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Research Nurse

University of Southampton

University of Southampton – Cancer Research UK Centre Faculty of Medicine, Cancer Sciences Academic Unit

Location: Southampton
Salary: £30,434 to £37,394 Pro Rata, Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 16th November 2014
Job Ref: 437014CM-R

Cancer Sciences

Location: Southampton General Hospital
Fixed Term – 2 years

(Full-time or part-time with minimum of 0.6 FTE over 3 days – 2 vacancies)

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an exceptional team of motivated and enthusiastic nurses, based at the Southampton General Hospital, responsible for running a portfolio of early phase clinical research trials, including academic & pharmaceutical studies.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, who thrive on working independently and as part of a unique team.

The diversity of the role requires significant experience in oncology and the necessary interpersonal skills to support cancer patients taking part in clinical trials. You will require the expertise to perform cannulation and venesection and be obliged to administer unlicensed drugs and vaccines. A full induction & orientation programme is provided.

The role requires a weekday work pattern with some degree of flexibility on working hours and days. The University of Southampton offers 30 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays with an additional 6 extra statuary leave days over Easter & Christmas (all pro-rata for p/t).

This post will require an enhanced DBS check.

The post is available for two years in the first instance. For informal enquiries please contact Jac Samuel by email  J.A.Samuel@soton.ac.uk or Tel: 023 8120 5112. 

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. If you need any assistance, please call Sarah Foster (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5070. Please quote reference 437014CM-R  on all correspondence. 

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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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Cafe Bar Assistant

University of Brighton

University of Brighton – Accommodation and Hospitality Services

Location: Brighton
Salary: £15,356 to £16,131 pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 3rd November 2014
Job Ref: CA8185-14-133

Location: Brighton – Falmer

Based at our Falmer campus which is located just outside of the city and surrounded by the hills of the South Downs, you will be responsible for carrying out general kitchen and front of house duties which includes preparing basic food items and orders for the hospitality department. You will also operate cash registers in line with departmental policy and have the ability and aptitude to work in a busy customer facing role. Strong communication skills are essential for this position. Previous cash handling experience and a current basic food hygiene certificate would be desirable.

In return, the university offers 23 days of annual leave pro rata as well as bank holidays and additional leave over the Christmas period. Job sharers welcome

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Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology

University of Bristol

University of Bristol – School of Clinical Sciences

Location: Bristol
Salary: £31,878 to £56,312
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 19th November 2014
Job Ref: ACAD101108

Contract Type: Annually renewable appointment

Work Hours: 40.0 Hours per Week

Expected Start Date: 31/03/2015

NIHR-Clinical Lectureship in Ophthalmology

Continuing on the success of the NIHR-Clinical Lectureship scheme we are able to invite further applications for a post in academic ophthalmology at the University of Bristol and Severn Deanery.

The Clinical Lectureship is designed to provide postdoctoral support for an ophthalmologist-in-training who has completed or will have completed a higher degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) prior to starting the post. It provides 50% salary support to allow the clinician to set aside time to develop academic skills and compete for an externally funded postdoctoral training fellowship. The remaining 50% funding will be provided for clinical training.

The Lectureship is available for a maximum of four years and should enable the completion of clinical training, as well as the attainment of further support for research (e.g. personal fellowship or grants) and experience of teaching. The research interests of applicants should complement those within the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology www.bristol.ac.uk/ophthalmology and http://www.bris.ac.uk/cellmolmed/air/) which is now linked with and runs one of the themes within the Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields (http://www.brcophthalmology.org/).

Contact: Professor Andrew Dick (andrew.dick@bristol.ac.uk)

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Intern – Marketing & PR Assistant, WSA Design Studio

University of Southampton

University of Southampton – Graphics, Fine Art & Media

Location: Southampton
Salary: £16,131 to £18,549 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 14th November 2014
Job Ref: 471714FH

Location: Winchester School of Art
Fixed Term for 12 months

Winchester School of Art is the Art and Design faculty of The University of Southampton, and one of the top ten research-led Universities in the UK. As a Russell Group University we are committed to the highest levels of excellence.

We are delighted to offer a new post to support a brand new initiative, the ‘Design Studio’ situated at the Winchester School of Art. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to assist in the development of this exciting new project. The Studio will offer industry related experience to undergraduate students at the school through a mix of internal and external client facing projects. This post will lead on supporting the Studio and support the marketing related functions within it.

We are looking for candidates with a detailed knowledge and understanding in the subject area of marketing. You will either have a degree in Marketing or a related field, or have worked to gain equivalent understanding and experience; either way you will have experience and understanding of working in both online and offline environments, and be particularly adept and knowledgeable in the area of digital marketing.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication and team working skills, and have the capacity to support a variety of marketing related projects for the school as well as for external clients as required.

The successful applicant will join a highly motivated team with the opportunities of significant support for personal development.

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 471714FH on all correspondence.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Diagnostic Radiographer

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol – Allied Health Professions

Location: Bristol
Salary: £31,342 to £47,328
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 17th November 2014
Job Ref: 1437841

Campus/location: Glenside campus

Post is open to:: External and internal candidates

Job overview:

The Department of Allied Health Professions within UWE Bristol is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer  (Diagnostic Radiographer).

The main duties are:

Teaching and assessment of students on undergraduate and postgraduate radiography programmes. Administration, delivery, evaluation and development of modules on these programmes. Contribution to interprofessional education, the department and faculty’s research and academic profile, personal tuition, placement support and other related academic activities.

Key selection criteria:

You will have:

•             Knowledge and experience of the principles and practice of Diagnostic Radiography

•             Experience of academic and/or clinical education and assessment of students in practice

•             The ability to work as part of an interprofessional team

•             Good communication and interpersonal skills

•             Good organisational skills

•             Good IT skills

•             An understanding of government agendas influencing healthcare provision and Higher Education

•             A flexible and proactive approach to radiography education and service developments

•             A commitment to high quality student education and support

•             Evidence of continuing professional development

•             An higher degree and/or good research profile

•             Registered and have a presence within the Health and Care Professions Council

*This post requires an enhanced DBS certificate*

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Head of Representation and Democracy

Starting Salary £27,000 – £34,000 per annum
35 hours per week
Generous Pension Scheme
37 days annual leave

Kent Union is a successful, vibrant and exciting organisation with a bright future. We have achieved a great deal in the last few years, more than doubling in size to our current £11million turnover, 600 employees and 2,000+ volunteers.

We achieved Investor in People Gold status in December 2011, and were accredited with Leaders in Diversity in 2013; we were the first student’s union in the UK to achieve Investing in Volunteers status and we have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For, for 5 years, placed 17th for 2014.

The role of Head of Representation & Democracy will be managing the Representation & Democracy Department leading the Representation & Democracy team with the day-to-day operations of the Department. The post-holder will be responsible for increasing student engagement in our democratic structures, supporting our work in liberation and leading on campaigns. The role will require leading on all our elections and ensuring the smooth running of our representation systems. This role will require you to implement our democracy review engaging the membership and embedding the new democratic structures at Kent.

You will be an experienced manager, a self-motivated, flexible individual, who can work well leading a team. You will also have experience of empowering and working with volunteers. Knowledge of a student union environment or of higher education policy would be welcome, although it is more important that you have excellent project management experience. Knowledge and experience of campaigning is also important.

For an informal conversation about this opportunity, please contact our consultants at Peridot Partners on 0207 866 5455 or email Laura@peridotpartners.co.uk to arrange a time to talk.

For an application pack, please email Laura@peridotpartners.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th November 12:00pm

Telephone interviews for shortlisted candidates: Thursday 20th November

Interviews: Monday 1st December 2014

Research Associate in Synchrotron Imaging of Biomaterials

Closing date : 17/11/2014
Reference : E&PS-05412
Faculty / Organisational unit : Engineering & Physical Sciences
School / Directorate : School of Materials
Division : Materials
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : 3 years
Location : Harwell, Oxfordshire
Salary : £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Hours per week : Full Time

The successful applicant will use synchrotron and laboratory x-ray imaging to probe the behaviour of bio-materials in vitro and ex vivo, developing novel quantification and analysis techniques to generate new insights in chemistry, materials science, and biology. You will work on bioactive glasses, 3D printing, electrospinning, and other materials/processes, as well as imaging joint biomechanics.

You will be working with Prof. Lee and a dynamic team of academics, beamline scientists, post-docs and PhD students that form the Diamond-Manchester Collaboration (DMC) team at the Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH, see www.rc-harwell.ac.uk) / Diamond Light Source (DLS) (www.diamond.ac.uk) in Oxfordshire. The DMC is part of the Manchester X-ray Imaging Facility (MXIF, see www.mxif.manchester.ac.uk), winner of the 2013 Queen’s Anniversary Prize for contributions to New Techniques in X-Ray Imaging of Materials Critical for Power, Transport and Other Key Industries.

The core focus of the work will be on solving key challenges in biomaterial applications but you will also work on materials for other applications. As a DMC Post doctoral research associate (PDRA), you will also provide collaborative support on experimental and modelling activities to visitors from the University of Manchester, other Universities and Industry, during their visits to the DMC at the Harwell and occasionally Manchester sites. The role will require travel within the UK and internationally to interact with collaborators and participate in experiments.

You will need to show a high level of initiative and an ability to work both collaboratively and independently. You should have a relevant PhD, or equivalent experience, applying image analysis in an engineering or medical area, good team-working skills, a strong command of English and an excellent publication record. Relevant experience in x-ray tomography, biomaterials, image analysis / model development, tomographic data analysis is highly desirable. The ability to act as lead author in scientific papers and reports and to present work at international conferences is essential.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to: Professor Peter Lee,

Email: peter.lee@manchester.ac.uk.

The School of Materials is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit: http://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

Clinic Coordinator

University of Bristol

University of Bristol – Social and Community Medicine

Location: Bristol
Salary: £31,342 to £35,256
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 16th November 2014
Job Ref: SUPP101166

ALSPAC is a large birth cohort study founded in the early 1990s that has collected comprehensive and detailed information on study children and their parents from pregnancy through to adulthood.

We are looking for an experienced manager to work within the forthcoming Focus@24+ clinic to set-up and manage the delivery of the clinic which will see 5000 participants attend over a period of 2 years from June 2014.

The Clinic Coordinator will provide effective day-to-day project management for the Focus@24+ clinic in ALSPAC. The post holder will liaise with research collaborators and ALSPAC and University of Bristol personnel to set up the clinic and ensure that the clinic operates effectively and meets attendance and data collection requirements. The Clinic Coordinator will be a key member of the clinic management team, and will operationally manage the fieldworker and administration teams.

Further information about the role can be obtained from: Jill Allen, Clinic Manager on (0117) 3310035 or email jill.allen@bristol.ac.uk or Melanie Lewcock, COCOs Project Manager on (0117) 3310127, or email melanie.lewcock@bristol.ac.uk.

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Faculty Administrator (3 positions)

University of Surrey

University of Surrey – FEPS Registry Admin

Location: Guildford
Salary: £22,029 to £24,775
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 9th November 2014
Job Ref: 068214

The Faculty Registry of the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences is seeking motivated individuals to join both its Programme Management team and its Assessment & Awards team.  With the University having dramatically strengthened its league table position consistently across all the main university league tables, including the Guardian, The Times and the Sunday Times, the post represents an excellent opportunity for those wishing to develop a career in Higher Education at one of the UK’s top-ten Universities.

You will work closely with your Line Manager, and academic and administrative staff across the Faculties and central University services, in order to deliver a high quality and efficient service to students, staff and external clients.

Programme Management activities may include handling student and academic staff enquiries, maintaining student and module records, compiling handbooks and the induction programme, timetabling, as well as assisting with validation and UKVI requirements.  Assessment & Awards activities may include including external examiner liaison, production of examination papers, preparing Board of Examiners data and reports, assessment and exam mark entry, coursework submission and return, extenuating circumstances applications, and the notification of results to students.

The roles have a strong customer focus, so the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organisational ability with strong computing (in particular databases), oral and written communication skills. You will need to be adaptable to different situations and should be well organised and methodical in your approach, with the ability to work to a high level of accuracy and confidentiality. Relevant administrative experience would be a distinct advantage, as would experience of the SITS student management system.

Applicants are invited to specify a preference in their application for which team they would prefer to work in, though shortlisted candidates will be considered for roles in both teams.

Interviews will be held on the 19th and 20th November and shortlisted applicants will be advised on which of those days their interview will take place.

We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity.

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Research Assistant in Medical Statistics

University of Bristol

University of Bristol – Social and Community Medicine

Location: Bristol
Salary: £31,342 to £35,256
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 20th October 2014
Closes: 16th November 2014
Job Ref: ACAD101097

Expected Start Date: 15/01/2015, Expected End Date: 14/01/2018

This post provides an exciting opportunity for a highly numerate graduate, who wishes to start an academic career in medical statistics, to gain a broad experience of working with academics and clinicians in the design, conduct and analysis of randomised controlled trials based in community and hospital settings. The successful applicant will be supervised by senior statisticians, and will be supported in developing their knowledge and skills through attending appropriate short courses and academic conferences.

The successful applicant will join the Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration, a successful UKCRC-registered and NCRI-accredited trials unit within the multi-disciplinary environment at the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol. The School has an outstanding track record in epidemiological and health services research, and provides a stimulating environment in which junior research staff thrive.

The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree with a strong focus on quantitative analysis in both the taught and project components, OR an undergraduate honours degree (2i or above) with a strong statistical component and at least two years post-graduate experience as an applied statistician. Experience of working with clinical data is not essential; however you should be self-motivated, a clear communicator, and able to demonstrate your enthusiasm for applying mathematical ideas to real world problems.

For an informal discussion of this post please contact Dr Chris Metcalfe by phone (0117 928 7326) or e.mail (chris.metcalfe@bristol.ac.uk). Please do not submit applications to this e.mail address.

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