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  • Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

    Code: (HS0263)

    The Faculty of Health Sciences is a new and dynamic Faculty at the University of Hull. The Education and Research profile spans through Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedicine, Allied Health, Social Work, Bio-Medical Science, Psychology to Sports Health and Exercise Science.

    The University of Hull has been praised for excellent student outcomes by a Government panel evaluating excellence in teaching in UK Universities. The University was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework and we aim to build on this success and continue to strive for excellence in our teaching and student experience. Within the Faculty of Health Sciences we have developed the structure and content of our under graduate curricula to ensure that our students can meet the complex and evolving challenges that they face in practice. To support the current and future operating department provision, we are seeking an experienced, motivated and talented HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner to join the programme team. 

    The post holder will join a team of academic staff involved in the delivery of our under-graduate provision offered within the Faculty. The role requires a contribution to the planning, development, delivery, quality assurance and enhancement of our BSc (hons) Operating Department Practice. The role also requires engagement in scholarly activity related to clinical practice, policy or education. Teaching and supervision on all components of our continuing professional development programmes will be required. 

    In addition, to a strong educational offer, the Faculty provides excellent opportunities for practitioners who wish to build their academic career. Supported by an internationally renowned professoriate and a commitment to continuing professional development, the Faculty encourages all academic staff to enhance their teaching skills through the development of scholarly activity. 

    For informal discussions regarding the post please contact Nicki Credland, Head of Department, on 01482 463334

    This post requires a criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Closing Date: 15 Nov 2019
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 15 Nov 2019

  • Post Doctoral Researcher Assistant in Sensor Systems for Offshore Renewable Energy Devices and Structures

    Code: (FS0550)

    Research Assistant in Offshore Renewable Energy – Sensor Systems

    The University of Hull is part of a £9M EPSRC-funded Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, which brings together 10 UK universities to share skills, resources and expertise across the field of wave, tidal and offshore wind energy ( ). As part of the core research programme, we are seeking to appoint a Post Doctoral Research Assistant to investigate the potential for embedded sensors within offshore wind, wave and tidal devices and structures to support improved lifetime prediction and yield optimisation.

    The person appointed will join a large research team and will focus on the development of sensor and signal processing systems to monitor large floating offshore renewable energy structures. It is anticipated that this will make use of a combination of different sensor types with appropriate signal processing and data transmission techniques. 

    Duties will include the definition of sensing system requirements, selection of appropriate sensing technologies, development of deployment strategies, performance evaluation using physical and mathematical models and assessment of routes to integration into full scale systems. 

    Candidates should have a PhD in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline. Experience of research in offshore renewable energy systems and floating structures would be an advantage. 

    The University of Hull holds the Athena SWAN University Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment and offers a number of family-friendly employment practices that are designed to enable a good work-life balance.

    The post is available as a full-time position of 36.5 hours per week for 3 years. Alternative working patterns, including part time and job share arrangements, may be considered.

    To explore the post further, or for any queries you may have, please contact Professor James Gilbert, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Tel: +44 (0)1482 466379; E-mail

    Closing Date: 07 Nov 2019
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 07 Nov 2019

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  • Research, Development & Innovation Project Leader (KTP Associate)

    Code: (FS0552)

    If you are soon to graduate or have graduated in the past five years with a honours degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, or a related subject, preferably at the 2:1 level or above, this is an exciting opportunity to work with Ansell Microgard, Ltd. on an ambitious 36 months project developing a new personal protective clothing products for the chemical industry, and their characterisation.

    Ansell Microgard, Ltd. has a successful history of the design and manufacture of its branded, chemical Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), which it distributes through a network of Global Distributors. It also provides a Customer Advice and Technical Support Service as the performance of PPE, comprised of similar materials, may differ significantly depending on its origin of manufacture. This project will investigate the permeation of mixtures through polymer barriers resulting in new technologies and protective clothing products from insights gained.

    This project is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership - part of a national, Government-supported initiative, which provides graduates with fast-track career opportunities through work on challenging projects (for more information please visit The project will be fully supported with expertise from the University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering.  

    You’ll be expected to continue your personal and professional development throughout the project, acquiring new transferable skills that will enhance your employability, and a £6000 budget is available to support this training. The project offers the potential to undertake a higher degree (although this is not a requirement of the post) and up to £700 of the personal development budget can be used towards course fees.

    For the right candidate there are excellent prospects for obtaining permanent employment with Ansell Microgard, Ltd. at the end of the project.

    As well as a 2:1 bachelor degree or above in a relevant subject (Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or similar) you will need:

    • excellent time management skills for yourself and to progress the project that you will lead,
    • the ability to take careful measurements, analyse large datasets and draw conclusions that will be critical to the success of the project,
    • to be able to effectively communicate these findings to those higher up the management chain as well as train those who will implement your new protocols, and
    • to be able to innovate to produce new solutions and products that will advance the company.

    Please note that due to KTP scheme regulations, previous KTP Associates are not eligible to apply.

    Salary £22500-£27000 per annum plus a personal development budget of up to £6000. 

    Interviews are anticipated to be held in mid-December 2019.  To discuss this role informally, please contact: Dr Tommy Horozov ( Tel: 01482 465220, Dr Nathan Lawrence ( or Dr Jay Wadhawan (, Tel: 01482 466354

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    Closing Date: 15 Nov 2019
    Category: Researchers

    Closing Date: 15 Nov 2019

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