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Academic

  • Lecturer in Human Geography (FS0320)

    The School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull, wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Human Geography.  Applications are invited for a teaching-specialist post to contribute broadly across the curriculum. The post is open to all areas of human goegraphy, with preferred expertise in environmental geography, along with one or more of historical and cultural geography, cities and globalisation, or development and sustainability.  An ability to teach quantitative data analysis and GIS in a human geography context will be an advantage, but is not essential.  

    Learning and teaching activities in Geography include BA Geography and a specialist BA Human Geography pathway.  In 2016, 80% of our students obtained an upper second class degree or a first, and 95% were in employment 6 months after graduation. Geography programmes are consistently rated highly in the National Student Survey (NSS), and we are committed to maintaining high quality teaching.  The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic geographer with a passion for teaching.

    Please upload a Current CV and Cover Letter and follow the online application. 

    For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Stuart McLelland (Subject Group Head), s.j.mclelland@hull.ac.uk,  01482 465007, or Julia Affolderbach (Programme Director for BA Geography), j.affolderbach@hull.ac.uk, 01482 465006.

    For more information about the subject group please visit http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/gees.aspx

     

    Closing Date: 20 Oct 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Lecturer in Adult Nursing - Band 7 (HS0139)

    The School of Health and Social Work within the Faculty of Health Sciences is a major provider of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Care Professional Education. The University of Hull is committed to the development of health and social care within a multi-professional context. The post holder will join us at an exciting time, as work is completing on the newly formed Allam Medical Building incorporating the new Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research and a state of the art clinical skills facility.

    To support the development and delivery of healthcare education, which includes our successful BSc Nursing programme and a number of new initiatives including an apprenticeship model of nursing and development of our international programmes, we are seeking to recruit academic staff with specific expertise and experience in  curriculum development and adult nursing.

    Situated in the Subject Group of Nursing, the new post will strengthen our delivery of undergraduate learning and teaching and make a contribution to our existing strong track record in health care scholarship and research.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Lesley Gratrix on L.Gratrix@hull.ac.uk

    Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing 2 October 2017 

    This post requires a criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This position is being jointly advertised with post number: HS0140, Lecturer in Adult Nursing - Band 8. To apply for this post, please follow the link: http://jobs.hull.ac.uk/HS0140 Only one appointment will be made.

    Closing Date: 27 Sep 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Lecturer in Adult Nursing - Band 8 (HS0140)

    The School of Health and Social Work within the Faculty of Health Sciences is a major provider of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Care Professional Education. The University of Hull is committed to the development of health and social care within a multi-professional context. The post holder will join us at an exciting time, as work is completing on the newly formed Allam Medical Building incorporating the new Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research and a state of the art clinical skills facility.

    To support the development and delivery of healthcare education, which includes our successful BSc Nursing programme and a number of new initiatives including an apprenticeship model of nursing and development of our international programmes, we are seeking to recruit academic staff with specific expertise and experience in  curriculum development and adult nursing.

    Situated in the Subject Group of Nursing, the new post will strengthen our delivery of undergraduate learning and teaching and make a contribution to our existing strong track record in health care scholarship and research.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Lesley Gratrix on L.Gratrix@hull.ac.uk

    Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing 2 October 2017 

    This post requires a criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    This position is being jointly advertised with post number: HS0139, Lecturer in Adult Nursing - Band 7. To apply for this post, please follow the link: http://jobs.hull.ac.uk/HS0139 Only one appointment will be made.

    Closing Date: 27 Sep 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Professor of Nursing/Midwifery (15760)

    The University of Hull invites applications for a Professor of Nursing / Midwifery to advance Nursing or Midwifery research nationally and internationally and contribute to developing and maintaining the University as an international centre of excellence for this area, through research and publication, teaching, networking and consultancy.

    The University of Hull has established a new Faculty of Health Sciences, which presents an exciting opportunity to bring the School of Health and Social Work, the School of Life Sciences and Hull York Medical School into more co-ordinated and effective alignment, to raise the profile of Health Sciences at Hull, and to forge innovative research, teaching and enterprise collaborations. It will give the University a powerful foundation on which to grow the area in size, quality and reputation.

    Our vision is to be a world leader in well-designed applied health research, and to conduct research of relevance to our local area and the population in general. We are seeking to appoint an academic leader who will enable us to attain this vision. The successful applicant will be a leader in their field with a national or international profile, and with the ability and ambition to build their reputation.

    We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with a strong research track record in either maternal health, sexual health or reproductive health, or in Social and Psychological Research into Long Term Conditions (SPARC). Experience of psychometrics and quantitative research methods, or mixed methods, is of particular interest, and the successful applicant will provide strong research leadership and develop a performance research culture by building and nurturing a team of researchers and methodologists.

    How to Apply:

    The University of Hull has engaged Witt Keiffer Ccentric to manage this vacancy.

    Enquiries or applications can be made, in confidence, to Mary Comer on +44 7408 850797 or email MaryC@wittkiefferccentric.com quoting job reference 15760. The closing date for applications is 9 October 2017.

    Closing Date: 09 Oct 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Teaching Fellow in Geology (FS0318)

    The School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull, wishes to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Geology. Applications are invited for a teaching specialist position in any area of the discipline, but with a preference for expertise in one or more of geohazards, metamorphic and igneous petrology and economic geoscience. The post holder will be required to teach broadly across the discipline at introductory level.

    The School of Environmental Sciences is committed to equality and diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from women and minority groups, who are under-represented in academic posts in the School.

    In your covering letter please refer directly to the criteria given in the person specification. Applications will be assessed according to these criteria. For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Rebecca Williams (Subject Group Head; r.williams@hull.ac.uk  01482 465578), or Jeff Blackford (Head of School), j.blackford@hull.ac.uk  01482 466062.

    For more information about the subject group please visit http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/gees.aspx

    The School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull, wishes to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Geology. Applications are invited for a teaching specialist position in any area of the discipline, but with a preference for expertise in one or more of geohazards, metamorphic and igneous petrology and economic geoscience. The post holder will be required to teach broadly across the discipline at introductory level.

    Closing Date: 26 Sep 2017
    Category: Academic

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Clinical academic

  • Clinical Research Fellow (HY0179)

    Academic Cardiology Group, Hull York Medical School (HYMS), Faculty of Health Sciences

    Applications are invited for a Clinical Research Fellow based at Castle Hill Hospital within the Academic Cardiology Group, HYMS, led by Professor A L Clark. Applicants should hold the MRCP/MBBS qualification or equivalent have full GMC registration with experience in Cardiology. An interest\experience in Clinical Trials would be an advantage.

    The successful candidate will provide medical support to our research portfolio and clinical sessions involving the care of patients located within the Hull & East Yorkshire HS Hospitals Trust. An opportunity exists if desired to work towards an MD.

    This Post requires an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service for Adult and Child Workforce.

    Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Professor A L Clark, Head of Academic Cardiology, HYMS, tel 01482 461780.

    Salary on the Clinical Academic Scale.

    Candidates are asked to submit a covering letter and CV.

     

     

     

    Closing Date: 13 Oct 2017
    Category: Clinical Academics

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Operational/Admin support/Manual/Specialist

  • Heating and Mechanical Services Engineer (ES0086)

    The Maintenance section, led by the Head of Maintenance Operations, is part of the Estates Department, which also covers the residential accommodation and academic and non-academic building management, capital projects, catering, portering and security The Heating and Mechanical Services team forms part of the Maintenance section, which includes joiners, electricians, fitters, plumbers and grounds and gardens teams.

    The Heating and Mechanical services team are specifically responsible for heating, plumbing and mechanical services throughout the Universities estate which also incorporates a 24 hour service provision, 365 days per year.

    The section currently has 3 heating engineers, 4 plumbers, 1 fitter, 1 legionella technician and 4 maintenance trades assistants.

    All work is allocated through a paperless Maintenance system “Planon” and the trades persons utilise an electronic PDA to receive and carry out their allocated jobs and record the details.

     

    Due to the size of the site and the varying degree of complexity of the access to the buildings services, the successful candidate will be required to work at height, under floors, and cover varying distances across campus on foot.

     

    The post holder will be expected to work at any location within the universities estate and will be expected to carry out all plumbing/gas safe maintenance duties on commercial and domestic facilities allocated via the PLANON maintenance system (via a personal PDA device).

     

    Tasks will include reactive/emergency work, small project works and Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM).

     

    The post holder will also be required to participate in the 24 hour call out rota for heating and mechanical services and required to hold a vaild driving licence.

     

    The post holder will be expected to carry out all works in compliance with the Universities Health and Safety policies either under the guidance of the Heating and/or Mechanical Services Manager or without direct supervision.

     

    In addition, the post holder will be expected to work across multi-functional trades’ teams to ensure all works are completed within priority timescales and undertake all training required within the service.

    Customer liaison will be an important part of the post holder’s role.

    To discuss this post informally please contact Joe Garner, Grounds Maintenance & Estates Compliance Manager , email j.j.garner@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 22 Sep 2017
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Schools & Colleges Liaison Assistant (SR0072)

    Temporary Maternity Cover post until end of April 2018 in the first instance.

    The Schools & Colleges Liaison Service sits within the Student Recruitment Directorate which has institution-wide responsibility for undergraduate recruitment and outreach in the UK, and works to build and nurture strong partnerships with schools, colleges and other agencies.  In an increasingly competitive market, the University is seeking to employ an assistant to expertly handle enquiries and assist the Schools & Colleges Liaison team in providing the highest level of customer service.

    The successful candidate will be an efficient administrator with good IT skills, and excellent communication and customer service skills.  The role will also involve assisting with school and college visits both on and off campus and helping with recruitment events.  There will be the expectation of flexibility to support these activities at peak times and some experience of working with young people would be desirable. 

    This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a highly motivated team dedicated to meeting the needs of young people, parents/carers and teachers, and developing lasting relationships. We are looking for someone with a positive and enthusiastic attitude, who is keen to take on new challenges and who can deliver outstanding customer service.

    If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Paul Wood, Schools & Colleges Liaison Officer, on 01482 465103 or p.wood@hull.ac.uk

    This role requires enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service for Child Workforce.

     

     

    Closing Date: 20 Sep 2017
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

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Professional, Management and Senior Administration

  • Senior Systems Developer (5948)

    We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Systems Developer to join the Business Systems Team at the Hull York Medical School.

    Based predominantly at the University of York campus, the Business Systems Team integrate corporate systems and develop bespoke applications that provide staff and students with facilities to gather, manage and utilise a wide range of data in support of its aims and objectives.

    The primary focus of the role will be to provide senior technical leadership on new and existing development projects. As such, this is very much a hands-on senior role, which will include direct line management of a small development team.

    Examples of projects you would work on and provide technical leadership for include:

    •Overhauling our complex assessment systems

    •Modifications to our bespoke Identity Management System

    •Integrating data from university and third-party systems and creating Management Information reporting tools

    •Timetabling and learning space management

    •Managing user account creation workflows

    Some of the key skills required are:

    •ASP.Net MVC, C#

    •Designing web services

    •Designing relational databases (MSSQL)

    •HTML, XML, Javascript, jQuery

    •Practical experience of development best practice

    •Experience of architecting real-time data integration

    It's important that you are able to quickly understand business processes, and that you can use this knowledge to connect people with existing services, and/or to develop new applications where required.

    We are currently looking to move some significant applications from outsourced development to either in-house development, or to third-party tools so an aptitude for transitioning and improving existing applications would be ideal. A passion for improving working practices, a love of clean code, unit testing, continuous integration, Agile, and familiarity with terms such as YAGNI would all be an advantage.

    The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and available immediately. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Tuesday 17th October 2017.

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paul Scott, Interim Learning Enhancement and Systems Manager, 01904 321750, paul.scott@hyms.ac.uk.

    The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity

    Closing Date: 27 Sep 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Senior Business Analyst (6039)

    Applications are invited for a 3 year fixed term position of Senior Business Analyst within the Business Systems Team at the Hull York Medical School.

    Based predominantly at the University of York campus, the Business Systems Team integrate corporate systems and develop bespoke applications that provide staff and students with facilities to gather, manage and utilise a wide range of data in support of its aims and objectives.

    Educated to degree level, you will be customer focused with experience in this field of work. You will be organised, resourceful and an exceptional communicator, capable of working closely with colleagues across both partner university sites and the NHS at all levels of seniority.

    In this interesting and varied role you will work with key stakeholders to help to identify IT requirements. You will then work closely with developers and others delivering IT services to help to translate those requirements into new products and services. You will be expected to initiate and manage projects. You will understand the software development lifecycle and data integration, particularly in an agile environment.

    The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and available immediately. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paul Scott, Interim Learning Enhancement and Systems Manager, 01904 321750, paul.scott@hyms.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 02 Oct 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Student Misconduct Officer (Accommodation and University) (CA0163)

    A new role of Student Misconduct Officer has been established to work between the Directorates of Campus and Accommodation Services and Governance and Compliance to take responsibility for the management of student misconduct allegations which fall within the scope of the University Accommodation Misconduct Procedure and the Student Disciplinary Regulations.

    The Student Misconduct Officer will be responsible for reviewing allegations of non-academic misconduct and determining whether they fall within the scope of the Student Disciplinary Regulations or the Student Accommodation Regulations.  They will undertake investigative casework in relation to allegations of misconduct in adherence with the relevant regulations and procedure and will be responsible for progressing cases to the conclusion of the disciplinary process in a timely manner.

    The successful candidate will have strong organisation and planning skills and be experienced with working across a range of systems, processes and procedures.  They will also need to exhibit the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines, supervise the work of others, contribute to the improvement of methods, procedures and processes plus knowledge sharing and training across services and stakeholders as required.

    This role works very closely with students in what may sometimes be challenging circumstances and proven experience in managing difficult situations in a similar environment is essential.

    The University Accommodation Misconduct Procedures are within the remit of Campus and Accommodation Services, and the postholder will report to the Director of Campus and Accommodation Services (DCaAS) in relation to such cases. 0.6 FTE of the post is dedicated to this.

    The Student Disciplinary Regulations are within the remit of the University’s Governance and Compliance directorate, and the postholder will report to the Deputy Director of Governance and Compliance (DDGC) in relation to such cases. 0.4FTE of the post is dedicated to dealing with this.

    To discuss this role informally please contact Trudi Vout on 01482 465089 or Aaron Smith on 01482 466129.

    For further information on Accommodation Services please see our webpages at www.hull.ac.uk/accomm

     

    Closing Date: 25 Sep 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

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Research VACANCIES

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (FA0241)

    This position has arisen as a result of a successful Arts and Humanities Research Council grant for three years entitled Local Governance and Community Resilience: How Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs) and Communities Managed Flooding in England. The aim of the project is to examine local-level models of flood risk management in England through a historical study of Internal Drainage Boards.

    The person required will have a recent history of archival research, oral history experience, familiarity with conducting interviews, and an ability to facilitate focus groups. Proficiency in digital literacy is also desirable. 

    The terms of the grant that fund this position requires that employment commences no later than 01 November 2017.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof. Greg Bankoff, T: 01482 465693, E: g.bankoff@hull.ac.uk

    For information about the department visit http://www2.hull.ac.uk/Faculties/face/hlc.aspx

    Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.

    Closing Date: 12 Oct 2017
    Category: Researchers

  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant In Deltaic Flood Risk (AE0097)

    Fixed Term for 36 months

    A great opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Deltaic Flood Risk.

    You will join a highly successful research grouping in geosciences working on a new NERC research project (funded through the Newton Fund). You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team under the direction of Project Principal Investigator Professor Daniel Parsons, integrating with the wider research environment with the School of Environmental Sciences at Hull. The overall aim of the project is to deliver new insight into the trade-offs between flooding, sediment delivery, and rice cultivation and associated livelihood strategies in the Vietnamese Mekong delta (VMD). You will work as part of a large multi-institutional international team and will focus on quantification of water and sediment fluxes across the delta. You will also be involved with hydrological and morphodynamic modelling components of the work and interface with others focusing on the social science aspects of the wider project. You will contribute to project meetings, attend conferences and be encouraged to produce high-impact publications.

    You will have a PhD in a Geoscience, Engineering or a related discipline and will have an established or developing research profile, including publications and appropriate project management experience. Experience of quantification of flow or sediment transport, morphodynamic modelling and/or data analysis and visualisation within high-level codes (such as Matlab, and/or GIS) would be advantageous. 

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the post

    The post holder will lead field campaigns within the Vietnamese Mekong delta (VMD), including obtaining hydrographic and sedimentation data. These data will underpin a range of modelling and scenario testing within the wider project grouping and, as such, the post-holder will need to work effectively and interface as part of this large interdisciplinary team. The post holder will have a strong background in one or all of the following areas: flooding, sediment transport and sedimentation processes, and morphodynamics.  You will also have relevant methodological expertise in field based survey work and/or numerical modelling of these processes. A strong technical background in executing field experiments and data collection is essential. The applicant must also have excellent scientific communication, presentation and writing skills, as well as very good critical and analytical problem-solving skills.

    In your covering letter please refer directly to the criteria, given in the person specification attached. Applications are assessed by the selection panel according to these criteria.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof. Dan Parsons 01482 465343, d.parsons@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 26 Sep 2017
    Category: Researchers

  • Senior Research Fellow in Geomorphology and Flood Risk (AE0098)

    The successful candidate will join a diverse research team in the newly formed Energy and Environment Institute and the post holder will also have opportunity to integrate with the wider University Schools and Faculties. Research conducted in the Institute is multi-faceted, covering both discovery-led and challenge-led research, with an international reputation for excellence and a commitment to delivering impact and working towards solving global challenges.

    The University of Hull, as an ‘anchor’ institution, is strategically committed to the energy and environment sectors.  With the recent appointment of Professor Daniel Parsons as the Institute Director, with the strategic objective to establish the Institute as a recognised world-leading centre of excellence in energy and environment research, the University is committed to bringing together its substantial academic expertise (ca 70 academics) working across the faculties of Science and Engineering, Arts, Cultures and Education, Health Sciences and Business, Law and Politics. Collectively, this area generates a significant portion of the University's research income, and was ranked 3rdnationally for research impact.

    The post-holder will work with the Institute Director, and a team of researchers and Institute-affiliated academic staff, and will lead on a strand of research facing challenges related to flooding and flood risk in a changing climate. The post-holder will be required to support the PI in delivering projects across the institute’s focus areas and developing their own portfolio of research projects. They will be required to support the wider strategic aims and projects within the institute and assist the director in supporting the research team and aid project outcomes across the institute, mentoring more junior members of the team.

    Applicants should have a BSc and a PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g. ocean sciences, physical geography, earth sciences, geology, or engineering). Applicants for this post will have a strong background in one or all of flooding, morphodynamics, hydrology, sediment transport and laboratory modelling/experimentation, numerical modelling.

    A strong technical background in executing laboratory experiments, field data collection or numerical modelling of geophysical flows is essential. A proven ability to analyse large complex datasets through programming routines in high-level languages (e.g. Matlab, Python, C+) and experience of GIS is also a distinct advantage. The applicant must also have excellent scientific communication, presentation and writing skills, as well as very good critical and analytical problem solving skills. The post holder will have excellent time management skills and be able to work to deadlines and function effectively under pressure, and should have an excellent track record in publishing in high quality journal papers.

    We also welcome candidates that hold externally-funded research fellowships (or in the process of application) that can be brought to the University of Hull.  Examples of substantive research fellowships include: EPSRC Early Career Fellowships, Royal Society University Research Fellowships and European Research Council Starting Grants.

    In your covering letter please refer directly to the criteria, given in the person specification below.  Applications are assessed by the selection panel according to these criteria

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Prof. Daniel Parsons 01482 465343, d.parsons@hull.ac.uk

    For information about the department visit www.hull.ac.uk/Work-with-us/Research/institutes/energy-and-environment-institute.aspx

    Closing Date: 25 Sep 2017
    Category: Researchers

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