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  • Lectureships in Contemporary Slavery (AE0116)

    2 Posts available

    The Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation at the University of Hull is looking to appoint two Lecturers in Contemporary Slavery tenable from 1 September 2018, or earlier if available. The successful candidates will join an award-winning research institute that is recognised internationally for producing innovative research on slavery in all its forms, historical and contemporary. 

    Applicants must have a doctorate in Criminology, Sociology, Law or Social Policy; a competitive record of research publication (3*/4*); and experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

    The successful candidates should have expertise in all or some of the following areas: human trafficking, forced labour, sexual and criminal exploitation, debt bondage or bonded labour. We particularly welcome applications from researchers with interests in victim identification and care (including the safeguarding of children), ‘recruiters’ and perpetrators, business supply chains and private sector engagement with contemporary slavery, law enforcement and international collaboration.

    The Wilberforce Institute has close links with policymakers, NGOs and other groups working in the broad field of contemporary slavery, and it is expected that the post holders will fully engage with these activities, while at the same time helping to foster new partnerships, both within and outside the University. It is also expected that they will undertake administrative responsibilities within the Wilberforce Institute, including but not restricted to education and outreach.

    Closing Date: 09 Feb 2018
    Category: Academic

  • Director of Health Professions Education Unit (6289)

    The Hull York Medical School is seeking to appoint a high-calibre educationalist and researcher in medical/health professions education, with a clear vision to lead our newly established Health Professions Education Unit. The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) brings together the strengths of Universities of Hull and York in the life, clinical, health and social sciences. It works closely with other departments in the Universities and many staff are embedded in jointly managed academic centres in host departments. For this post, the successful candidate will work within the core HYMS leadership team.

    This post represents a new and exciting challenge and so we welcome interest from talented and exceptional academics with a research profile appropriate to the level of application, and a collegiate approach to their work.  The successful applicant will have a track record of high quality research in an area relevant to medical /health professions education and development, and will be expected to grow a research portfolio that has the potential to be recognised internationally and to contribute to the teaching and assessment of HYMS students across its portfolio of programmes.

    The main purpose of the role is to generate new research approaches and to take responsibility for overseeing, developing and promoting innovative teaching and learning approaches. You will lead on the production of research outputs and outcomes, publishing in high impact research in quality journals and generating external research funding.  You will also lead the design, development and delivery of a range of academic modules and undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

    Key requirements:

    • PhD in relevant field of study
    • Teaching qualification and/or appropriate level of HEA accreditation
    • Specialist knowledge in medical/health professions education
    • Ability to undertake high-quality research and publish in leading, peer-reviewed journals  
    • Ability to define, lead, manage and attract funds for educational research, operating across disciplinary boundaries
    • Recent and relevant experience of and commitment to teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
    • Demonstrable capacity for creative thinking and planning
    • Substantial recent publication record in leading peer-reviewed journal
    • Evidence of national and/or international collaboration

    The successful candidate will have a track record in obtaining research funding and will be in a strong position to apply to NIHR and other funding streams. They should have a clear plan for future research in their own field of expertise. We will therefore appoint a candidate who has the drive to develop their research in new directions to respond to regional and national priorities.  They will join us at an exciting juncture in our continued growth and maturity offering an exciting opportunity to put strategic leadership and change management capabilities into action. 

    Combined with a dedication to high-quality teaching and excellent student satisfaction, we are recognised consistently for our family-friendly policies and are proud of our Athena SWAN Silver Award.  

    We value all employees for the qualities and skills they bring to the workplace and aims to be a diverse and egalitarian community in which all can thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    Informal enquiries should be made to HR Recruitment (email: recruitment@york.ac.uk) Professor Una MacLeod, Dean Hull York Medical School (una.macleod@hyms.ac.uk)

    Salary will be within the range: £49,419—£56,950  a year or Clinical Academic Scale may apply: £51,176 - £103,490 a year. The post is available full time on an open contract.

    Closing date: 21 January 2018

    The Interviews will take place in York. 

    For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

    Closing Date: 21 Jan 2018
    Category: Academic

  • Associate Director of Primary Care Education (HY0192)

    This post is fixed term for 3 years (Option to extend for a further 3 years) and is 0.2-0.4 fte with 4 positions available.

    As part of an ongoing commitment to ensure excellent primary care experience for its students, Hull York Medical School is seeking to appoint a number of Associate Directors of Primary Care Education (ADPCEs). These exciting new roles will replace and build upon the existing Director of Clinical Studies role and play a key part in the school’s developing regional Primary Care Academy. We are particularly interested in recruiting colleagues in the East Riding, Hull, North Lincolnshire and Scarborough areas.

    Working closely with the Director of Primary Care Education and Professional Support teams across HYMS and the local trust, ADPCEs will be responsible for overseeing delivery of HYMS clinical programmes, quality assurance and the development of new placements at practices in their area. They will play a pivotal role in ensuring excellent communications between the School and the teaching placements.

    At least one ADPCE will be appointed to each CCG area in which practices take HYMS students. We wish to recruit to these posts from senior clinical colleagues in the local primary care community and posts will be available with immediate effect. Successful candidates will be medical practitioners with experience and understanding of NHS structures, procedures and priorities and all appropriate professional and regulatory standards. He/she will have excellent leadership and management skills and a track-record of achievement and quality in medical education. They will also have a postgraduate qualification in medical education or demonstrate an intention to achieve this.

    The number of sessions and start date may be flexible for suitable candidates. Please upload a cover letter and current CV and follow the online application.

    To discuss this role informally please contact Kevin Anderson (Director of Primary Care Education kevin.anderson@hyms.ac.uk)

    Closing Date: 22 Jan 2018
    Category: Academic

  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant (FS0337)

    The University of Hull is part of a £7.6M EPSRC Prosperity Partnership: A New Partnership in Offshore Wind. This is an exciting new collaboration between the Universities of Hull, Sheffield and Durham with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (the world’s largest offshore wind turbine manufacturer) and DONG Energy (the world’s largest offshore wind farm developer). The aim of this 5-year programme is to address fundamental research to reduce the levelised cost of electricity from offshore wind, and lay the foundation for the next generation of wind turbines and farms at a significantly higher level of power generation.

    As part of this programme, the School of Engineering and Computer Science wishes to appoint a post-doctoral research assistant to work as part of a team on the development of fibre optic sensing systems capable of monitoring the lifetime behaviour of wind turbine blades from manufacture to operation. This will allow improved control of manufacturing processes and allow better prediction of performance and maintenance requirements.

    The person appointed will have a PhD in Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation or a related subject, specialising in sensing system development. Experience of the application of fibre optic strain and/or temperature sensors would be an advantage.

    The University of Hull holds the Athena SWAN University Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment and offers a number of family-friendly employment practices that are designed to enable a good work-life balance.

    Applications must include a:

    • Short CV and
    • List of journal publications and conference publications and presentations.

    Applications will be assessed by the selection panel according to the criteria outlined in the person specification. 

    To explore the post further, or for any queries you may have, please contact Professor James Gilbert, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Tel: +44 (0)1482 466379; E-mail j.m.gilbert@hull.ac.uk or Dr Howard Snelling, School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Tel: +44 (0)1482 465690; E-mail: h.v.snelling@hull.ac.uk

    Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

     

     

    Closing Date: 04 Feb 2018
    Category: Academic

  • Reader and Subject Group Head (HS0160)

    Psychology is one of three Subject Groups (Psychology, Biomedical Science, Sports Health and Exercise Science) within the School of Life Sciences which, along with the School of Medicine and the School of Health and Social Work sits within the newly formed Faculty of Health Sciences. Psychology has been delivered at Hull since 1928 and is one of the longest established psychology groups in the UK.  We conduct research at the forefront of scientific psychology that has impact on practice in psychology, mental and physical health, cognition and neuroscience.

    Psychology at Hull, along with York, is in the unique position of offering the only integrated clinical psychology doctoral training programme in the UK.  Applications are open only to those students studying on the BSc Psychology undergraduate courses at Hull and York Universities. 

    The Subject of Psychology is looking to appoint an outstanding Professor/Reader position in addition the person will be expected to become the Subject Group Head to lead Psychology and drive a culture of continuous improvement in research and curriculum. Applicants must be research active, competent to develop and nurture their own research group and contribute to teaching as appropriate. They will be expected to provide general guidance, support and development to academic staff within the group ensuring high performance in learning, teaching, research, enterprise, and engagement; including scholarship and the development of professional practice.

    The post holder must also be able to demonstrate a good quantity and quality of refereed research publications and other outputs which serve to raise the research profile of the Subject and enhance its submission in research assessments.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Julie Jomeen (Dean) j.jomeen@hull.ac.uk or Professor Lee Ingle (Head of School) l.ingle@hull.ac.uk

    For information about Psychology and the School of Life Sciences visit

    http://beta.www.hull.ac.uk/study/Faculties/fhs/school-of-life-sciences.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.

    This position is being jointly advertised with post number: HS0161, Professor and Subject Group Head. To apply for this post, please follow the link: http://jobs.hull.ac.uk/HS0161 Only one appointment will be made. 

    Closing Date: 30 Jan 2018
    Category: Academic

  • Professor and Subject Group Head (HS0161)

    Psychology is one of three Subject Groups (Psychology, Biomedical Science, Sports Health and Exercise Science) within the School of Life Sciences which, along with the School of Medicine and the School of Health and Social Work sits within the newly formed Faculty of Health Sciences. Psychology has been delivered at Hull since 1928 and is one of the longest established psychology groups in the UK.  We conduct research at the forefront of scientific psychology that has impact on practice in psychology, mental and physical health, cognition and neuroscience.

    Psychology at Hull, along with York, is in the unique position of offering the only integrated clinical psychology doctoral training programme in the UK.  Applications are open only to those students studying on the BSc Psychology undergraduate courses at Hull and York Universities. 

    The Subject of Psychology is looking to appoint an outstanding Professor/Reader position in addition the person will be expected to become the Subject Group Head to lead Psychology and drive a culture of continuous improvement in research and curriculum. Applicants must be research active, competent to develop and nurture their own research group and contribute to teaching as appropriate. They will be expected to provide general guidance, support and development to academic staff within the group ensuring high performance in learning, teaching, research, enterprise, and engagement; including scholarship and the development of professional practice.

     The post holder must also be able to demonstrate a good quantity and quality of refereed research publications and other outputs which serve to raise the research profile of the Subject and enhance its submission in research assessments.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Julie Jomeen (Dean) j.jomeen@hull.ac.uk or Professor Lee Ingle (Head of School) l.ingle@hull.ac.uk

    For information about Psychology and the School of Life Sciences visit: http://beta.www.hull.ac.uk/study/Faculties/fhs/school-of-life-sciences.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.

    This position is being jointly advertised with post number: HS0160, Reader and Subject Group Head. To apply for this post, please follow the link: http://jobs.hull.ac.uk/HS0160 Only one appointment will be made. 

    Closing Date: 30 Jan 2018
    Category: Academic

  • Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (BL0037)

    The Hull University Business School is seeking to appoint a Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to high level research publications, grant capture, development of innovative programmes, teaching and external engagement in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. 

    A key responsibility of this role will be to lead an application for the Small Business Charter. 

    Candidates should have a strong track record of achievement in research, teaching, programme design, leadership and external engagement. The successful applicant will be expected to be instrumental in helping coordinate relevant activity across the University. 

    The Hull University Business School is AACSB and AMBA accredited and there are excellent oppportunities to contribute to both commercial and social enterprise in the City of Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire region. 

    Interviews are expected to be held on 23 February 2018.

    Informal enquiries can be directed to Prof. Gary Cook, Head of School by email at G.Cook@hull.ac.uk or phone at 07967 834379.

    Closing Date: 31 Jan 2018
    Category: Academic

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  • Minute Taker - Governance & Compliance - Temporary Role (TSSMINUTETAKERJAN18)

    About the Role
    The Governance Office is seeking an individual to provide minute taking services for some of the University's central committees; primarily, the University Council and its sub-committees, for a limited period of time to cover staff absence. The period of employment will cover the next Council committee cycle, between February and March. The number of hours are estimated at a maximum of 35 for the period, as and when required. This includes attendance at meetings plus additional time following meetings to formulate the minutes for submission to the Secretary and the Chair of the relevant committee.

    The core duties for the role are as follows:
    - Attend meetings as required/agreed
    - Take an accurate record of what is discussed and any actions raised
    - Type the minutes up within the time frame agreed with the Chair / Secretary
    - Send the completed minutes to the Chair / Secretary within the agreed time frame
    - Make amendments to the minutes as advised
    - Ensure minutes from the previous meeting are signed by the Chair

    The successful candidate will be required to have excellent written skills, experience of writing minutes for formal committees / boards, and be IT literate. Knowledge of higher education governance processes is desirable but not essential. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance.

    In order to undertake this role, you will need to be available on the following dates, amongst others:
    - 5 February 2017
    - 26 February 2017
    - 1 March 201
    - 22 March 2017

    The closing date for applications is on Thursday 25 January 2018.

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30 January 2018.

    If you are interested in this role, please send your CV with a short covering note indicating how you meet the requirements of the role to tssjobs@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 25 Jan 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Pre-Entry/Widening Participation Careers Adviser (SS0096)

    The University Careers, Entrepreneurship and Study Abroad Service (hereafter referred to as the Careers Service) plays a lead role in developing confident, employable graduates, who are highly regarded by graduate recruiters, and who, in addition to a fulfilling academic programme, have had the opportunity to acquire the full range of Graduate Attributes. The Careers Service has always supported the University’s ambition to attract the best students, wherever they are from and whatever their background, and to help all students understand the full range of course and career options available to them. This role will inspire and support targeted young people (from Y9-13) in schools and colleges to achieve their potential by making informed choices about the benefits of choosing to continue into Higher Education. The post will connect to other staff involved in delivering the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) which aims to support the most disadvantaged young people in England to progress into Higher Education.

    If you are an experienced guidance professional and/or involved in supporting the progression of young people from a range of different backgrounds into HE, and you are able to effectively market the benefits of a university education to disadvantaged groups, we will be pleased to hear from you.

    For further information, please contact John Harrison John.Harrison@hull.ac.uk or 01482 465984

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

    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: 31 Jan 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Grounds Operative (ES0095)

    The University of Hull's Maintenance team forms part of the Estates Directorate that is dedicated to providing a wide range of support services connected with the effective management, development and maintenance of the University Estate.

    We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual who can work as part of the Grounds and Gardens team to maintain the award winning University landscape.

    The successful applicant will join the existing team carrying out a variety grounds maintenance related tasks that will involve, but not exclusively, working out in all weathers, working with powered tools, operating tractors and grass cutting machinery, working at height, and manual tasks such as litter picking, weeding, pruning and planting.

    For information about the our campus, click here

    Closing Date: 23 Jan 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Personal Assistant - Temporary Role (TSSPAJAN2018)

    About the Role

    The Personal Assistant will be responsible for providing effective high quality administrative support and playing a key role in coordinating admin services across the portfolios.  This includes liaising with internal colleagues and those external to the University.  The post holder will also provide support for key projects, workshops and meetings across the portfolio, leading on these when necessary.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the Post

    • The post holder will provide full administrative support in all aspects of daily work, often working to extremely tight deadlines. He/she will act on  in various matters, to enable the function/responsibilities of the University to be carried out efficiently and to the highest standard.
    • They will be responsible for ensuring all travel arrangements are booked in-line with the University’s financial regulations. They will have responsibility for receiving and dealing with emails in a timely manner.
    • The post holder will be responsible for task planning, preparing agendas and papers for meetings (both formal and informal), acting as secretary at informal and formal meetings and ensuring agreed actions are progressed in a timely manner.
    • The post holder will develop and maintain appropriate processes to ensure the office runs efficiently and effectively, and will support in managing budgets within the portfolio. He/she will organise meetings and events within each portfolio.
    • The post holder will play a key role in organising and communicating aspects of projects within each of the portfolios to ensure deadlines are maintained and prioritised. He/she will draft a range of reports and presentations for senior management.  
    • There will be extensive liaison with individuals and departments both within and outside the University, including members of the University Council and ULT.

    Whilst the hours of work for this role are Monday to Friday, covering normal office hours, there will be the occasional requirement for support on weekends and evenings.

    If you would like to apply then please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to TSSJobs@hull.ac.uk

    Closing date for the receipt of applications is Tuesday 23rd January 2018.

    Closing Date: 23 Jan 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Catering Assistant (CA0173)

    The post is part-time part year, i.e. 25 hours per week x 26 weeks per year; flexibility in working days/hours will be required as it is expected that the post holder will work 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis which will, due to the nature of the work, including evenings and weekends. 

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Catering Assistant to support our busy campus catering and hospitality team. We provide food and drink to more than 18,500 students and staff members, as well as visitors, through our eight cafes and restaurants. Our focus is on providing fresh, delicious and affordable food choices.

    As well as providing catering to staff and students, Commercial Services manages our student halls of residence in Cottingham and provides conference and event services. This includes the provision of catering for functions ranging from small meetings to large outdoor exhibitions.

    With significant investment in many of our commercial facilities, this is an exciting time to join our delivered hospitality team. 

    The successful candidate will be a reliable and organised person who is able to work under pressure and as part of a team. A good working knowledge gained in a similar environment is desirable, but this is not essential as full training will be given. 

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Lyn Green at l.m.green@hull.ac.uk or by telephone on 01482 465938.

    Closing Date: 29 Jan 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Laboratory Technician (Sport & Exercise Science) (HS0163)

    Sport, Health and Exercise Science is a growing subject area in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Continued investment in facilities, equipment, and high quality teaching and research staff has helped build our international reputation. Integral to our success has been a dedication to teaching and research excellence along with top-class facilities.

    As a specialist Sport & Exercise Science Laboratory Technician, you will be based in our dedicated facilities, and will be responsible for providing high-quality technical support for our teaching and research endeavours within the discipline areas of Sport & Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition, including demonstrating where required. If successful in your application, you will help support our endeavours to apply for BASES Laboratory Accreditation in the near future.   

    Specialist Sport & Exercise Science technician duties will include attending to the maintenance of laboratory equipment, and the management of laboratory processes including equipment calibration procedures, bookings and space. You will be closely involved in our Outreach programmes, and the supervision of student placement experience, and laboratory-based student research studies in conjunction with academic supervisors. The duties may involve some work commitment outside normal working hours for example, Open/Applicant Days.

    You should have a minimum 2:1 degree in Sport & Exercise Science (or equivalent qualification). You should have excellent organisational and communication skills, previous experience of using and maintaining Sport & Exercise Science equipment would be advantageous.  

    This post requires a DBS check.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Lee Ingle, Head of Sport, Health & Exercise Science; Tel: 01482 463141, Email: l.ingle@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 09 Feb 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Laboratory Technician (Sport & Exercise Science) (HS0164)

    Sport, Health and Exercise Science is a growing subject area in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Continued investment in facilities, equipment, and high quality teaching and research staff has helped build our international reputation. Integral to our success has been a dedication to teaching and research excellence along with top-class facilities.

    As a specialist Sport & Exercise Science Laboratory Technician, you will be based in our dedicated facilities, and will be responsible for providing high-quality technical support for our teaching and research endeavours within the discipline areas of Sport & Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition, including demonstrating where required. If successful in your application, you will help support our endeavours to apply for BASES Laboratory Accreditation in the near future.   

    Specialist Sport & Exercise Science technician duties will include attending to the maintenance of laboratory equipment, and the management of laboratory processes including equipment calibration procedures, bookings and space. You will be closely involved in our Outreach programmes, and the supervision of student placement experience, and laboratory-based student research studies in conjunction with academic supervisors. The duties may involve some work commitment outside normal working hours for example, Open/Applicant Days.

    You should have a minimum 2:1 degree in Sport & Exercise Science (or equivalent qualification). You should have excellent organisational and communication skills, previous experience of using and maintaining Sport & Exercise Science equipment would be advantageous.  

    This post requires a DBS check.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Lee Ingle, Head of Sport, Health & Exercise Science; Tel: 01482 463141, Email: l.ingle@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 09 Feb 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Business Administration Apprenticeship (3 x Positions) (FA0252)

    We are looking to recruit three Business Administration Apprentices within the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education (FACE).

    FACE brings together three Schools:the School of Education and Social Sciences; the School of Arts and the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures, each with its own area of expertise and focus to combine and maximise the benefits from their complementary subjects.

    FACE offers a unique perspective on wide-ranging research expertise, amazing degree programmes and outstanding facilities.  The faculty is committed to achieving the very highest standards in all we do and is supported by dedicated teams of Professional Services staff providing a wide range of administrative and support services.

    We are seeking to appoint candidates who are 16 years of age or older, have GCSEs Maths and English grades A-C and are able to demonstrate a commitment to completing the apprenticeship qualifications.

    Apprentices will work flexibly and collegiately within a changing and adaptive environment both within the faculty, with other partners across the University and externally.  This may include occasional weekend working (eg assisting at Open Days).

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Sarah Londesborough T 01482 466215, E s.londesborough@hull.ac.uk

    For information about the faculty visit http://beta.www.hull.ac.uk/Faculties/face.aspx

    Closing Date: 22 Jan 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

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Professional, Management and Senior Administration

  • ResLife Officer (SS0095)

    Student Services are seeking to appoint a ResLife Officer to contribute to the delivery and enhancement of our Residence Life initiative. Student Services aims to provide high quality advice, guidance and support to all our students. Comprising of a variety of areas, the service places student achievement, success and retention at the core of its business and takes a proactive approach to student support. 

    Working as part of the wider student wellbeing, learning and welfare support service area, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring an excellent student experience for those students living within student accommodation. The planning, organisation and delivery of student facing activities in addition to staff facing training, development and support are key features of the role. Owing to the nature of the role and the activities associated with it, the post-holder will also be required to provide an initial point of contact and signpost students who may require / benefit from accessing support services within the university. 

    The post holder will work closely with the ResLife team, Campus and Accommodation Services (CaAS), Induction and Transition Team and our Health & Wellbeing Team and will be expected to develop and maintain good working relationships with key internal and external partners in the delivery of a coherent package of activities and engagement opportunities for students. The post holder will be required to contribute to the planning and development of Residence Life at the University of Hull and the production of materials and resources related to the area. The post holder will be required to develop partnerships with other services, both internal and external to the organisation, to develop and deliver initiatives to maximise the success of the Residence Life programme. 

    To discuss the role informally please contact Mrs Abi Page (A.Page@hull.ac.uk), Residence Life Manager.

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

    Closing Date: 31 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Data Manager (Hull Health Trials Unit) (HY0196)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Data Manager to join the Hull Health Trials Unit (HHTU) during a period of expansion at the University of Hull. HHTU forms part of a major investment by the University in a Health Campus and the establishment  of an  Institute  for Clinical and Applied  Health Research  (ICAHR).

    HHTU has the ambition to support high quality, high impact health research, leading on the design, conduct and analysis of national multi-centre research. The establishment of HHTU will consolidate existing expertise, and accompanied with new investment in leadership, management and infrastructure  will develop a  unit with  a  clear pathway to  becoming a  UK Clinical Research Collaboration  (UKCRC) Registered  Clinical  Trial Unit.

    Reporting to the HHTU Director and Information Systems Manager, you will lead the data management team and be responsible for the ongoing design, management and maintenance of database systems for recording clinical trial data.  You will develop clinical trial databases, Case Report Forms (CRFs), Data Management Plans (DMPs) and implement data validation and quality control procedures for individual trials in accordance with current regulatory requirements and best practice guidelines.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual, who will be able to work flexibly and contribute to the further development of HHTU, leading on data management in the unit. You will work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including investigators, statisticians and trial managers.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Judith Cohen, HHTU Director, T 01482 463382, E judith.cohen@hyms.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 06 Feb 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Information Systems Manager (Hull Health Trials Unit) (HY0197)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Information Systems Manager to join the Hull Health Trials Unit (HHTU) during a period of expansion at the University of Hull. HHTU forms part of a major investment by the University in a Health Campus and the establishment of an Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR). 

    HHTU has the ambition to support high quality, high impact health research, leading on the design, conduct and analysis of national multi-centre research. The establishment of HHTU will consolidate existing expertise, and accompanied with new investment in leadership, management and infrastructure will develop a unit with a clear pathway to becoming a UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Registered Clinical Trial Unit.

    Reporting to the Director of HHTU, this key role will provide management for the information systems within the unit. Key responsibilities will include the implementation and management of an Electronic Data Capture system (EDC) and the development of robust quality assurance systems for all aspects of data handling. The appointed person will be responsible for delivering the full spectrum of HHTU information systems activities to the required scientific, ethical and regulatory standards.

    The job role will also include responsibility for the operational management and processing of datasets retrieved from a Data Safe Haven (DSH), and the implementation and annual update of an information governance toolkit for ICAHR.

    The Information Systems Manager will be a member of the HHTU Senior Management Team (SMT) and work with colleagues in the University of Hull, the Faculty of Health Sciences, Information Communication Technology Department (ICTD), Information Governance and Compliance, the medical school and clinical teams from NHS Organisations. 

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual, who will be able to work flexibly and contribute to the further development of HHTU. The candidate will be a competent programmer (C#/VB.Net) with considerable experience in working with relational databases and SQL. They will be expected to be hands-on during the development phase, working with the Data Manager to implement systems and set-up HHTU policies and procedures.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Judith Cohen, HHTU Director, T 01482 463382, E judith.cohen@hyms.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 06 Feb 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Administrator - Student Hub (FA0253)

    A major restructuring of Professional Services has recently taken place within faculties, prompted by feedback from the student body and a drive to provide better coordinated, high-standard and effective services to our students, staff and partners. This is an exciting time to join the University during a period of major transformation and investment.

    The Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education University of Hull encompasses the School of Education and Social Sciences; the School of Arts and the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures. The role holder will work as part of a team that is responsible for matters relating to the administration of programmes and student support. 

    We are seeking to appoint an outstanding professional who will deliver a high-quality service. Duties will include (but are not limited to):

    ·      Supporting processes related to application and admission, including via specialist agencies and for professionally accredited programmes.

    ·      Supporting the delivery of Welcome Week and other student engagement activity.

    ·      Producing and compiling documentation in line with standard operating procedures including student handbooks, exam papers, pass lists and general student correspondence.

    ·      Administration of student attendance and engagement monitoring procedures and monitoring postgraduate student supervision meetings.

    ·      Undertaking reception duties as required, and acting as a first point of contact for student feedback, including complaints.

    ·      To use the student information system, updating student records, inputting marks, making credit checks, recording module choices, recording assessment submission and allocations of Academic Support Tutors, and producing reports as required.

    ·     To use the university’s document management system, the Virtual Learning Environment and other relevant repositories.

    Applications are sought from those prepared to work flexibly and collegiately. The successful candidate will need to have proven communication skills to foster good working relationships with the Faculty and across university service teams.

    If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Jill Fowlie, Manager of the Student Hub on 01482 465401 or j.fowlie@hull.ac.uk

    For information about the Faculty visit http://beta.www.hull.ac.uk/Faculties/face.aspx

    Closing Date: 30 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Assessment and Progression Administrator (HY0194)

    The Assessment and Progression Team (APT) at the Hull York Medical School are central to the overall quality of the student experience.  This is a busy and expanding team who are now seeking to appoint a full-time Assessment and Progression Administrator to provide highly effective support to a wide range of staff and students across multiple sites.

    The Hull York Medical School has a diverse and growing student body with a now well established undergraduate five year MB BS programme, and an increasing range of taught and research postgraduate programmes. As part of the wider Professional Support Services, the Assessment and Progression Team currently provides administrative support for all aspects of assessment across the academic portfolio of the Medical School. 

    The post holder will report directly to the Assessment and Progression Manager, whilst providing assistance to all members of the team to ensure deadlines and workload are effectively managed in this highly demanding environment.

    As part of our commitment to excellence in medical and health education, we undertake on-going review of all of our academic and clinical programmes.This dynamic environment provides an excellent opportunity to reflect on and re-evaluate our structure and function, including the application, use and provision of assessment across the Medical School.

    Based predominantly at the University of Hull, the post holder will develop key working relationships with academic and administrative staff across the Universities of Hull and York, academic staff external to the School, and our partners across the NHS. In order to successfully establish these working relationships, there will be a requirement for occasional travel to the University of York and NHS hospital sites across North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.

    This post requires an able and adaptable team member with good interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills with experience of Microsoft Office suite and the ability to learn new systems.

    For an informal discussion please contact Alison Pettigrew, Head of Quality and Standards, Tel : 01904 321781 email : alison.pettigrew@hyms.ac.uk

    For information about the Hull York Medical School visit www.hyms.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 23 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Governance Manager (DQ0004)

    The University of Hull is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to undertake a fixed term role for a period of 6 months, working as the Governance Manager. The post is advertised on a full time basis but flexibility will be considered for the right candidate.

    The Governance team is a small unit comprising the Governance Manager and two members of administrative support staff. It forms part of the Governance and Compliance Directorate, which is led by the Director of Governance and Compliance. The Director of Governance and Compliance reports to the University Registrar and Secretary. The Governance Manager is responsible for the line management of the two members of administrative support staff within the Governance team.

    The Governance team ensures that the governance framework of the University’s formal committees is fit for purpose; that it operates and is managed effectively; and that the University meets compliance requirements within that framework. 

    The post holder will be the institutional point of contact for advice in relation to general governance and committee servicing issues, and will lead on the management and implementation of the University's arrangements for ensuring compliance with the CUC Higher Education Code of Governance.

    The core purpose of the role is to ensure that the University’s committees are serviced effectively, that the University’s complies with relevant legislation, regulations and best practice, and that effective policies and procedures are embedded across the institution.

    You will have in-depth knowledge of governance, preferably within a HE setting (although this is not essential). You will have demonstrable experience of servicing / officering committees, preferably at a senior / board level.

    You will enjoy developing and implementing policy and procedure within complex legislative and policy frameworks. You will be comfortable exercising judgement as to the appropriate course of action in ‘grey’ areas, and will have the confidence to provide authoritative specialist advice and influence others. As an effective communicator, you will be able to withstand challenge from stakeholders, and will establish credibility with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority. You will offer practical and workable advice.

    You will be expected to work on your own initiative within an agreed framework and with limited supervision. Given this degree of autonomy, it is essential that you have strong planning and organisational skills. You will take responsibility for progressing specific outcomes and for managing your time effectively to accommodate fluctuating levels of demand. You will take responsibility for coordinating the work of others to achieve shared objectives and you will have the ability to work under considerable pressure and to tight deadlines.

    You will take pride in the accuracy and quality of your work, and will be attentive to detail. You will write clearly, with correct spelling and grammar, and will be numerically competent. Your IT skills will be excellent, and you will continually seek efficiencies through the use of technology. You will recognise the need to minimise the compliance burden on others, and will want to innovate and streamline services.

    To discuss this post informally, please contact Katie Skilton, Deputy Director of Governance and Compliance, on 01482 466308 or at k.skilton@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 30 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Undergraduate Admissions Manager (SR0079)

    The Admissions Service within the Student Recruitment Directorate is a key in providing an efficient, customer-focussed experience during the applicant journey to support the University in meeting its recruitment objectives. 

    The Service also has a major role in upholding compliance to the University’s UKVI Tier 4 licence, carrying out risk assessment processes and working closely with UCAS and other external partners. We are seeking an Undergraduate Admissions Manager with strong leadership skills to manage the largest team in the Service and act as deputy to the Admissions Manager.

    You will need to be a strategic thinker and also able to operate effectively at a practical level to review, plan and ensure delivery of the best possible processes. 

    As the University is currently implementing a new student information system that includes admissions you will be joining an important change programme and will be expected to work collaboratively with other stakeholders, quickly developing strong working relationships and ensuring cross-working in the Directorate and with other services and faculties. 

    This post reports to the Admissions Manager and acts as deputy to the Manager so you will manage the undergraduate process but also be able to work across other parts of the service as needed. You will be able to work effectively with external partners such as UCAS and the Hull York Medical School; be an effective staff manager; be flexible and responsive to planned and unexpected changes and challenge and be confident in working under pressure including overseeing central processes for summer Clearing.

    For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sheila Dowling, Admissions Manager, E: s.c.dowling@hull.ac.uk, T: 01482 465328.

    Closing Date: 28 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Senior Administrator (ES0092R)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Administrator to join the Estates Directorate. The role of the Estates Directorate is to support the University of Hull mission statement and ensure that we are sustainable in environmental, social and economic terms as well as being efficient, and represent value for money, with both carbon management and space efficiency being key factors. The department offers a range of services including Estates Management and Development, Maintenance, Cleaning, Portering and Security and is responsible for a range of over 71 University buildings both academic and residential totalling over 150,000 square metres.

    Working alongside a wider administrative team within Estates, the Senior Administrator will provide professional and efficient personal administrative support to the Director and Assistant Directors of Estates. This will include servicing large committee meetings at board level, diary management, agenda preparation, organising meetings and minute taking. Professionalism and exceptional organisational and communication skills are a requirement. The Estates Directorate is a fast paced, customer focused working environment and the ability to manage a large workload and meet tight deadlines is also essential. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills with the ability to engage and interact with senior management teams, students and a wide range of colleagues.

    Previous applicants need not apply.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Rea Adams on 01482 467530, or by e-mail at rea.adams@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 24 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Finance Assistant (AF0029)

    Due to an internal restructure, the Student Finance & Cash Management Service is looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to provide routine administrative support in relation to finance to staff and students.

    The role involves maintaining financial systems and/or undertaking routine tasks that support the working of teams, processes and/or projects.

    The job requires relevant financial knowledge gained through experience and on-the-job training.

    Vacancies at this level work within established processes and procedures, with minimum day-to-day supervision under the guidance of a team leader.

    The successful candidate will be an experienced Finance Administrator with good ICT skills and excellent communication and customer service skills. The post holder will carry out a range of duties such as:

    Provide a customer based service and delivery that enhances the student experience whilst at the University.

    Co-ordinate and correspond with External Debt Agencies and External Solicitors to ensure court processes are adhered to and raising purchase orders where necessary.

    Assisting in the Cash Office and handling cash on a daily basis.

    Administering and processing of Scholarships and Bursaries - using the Student Loan Company application.

    Operate a management data base system for Direct Debit and Recurrent Card Payments.

    Assisting with the Student Loan Company Attendance Confirmation Report (ACR) and Change of circumstances (COC’s).

    Liaise with the Student Loan Company on student finances.

    Raise Sponsor invoices.

    This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a highly motivated team dedicated to meeting the needs of students, academic and professional services teams as well as our wider stakeholders. We are looking for someone with a positive 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 Anita McGarry, Student Finance & Cash Manager, email a.mcgarry@hull.ac.uk

    The interviews for this post will take place week commencing 5 February 2018.

    Closing Date: 24 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Health and Safety Advisor x 2 (AQ0058R)

    The University has ambitious plans for the future, integral to which is the objective of making the University a healthy and safe place to work, study and visit. The Health and Safety Service is vital to achieving this aim across the University, by challenging the University to ensure it is not only complying with legislative standards, but striving to be leading and achieving best practice.

    The service offers a range of Health and Safety services across all of the University’s Faculties, Schools, Departments and Directorates; which provides a diverse range of industry groups and activities for a safety professional to work in.

    There are two Health and Safety Advisor vacancies available, where you will be acting as the named Health and Safety advisor for a portfolio of Faculties and Directorates across the University. The roles will involve overseeing risk assessments, observational monitoring, Health and Safety training, advising on Off-site working and events safety, assisting employee consultation and assisting policy development.

    The job description attached covers both the roles being recruited and also the other Health and Safety Advisor role in the team which leads on accident investigation, claims management, health and safety auditing and a behavioural safety program.  The Job description allows that the specific allocation of responsibilities will be confirmed annually through the annual review process.

    These positions report into the University’s Lead Health and Safety Advisors and ultimately the Director for Health and Safety.

    As part of the Health and Safety team you may be required to be on-call on a rota basis, responding to incidents outside of core work hours. An on-call allowance will be paid for any time you are on call. 

    To be successful in these roles you will have a combination of practical and theoretical experience in Health and Safety either working as an Advisor or through operational exposure. You will be a team player and a good communicator with the ability to motivate, develop and encourage the commitment of others in order to secure performance. You will also be keen to learn and develop within the role.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Jon Grainger, Interim Director of Health and Safety on 01482 465785, or by e-mail at healthandsafety@hull.ac.uk

     

    Closing Date: 30 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Head of Technical Services (HS0162)

    We have an opportunity to join the new Faculty of Health Sciences as our first Head of Technical Services.

    The Faculty was formed in 2017 and consists of three schools: Life Sciences, Health and Social Work and the Hull-based elements of the Hull York Medical School (a partnership with the University of York).  We are a new and ambitious organisation and our activities cover a broad estate in the University including the brand new Allam Medical Building and a range of research facilities hosted in NHS partners.

    This is a new role, which will provide strong leadership for technical services across the Faculty and provide strategic oversight of our space, specialist facilities, Health & Safety management, technical staffing and investment plans. You can make a huge contribution to supporting our strategies for teaching and research by developing infrastructure and services across the Faculty. You will also work closely with peers in other Faculties and University departments and directorates to promote co-ordinated technical services of a high standard, which are financially and technologically sustainable and a great place in which to work.

    You will need to have substantial knowledge and experience in a range of fields, including space management, the costing and operation of specialist facilities, Health & Safety governance and practice and the development of revenue and capital investment plans. You will also need to show the leadership ability to bring together our technical staff and specialists to form a strong, well-supported team.

    This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a new and vibrant Faculty.

    For an informal discussion, please contact John Busby, Faculty Business Manager (J.Busby@hull.ac.uk).

    For information about us, please visit www.hull.ac.uk/Faculties/fhs.aspx

    Closing Date: 30 Jan 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

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Research VACANCIES

  • Fatima Allam Birth Centre Research Assistant (HS0166)

    The School of Health and Social Work (SHSW), in the Faculty of Health Sciences is inviting applications for a Part-time 12 month post as a research assistant in the newly formed research cluster, Maternal and Reproductive Health. The post is for 1 year fixed term and equates to 0.2 WTE. The successful applicant will be based in the newly formed School of Health and Social Work.The specific responsibilities of this post include the support and development of a programme of research and evaluation which centres on understanding women’s preferences for opting into midwifery-led care. The post holder responsibilities will include reviewing the relevant literature, writing NHS Research Ethics application, questionnaire development, and focus group interviewing. Duties also include both qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Whilst qualitative research experience is predominately required, quantitative experience is not essential. Dissemination and a willingness to publishing of findings would be an advantage. 

    The post is grant funded by East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group and the successful candidate will also be accountable to the funding body advisory panel. It is required that the post holder can commence employment with immediate effect. This post requires a criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    To apply for this position, please complete the personal details form and upload a copy of your CV along with a covering letter.

    To discuss the role informally, please contact Dr Carol Lambert, T 01482 463190. Email carol.lambert@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 26 Jan 2018
    Category: Researchers

  • Post Doctoral Research Assistant (Pathogen Point-of-Care) (FS0339)

    A fixed term post for 9 months has arisen through a successful application to the Newton Fund/British Council in collaboration with a partner institution in Kenya (Mount Kenya University) on Pathogen Point-of-Care Analysis. The project runs until 31 Dec 2018. The aim of the project is the design and optimisation of microfluidic devices for detection of maternal pathogen infection. The successful candidate will be based at the University of Hull in the School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences joining the research group of Prof. Nicole Pamme, and will also work closely with the co-investigator on the project, Dr Alex Iles in Chemistry who manages our newly refurbished Lab-on-a-Chip Fabrication Facility. The candidate will join a vibrant cohort of PhD students, PostDocs and academics studying lab-on-a-chip devices for chemistry and life science applications.

    The person appointed will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and experience in working with micofludic lab-on-a-chip devices including handling of particles or cells on-chip.

    The University of Hull holds the Athena SWAN University Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment and offers a number of family-friendly employment practices that are designed to enable a good work-life balance.

    Applications must include a CV, a list of publications and a cover letter. Applications will be assessed by the selection panel according to the criteria outlined in the person specification.

    To explore the post further, or for any queries you may have, please contact Professor Nicole Pamme, School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Tel: +44 (0)1482 465027; E-mail n.pamme@hull.ac.uk.

    Closing Date: 01 Feb 2018
    Category: Researchers

  • Research Associate Solution Development (AE0114)

    Founded in 2005, the Logistics Institute at the University of Hull is a world-class centre of excellence in global logistics and supply chain management. With state of the art facilities and a truly international outlook, the Institute is a focal point for logistics related research, education and development needs, working with organisations of all sizes and types. It combines academic research expertise with proven commercial knowledge to deliver on highly innovative projects. The specific project being considered for this post is the LHOFT project, which is the Liverpool to Humber Optimisation of Freight Transportation. Funded by Innovate UK, this project aims at finding solutions for the Northern ports, to gain and serve its fair share of the freight destined to businesses in the North, by identifying the ways to make the multimodal northern corridor from Hull to Liverpool more attractive from a cost and service perspective.  And by doing so, to reduce congestion and subsequently pollution at the well-known bottlenecks at the Southern Ports.  The outcome will be a technology based simulator that can be used by any participant in the transport sector and its supply chain to identify the best routes.

    As part of this project, the Logistics Institute wishes to appoint a post-doctorate research associate to help in the development of a cloud-based suite of supply chain applications.  The successful candidate should have an interest in working on big, challenging societal issues. We are looking for an individual who is highly motivated and has a strong technical background in cloud based software development (html, java, C/C++), including graph and SQL databases and expertise in multi-agent simulation.  An understanding of supply chain business process and systems will be a strong advantage.  The successful candidate should be self-reliant with the ability to work with minimum supervision, whilst contributing to a multi-disciplinary team, as well as working closely with key agencies and stakeholders. This is a key position. The role holder will be mentored, is expected to publish and to develop their skills in managing and motivating staff, and to play a significant role in the development of the Institute. 

    To explore the post further, or for any queries you may or if you would like to arrange an informal chat, please contact Laura Fermandell – +44 (0)1482 347521 - L.Fermandell@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 15 Feb 2018
    Category: Researchers

  • Research Associate Logistics Solutions Architect (AE0115)

    Founded in 2005, the Logistics Institute at the University of Hull is a world-class centre of excellence in global logistics and supply chain management. With state of the art facilities and a truly international outlook, the Institute is a focal point for logistics related research, education and development needs, working with organisations of all sizes and types. It combines academic research expertise with proven commercial knowledge to deliver on highly innovative projects. The specific project being considered for this post is the LHOFT project, which is the Liverpool to Humber Optimisation of Freight Transportation. Funded by Innovate UK, this project aims at finding solutions for the Northern ports to gain and serve its fair share of the freight destined to businesses in the North, by identifying the ways to make the multimodal northern corridor from Hull to Liverpool more attractive from a cost and service perspective.  And by doing so, to reduce congestion and subsequently pollution at the well-known bottlenecks at the Southern Ports.  The outcome will be a technology based simulator that can be used by any participant in the transport sector and its supply chain to identify the best routes.

    As part of this project, the Logistics Institute wishes to appoint a post-doctorate research associate to research, design and help in developing a cloud-based suite of supply chain applications. The successful candidate should have an interest in working on big, challenging societal issues. We are looking for an individual who has a strong technical background in supply chain theory, processes and practices, data analytics, and some familiarity web-based software development.  The successful candidate should be self-reliant with the ability to work with minimum supervision, whilst contributing to a multi-disciplinary team, as well as working closely with key agencies and stakeholders. This is a key position. The role holder will be mentored, is expected to publish and to develop their skills in managing and motivating staff, and to play a significant role in the development of the Institute. 

    To explore the post further, or for any queries you may or if you would like to arrange an informal chat, please contact Laura Fermandell on +44 (0)1482 347521 or L.Fermandell@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 15 Feb 2018
    Category: Researchers

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