Current vacancies

Current vacancies

Junior Research Trainee - 6 months fixed term

 

 

Junior Research Trainee – 6 months fixed term

£15,708 - £17,529 per annum pro rata

Based in the Centre for Public Health (Faculty of Education, Health and Community), you will support the work of public health intelligence, sexual health, drug misuse, alcohol and violence prevention teams in the Centre. The duties associated with this post primarily involve data collection and input, undertaking basic analysis, identifying and collating scientific literature and supporting senior researchers in the delivery of a research programme. Further details on the work of the team are available at www.cph.org.uk

You will work under the strict supervision/guidance of a researcher and the role will provide opportunities to expand and develop research skills and experience in a wide range of public health areas. You will have the opportunity to undertake a number of LJMU Continued Professional Development courses including academic writing skills and training for data analysis tools. You will also have the opportunity to attend relevant conferences and MSc modules. This role provides an excellent opportunity for researchers to develop their skills and experience within a nationally and internationally recognised public health centre. 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:16/04/2015
Ref No:1052

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Research Officer (0.4fte) - 12 months fixed term

 

 

Research Officer (Curriculum Enhancement Project) – (0.4fte)                                12 months fixed term

£25,513 - £30,433  per annum pro rata

The School of Education, Leisure and Sports Studies within the Faculty of Education, Health and Community is seeking to appoint a part-time Research Officer on a fixed term basis for 12 months to support the research and development of an online game – a kind of digital scavenger hunt -- in which students compete to explore physical learning spaces, and locate learning resources. The aim is to help students transition to HE learning by familiarising them with the learning spaces available at LJMU’s I.M. Marsh campus, while encouraging them to acquire information literacy skills.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin, Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:03/04/2015
Ref No:1051

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Peer Mentoring Project Assistant (0.4fte) - 9 months fixed term

 

 

Peer Mentoring Project Assistant - 2 days per week – 9 months fixed term

£18,031 - £20,197 pro rata per annum

The subject area of Education and Early Childhood Studies is rolling out a system of peer mentoring on its suite of five programmes in academic year 2015-16.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our new peer mentoring team as an administrative assistant. You will play a critical role in organising peer mentor events, establishing methods of record keeping, attending meetings and liaising with academic staff and undergraduate students. The successful candidate would have good organisational and IT skills, be well motivated, able to take initiative and have excellent interpersonal skills to work with a wide range of individuals. Knowledge of peer mentoring schemes in a HE setting would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Claire Hennessy on 0151 231 5308 or C.Hennessy@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Part Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:02/04/2015
Ref No:1049

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Research Assistant in Cyber Security Teaching and Learning- fixed term

 

 

Research Assistant in Cyber Security Teaching and Learning  -   fixed term to February 2016

£25,513 - £30,433 per annum (pro rata)

The PROTECT Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University seek a Research Assistant to work on a research and development project of Higher Education Academy (HEA) in the area of cyber security teaching and learning. In addition, the successful applicant is required to develop a cloud based infrastructure to develop cyber security scenarios for teaching and learning purposes. As a member of the project, you would be expected to work closely with the members of the Centre.

You must have a background of research in computing or a related area, and ideally have – or be nearing completion of – a PhD in a relevant subject. You must also have experience of developing and managing cloud infrastructure, programming and software development in a suitable programming language (C/C++, Java, .Net family, etc.). Research experience in computer security and forensics or networked systems would be an advantage. Good analytical research and communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Kashif Kifayat on +44 (0) 151 231 2379, E-mail: K.Kifayat@ljmu.ac.uk, and Website: http://www.protect-ci.org/.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1050

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Director of Research and Innovation

 

 

Director of Research and Innovation Services

Competitive Salary

 

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead on the delivery of strategies for research, knowledge transfer and exchange and enterprise activities.

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.

Working to the Deputy Chief Executive and alongside the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, we are looking for an experienced and successful senior manager with high level qualifications to lead in this significant area of activity for the University.

 

For an information pack and further details, please visit the website of our appointed search consultant…   Please do not apply to Liverpool John Moores University using the online recruitment system.

 

Application Process

The preferred means of application is online through the Berwick Partners website http://www.berwickpartners.co.uk/52022    

Or by post: Berwick Partners, 9 Brindleyplace, Birmingham. B1 2HS

The deadline for applications is Monday 20th April 2015

All applications must include the following:

A full CV with your education and professional qualifications and full employment history, where possible giving details of budgets and  numbers of people managed, relevant achievements in recent posts.

A short covering letter of no more than two A4 sized pages explaining why this appointment interests you and how you meet the appointment criteria and key competencies as detailed in the candidate brief.

Current remuneration.

Names of at least three referees (please note, these will not be contacted without your prior permission and until after all interview processes have finished).

Please provide day-time, evening and mobile telephone numbers, together with an appropriate, confidential and acceptable e-mail address for all correspondence relating to your application

 

Berwick Partners will acknowledge receipt of your application (by email if provided) and check it for completeness and eligibility.

Contact Information

Should you wish to have an informal, confidential discussion about the post, please contact: Gin Bhandal

0121 654 5955 or gin.bhandal@berwickpartners.co.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Manager, Research, Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:20/04/2015
Ref No:1045

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Employment Solicitor

 

 

Employment Solicitor

£56,482 - £61,705

Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint an Employment Solicitor to join a growing Legal and Governance Services Team.

Already making significant progress on the objectives outlined in an ambitious Strategic Plan, the University is undergoing a renaissance as it seeks to forge ahead as the UK’s premier modern civic University.

Part of this transformation is the professionalisation of core services at the heart of the University in order to build, manage and maintain an effective workforce.  As the University’s Employment Solicitor you will oversee the effective operation of staff casework, including grievance and discipline.

We are looking for a qualified solicitor with current and significant post-qualification experience as a practising solicitor, specialising in employment law.

For further information and application by CV, plus any other relevant information, you should contact by email our exclusively retained consultant Adam Zdravkovic at Anakin Seal Legal Recruitment in the first instance: adam.zdravkovic@anakinseal.com

All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to Anakin Seal for consideration.

 

Please do not apply to Liverpool John Moores University using the online recruitment system.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin, Manager Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:09/04/2015
Ref No:1046

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Faculty Technical Research Manager

 

 

Faculty Technical Research Manager, Faculty of Science

£38,511 - £47,328 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a Faculty Technical Research Manager to manage all aspects of the Faculty’s technical support provision for research activities.

Applicants should have a Ph.D and be a proficient laboratory and associated resource manager within a science facility in Higher Education.  The successful candidate will have extensive and up to date knowledge of health & safety and be experienced in the planning and execution of specialised laboratory building projects and other minor works.  

The successful candidate will also be required 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, Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:12/04/2015
Ref No:1047

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice

£38,511 - £47,328

Working in the School of Law you will be expected to teach on a range of Criminal Justice Undergraduate programmes and the MA CJ postgraduate programme. Leading the core Criminal Justice modules Criminal Justice and Criminology and Study Skills is essential.

You will also make a full contribution to the School’s research and scholarship profile, civic engagement and academic administration.

Informal enquiries may be made to Noel Cross, CJ Programme Leader on 0151 231 3902, email:  N.Cross@ljmu.ac.uk, or David Selfe, Director Law School on 0151 231 3974, email:  d.w.selfe@ljmu.ac.uk

 

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1022

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Literature

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Literature

£38,511 - £47,328

Working in the School of Humanities and Social Science, you will contribute to the distinctive and successful portfolio of English programmes.

English at LJMU is a well-established subject with a strong research profile and an excellent teaching record. In REF 2014, 68% of our research work was judged to be world- or internationally-leading, and we scored 97% overall satisfaction in the 2014 National Student Survey.

The department currently teaches a range of British, American, Irish, Scottish and World literature from the sixteenth century to the present. For details of current research interests please see the pages of the Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History: http://ljmu.ac.uk/HSS/119808.htm. In addition to our undergraduate portfolio we offer a Research Masters programme, and have a lively postgraduate culture at doctoral level.

You will have a specialism in the literature and culture of the early modern period, and a strong record of research publication appropriate to your career stage. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have teaching experience at undergraduate level. Although a proven ability to teach Shakespeare will be an advantage, experience of teaching outside your research area is also desirable.

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Alice Ferrebe, Subject Leader for English, email:  a.c.ferrebe@ljmu.ac.uk  

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1013

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fine Art (0.4fte)

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fine Art (0.4fte)

£38,511 - £47,328 pro-rata

This post will enhance and consolidate practice-led research in Art and Design at the Liverpool School of Art and Design, where the post-holder will be based. The post requires you to contribute to the academic work of the School, in particular you will be expected to take an active contribution to the fine art programmes, and you will also have experience in creative art practice and research.

You will contribute to the organisation, delivery and assessment of elements of the BA Fine Art and/or MA Fine Art 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 Fine Art at Liverpool School of Art & Design is an established course with an established 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. The course is taught by nationally and internationally-renowned artists who work with installation, video, painting, printmaking and art theory with additional workshops provided in audio/video production, sculpture/3D, printmaking, life art and painting. 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: Part Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1026

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marine and Offshore Engineering

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marine and Offshore Engineering

£38,511 - £47,328

You will undertake research and teaching in the area of marine and offshore engineering specifically the design and operation of marine and offshore engineering systems and structures.

You will join the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine Research Institute which has an international reputation in the design and operation of marine and offshore systems and attracts significant external funding. You will be expected to integrate your research into the institute’s areas of expertise and to lead research in the area of marine and offshore system design and operation.

You should have a blend of skills across mechanical and marine engineering. You should also have at least two excellent academic research publications and ideally more than one year postdoctoral research experience in a relevant area. Relevant industrial experience is an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Jin Wang ,Tel. 0151 231 2445, email: j.wang@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1030

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design

£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 design. You should have experience in the design of mechanical systems, components and load bearing structures using computer aided techniques. 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. You should have at least two excellent academic research publications and ideally more than one year postdoctoral research experience in a relevant area and/or have relevant industrial experience.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Glynn Rothwell email: g.rothwell@ljmu.ac.uk or 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:07/04/2015
Ref No:1015

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Tourism

 

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Tourism

£38,511-£47,328

The School of Education, Leisure and Sport Studies 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 Tourism. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Drew Li, Subject Head, on 0151 231 5365 or d.li@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1033

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events Management

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events Management

£38,511-£47,328

The School of Education, Leisure and Sport Studies 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 Tourism and Events Management. Your teaching, research and/or scholarly activity will contribute to a number of successful interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience teaching at undergraduate and/or post graduate level. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries may be made to Drew Li, Subject Head, on 0151 231 5365 or d.li@ljmu.ac.uk

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1034

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Programme Leader in Education Studies

 

Programme Leader in Education Studies

£48,743 - £54,840

The School of Education, Leisure and Sport Studies (ELSS) 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 growing provision at postgraduate level including an MA in International Approaches to Early Childhood and Montessori Education.

We are seeking to appoint a Programme Leader for the undergraduate Education Studies suite of programmes who has the drive to lead and manage both the day to day operation and future development. You will have responsibility for the operational leadership of the programmes and the line-management of the staff team that work within them. 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 ELSS and within the School of Teacher Education and Professional Development.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Caroline Bath, Programme leader, on 0151 231 5463 or email: c.m.bath@ljmu.ac.uk.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1035

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Reader in Events Management

 

 

Reader in Events Management

£48,743 - £54,840

The School of Education, Leisure and Sport Studies 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.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate first degree and a PhD. You should also have experience teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. Professional or industry related experience would be an advantage

Informal enquiries may be made to Drew Li, Subject Head, on 0151 231 5365 or d.li@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1032

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Subject Head for Education and Early Childhood Studies

 

Subject Head for Education and Early Childhood Studies

£56,482 - £61,705

The School of Education, Leisure and Sport Studies (ELSS) 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 growing provision at postgraduate level including an MA in International Approaches to Early Childhood and Montessori Education.

We are seeking to appoint a Subject Head who has the passion for delivering excellence at all levels to contribute and support the continued growth and development of this highly successful team.  You will have overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the team including research and scholarship, teaching learning and assessment, establishing and enhancing the student partnership and social and economic engagement.  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 ELSS and within the School of Teacher Education and Professional Development.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Anne Scott, Dean of Faculty on 0151 231 4339  or email: p.a.scott@ljmu.ac.uk.

 

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Academic Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:07/04/2015
Ref No:1036

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Research Assistant - Mobile and Wireless Communications

 

Research Assistant – Mobile and Wireless Communications - 30 months fixed term

£25,513 - £30,433 per annum

The School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University is looking to for a Research Assistant to work on a research and development project in the area of Mobile and Wireless Communications. As a member of the project, you would be expected to work closely with European partners from Spain, Netherlands, and Turkey.

The project combines both fundamental research and practical development of solutions to reduce Wi-Fi interference and provide optimised connectivity for new and emerging services.

It will include the whole research and development lifecycle: from considering existing literature and defining requirements through to designing, implementing and evaluating an integrated software solution within wireless access points and mobile devices.

You will be expected to have a background of research in networking, and mobile and wireless communications or related areas, and ideally have – or be nearing completion of – a PhD in a relevant subject. You must also have experience of network simulation and modelling. Experience in a suitable programming language (C/C++, Java, .Net family, etc.) would be an advantage. Good analytical research and communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Faycal Bouhafs on +44 (0)151 231 2309, E-mail: f.bouhafs@ljmu.ac.uk.

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:06/04/2015
Ref No:1039

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Research Assistant - Networking

 

 

Research Assistant – Networking - 30 months fixed term

£25,513 - £30,433 per annum

The School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University is looking to for a Research Assistant to work on a research and development project in the area of Mobile and Wireless Communications. As a member of the project, you would be expected to work closely with European partners from Spain, Netherlands, and Turkey.

The project combines both fundamental research and practical development of solutions to reduce Wi-Fi interference and provide optimised connectivity for new and emerging services.

It will include the whole research and development lifecycle: from considering existing literature and defining requirements through to designing, implementing and evaluating an integrated software solution within wireless access points and mobile devices.

You will be expected to have a background of research in networking, and mobile and wireless communications or related areas, and ideally have – or be nearing completion of – a PhD in a relevant subject. You must also have experience of network simulation and modelling. Experience in a suitable programming language (C/C++, Java, .Net family, etc.) would be an advantage. Good analytical research and communication skills are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Faycal Bouhafs on +44 (0)151 231 2309, E-mail: f.bouhafs@ljmu.ac.uk

 

Contract Type: Fixed Term Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Research Vacancy Type: Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date:06/04/2015
Ref No:1040

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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.

Please complete Personal Details Section and upload CV, statement of research interests and publication list to Supporting Documents Section of online form.

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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PA to the School Director - Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences

 

Personal Assistant to the School Director - Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences

£20,781 - £24,774

You will provide a full administrative and secretarial support role to the Director and senior academics ensuring the efficient running of the office.  Duties will include: word processing/typing: letters, grant applications and scientific papers, photocopying, answering telephone enquiries, diary management, committee servicing and making complex travel arrangements.  

You should have experience of office administration procedures together with three GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language and a formal typing qualification.  Experience of all aspects of Microsoft Office with excellent word-processing and communication skills are essential.

Contract Type: Permanent Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date:29/03/2015
Ref No:1028

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