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Teaching Fellow in Digital Fashion Communication – maternity cover

Location: Winchester School of Art

One of the country’s leading Art and Design Schools, Winchester School of Art continues to build on its reputation for excellence and innovation in Fashion & Textile Design. Our modern studios and workshops are furnished with industry standard equipment; we work with ambitious students whose abilities are matched by their creativity and enthusiasm, and we attract academics that flourish in a dynamic learning environment, where they share their contemporary knowledge and expertise in Fashion & Textile Design.

To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate experience and expertise in Digital Fashion Communication practices in order to supervise students across Fashion & Textiles effectively and to strengthen our existing team.

We are seeking an experienced, creative digital designer with an understanding of contemporary fashion and textiles to complement our existing team and directly supervise fashion and textile design students in a practical studio environment.

For this role you should have knowledge and understanding of current developments in digital communication, including the areas of: visual fashion presentation, technical drawing, social media and all Adobe Creative Suite programmes. You should be able to teach and deliver workshops in all Adobe Creative Suite programmes, digital communication, presentation skills, digital portfolio development, digital drawing / illustration and design development. The ideal candidate should also have excellent industry links which could feed into the delivery and teaching of the Programme.

For this 10 month fixed term post you will contribute to teaching, assessment activities, administration and organisation and demonstrate extensive practical knowledge and experience in the Digital Fashion Communication field, informed by current practices, innovations and technologies.

Informal discussions about this role are welcome and should be addressed to Cecilia Langemar, tel: +44 (0)23 8059 6924 or email: cl@soton.ac.uk.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3784. Please quote reference 466414FH on all correspondence.

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Work-Study Scheme Coordinator

University of Kent

University of Kent – Careers Advisory Service

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £26,274 to £30,434 pa. pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 30th October 2014
Job Ref: OTR1022

The Role
The Careers and Employability Service is seeking to appoint a Co-ordinator on a 6 month fixed term contract to deliver the Work-Study Scheme, with responsibility for growing the Scheme year on year.

You will work closely with students in order to assist the development of employability skills and proactively develop opportunities for students and graduates to undertake work placements and other forms of internships and work experience.

The Person
You will have a good honours Degree (BA, BSc) in any discipline, or equivalent professional experience, with knowledge and understanding of employability issues facing students and graduates. With experience of providing information and advice and delivering group sessions, you will also be used to working with a diverse client group and managing, co-ordinating and reporting on medium to long-term projects.

For full details of the role and the selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

Careers and Employability Service
The Careers and Employability Service (CES) at the University of Kent offers a range of information, advice and guidance (IAG) services free-of-charge to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University. These services encompass many aspects of career development and planning. They include promoting the development of employability skills and attributes and providing students with the opportunity to identify and realise their vocational potential. Facilities are available to encourage students to analyse their values, interests, skills and abilities, supplemented by information about employment opportunities and further study, enabling them to make rational career decisions. It has expanded its remit to include taking a leading role, in partnership with Academic Schools and other professional services departments, in the planning and delivery of the University’s Employability agenda.

For more information, please visit our website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/ces/

Further Information
Start date for applications: 7th October 2014
Interviews are to be held: 13th November 2014

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).

How to apply – for this type of position you will be required to complete the on line application process. Please note we do not accept CVs for this post.

If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact Teresa Bubb, Resourcing Adviser, at T.C.Bubb@kent.ac.uk .

Please note applications must be made via the University website – details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

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Management Systems Co-ordinator

Janet

Janet – Management Systems

Location: Didcot
Salary: £24,619 to £27,906 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 24th October 2014
Job Ref: VN445

Location – Oxfordshire

Janet manages the operation and development of the Janet network, on behalf of Jisc, the UK’s expert on digital technology for education and research. Janet is part of Jisc Collections and Janet Limited, a Jisc company.

Janet is the UK’s research and education network (NREN) providing a very high capacity backbone to universities and research institutions throughout the UK, and connecting these institutions to each other and other NRENs across the world. Over 18 million end-users are currently served by the Janet network.

  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Good training & personal development opportunities

About the job

Reporting to the Quality Manager you will be responsible for helping with the co-ordination of Quality Management Activities and to provide support in relation to the ISO27001 project implementation. You will plan and co-ordinate quality and information security management meetings, including minute taking and action follow-up.

About you

With a good general standard of education you should also have experience of working within an organisation that adheres to relevant ISO standards. In addition you should have experience of working within either a project or process driven environment. You should have experience of minute taking, project co-ordination activities and document reviewing and creation.

You should be methodical and well-organised, and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

This post is a full-time, two year fixed contract position.

For further information about Janet see https://www.ja.net

To apply for this position please visit https://www.ja.net/about-janet/job-vacancies or you can request a copy of the job description and application form by emailing Human Resources at Vacancies@ja.net

Completed applications should be received by 12 noon on Friday 24 October 2014

Please quote reference VN445

Please note that applications must be made on the company’s application form and submitted either online or by email only. CVs should not be submitted. 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Janet welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Extremal Combinatorics

University of Oxford

University of Oxford – Mathematical Institute

Location: Oxford
Salary: £30,434 to £37,394
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 7th November 2014
Job Ref: 115470

Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

The Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford invites applications for a postdoctoral research position, funded by the European Research Council, to work with Professor Peter Keevash. This is a fixed-term position for 1 year and is available from 1 January 2015 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The successful applicant will perform mathematical research in extremal combinatorics, write this up for publication and will fully participate in the activities of the research group. They may also be required to teach up to four sets of undergraduate or graduate classes per year.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a PhD awarded, or a Master’s degree and PhD submitted (at the time of taking up the position) in mathematics or a related discipline and a strong research background in extremal combinatorics. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with experience in applying the Szemeredi Regularity Lemma, probabilistic methods, algebraic methods, discrete Fourier analysis and other techniques used in the field.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant, quoting vacancy reference 115470.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of three referees as part of your online application. (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date.)

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 7 November 2014 can be considered.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=115470

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Research Fellow Advanced Tribology

University of Southampton

University of Southampton – nCATS Research Group

Location: Southampton
Salary: £28,695 to £35,256
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 6th November 2014
Job Ref: 466814BX

Location: Highfield Campus
Fixed Term For 1 Year

Postdoctoral Position in Advanced Tribology 

You will join our Engineering Materials and nCATS group working on the mechanical and tribological evaluation of thick and thin films under the FP7 project HardAlt. In addition to analysing nonostructured Ni-based coatings doped with hard nonparticles or nanotubes/graphene, you will characterize the electrodeposited Ni-based coatings doped with nanoparticles or nanotubes; develop new methods to measure adhesion of thick composite films; evaluate the effect of nanoparticles/nanotubes doping on mechanical and tribological properties of the coatings.

To be successful you will be a talented researcher with a PhD degree (or near completion of PhD) or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in mechanical engineering, material science or related fields, and with an ambition to support an international collaborative project. Previous experience in film testing would be a significant advantage.

If you wish to discuss the post contact Dr Tomas Polcar on +44 (0) 23 8059 8615 or email T.Polcar@soton.ac.uk

About the University

The University of Southampton is an institution in the top one per cent of world universities* and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise. 

About the Faculty

You will join a leading Engineering Faculty with an excellent record of collaborative research with industry and academic institutions in the UK and abroad. 

Application Procedure      

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 466814BX on all correspondence.

At the University of Southampton, we value diversity and equality.  

*QS World University Rankings 2012-13

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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Faculty Administrator

University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire – Academic Registry (Institute of Education and Public Services)

Location: Cheltenham
Salary: £22,685 to £24,775 Grade 5
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 20th October 2014
Job Ref: S1163
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Interview date: 5 November 2014

The Academic Registry’s Faculty Administration team requires a professional administrator who will take responsibility for the academic administration of a suite of courses within the Institute of Education and Public Services. Faculty Administrators work as part of a team providing a comprehensive, customer-focused service to staff, students and external stakeholders therefore a positive, professional approach and good interpersonal skills are key requirements for this post.

The demands of the role can fluctuate with the academic year and therefore the successful candidate will be flexible with solutions orientated approach to work and the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines. You will also have good organisational skills, be proactive and have the ability to work using your own initiative.

Faculty Administrators can expect to provide support in the areas of quality assurance, recruitment, induction, teaching and learning and assessment and also in administering a number of committees, meetings and examination boards. The post holder will also be involved in the development of new programmes / business and other projects within the Institute of Education and Public Services.

Previous experience of working in a HE setting would be a distinct advantage.

Successful candidates will be expected to take the lead on ensuring first class academic administration and contributing to an outstanding experience for our students.

The post will be based at the Francis Close Hall campus in Cheltenham.

Contact Details

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

How To Apply

To apply for a position, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below, complete the Word version application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, and then email them to jobs@glos.ac.uk.

The University of Gloucestershire celebrates diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff and students.

The University of Gloucestershire is committed to sustainability.

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Release/Environment Management Lead

University of Kent

University of Kent – Information Services

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £32,277 to £37,394
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 2nd November 2014
Job Ref: OTR1001

The Role
The role of the Release Management Lead offers you an excellent opportunity to become a champion of good practice and ensure the new release management framework meets the business and technical needs of the University in sustainable service delivery.

The post holder will be part of the project team responsible for the development and implementation of the new Tribal SITS Student Data System. This post is a new role, which will be responsible for developing and implementing release management procedures in line with, and to enhance, existing service transition processes. You will ensure that changes to environments are successfully administered by developing documentation, approval workflows and control mechanisms to process agreed release requests.

The Person
You will have a strong interest in release management principles, methodologies and tools. You will have experience with the software development and implementation lifecycle as well as code release management.

Ideally, you will have knowledge and experience in change management and have an ITIL (version 3) accreditation. A good understanding of IT Service management principles and processes is also key to success in this role.

Familiarity with enterprise or corporate software implementation projects, especially Tribal SITS would be particularly useful.

The University of Kent is a welcoming diverse environment. We have recently initiated a ‘Women in IT’ campaign and particularly welcome female applicants to this post.

For full details of the role please refer to the job specification attached.

The Team
The role will be part of the project team responsible for development and implementation of the new Tribal SITS student data system and also working with the university’s Information Services technical teams, involving coaching and advising best practice of IT release management.

For more information, please see:

Student Data System replacement project blog: http://blogs.kent.ac.uk/isnews/student-data-system-replacement-project-update/

The Package
This post is offered at £32,277 – £37,394 and comes with a generous package of benefits including a contributory pension, 43 days of leave (including annual leave, customary days and public holidays), relocation package, childcare and a great working environment.

For more information see http://www.kent.ac.uk/jobs

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Project Co-ordinator: ‘Socialism Goes Global: Cold War Connections Between the ‘Second’ and ‘Third’ Worlds’

Location: Exeter

Salary: £25,513 (pro rata), Grade E

Closing Date: 20/10/2014

Hours: 14.6 hours per week/ 40% FTE

Job Ref: P47759

Contract: Fixed term until 30th April 2018.

The College wishes to recruit a Project Co-ordinator to support the work of Professor James Mark on his Arts and Humanities Research Council Award, ‘Socialism Goes Global: Cold War Connections Between the ‘Second’ and ‘Third’ Worlds’. This post is available from 1st November 2014 on a fixed term, part-time basis at 40% FTE until 30th April 2018.

The post holder will carry out a varied range of tasks including supporting the activities of the research group, co-ordinating work with other partner organizations and the management of the contract.  You should be adaptable, well organised and enthusiastic, have proven excellent communication, IT, and administrative skills, and be able to work independently.

Other tasks include co-ordinating the project leader’s activities, providing administrative support for the activities of the research group, and co-ordinating conferences and workshops, and similar events. The post holder would also support the project leader with collating and organising publications/reports required by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, assist with internal institutional reporting and with the preparation of financial information required by the sponsoring body. The post holder would also assist the project leader with development of communication/media strategies including maintaining project website and ensuring effective use of social media.

External liaison with international partners is required in this role and a professional, sensitive and confidential approach is a necessity. You should be highly organised and have proven excellent communication, IT, and administrative skills, being able to work independently as well as assisting with developing team working practices and ethos across the project team and beyond.

Experience of working in a Higher Education environment and project management skills is essential.

Interviews will take place on 12th November.

For further information please contact Professor James Mark, e-mail j.a.mark@ex.ac.uk or telephone 01392 724295.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

Software Developer (KTP Associate) – McCarthy Taylor Systems Limited

Salary: Competitive salary according to qualifications and experience. £5000 training budget and opportunity to undertake an MSc/MPhil, DEng or PhD

Interview date: Week commencing 3 November 2014

With McCarthy Taylor Systems Limited

30 month fixed term appointment

Shab Hill, Birdlip, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

An excellent opportunity for a highly skilled recent graduate Software Developer to join an innovative, independent software house, to develop a new future-proofed innovative product.

If you are a Computer Science or Applied Computing graduate with a passion for being part of leading and delivering a strategically critical commercial project this is the perfect opportunity for you.

For the Associate this programme represents a unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience of knowledge transfer in software design and development. You will be the key figure in the operational implementation of the new system. The Associate will need to learn rapidly, be tenacious, determined, and have good project management skills. There will be significant commercial exposure requiring liaison with new and existing customers in designing, developing and installing the system.

The successful Associate will also get the opportunity to gain valuable experience in reverse engineering technologies including 3D geometry computation, 3D scanner evaluation and selection, mathematical modelling and algorithm design/development and software design/development using .NET. You will be in a good position to accede to the role of a systems manager or project manager.

Qualifications: 2.1 or higher in Computer Science, Applied Computing and other related disciplines

Experience: The Associate should have experience with some or all of the following:

Working with 3D computation

Software design and development

Reverse engineering

OpenGL

3D scanning technology

Fortran and C++ programming languages

Disposition:

Hard working, Proactive and Innovative thinking

Able to work independently and as part of a team

The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Be a quick learner and highly motivated

Good at Mathematical analysis

KTP is one of Europe’s leading graduate recruitment programmes. High calibre graduates are employed to work on specific projects of strategic importance to companies, whilst being supported, for this project, by the University of Gloucestershire. All graduates spend around 10% of their time in training and development. While you will be recruited by the University of Gloucestershire, and work to our employment terms and conditions, your role will be based at McCarthy Taylor Systems Ltd. For more information on KTPs visit KTPOnline

Contact Details

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

How To Apply

To apply for a position, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below, complete the Word version application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, and then email them to jobs@glos.ac.uk.

The University of Gloucestershire celebrates diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff and students.

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Assistant Trial Manager

Plymouth University

Plymouth University – Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry / Centre for Clinical Trials and Population Studies

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £28,695 to £31,342 pa – Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 8th October 2014
Closes: 26th October 2014
Job Ref: A3975

The UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) at Plymouth University provides support for the design and conduct of high quality clinical trials and other research studies funded by NIHR and other major non-commercial research funding bodies.

The PenCTU currently has a vacancy for an Assistant Trial Manager to join the trial management team. The post holder will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of trial managers, data managers, programmers, statisticians, methodologists and clinicians to ensure the successful development and delivery of a wide portfolio of clinical studies. The post is based at the Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth.

You must have experience of working in health services research in an NHS or academic environment and must be conversant with current research governance requirements for clinical trials. Recent involvement in the management of clinical trials is desirable.

You should possess a degree in a relevant discipline or possess a comparable qualification in a clinical or related discipline, and must be experienced in the advanced use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. In addition, you will write fluently, have excellent oral communication skills, be highly organised, demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and be able to prioritise his/her workload within a busy schedule.

Mobility to travel to other sites is essential as the PenCTU supports studies across the South West Peninsula and beyond.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Jane Vickery by telephone (01752 315250) or email (jane.vickery@plymouth.ac.uk).

The interviews for this position are expected to take place in week commencing 10 November 2014

Closing date: 12 Midnight, Sunday 26 October 2014

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia

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