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Agriculture Food & Veterinary - UK Jobs

Research Fellow

Location: Medway Campus Part Time Hours: 0.5 (17.5 hours) Closing Date: Sunday 12 June 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Do you have experience of providing a supporting role in a laboratory, preparing and providing practical classes, supervising students’ laboratory-based projects, contributing to teaching and assessment. If you do, we are looking for someone to work in a dynamic teaching and research environment at the Natural Resources Institute of the University of Greenwich.  The Natural Resources Institute (NRI – https://www.nri.org/) carries out specialised research, teaching, training and consultancy with a focus on food, agriculture, environment and sustainable livelihoods.    NRI’s work is globally respected and has won many awards including a recent Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education. The Institute is located at the University’s vibrant Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent. NRI has laboratories covering a number of disciplines including food microbiology, food chemistry, post-harvest technology and molecular biology, and has recently invested in a new Food Innovation Laboratory to support its teaching and research activities in this area.   NRI currently offers MSc Programmes in Applied Food Safety and Quality Management; Food Safety and Quality Management by e-Learning and Food Innovation.  We plan to offer a new Food Science and Nutrition undergraduate programme shortly. NRI is looking to appoint a Research Fellow to contribute to the development of and also provide labotatory support in new research areas, provide supervision to students conducting laboratory-based research projects and contribute to teaching and assessment. The successful candidate will have some experience of teaching in a higher education environment, and/or some experience of working in or with the food industry and a track record in relevant research and/or enterprise activities.   For informal enquiries, please contact the Head of Department, Dr Nazanin Zand on  [email protected]   Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team [email protected]  We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values. Academic Career Pathways  The University welcomes people from diverse and under-represented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people.  As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.  We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.  We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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Education Studies (inc. TEFL) - UK Jobs

Head of Primary Care Education

Interview Date: Friday 01 July 2022 We are looking to appoint an exceptional person to join the Centre for Clinical Education as Head of Academic Primary Care at Reader/Professorial level. This is a critically important leadership role for the MBBS programme for St George’s University of London. It involves leadership of the team who are responsible for the delivery of placements for medical students over a wide geographical area and collaborative working with our partner programmes. The role includes oversight responsibility of primary care attachments for physician associates and other allied health professionals. We would like to hear from candidates who have experience of team leadership and have a track record of supervising students and organization of the delivery of clinical placements. Management of the new tariff funding arrangements will be the responsibility of the post-holder. The post holder will hold a current, full GMC registration and must have completed specialist qualification MRCGP as well as having an educational qualification and a track record of publication and supporting the scholarship activity of others. The main focus of the role will be on leadership and delivering an outstanding student experience in primary care education whilst also developing a supportive network of GP tutors and other key external relationships. The week is expected to be broken down with 5 sessions per week Leadership  responsibilities (840 hours) and 1 session per week for CPD scholarship and academic generic responsibilities including teaching, personal tutoring, Multiple Mini Interview, assessment contribution and research supervision (168 hours).  Although this is a teaching-focused position, maintenance of research activity is encouraged and supported.  Key attributes of the successful applicant include: Up to date knowledge of medical curricula and innovation Outstanding track record of Publication in educational research  Experience of leading and transforming an academic team Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills  For further information about this position and to apply, visit http://jobs.sgul.ac.uk.   Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London. Please quote reference: 327-22 Closing date: Monday, 20 June 2022 Interview date: Friday, 1 July 2022     Further details:

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Education Studies (inc. TEFL) - UK Jobs

Senior Lecturer (Teaching & Research)

We are looking to recruit a full-time Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research) within the Department of Postgraduate Taught and Professional Learning to deliver Master’s level teaching on our Inclusive Practice and Autism programmes and to lead our flagship Master’s in Professional Education (MEd) programme. Our Inclusive Practice and Autism programmes have continued growth and provide pathways to the Master’s of Education (MEd) programme. Duration of post: Substantive We are seeking to appoint positive, creative, and collegial, Senior Lecturer within the department of Postgraduate Taught and Professional Learning. With a passion for a high-quality student experience, you will be motivated to contribute to a culture of research-enhanced teaching within the department and the School. As a researcher-practitioner, you will undertake and share high-quality research in line with the School’s Research Strategy and Aberdeen 2040, working with others to enhance the School of Education’s research reputation, generating new knowledge to make a difference by improving children’s education and experiences. You will lead the Master’s in Professional Education programme working collegiately with colleagues across the School of Education. Informed by your expertise and interest, you will teach within Inclusive Practice at postgraduate levels. Through collaborative planning and teaching, you will deliver excellent teaching and learning opportunities, as well as supporting students’ pastoral, learning, and assessment, needs. With a passion for a high-quality student experience, you will support the on-going embedding of a culture of research-enhanced teaching within the department. Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 8 of the University salary scale, £53,348 - £60,022 per annum, with placement according to qualifications and experience. Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Lauren Storey, HR Adviser (e-mail: [email protected]) for further information. Informal enquiries should be made to Charlaine Simpson, Head of Postgraduate and Professional Learning [email protected] To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs The School of Education embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring. Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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Health & Medical - UK Jobs

Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Cellular or Molecular Pharmacology

The University of Limerick (UL) with over 17,000 students and 1,800 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensure that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity. We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and employability and conducting leading edge research. Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our undergraduate and postgraduate students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment. Applications are invited for the following position: Faculty of Science & Engineering School of Natural Sciences/Department of Biological Sciences Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Cellular or Molecular Pharmacology   Contract Type: Lecturer - Multiannual Lecturer below the bar - Tenure Track (five year fixed term). During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the University's Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status to Tenure Track Academic Staff Salary Scale: Lecturer €55,251- €88,546 p.a. Lecturer below the bar €41,510 - €56,940 p.a. Further information for applicants and application material is available online from: www.ul.ie/hrvacancies The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 22nd June 2022. Applications must be completed online before 12 noon, Irish Standard Time on the closing date. The University of Limerick supports blended working Please email [email protected] if you experience any difficulties Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates. The University of Limerick holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to selection on merit welcoming applicants from all sections of the community. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working. “The University of Limerick has implemented a “Smoke and Vape Free Campus Policy”. Smoking and vaping in all forms is prohibited.”

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Mathematics & Statistics - UK Jobs

Lecturer (Statistics)

Manchester Metropolitaniversity has been a pioneer in modern education since its origins in 1824. Manchester Metropolitan sits in the top 200 young universities in the world, and is a leading Modern UK University by quality of research The Department of Computing and Mathematics is a large and successful academic unit in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.  It is committed to achieving high-quality teaching, research and enterprise.  The Department has over 70 members of academic staff and delivers courses to over 1600 students across Undergraduate, and Postgraduate programmes. The Department expects to see significant improvements in REF2021 outcomes building on advances made in REF 2014, and we are committed to improving further the quality and volume of research.  The Department has a long track record of securing research funding and has a current portfolio of funded projects from research councils, charities,  the EU, and Innovate UK.   The Department also works closely with employers, particularly in the region's vibrant digital sector, on funded projects.  The Department is innovative in its teaching and is the sector leader in Degree Apprenticeships and delivers the Digital and Technology Solutions programme in collaboration with a wide range of companies including multinationals and SMEs. The University is a founding member and one of five theme leads of the National Institute of Coding, a consortium of 34 universities and over 100 companies and outreach organisations, that is driving teaching innovation in digital skills education to address the digital skills gap.  The Department is closely aligned with the Centre for Advanced Computational Science (CfACS) which conducts world‐leading research in computer science, distributed across five main themes: Machine Intelligence Data Science Smart Infrastructure Human‐Centered Computing Computational Modelling The Department is enriched by its location in the heart of Manchester, a globally recognised centre for digital media with a vibrant and rapidly expanding technology sector, which provides an enviable range of opportunities to work with industry and see first-hand the impact of research and knowledge exchange. Role You will teach on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the department using pedagogic approaches that deliver a first-class student experience.  You will be expected to contribute flexibly to teaching and conduct research or knowledge exchange within the Centre of Advanced Computational Science. Ideal Candidate We are seeking applications from individuals who have expertise in Mathematics and Statistics either through academic research or professional/industrial practice.  You will have in-depth knowledge of current Maths & Statistics tools and techniques. You will be expected to have teaching or mentoring experience in Maths & Statistics and be able to teach in one of the following areas Maths, Statistics or Data Science.  You will have a PhD in Mathematics or a related discipline or have the equivalent industrial experience in Mathematics. You will be contributing to Research or Knowledge Exchange via the Centre for Computational Science by making a substantial contribution to one of the Research and KE themes listed above. To arrange an informal discussion, please email:  Professor Rob Aspin ([email protected]) To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining, in particular, how your profile and experience meet the requirements of the role.

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Physical & Environmental Sciences - UK Jobs

Christopher Moyes Memorial Foundation Studentship

Call for applications Applications are invited for the Christopher Moyes Memorial Foundation Studentship to support a suitably qualified postgraduate student for a three-year PhD research programme in Geography at Durham University, UK. The Studentship is to support research of high academic quality that helps to build resilience to hazards and risks challenging human societies, particularly in the global south. This research can focus on the physical or social aspects of the resilience building. One Christopher Moyes Memorial Foundation Studentship is available, starting in the academic year 2022-23, funded by the Christopher Moyes Memorial Foundation (www.moyesfoundation.org). The Foundation was established in memory of Mr. Christopher Moyes, OBE. Applicants must possess a First or Upper Second-Class degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study. Applications will be considered from both UK and overseas students. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding potential to undertake research at the highest level. They should also demonstrate the capacity and motivation to conduct research with a strong potential to make a difference in society, especially for relatively low-income populations in the Global South, following the aims of the Christopher Moyes Memorial Foundation. The successful candidate will register for a full-time PhD in the Geography Department at Durham University. The 3-year Studentship covers Durham University tuition fees, a maintenance stipend to cover living costs and a college's middle common room (Postgraduate) membership fees. The Studentship will also include a separate element for costs of work in the field or laboratory work. Further general information about postgraduate study at Durham University is available from www.dur.ac.uk/postgraduate and information for Postgraduate Students in the Department of Geography can be found at: www.durham.ac.uk/departments/academic/geography/postgraduate-study.  For any other queries about IHRR or the funding, please contact [email protected] or see the IHRR website: www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/hazard-risk-resilience. For further information on eligibility and how to apply, please contact Ms Kathy Wood, Postgraduate Research Coordinator: [email protected] Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview conducted using video conferencing. The closing date for applications is Friday 24th June 2022

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Psychology - UK Jobs

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology (FTT)

School of Health and Social Care The School has an excellent reputation for teaching and research. Our academic members of staff include health policy, service and systems researchers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychological therapists, nurses, social workers, oral health practitioners, clinical psychologists, and sociologists.  The School is run over two campuses: Southend and Colchester. Academic staff are supported by a team of administrative staff based at both Colchester and Southend campuses. The school offers a unique context for the development and application of novel approaches to the study of a range of health and social care contexts, all underpinned by a concern for understanding the wider social contexts in which health, illness and wellbeing are located. We have excellent partnerships with NHS, private and third sector organisations which facilitate and underpin our excellence in applied research and impact. We aim for excellence in research and in education and are looking for candidates who can contribute to both. The School is currently going through exciting changes and expansion, with an increase in student numbers. Our clinical psychology programme is rapidly responding and adapting to the changing needs of the profession within the context of a multidisciplinary School which is flourishing, expanding and building new and innovative areas for student study, including new clinical skills spaces, consultation rooms and study areas. As part of this exciting expansion, we are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology. Duties will include engaging effectively in substantive teaching and learning support roles in the Department; supervise student projects, liaison with placements and practice educators, and incorporating subject and pedagogic research and/or scholarship into learning and assessment as part of an integrated approach to academic practice. All roles will require management, administration and organisation alongside support of students on our existing programmes. A full list of duties can be found within the job pack. The successful candidate will have accreditation as a systemic practitioner/family therapist with Association of family therapy and will have a relevant doctoral level degree in or equivalent professional experience or practice. Experience of designing and planning of learning activities, developing effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance; and strong communication skills, both written and verbal are essential. We particularly welcome applications from those from an ethnic minority as they are under-represented in the School. At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place. Please use the 'Apply' button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here. Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please email [email protected] 

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Lecturer in Editing and VFX

Job Description To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements. An opportunity has arisen in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies for an experienced Lecturer in VFX. This role would suit an experienced, skilled practitioner with recent experience as a VFX professional. The appointee will need to demonstrate the ability to teach the VFX and asset production pipeline along with the appropriate theory to students. The appointee should be passionate about filmmaking and committed to supporting the next generation of film makers. This new role will support the expanding provision in the area of Filmmaking, at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We are looking for a VFX lecturer who can introduce students to new possibilities in filmmaking including developing Virtual Production techniques. In addition to teaching dedicated VFX skills in a VFX module, you will support students across a range of practical modules supporting VFX involvement in cinematography, editing, directing, production design and producing. The role holder will contribute to the delivery and development of practice-based work in the department within the context of student and staff engagement and satisfaction and will take account of the framework of departmental provision as a whole, engaging with AU strategic priorities in terms of recruitment, retention and the student experience. The role holder will make a significant contribution to the delivery of excellence in teaching and learning in the relevant subject area both within the context of national and institutional guidelines. Within the recognised workload allocation system, you will be required to plan, design, teach and assess practice-based modules, at undergraduate and, where appropriate, postgraduate level, making key contributions to practice aspects of the curriculum. Applicants should be knowledgeable of academic research in terms of REF guidelines and be able to clearly demonstrate the potential to contribute to the department’s research culture across a varied spectrum of activity that includes practice-as-research and research practice. The ability to teach bilingually across both English and Welsh medium provision would be advantageous. To make an informal enquiry, please contact the Degree Scheme Co-ordinator, Huw Penallt Jones at [email protected] or Head of Department, Simon Banham at [email protected] . Ref: TFTS.22.4220 Under the UK Government’s points-based system scheme, this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by Aberystwyth University (AU) for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application. Please see below for more information on the sponsorship process. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities and in particular, those that are currently under-represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and candidates with disabilities. We specifically encourage female candidates to apply for this post as they are currently under-represented at this level in our organisation. We are a Bilingual Institution which complies with the Welsh Language Standards and is committed to Equal Opportunities. You are welcome to apply for any vacancy in Welsh or English and any application submitted will be treated equally.

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Human Resources - UK Jobs

Governance Officer (HR and EDI)

We are looking to appoint an exceptional person to join St George’s, University of London as the Governance Officer (HR and EDI), responsible for supporting HR and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion related committees, including arranging meetings, minute taking and monitoring actions. The role requires liaison with some of the most senior people at St George’s as well as ensuring that the committee activities are conducted in an organised, timely and appropriate manner. This role is part-time, budgeted at 0.6 full-time equivalent. However, the exact hours of work can be agreed with the postholder, with the main requirement being their availability to attend and minute the relevant committee meetings. The role might particularly suit somebody looking for term time working. Key attributes of the successful applicant include: Substantial experience in an administrative position, in particular supporting committees. Excellent organisational skills. Ability to work with a high level of integrity and discretion. Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels. High level of computer literacy. For further information about this position and to apply, visit http://jobs.sgul.ac.uk.   We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups, especially from people with disabilities and/or people from ethnic minority backgrounds. Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London. Please quote reference: 915-22 Closing date: 22 June 2022 Interview date: 5 July 2022 Further details:

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International Activities - UK Jobs

Immigration Advisor – Grade 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Immigration Advisor within the Human Resources department at the University who is highly motivated to provide an excellent customer service, with the ability to be innovative in improving working practices. You will be an excellent team player with good interpersonal skills and a proven record of building effective relationships. You will adopt a customer-focused approach working with colleagues across the University offering advice and guidance on all immigration and right to work, ensuring the University is compliant, whilst demonstrating a high degree of initiative, and the ability to work effectively under pressure. You should have 3 GCSE's at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language, with high level IT, communication and organisational skills. The University of Liverpool is an inspirational centre of learning for some 33,000 UK and international students. We are an internationally renowned Russel Group university recognised for our high-quality teaching and research, consistently ranked as one of the best Universities both nationally and globally. We are an inclusive institution, guided by strong ethical principles and ensure that our values are embedded in our plans and action. When you work at the University of Liverpool you are more than just your job role. You are a crucial part of our mission to improve lives on a local, national and international scale. For more information on what it is like to work with us, please see further information within the job description for the role. This post is full-time and will work in a hybrid manner based remotely and on campus. Job Ref:                                                                  Closing Date: 12 June 2022 For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk

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Immigration Advisor – Grade 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Immigration Advisor within the Human Resources department at the University who is highly motivated to provide an excellent customer service, with the ability to be innovative in improving working practices. You will be an excellent team player with good interpersonal skills and a proven record of building effective relationships. You will adopt a customer-focused approach working with colleagues across the University offering advice and guidance on all immigration and right to work, ensuring the University is compliant, whilst demonstrating a high degree of initiative, and the ability to work effectively under pressure. You should have 3 GCSE's at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language, with high level IT, communication and organisational skills. The University of Liverpool is an inspirational centre of learning for some 33,000 UK and international students. We are an internationally renowned Russel Group university recognised for our high-quality teaching and research, consistently ranked as one of the best Universities both nationally and globally. We are an inclusive institution, guided by strong ethical principles and ensure that our values are embedded in our plans and action. When you work at the University of Liverpool you are more than just your job role. You are a crucial part of our mission to improve lives on a local, national and international scale. For more information on what it is like to work with us, please see further information within the job description for the role. This post is full-time and will work in a hybrid manner based remotely and on campus. Job Ref:                                                                  Closing Date: 12 June 2022 For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk

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