through its next phase of development over the period 2015-2020.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Anne Scott, Dean, Faculty of Education, Health and Community, Liverpool John Moores University. Tel: +44 (0)151231 4119 E-mail: p.a.scott@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic, Manager Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:04/08/2015
Ref No:1150

Documents:

Employability Adviser - 13 hours per week - term time

 

 

Employability Adviser (0.3fte) - 13 hours per week term time
£25,513 - £30,433 per annum pro rata
 

The World of Work Careers Centre is seeking to appoint a part time Employability Adviser, to work with and support all LJMU students and graduates to gain employability skills and attributes to make successful, well-informed graduate transitions.

Predominantly based in the Careers Zones the role will be focussed on responding to student enquiries providing careers information and advice and working with other colleagues in the World of Work Careers Centre (WoWCC) to deliver a range of activities and support.  

The post is part time, Monday and Tuesdays (approx. 13 hours per week, 0.3fte) term time only commencing in early September 2015, some flexibility may be possible.

Previous recent experience of working in a student facing role within Higher Education in careers, or student support environment is required.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:31/07/2015
Ref No:1142

Documents:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management

 

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management (Business Management Programme)

£38,511 - £47,328

This is a re-advertisement previous applicants need not apply

Working in the Liverpool Business School you will teach a range of undergraduate business management modules as well as on postgraduate programmes. You would be expected to work within the business management team and be able to engage well with students on the programme.

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 extensive teaching experience and working in HE. Applicants for the post must have a PhD and evidence suitable research profile for REF 2020.

Informal enquiries may be made to, Seamus O‘Brien, Programme Leader on 0151 2313831, s.o’brien1@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:14/08/2015
Ref No:1098

Documents:

16 records found


 
LJMU Logo banner image
LJMU banner image
LJMU Dream, Plan Achieve image