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Departmental Support Assistant

University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Location: Gloucester
Salary: £18,185 to £21,597 – Grade 4
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 16th July 2014
Job Ref: S1129

Park Campus, Cheltenham

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Interview date: 25 July 2014

37 hours per week

The Communications, Marketing and Student Recruitment team is the first point of contact for students considering the University of Gloucestershire. We are an ambitious and creative department and this is a varied role with real scope to make an impact on our recruitment operations.

This role will often be the first point of contact for people considering a University of Gloucestershire course. With training and support, the post-holder will become knowledgeable about our courses and subject areas and be able to communicate with prospective students, parents and school advisors about the benefits and features of the courses we offer.

The post-holder will be part of a small support team providing professional administrative service to the communications and marketing department.

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Telephone: 01242 714111
Email: jobs@glos.ac.uk

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Senior Marketing and Student Recruitment Manager

University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Location: Gloucester
Salary: £35,597 to £45,053 – Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 14th July 2014
Job Ref: S1128

Park Campus, Cheltenham

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Interview date: 23 July 2014

37 hours per week

We are looking for a talented and creative HE marketing and recruitment professional to lead our UK marketing and recruitment team.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, Marketing & Student Recruitment, the post holder will take the lead on developing our recruitment campaigns across all channels, including web, print, shows and events.

They will be part of a new and ambitious integrated marketing and recruitment operation and as such the post holder will have responsibility for managing the faculty marketing, digital, design and reprographics teams.

We are looking to appoint a candidate with proven senior marketing experience in the higher education environment who can combine creativity with excellent planning and is committed to demonstrating return on marketing investment.

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Telephone: 01242 714111
Email: jobs@glos.ac.uk

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Teaching Associate / Teaching Fellow / Senior Teaching Fellow in Farm Animal Population Medicine

University of Bristol

University of Bristol – School of Veterinary Sciences

Location: Bristol
Salary: £35,256 to £54,841 – plus veterinary allowances as applicable
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 30th July 2014
Job Ref: ACAD100936

One of Bristol University’s Veterinary School’s strategic objectives is to be a leader in training the next generation of farm animal veterinarians and in advancing knowledge related to production animal health and welfare.

The School is seeking to recruit a temporary Teaching Fellow to join a team of Farm Animal academics, to deliver teaching of final year veterinary students in farm animal population and evidence based veterinary medicine.

Teaching will be delivered on local farms, and on the University’s own farm which has recently undergone a major refurbishment. This post would suit someone eligible to sit a relevant Diploma looking for further experience. You must hold a veterinary qualification that is recognised by the RCVS and allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to: Professor David Barrett (david.barrett@bristol.ac.uk) or the Head of School, Professor Joanna Price (jo.price@bristol.ac.uk)

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Placements & Projects Administrative Assistant (part-time post)

University of Bath

University of Bath – School of Management

Location: Bath
Salary: £17,678 to £19,802 (£14,142, rising to £15,841 pro rata), Grade 4
Hours: Part Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 13th July 2014
Job Ref: CC2523

Interview Date: Thursday 31 July 2014 

The University of Bath, School of Management is ranked among the top UK business schools, with a renowned reputation for business education and international research.

We wish to appoint a part-time Placements & Projects Administrative Assistant (0.8 fte, 4 days a week).

You will provide wide-ranging administrative support to the School of Management’s Placements and Projects team, supporting BSc Business Administration (BBA), BSc Accounting & Finance (BAF), and MSc Advanced Management Practice (AMP) placements, plus the BBA Final Year Projects (FYP) scheme. The School’s Placements & Projects team ensure that services are efficient, effective and adapt to changing circumstances, and work together under the guidance of the Head of Placements, Projects and International Development and daily line management from the Placements Operations Manager.

This is a busy and varied role involving daily communication with academic staff, students and current/potential employers, so you will need to have excellent organisational skills, demonstrate a good use of initiative and have the ability to multi-task and prioritise.

Initiative, flexibility, a conscientious approach, the ability to learn quickly and to form effective working relationships in the School are also key pre-requisites of the post. Familiarity with the higher education sector or an empathy with the general character and mission of a University Management school is desirable.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Ben Smith, Placements Operations Manager (01225 386295), however please ensure that you submit your application through the University of Bath website.

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Marketing and Business Development Manager – UK

The Association of Business Executives

The Association of Business Executives

Location: New Malden
Salary: £28,000 to £30,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 18th July 2014
 

The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is a UK qualifications and membership body. It was founded in 1973 and now has 50,000 students studying worldwide for its business management and related qualifications. ABE has three Marketing and Business Development Managers.

The post-holder will be responsible for driving the growth of ABE in the UK by increasing student registrations and recruiting new tuition providers (i.e. colleges), and establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with tuition providers and universities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with ABE’s key customers (colleges and universities) in the UK through visits and written communications. Activities include:

    • Liaison with universities regarding articulation and recognition
    • Liaison with other awarding bodies regarding exemption agreements
    • Support colleges with promotional materials
  • Develop an understanding of the economy, politics, cultures and education system in the UK and report on developments likely to affect ABE’s business.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with ABE students including:
    • Acquiring content for ABE online and offline publications such as news items and case studies.
    • Respond to student enquiries relating to ABE via Facebook and other social media options.
    • Respond to queries to the marketing email address.
  • Write copy for news items, articles and case studies in ABE publications as required.
  • Commission adverts and other promotional material both online and in traditional media.
  • Organise participation at UK and overseas events, as well as attending events where required.
  • Undertake market research projects from design to implementation and report.
  • Manage e-mail and direct mail campaigns from implementation to post-campaign analysis including liaison with ABE’s external agencies where required.
  • Create and run PR campaigns either by country or globally, either independently or through an agency and act as the relevant local ABE spokesperson if appropriate.
  • Provide office support cover for the other Marketing and Business Development Managers while they are overseas.

Person Specification:

  • Presentational skills with an ability to think ‘on their feet’.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of organisational skills and an ability to plan projects.
  • Excellent written English and copywriting skills.
  • Able to communicate with customers across a range of cultures while adhering to ABE’s core mission and values.
  • A self-starter, able to ‘hold their own’ within a dynamic team.
  • A flexible and proactive work ethic.

The following are requirements for the post-holder:

  • A graduate who holds, or is working towards, a diploma level marketing qualification from ABE, CIM or IDM or a university degree in marketing.
  • Experience of working in both marketing and business development roles, ideally for at least two years.
  • Prepared and able to travel to any country (unless travel to the country is prohibited by UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office advice)
  • Competent in MS Office packages including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
  • Desirable, but not essential, is experience working in the education sector.
  • Have a valid UK work permit (if not automatically eligible to work in the UK).

To apply: Send your CV and an accompanying letter explaining why you should be considered to marketing@abeuk.com.

Based: ABE Head Office, CI Tower, St Georges Square, High Street, New Malden, KT3 4TE

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Lecturer B in Scenography

The University of Surrey is a top 10 UK University (6thin the GuardianUniversity Guide 2015; with Drama & Dance in the top 5). It is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. The Arts at Surrey are dynamic and interconnected, in keeping with today’s cultural industries. The School of Arts is growing its digital media arts provision, extending its authority in contemporary performance and production, and developing a discipline-leading research culture within GSA (Guildford School of Acting), an internationally renowned conservatoire.

We are seeking a dynamic academic and theatre practitioner, you will contribute to the ongoing development of scenographic practice and scholarship at Surrey; the engagement of theatre design with other disciplines, notably dance and digital media (including screen) arts. You will have research outputs that are internationally excellent or world-leading andwill have specialist skills in scenographic crafts for performance, with proven authority in the areas of set and costume design. Within this role it is anticipated that you will lead the Scenography pathway on the BA Professional Production Skills programme; and work with colleagues and students on the MA Contemporary Theatre Making, BA Digital Media Arts and BA Theatre & Performance programmes. This role also requires you to participate in academic management within the School of Arts, and provide relevant perspectives on learning & teaching practices, research activities and contemporary fields of performance/production and scholarship. You will contribute to the development of interdisciplinary research and the public profile of the Arts at Surrey, not least in international contexts.

As a new colleague you will join a thriving community of scholars and practitioners. Our learning environment is suited to our special mix of scholarship, academic research and high-level arts practice; our facilities include performance venues, workshops, rehearsal and practice rooms, laboratories and post-production suites. At Surrey we aim to understand contexts of the Arts, explain processes, and develop leading-edge knowledge and practices. You will work with excellent colleagues, students and partners, who continue to shape the future of our disciplines.

For an informal discussion in relation to any of the roles above you may wish to contact Professor Andy Lavender (a.lavender@surrey.ac.uk), Head of the School of Arts.

To submit an application, please apply below and include a CV and covering letter. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Ben Watkins at b.watkins@surrey.ac.uk   or by telephone on 01483 686255 quoting reference number 045914.

 Interview Date: Monday 22 September 2014

Further details: For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the ‘apply online’ button above.

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Research Assistant in Solid Mechanics

University of Bristol

University of Bristol – Department of Mechanical Engineering

Location: Bristol
Salary: £30,728 to £34,565
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 27th July 2014
Job Ref: ACAD100948

The purpose of the PDRA research will be to develop a deeper scientific understanding of how steels and dissimilar metal welds behave when subjected to load and high temperature.

You will be expected to have had experimental experience in working with steels at high temperature, and using finite element models to simulate the behaviour of components operating at high temperature. You will utilise the mechanical test facilities in Mechanical Engineering at Bristol, together with neutron diffraction facilities in the UK, Europe and Australia to analyse different material states.

This work will form the basis for collaboration with Oxford, Manchester and Open Universities and links with Indian nuclear research facilities.

This is a full time, fixed term post for 2 years.  Interviews will take place during August 2014.

Informal enquiries can be made to: Professor David Smith djs09121951.smith@bristol.ac.uk

The successful applicant for this vacancy may be appointed either on a fixed term or a open-ended contract depending on the extent of their previous relevant research experience, in line with the University’s Fixed Term Contract Agreement. Further information can be found at www.bristol.ac.uk/hr/ftc/

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Strategic Projects Administrator

University of Oxford

University of Oxford – Department of Oncology

Location: Oxford
Salary: £26,527 to £31,644 Grade 6, p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 16th July 2014
Job Ref: 113573

Department of Oncology, Headington, Oxford

We have an excellent opportunity for a Strategic Projects Administrator to join the Department of Oncology. This role will coordinate the operational and administrative activities of the Strategic Projects team. The team, overseen by the Strategic Projects Manager, supports the development and delivery of strategic activities for the Department of Oncology and manages large cancer research infrastructure programmes.

Your operational responsibilities will include overseeing key project milestones, supporting strategic decision making, preparing team reports, supporting training programmes, developing and maintaining electronic databases, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the delivery of high-profile grant writing activities. Your administrative responsibilities will include managing diaries, handling incoming correspondence, organising and preparing documents for meetings and making travel arrangements.

You will have a good general level of education, along with a high standard of numeracy and the ability to manage finances. You will have good writing skills; the ability to draft documents effectively and ability to produce minutes. Your communication and interpersonal skills will be of a high standard. You will also have excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Power point, Word and Excel and other web-based workflow software.

This is a full-time post and is fixed-term until 31 March 2017.

All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 16 July 2014. Interviews are scheduled to be held on 31 July 2014.

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Research Assistant QuICN Study

University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: £30,728 to £34,565 – per annum pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 27th July 2014
Job Ref: ACAD100878

School of Social and Community Medicine

This post offers an opportunity for an enthusiastic research assistant with experience of healthcare commissioning and community services to join a joint University of Bristol/ University of West of England project looking at the measurement of quality in community nursing.

The two day a week post involves collecting survey and interview data, offering administrative support to the other team members and setting up ways to store data.

The job is available from August 2014-December 2016.

Informal contact: Lesley Wye, email: Lesley.Wye@bristol.ac.uk

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Stipendiary Lecturership in Early Modern History

University of Oxford

University of Oxford – St Catherine’s College

Location: Oxford
Salary: Not specified Annual stipend for three terms is currently £25,013 and is pensionable
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 1st July 2014
Closes: 21st July 2014
 

St Catherine’s College proposes to appoint a twelve-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Early Modern History, with effect from 1 October 2014. The Lecturership will be for one year during Dr Gervase Rosser’s secondment to the Department of the History of Art.

The Lecturer will be expected to teach twelve weighted hours a week averaged over the three terms (twenty-four weeks) of the academic teaching year (the College operates a weighting system whereby hours spent teaching groups larger than one person count for more than one hour). College teaching is in small groups (usually two or three students). He or she will be required to teach at least two of the following History of the British Isles periods set for the Preliminary Examination (first-year courses) and the Final Honour School (second- and third-year courses) subjects: 1042-1330, 1330-1550, 1500-1700; the Late Medieval or Early Modern General History periods set for the Preliminary Examination: 1000-1300, 1400-1650; and at least one of the periods of General History set for the Final Honour School: 1273-1409, 1409-1525, 1500-1618, 1600-1715, 1715-1799. The successful applicant will be invited to jointly teach with Dr Marc Mulholland classes on historical methods: Approaches to History for the Preliminary Examination and Disciplines of History for the Final Honour School. An ability to teach one of the Optional Subjects set for the Preliminary Examination or one of the Further or Special Subjects offered for the Final Honour School would also be a recommendation. In addition, with Dr Marc Mulholland he or she will be expected to play a full role in the running of History in the College, including arranging tuition in History, participating in the admissions process, setting and marking College examinations, and taking a role in the pastoral care of undergraduates. Informal enquiries about the tutorial teaching requirements may be made to the Director of Studies for History, Dr Marc Mulholland (email: marc.mulholland@stcatz.ox.ac.uk).

The annual stipend for three terms is currently £25,013 and is pensionable. The Lecturer will be a member of the Senior Common Room and will be entitled, free of charge, to five lunches and five dinners per week during term-time and during the admissions exercise in December, and two lunches and two dinners per week outside term-time. A teaching room will be available in College

For further particulars and details of how to apply please click on the Apply link below. They can also be obtained via email from personnel@stcatz.ox.ac.uk

Please note that interviews will be held at St Catherine’s on Thursday 31 July.

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