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  • Lecturer in Criminology (FA0240)

    Criminology at the University of Hull has a well-established national and international teaching and research reputation.  Located within the newly formed School of Education and Social Sciences a team of ten criminologists manage a suite of undergraduate criminology degrees in both Hull and Hong Kong and a new applied MA in Criminal Justice and Crime Control begins in September 2017.  The Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice provides a strong forum for bringing together criminological research across the University and two new research clusters in Victimisation, Harm and Resilience and Supervision, Surveillance and Subjectivity provide the basis for interdisciplinary collaboration. 

    The successful applicant must have completed a PhD in criminology (or a close equivalent) and have an emerging track record of high quality publications and the ability to teach and assess at the undergraduate level.  We welcome applications from anyone with a teaching or research expertise in an established area of criminology but are particularly interested in the areas of: transnational and international crime, terrorism and radicalisation, human rights violation and victimisation; quantitative research methods; youth crime and youth justice; corporate and computer crime.  

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Dr Simon Green, T 01482 465782, E

    For information about the department visit www.

    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: 17 Sep 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Lecturer in Digital Media (FA0235)

    This post is fixed term for 1 year. 

    The School of Arts at the University of Hull encompasses the subject areas of Drama, Music, English & Creative Writing, and Screen. This role sits within the Screen subject area, which offers undergraduate and postgraduate provision in film and media studies, media production and digital design. .

    The successful candidate will contribute to teaching across the Screen subject area, with a primary emphasis on Digital Media provision. The role involves classroom teaching in Digital Design, which will require familiarity with games engines, and/or Adobe or 3D design products. The role-holder will also support students during their independent creative projects and work placements. An ability to also contribute to modules in Media and Cultural Studies and/or practical filmmaking would be an advantage

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Alec Charles, Head of the School of Arts, Email:

    For information about the School of Arts, please visit

    Closing Date: 31 Aug 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Professor of Palliative Care Research (HS0136)

    This post is part time to work 35% fte

    The Hull York Medical School invites applications for the role of Professor of Palliative Care Research in the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre (WPCRC). The successful applicant will be a leader in this field, with an established outstanding international reputation.

    The successful applicant will be medically qualified and will join the WPCRC at HYMS in the University of Hull.  The Centre will be embedded in a new Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research. The WPCRC’s research programme involves an established network of academics, clinicians, voluntary organisations, service users and national and international collaborators.

    The WPCRC sits within the Supportive care, Early Diagnosis, and Advanced disease (SEDA) research group. There are strong palliative care collaborations with primary and secondary care which enhances our ability to carry out palliative care research within settings where patients with palliative needs spend most of their time not under the direct care of specialist palliative care.

    The post holder will provide strategic direction, leadership and expertise to build on and further develop the palliative care research programme, working in close partnership with the Dean, Prof Miriam Johnson (Professor of Palliative Medicine and WPCRC Director), Prof Una Macleod (Professor of Primary Care Medicine, Dean of HYMS), and researchers across the new Faculty of Health Sciences and NHS / community colleagues.

    An enhanced Disclosure  and Barring  Service is required for this post.

    Please upload a Current CV and Cover Letter and follow the online application.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact:

    Professor Miriam Johnson, E 01482 463442),

    Professor Una Macleod, E 01482 463074)

    For information about the Hull York Medical School visit

    Closing Date: 25 Aug 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Lecturer in Computer Science (Cybersecurity) (FS0316)


    Location: Hull

    Computer Science at Hull is growing as the University improves and invests heavily in infrastructure and facilities.  The School of Engineering and Computer Science is now one of the largest and most prestigious in the University.  Computer Science is playing a pivotal role in this transformation, with investment in the development of new programmes in robotics and cybersecurity, together with creation of innovative new research labs and teaching spaces.  To support this growth, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Lecturer with a focus on cybersecurity and networking to join the academic team.  An existing or emerging research track record is essential, as is a commitment to high quality teaching.  Duties will include a combination of research, teaching, academic support and scholarship.  Experience in the use of virtual learning environments and willingness to explore innovative and non-traditional teaching methods is welcomed.

    The School of Engineering and Computer Science is working towards achieving an Athena SWAN Award and is committed to equality and values diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from women and minority groups, who are generally under-represented in academic posts in STEMM.

    This is a band 7/8 post: Band 7 is an entry level grade whereas band 8 requires a track record in teaching and obtaining research funds.

    Candidates are asked to submit a CV and covering letter to advise if they are applying for the band 7 or band 8 post.

    Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Peter Robinson (School Academic Manager) on 01482 465228 or by email to


    Closing Date: 25 Aug 2017
    Category: Academic

  • Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Performance (HS0134)

    Sport, Health and Exercise Science is a growing subject area within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull. 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 both teaching and research excellence along with top-class facilities.

    The role holder will be expected to have a background in the key discipline of Sports Coaching and Performance (with an interest in performance analysis, coaching pedagogy or a related area). The successful applicant will be required to teach and produce leading research in this area. You will be responsible for providing a high-quality teaching experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. This post will involve acting as module leader for undergraduate and postgraduate modules, the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students, including work placements, and independent research projects, and academic support tutoring. 

    The availability of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities supported by dedicated technical staff provides numerous teaching and research opportunities for staff and students. You should have a good first degree and a PhD in a relevant discipline. You should have excellent organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills, a student-centred approach and have a passion for research, scholarshipand continued professional development.

    If you are ambitious, can contribute to our vision and mission, and have the drive to take us forward, we would be delighted to hear from you.

    This post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Professor Lee Ingle, Head of Sport, Health & Exercise Sciences, Tel: 01482 463141, Email:

    Closing Date: 26 Aug 2017
    Category: Academic

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  • Chef (CHEFTSS)


    The University of Hull is seeking experienced Chefs to register with our Temporary Staffing Service, to work for the University within Commercial Services.

    Commercial Services is responsible for the provision of all catering for staff, students and guests of the University, for conference and function use (both internal and external customers) and for the management of our halls of residences accommodating 1760 students.
    The catering operation at the Cottingham Road campus consists of a main production unit in Canham Turner that is responsible for the preparation of all fresh food items to supply six retail catering outlets on the main campus as well as providing a daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal service in the main dining room and a private dining room / bar offer within Canham Turner.
    The kitchen also provides the University with an internal hospitality service delivering food and beverages; fine dining to members of the Executive Team, Council and Senate; along with a busy external provision of services to conference, corporate events, weddings and other such events.

    Requirements for the role

    It is required that the candidate has

    • A broad range of kitchen experience within the private and/or public sector
    • A basic Food Hygiene Certificate or relevant equivalent
    • A good general education showing clear evidence of literacy and numeracy (GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent qualification and/or experience)
    • The ability to move heavy objects, for example push trolleys
    • Flexibility in working hours / days (may be required to work evenings and weekends)


    Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the post

    The post holder will be required to assist with

    • Basic food preparation / cooking, and drink service whilst working within strict budget guidelines
    • The ordering and checking of all food and non-alcoholic beverage requirements to include quality, quantity, price, stock rotation etc
    • Ensuring the highest standards of food, food presentation and food hygiene are maintained
    • To continually develop menus, so as to maintain satisfaction and increase sales, whilst reflecting current trends
    • To monitor and organise staffing and rosters to the most economical effect
    • Have contact with and maintain effective relations with all University departments and staff to ensure service provided meets required standards

    If you would like to be considered to become part of the University of Hull's Temporary Staffing Service, please email with your CV and cover letter.

    Closing Date: 11 Sep 2017
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Learning Technologist (ED0026)

    The Directorate of Learning Enhancement and Academic Practice is looking to recruit a Learning Technologist to support the learning and teaching team within the directorate.

    LEAP, as a directorate supports all aspects of learning and teaching across the university and the role of learning technologist within the team is to provide first-point-of-contact support for Teaching and Learning Enhancement Officers and Advisors with technical support and practical solutions to issues around technology in the classroom.

    Applicants will have a degree or equivalent in Learning Technologies, Digital Learning, or have similar professional accreditation such as CMALT. 

    The successful candidate will be required to use their own initiative to resolve support calls where possible or triage them effectively to appropriate members of staff. The role will involve supporting the development of learning resources as required for both directorate projects and within the faculties of the university.

    The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own workload and plan and prioritise project work as demand requires as well as contribute to the overall development, direction and improvements within the department.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Joel Mills, T 01482 465807, E

    Interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing 11th September 2017.


    Closing Date: 25 Aug 2017
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Teaching Enhancement Officer (ED0027)

    The University invites applications for an Teaching Enhancement Officer post that will form part of the Learning and Teaching team situated in the Learning Enhancement and Academic Practice (LEAP) Directorate at the University of Hull.

    The post holder will play an important role in supporting staff at the Faculty, programme and individual level in the use of technology to enhance teaching and student learning. The post holder will provide expert advice, guidance, project management and support to enable academic staff meet the University of Hull's strategic vision, in particular developing best practice in the use of the University’s VLE, introduction of lecture capture technology and electronic management of assessment. Aligned to a particular Faculty, the post holder will liaise between the central Learning and Teaching team and a range of Faculty based groups. S/he will be expected to support and deliver innovative Learning and Teaching projects, support various academic staff development activities as well as work with other technical and support teams within the University to ensure co-ordination and integration of Learning and Teaching projects with other relevant business processes and initiatives.

    The post holder should have experience in the management of technology enhanced learning projects that facilitate staff use and adoption of learning technologies to support innovations in campus-based and online learning and teaching practice.

    The post holder will have a degree or equivalent in Learning Technologies or Digital Education and/or professional certification such as CMALT.


    Closing Date: 20 Aug 2017
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

  • Administration Co-ordinator (XX0016)

    HUU (Hull University Union)  is a unique environment - we are a charity with a great team made up of permanent staff supporting our student staff and volunteers to provide our members (the students of the University of Hull) with opportunities to create change, gain new skills and experiences, access help and support when needed, make friends, earn a crust, explore a new city (the City of Culture for 2017!) most importantly – have a great time!

    HUU is run by students who have been elected by their fellow students.  These Student  Officers listen to the problems students face individually or as groups and campaign for improvements – their aim is to ensure students studying at the University of Hull gain valuable life skills as well as the best education possible.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team.

    You need to have strong organisational and communication skills, excellent attention to detail and have good grammar and punctuation.

    You should have a proven ability to manage and prioritise a busy workload. Experience of working in an office environment is essential.

    This role is a permanent full-time role, based on 37 hours a week.

    Application details.

    If you would like further details and an application pack, please access the following link:

    Closing date: Friday 25th August 2017



    Closing Date: 25 Aug 2017
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

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Professional, Management and Senior Administration

  • OSW Sector Officer (AE0099)

    The University of Hull is positioning itself as a catalyst for development of the Renewable Energy sector at a national and international level, building on its’ reputation of industrial knowledge and leadership. Private and public sector partners have secured £25.6m from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) to help Hull and East Riding capitalise on the once-in-a-generation opportunity for substantial economic growth based in the renewables sector – particularly in Offshore Wind (OSW).

    The Green Port Growth RGF programme aims to create a globally competitive renewables industry in the region and establish Hull and Humber as a world class centre for renewable energy. It will capitalise on Siemens’ investment in Green Port Hull as the site for its showcase OSW assembly plant, and the securing of the UK’s largest Enterprise Zone status exclusively for the renewables sector.

    The Green Port Growth Programme (GPGP), comprising six strands (Business Investment Grants, Business Support, Inward Investment, R&D Support & Fund, Site Assembly, Skills and Training), will deliver a £350m programme of public and private investment and aims to create or safeguard 3500 new jobs in the offshore wind and wider renewables industry – helping local businesses and people take advantage of the opportunities.

    The University of Hull is securing its position as a leader in OSW through the collaborative development of Project Aura; a multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder project which will bring together UK expertise in engineering, and physical, environmental and social sciences to establish a global centre of industrial and academic excellence in renewable energy, and for the OSW industry in particular. Through collaboration between leading institutions (the Universities of Hull, Sheffield, Durham, and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult) and businesses (including Siemens, DONG Energy and others) there will be a seamless offer covering industry engagement and enterprise, research, development and innovation and skills development through a talent pipeline. 

    The Project will include dedicated new facilities in the Humber at the geographical heart of an active, diverse and growing OSW supply chain centred on Green Port Hull, and alongside Siemens’ new blade manufacturing plant. This will provide the physical focal point of a network of research organisations, a national framework for skills, and business and technology support services across the value chain to help create a uniquely innovative business ecosystem.

    The primary purposes of the role are to help deliver the University’s responsibilities for managing the Research, Development and Innovation Strand of the Green Port Growth Programme, and to provide OSW relevant resource to the wider University in engaging with the sector. This includes providing renewable energy and external funding expertise both internally to the University and externally to collaborative partners. The post holder will have an effective awareness of the offshore wind sector and a strong track record in public funding and stimulating private sector funding in R&D, helping businesses in getting products to market

    The post holder will be part of the University of Hull team that engages with the developing sector. The role will require the candidate to act proactively and help in the identification of new areas of development and new organisations to secure collaboration with. Additionally, the post holder will personally provide expertise to regional companies in the development, financing, implementation and exploitation of their R&D activities in the renewables sector.

    The role will also provide strategic administrative support and due diligence, helping to develop and maintain appropriate processes, protocols and reports for the effective management of the RDI Strand. In addition to this, the role will also liaise closely with the other GPG partners to endure the wider targets for the GPGP are met.

    Based at the University of Hull, the work of the post holder will be undertaken as part of the Project Aura team and working closely with the other strands of the Green Port Growth Programme, ensuring that businesses receive support delivered as part of a coherent and effective package.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact David Wells T 01482 465764, E

    For information about the department visit


    Closing Date: 01 Sep 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Accommodation Assistant (Property Management) (CA0159)

    We are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the Accommodation Office team based on the Cottingham Road campus.

    The Accommodation Office is responsible for the allocation of first year and returning students into University owned, partnership and leased accommodation.  The Property Management team are responsible for managing property inspections and conditions, tenant interactions, repair requests, the day-to-day management of the University's leased accommodation scheme, and providing pastoral care to students living in University leased accommodation.

    Our work ethic revolves around enhancing the student living experience and improving service delivery by implementing new and improving existing systems and work practices.  You will ensure the delivery of a high quality customer service in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner when liaising with customers, other University departments, private landlords and contractors. You will demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude, be highly organised and able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines.

    You will assist with a range of tenancy and accommodation related matters which will include; completing property checks/inspections to ensure safety compliance and housing legislation is adhered to at all times, solving issues as they emerge, handling them through to conclusion, the accurate reporting of and follow up of property repairs, responding to telephone, email and face-to-face enquiries, room allocations and contract administration.  This role also includes the need to regularly visit properties and accompany students to properties that have two or more floors and where a lift is not available.  There is a requirement to be part of a call out service, responding to emergency accommodation matters outside of normal office hours on a rota basis with other members of the team for which a standard call-out payment is made. 

    As well as delivering to individual objectives, you will play a key role as a member of the team in supporting the areas long and short term objectives.  Experience of having worked in a similar accommodation or housing environment is preferable although not essential as training will be provided.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate substantial experience of working in an office environment with a knowledge of working with different systems.

    Some weekend and late night working will be required to meet the needs of the service at key times of the year particularly around the intake of students into accommodation, arrival periods and University Open/Applicant days.

    The ability to communicate with a wide audience, a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, attention to detail and the ability to work accurately and deliver to tight deadlines, as well as being able to work independently and as part of a team are essential requirements of this role.

    A driving licence is required for this role.

    Closing Date: 24 Aug 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Executive Officer (AE0095)

    The Energy and Environment Institute, established in late 2016, has a vision to become an internationally leading centre for research into the interfaces between energy and environmental resilience; a centre that focuses on global sustainability challenges and delivers research that makes a difference. The Institute has three primary goals: to research and discover; to innovate and deliver impact; and to act as a regional anchor.

    The post holder will be responsible for providing effective high quality executive support to the Director of the Energy and Environment Institute. He/she will play a key role in co-ordinating the Institute’s business, developing its activities, managing projects, and co-ordinating HR and finance functions. He/she will proactively support the delivery of the University’s ambition to increase the quality and volume of its research and to secure the funding to do so.

    Informal enquiries please contact: Prof. Daniel Parsons (

    Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 12 October and or / Friday 13 October.


    Closing Date: 13 Sep 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Clinical Trials Administrator (HS0137)

    The Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications for a Clinical Trials Administrator within the Hull Health Trials Unit (HHTU).  The HHTU is being developed in conjunction with the Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.  It is designed to consolidate existing trials support activity with new investment to establish strong methods and support infrastructure.

    The Clinical Trials Administrator will join the HHTU to support research groups within the Institute.  This work will be across Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Endocrinology & Diabetes and Oncology research.  It is expected that this post will support Respiratory Medicine for the majority of their time in the first instance

    The Respiratory Medicine Group was founded in 1997 with the appointment of Professor Alyn Morice as foundation chair.  Respiratory Medicine has an extensive background and history of conducting clinical research. Areas of research undertaken include our speciality area chronic cough, asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, bronchiectasis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and cystic fibrosis.  The clinical trials unit is a very busy unit, which has a dedicated team of Research nurses and associates led by the Clinical Trials Manager.

    The successful candidate will be required to provide clerical and administrative support within the Respiratory Medicine Clinical Trials Unit under the on-site supervision of the Clinical Trials Manager.  Experience of clinical trials research would be beneficial.

    For further information please contact: Caroline Wright, Clinical Trials Manager on 01482 624067; or Karen Welburn, Institute Administrator on 01482 463015;

    Closing Date: 13 Sep 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

  • Administrator - Dean's Executive Office (FA0234)

    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. This role sits within the Faculty’s Dean’s Executive Office which is responsible for matters relating to executive support, faculty governance and compliance

    We are seeking to appoint an outstanding professional who will support the Governance and Compliance Team Leader in the Dean’s Executive Office to deliver a high-quality service. Duties will include (but are not limited to):

    • Providing administrative support for senior management team of the Faculty, including diary management
    • Supporting faculty operational planning activities, including the use of university systems to maintain accurate information sets, and the production of a faculty almanac
    • Servicing Faculty and School level committees and forums
    • Collating and analysing data to inform faculty responses to University and external requests for information, including subject access requests and FOI requests

    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’s senior management team and university service teams.

    If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Tracey Anastasi, Manager of the Dean’s Executive Office on 01482 466893 or 

    Closing Date: 21 Aug 2017
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Women, Property and Place in the World, 1500-1800) (FA0233)

    The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures is looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the project of Women, Property and Place in the World, 1500-1800.  This is a fixed term post for two years. 

    The central aim of the project is to investigate the institutional and structural underpinnings of social and gender inequalities in the English past. The post involves joint research and publication on land records and family papers (correspondence, diaries, wills, accounts, maps/surveys, enclosure records and estate papers); early-modern printed political and religious pamphlets; court, finance and litigation records. Additionally, the post will involve management of the existing website and Twitter account and mentoring doctoral students in the research cluster. The successful candidate will join an existing and vibrant team of academic, early-career and postgraduate researchers working in the Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900 interdisciplinary Research Cluster at the University of Hull. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in a cognate area of research, to include social and economic history, cultural history, historical geography, early-modern political thought and/or literature. It is desirebale that candidates will have experience working on early-modern English archival and/or printed texts.

    To find out more about the Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900 Research Cluster, its workshops, conferences and blog, see: [].

    To discuss this role informally, please contact the Principle Investigators: Dr Amanda Capern [] or Briony McDonagh,[].

    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: 18 Aug 2017
    Category: Researchers

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