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Day: 1 June 2022

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Gunman shot dead after killing four people at hospital campus

A gunman has been shot dead after killing four people at a hospital campus in Oklahoma.Tulsa Police also said there had been "multiple injuries" in the shooting at the St Francis hospital campus in Tulsa, and officers were still in the process of clearing the building. The gunman is believed to have died from a "self-inflicted gunshot wound".The shooting had lasted four to five minutes and the suspect, a black man about 35 to 40 years old, used a long rifle and a handgun.Captain Richard Meulenberg told ABC that police were phoned about a man with a rifle on the second floor of the Natalie Medical Building, which "turned into an active shooter situation". Advertisement He said that when officers arrived on the scene, they found a few people who had been shot. "A couple were dead at that point," he said. More on Oklahoma Related Topics: Mr Meulenberg said one of the victims died "after leaving the scene to try to get medical aid".So far, police have no reason to believe the gunman was targeting a specific person. Image: Tulsa police and firefighters responded to the shooting at the Natalie Medical Building. Pic: AP White House 'monitoring' the situationIn a post on Facebook just before 6pm (12am UK time), police said officers were "going through every room in the building checking for additional threats".St Francis Health System locked down its campus on Wednesday afternoon because of the situation at the Natalie Medical Building, which houses an outpatient surgery centre and a breast health centre.First responders were seen wheeling someone on a stretcher away from the building in aerial footage from a TV helicopter.Read more: Is America too deeply divided to deal with its gun problem?US President Joe Biden has been briefed on the shooting and the White House said it is "closely monitoring the situation", having reached out to state and local officials to offer support.Traffic was shut down outside the complex, with dozens of police cars on the scene.A reunification centre was set up at a high school nearby to help families find their loved ones.Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were on site, a spokesperson said.The shooting comes eight days after 19 children and two teachers were killed by a gunman in Uvalde, Texas, prompting calls for tougher gun regulation in the US.

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Technician – Grade 2 – (Core Laboratory Support)

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to support the housekeeping duties of the laboratories within the institute. Training will be provided but the successful candidate must have a “can-do attitude” and willingness to learn. There will be periods that you will be asked to support other departments within the institute. The role supports several sites within the Institute of Systems, Molecular, and Integrative Biology. The newly formed Institute serves a wide range of research groups and teaching across several sites on the University central campus.  Within the Institute includes the following: Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine School of Life Sciences Department of Biochemistry and Systems Biology Department of Molecular Physiology and Cell Signalling You must have a minimum of 3x GCSE’s at grade C(4) or equivalent in English Language, Mathematics, and Information Technology/Computer Studies. Training will be provided. There may be an opportunity for the successful candidate to complete a Level 3 NVQ laboratory sciences qualification. This will depend on funding, if available. The post is permanent For full details and to apply online, please visit: recruit.liverpool.ac.uk

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Specialist Sports/MSK Physiotherapist

Full time 35 hrs per week Permanent, Open-ended Post x 1 The University of Edinburgh’s highly regarded FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Specialist Sports / MSK Physiotherapist to play a hybrid role across our Performance Sport Programme and Clinic Services The Opportunity: The successful candidate will take responsibility for applying musculo-skeletal and sports clinical skills to develop and implement strategies to manage, prevent injury, and develop performance with our athletes, in the clinic and sport setting, acting in support of our Performance Medical Lead. You will work alongside sports specific technical coaches, strength & conditioning specialists and other support services, to provide the best possible clinical care to the University’s leading student athletes and help them achieve success at the highest level in their chosen sports www.ed.ac.uk/sport-exercise/performance. The Specialist Sports / MSK Physiotherapist will also work as part of FASIC’s multi-disciplinary team {physiotherapy, massage therapy, podiatry, medical, pilates} working with staff, students and members of our local community to manage injury, evolve performance services and testing protocols for sports injury management, and pre and post surgical rehabilitation. Working at our Clinic locations which may include Pleasance Sport Complex & Gym, Peffermill Playing Fields, Easter Bush Campus and FASIC East Lothian, you may be expected to move between facilities to support staff and operational delivery, during any clinic opening hours (working 5 days of 7) or performance programme operating hours.  Working unsociable hours will be a feature of this role, as will some travel in support of requests from our Performance Programme Teams or Sports Governing Bodies to provide support for Team Travel or Match Day Pitchside Support. www.ed.ac.uk/sport-exercise/fasic Your skills and attributes for success: Minimum 3 years post registration Physiotherapy experience Evidence of working within sport & exercise or MSK clinic environment i.e. NHS, club physiotherapist, academy roles Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with Inter-disciplinary team The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.  

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Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation (KEC) Manager to join the Sheffield Healthcare Gateway KEC team based in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health. KEC activity is central to the University of Sheffield Innovation Vision and enhances the impact of biomedical and health-related research emerging from the University. To further develop institutional support for KE, an institutional review is ongoing how KE underpins the increasingly important innovation agenda in the longer term. If you are looking for a role to use your scientific training to progress research towards patient benefit and public good, then this position is for you. We’re seeking a congenial and organised individual motivated to develop the skills required to help researchers translate their healthcare research towards patient benefit through interaction with external partners and/or commercialisation. You will have the opportunity to stimulate and progress a wide range of translational and development projects arising from academic research with external partners. These involve the development of potential new therapies, medical devices (including software) and other interventions with industry, as well as early stage academic commercial opportunities in key strategic Faculty areas such as, but not limited to, healthy lifespan, oncology, neuroscience, public health and health economic assessments. The expertise of the successful candidate will be taken into consideration regarding the project portfolio assigned to them. The role will report to the Sheffield Healthcare Gateway manager and will liaise closely with members of the team, the Faculty Lead for KE and Innovation, as well as colleagues across other Faculties, teams based in Research Services such as Impact and IP, Contracts, and Partnerships and Regional Engagement. We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information. Apply now by clicking on the Apply button located near the top of your screen.

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Senior Lecturer/Lecturers (Learning, Teaching and Scholarship Track)

Vacancy Refs: 087567, 087568, 087570, 087049, 087050 Salary Grade 7/8/9, £36,382 - £40,927/£44,706 - £51,799/£53,348 - £60,022 per annum The School of Psychology and Neuroscience in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a number of Lecturers on the Learning, Teaching and Scholarship track. You will make a substantial and positive contribution to school undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, to scholarship and to an excellent student experience, through contributing to curriculum design and development, teaching and assessment. You will also engage in scholarship in order to contribute to the advancement of the discipline and/or its teaching practice at course, degree, programme, school, institution, profession and national levels. The School also has an opportunity to appoint a Senior Lecturer on Learning, Teaching & Scholarship to make a substantial and positive contribution to the Subject/School’s programmes, scholarship and an excellent student experience, through leading and contributing to teaching, assessment, and providing academic leadership and management associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and engaging in rigorous enquiries into learning and teaching practices. You will also actively engage in relationships with external stakeholders that advance knowledge exchange, public understanding and outreach. We strongly encourage applications from across our community and in particular, those prospective colleagues who are from ethnically diverse/minority backgrounds, have a disability or long-term health condition, and/or the LGBTQ+ community to apply. Inclusion, Equality, and Diversity are at the core of the University of Glasgow experience, and at the heart of the School of Psychology & Neuroscience. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive culture through our commitment to diversity awards including the Athena Swan Award and The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Times Higher Education Award. Glasgow is a Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident employer and hosts supporting networks including the LGBT+ Equality, Disability Equality, Neurodiversity and Race Equality groups. Within the School of Psychology & Neuroscience, we celebrate diversity and intersectionality by promoting profiles of LGBTQ+, ethnic minority, and neurodiverse staff and engage in work to decolonise and diversify our curriculum. Our school hosts an LGBTQ+ reading group alongside Rainbow Office Hours, a Race and Equality Network and a Neurodiversity Network open to all staff and students within our school. Applications are invited from candidates with a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 [PhD] or equivalent in Psychology. For more information about the posts and to apply online please use the links provided: Lecturer, Grade 7 (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) (2 Posts) (087567)Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=087567 Lecturer, Grade 7 (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) (Maternity Cover) (087568)Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=087568 Lecturer, Grade 7 (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) (087570)Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=087570 Lecturer, Grade 8 (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) (087049)Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=087049 Senior Lecturer, Grade 9 (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship) (087050)Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=087050 Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow’s School of Psychology and Neuroscience, www.gla.ac.uk/schools/psychologyneuroscience Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Heather Cleland Woods, [email protected] It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity. The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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Research Assistant

Part-time, fixed 21 hours per week Maternity cover - 12 months The NRS Mental Health Network is funded by the Chief Scientist Office, to support high quality mental health research in Scotland. The successful applicant will be part of the Edinburgh Network team and will assist with the recruitment of study participants, carrying out study assessments and data collection in clinical research studies supported by the Network. Ideally the post holder with have some knowledge and experience of clinical research in addition to experience of working with people who have mental health conditions. The post is based within Kennedy Tower at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, however travel to other hospitals and sites within NHS Lothian will be expected. Your skills and attributes for success: Educated to degree level in relevant subject, e.g. Psychology, or equivalent work experience Proven communication skills Phlebotomy trained if possible but training can be provided Numerate with good IT skills, able to work independently and as part of team Experience of work in clinical research setting and of working with people with psychiatric illness The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

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