Category Archives: Midlands of England

Lecturer in Wall Painting Conservation

Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London - Conservation of Wall Painting

Location: London
Salary: £34,859 to £39,976 pa pro rata (including London Allowance)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 21st August 2015
Closes: 20th September 2015

Part time 0.50 FTE

Fixed Term appointment for five years – to start as soon as possible

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research into the History of Art and the conservation of paintings and is also home to one of the finest small art museums in the world.

The Courtauld’s Conservation of Wall Painting Department provides MA students with multidisciplinary education in critical approaches to and methods of wall painting conservation. A substantial portion of the three-year MA (about 50%) involves fieldwork (currently all abroad) and research.

The post holder will take a lead in the planning, implementation and supervision of Departmental field projects, and in the supervision of MA student fieldwork and its assessment, and will contribute to the teaching of the theory and practice of wall painting conservation on the MA in the Conservation of Wall Painting.

The Lecturer will have an MA in Wall Painting Conservation, as well as a commitment to research, typically reflected by the pursuit of a PhD. The post holder will also have knowledge and experience of supervising MA-level wall painting conservation students in fieldwork contexts, including diagnostic investigations, recording, remedial, passive and preventive interventions, and professional practice. S/he will have excellent practical and IT skills.

For further details and to apply please visit our website or email Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted. All applicants must complete an application pack.

Closing Date: 20 September 2015
Interviews: week commencing 28 September 2015

The Courtauld Institute of Art promotes equal opportunities.

Maintenance Technician

The Royal Veterinary College, University of London - Estates Department

Location: Potters Bar
Salary: £20,800 to £23,700 pa inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 21st August 2015
Closes: 13th September 2015
Job Ref: EST-0106-15

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Estates Department for a Maintenance Technician to provide a professional maintenance and repair service to all of the on-site fixed and mobile infrastructure and equipment. The crucial role ensures our busy hospitals, accommodation and teaching spaces operate to the greatest efficiency and availability at all times.

We are looking for someone with a thorough working knowledge of mechanical and electrical fitting with an electrical bias to include 17th Edition (desirable), and with a particular emphasis on HVAC equipment. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of safe systems of work and hold a formal engineering qualification (desirable)

This role demands a flexible approach to provide adequate maintenance cover and will involve undertaking reactive repairs, sometimes outside of normal working hours. It will also involve working with low levels of supervision in a high pressure teaching and research environment.

You will be required to participate in the Out Of Hours Duty Technician rota after a suitable familiarity and training period.

This is a full-time permanent position.

For further information and to apply on-line please visit our website:

Interviews are likely to take place on 23 September 2015

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Teaching Fellow

University College London - UCL Anthropology

Location: London
Salary: £37,152 to £40,313 Grade 7, (pro-rata), per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 21st August 2015
Closes: 3rd September 2015
Job Ref: 1481785

Part Time: 18.25 hours per week (50% FTE)

The postholder will be required to design and deliver a new course for both undergraduates and Masters students with an explicit focus on digital anthropology. The postholder will also be required to assist with marking core essays in digital anthropology, supervise a set number of Digital Anthropology Masters students and contribute to the overall intellectual life of the Centre for Digital Anthropology. The post holder may be asked to carry out other specific tasks and duties as required by the Programme Director or the Head of Department.

The department of Anthropology is seeking to appoint a part time teaching fellow from 01/01/2016 to 30/06/2016.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in anthropology and have teaching experience at undergraduate and/or Masters’ level. We are seeking someone with an active field research engagement and commitment to Digital anthropology. Preference will be given to a focus on data, climate change, political/social movements, or ethnographic approaches to digital technologies.

UCL Reference: 1481785

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Dr Haidy Geismar ( If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Martin O’Connor (

Closing Date: 3/9/2015

Research Associate in Econometric Modelling for Energy and the Environment

University College London - UCL Energy Institute / UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources

Location: London
Salary: £33,353 to £40,313 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 21st August 2015
Closes: 20th September 2015
Job Ref: 1483083

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £33,353 – £40,313 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

We are looking to appoint a Research Associate in Econometric Modelling for the Energy and the Environment to work across a number of exciting multidisciplinary research projects related to climate change and resource efficiency.

This post is created to augment UCL ISR econometric expertise. Your work will be focused on macroeconometric time series and panel data models. Other more long-term work could include program evaluation econometrics, including Bayesian Networks and Structural Equation Modelling. The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

Applicants are expected to be fluent or become fluent with topics such as Structural Vector Autoregression models, Instrumental Variables, and Dynamic and Heterogeneous Panel Models.

Expert use of relevant statistical software or programming languages, such as R, Python, Stata and Eviews and a passion for data analysis, programming and conducting research are essential.

UCL Reference: 1483083

Applicants should apply online. Please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Rosanna Seels, or 020 3108 5906.

If you wish to discuss this appointment informally, please contact Dr Paolo Agnolucci, or 020 7679 9050.

Interview Date: 6th October 2015

UCL Taking Action for Equality

This position does not meet the resident labour market test under UK Border Agency rules and therefore UCL would be unable to obtain the right to work for non-EEA nationals whose employment would require a Tier 2 visa.

Clinical Fellow Radiology / Nuclear Medicine

Institute of Cancer Research - Radiotherapy & Imaging

Location: Sutton
Salary: Commensurate with previous experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 21st August 2015
Closes: 11th September 2015
Job Ref: 1488147

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, we lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.  Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

Applications are invited from trainees in Nuclear Medicine or Diagnostic Radiology (or exceptionally an oncologist with an interest in imaging) for a clinical research fellowship based in the Imaging Centre and NIHR Clinical Research Facility at The Institute of Cancer Research/The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton.  The post is in multimodality imaging in clinical trials with a focus on image guided therapy. Appointees will have the opportunity to explore novel imaging techniques.  A major emphasis will be on functional imaging techniques in both MRI and PET.

A certain amount of clinical work will be necessary.  This will involve participation in a once-weekly multi-disciplinary tumour board meeting, as well as radiology or nuclear medicine lists as appropriate (or out-patient clinics by prior arrangement in case of an oncology trainee).

The salary will be within the NHS scale for SpRs, commensurate with previous experience. 

The fellowship is for 1 year, subject to satisfactory review after 6 months, but there will be an opportunity for extension.  If an extension is envisaged, the candidate may wish to register for a higher degree MD(Res).  For imaging trainees, appropriate accreditation towards CCST will be given.

Enquiries from interested individuals to Prof NM deSouza (Clinical Magnetic Resonance Unit, Tel: (020) 8661 3119/3289) The Royal Marsden Hospital, or Dr Yong Du, Nuclear Medicine Department, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5PT.

The Job Description can be downloaded using the link below.

Café/Take Away Worker

Looking for a person that can work flexible hours in a Café/Take-away in Brean nr Burnham-on-sea. It is a seasonal job which covers the 6 weeks school holiday period. Please get in touch for more details


Data Processing Assistant

Data Processing Assistant – must have understanding of Access and Excel software

Ideally with experience of mailmerge letters and database work full time at offices in Bredbury.



Technical Sales Manager – UK and Ireland, Spice Products and Spice Oleoresins

Location : Redhill, Surrey

Key Areas : Technical Training / Presentations
New Business Development
Customer Retention

Candidate : Required to have an in-depth knowledge of Asian Spice trade and production techniques of Spice Oleoresins including QC methods and production parameters.
Ability to prepare and present technical training seminars to prospective and existing customers.
Ideally degree educated with a minimum of 3 years experience.

Salary : £40000.


English Language Teachers – ESL Teachers to work in China

We are looking for full-time English teachers to work in schools, colleges and universities. Accommodation and monthly salary are provided (between 10000 CNY – 18000 CNY a month, depending on age, experience, etc.). No experience necessary, training will be given here. No need to learn Chinese, there will always be someone around willing to help with translation. The applicants must have a diploma or degree and be aged between 24 to 48.

Teaching here in China is mainly oral English; improving the student’s speaking and listening, correcting pronunciation, talking about Western culture, also reading and writing and playing fun classroom games. Anyone who’s confident, energetic and out-going can easily do this.


Head chef vacancy

Managing an already great team putting customer quality and service:

first controlling food stocks
maintaining our 5 star score on the door
cooking food to specification
stock counting and imputing
general day to day head chef duties
great benefits package
negotiable salary


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