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Academic

  • Research Fellow in Palliative Care

    Code: (HY0243)

    This post is fixed term for 36 months.


    This exciting post provides the opportunity to undertake applied health service and implementation research as part of a major programme to implement and study outcome measures in routine clinical practice among palliative care providers across Yorkshire, to improve care. The post-holder will be part of the RESOLVE programme funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research and includes the team of Quality Improvement Facilitator (Nurse), Data Analyst, and an Administrator, with senior leadership by Professor Fliss Murtagh and Dr Mark Pearson (Senior Lecturer in Implementation Science). 


    The post will be based within the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, which is part of Hull York Medical School, within the Faculty of Health Sciences at University of Hull and based on the University of Hull campus. As one of the few dedicated palliative care research Centres in the UK, the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre provides excellent opportunities for career development in palliative care research. The post will involve some travel across Yorkshire, and provide good opportunities for local, regional and national networking.   


    The overall aim of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre is to generate new knowledge systematically in five broad substantive areas: assessment and management of symptoms, addressing inequalities in access to palliative care and in patient and family care-givers outcomes, improving patient and care-giver outcomes including long term health outcomes, and optimising delivery of palliative and end of life care. The post-holder will have a PhD in health or social sciences, expertise in applied health research, interest in implementation and/or knowledge mobilisation, and an emerging track record in publications and grant applications. We value diversity and we are committed to recruiting and supporting staff and students from all sectors of society. 


    This post requires an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service for Adult Workforce.


    The Hull York Medical School holds a Silver Athena SWAN award.  We are committed to developing staff and actively encourage and support staff to take development opportunities. To discuss this role informally please contact, Prof Fliss Murtagh E: fliss.murtagh@hyms.ac.uk  T: 01482 463164


    For information about the Hull York Medical School visit: -  www.hyms.ac.uk 


    For information about the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre visit https://www.hyms.ac.uk/research/research-centres-and-groups/wolfson 


    Applications for this post can be made by completing a short online personal details form, and uploading your CV, covering letter, publications and any other relevant information.

    Closing Date: 08 Nov 2018
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 08 Nov 2018

  • Lecturer in Physiotherapy/Sport Rehabilitation

    Code: (HS0216)

    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.

    You will provide an outstanding student experience to students studying our BSc Sport Rehabilitation programme, and will provide support to the development of our proposed postgraduate programme in Physiotherapy (pre-registration). The post will involve the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students, including work placements and dissertations. You will be based in our dedicated facilities within the Don and Washburn Buildings. You will ideally hold an undergraduate and postgraduate qualification and be accredited by a relevant professional body (HCPC, CSP, BASRaT, or equivalent).

    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 good organisational, inter-personal, and communication skills, a student-centred approach, and have a passion for research and enterprise activities as well as 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, and is offered at Band 7 (part-time: 0.5 FTE).

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Dr Grant Abt, Head of Sport, Health & Exercise Science, Email: g.abt@hull.ac.uk; or Dr Chris Wilcox, Programme Director for Sports Rehabilitation, Email: c.wilcox@hull.ac.uk

    Application is by covering letter and CV upload via the University online recruitment system.

    Closing Date: 30 Oct 2018
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 30 Oct 2018

  • Lecturer in Cancer Biology - Band 7

    Code: (HS0211)

    The School of Life Sciences wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Cancer Biology. Applications are particularly sought from outstanding individuals with research interests that complement those that exist in cancer imaging, immunotherapy and/or biomarker validation. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    The School of Life Sciences is one of three schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences, along with the School of Health and Social Work and the Hull York Medical School.  Life Sciences comprises three subject areas: Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, and Sports Health and Exercise Science.  Biomedical Sciences has benefited from extensive investment over the past 7 years and has a wide range of state of the art laboratories, including dedicated microscopy, NGS, Mass Spectrometry and flow cytometry facilities.

    Our staff are involved in a range of interdisciplinary activities across the university and at national/ international level. In REF 2014, Biomedical science staff made a major contribution to UoA3 Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing & Pharmacy the University’s leading submission and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute fully to future REF submissions.

    For informal enquiries please contact the Biomedical Sciences Subject Group Head, Dr Barbara Guinn E: b.guinn@hull.ac.uk.

    For information about The School of Life Sciences visit https://www.hull.ac.uk/faculties/fhs/sls.aspx


    Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018

  • Lecturer in Cancer Biology - Band 8

    Code: (HS0212)

    The School of Life Sciences wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Cancer Biology. Applications are particularly sought from outstanding individuals with research interests that complement those that exist in cancer imaging, immunotherapy and/or biomarker validation. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    The School of Life Sciences is one of three schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences, along with the School of Health and Social Work and the Hull York Medical School.  Life Sciences comprises three subject areas: Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, and Sports Health and Exercise Science.  Biomedical Sciences has benefited from extensive investment over the past 7 years and has a wide range of state of the art laboratories, including dedicated microscopy, NGS, Mass Spectrometry and flow cytometry facilities.

    Our staff are involved in a range of interdisciplinary activities across the university and at national/ international level. In REF 2014, Biomedical science staff made a major contribution to UoA3 Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing & Pharmacy the University’s leading submission and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute fully to future REF submissions.

    For informal enquiries please contact the Biomedical Sciences Subject Group Head, Dr Barbara Guinn E: b.guinn@hull.ac.uk.

    For information about The School of Life Sciences visit https://www.hull.ac.uk/faculties/fhs/sls.aspx


    Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018
    Category: Academic

    Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018

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Clinical academic

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Oncology

    Code: (HY0237)

    Applications are invited for a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Oncology. This is a joint appointment between the Hull York Medical School and Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust are a University teaching hospital affiliated with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS).

    This is an exciting time to join the Hull York Medical School. The University of Hull has ambitious plans for research growth: our vision is to be a world leader in well-designed applied health research, and to conduct outstanding research of relevance to our local area. This vision is being enabled by a £28m investment by the University in a new Health Campus development and the establishment of an Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research. The formation of the Institute is supported by a major investment in academic staff and the establishment of strong methods and support infrastructure, including a new clinical trials unit.  We have attracted 14 new academic staff in the last 18 months. 

    This is an opportunity for a clinical academic (expected 50:50) in Oncology to join this growing group of academics. The appointee will be expected to develop their own research programme within the HYMS research strategy and to obtain external funding. They will be expected to provide teaching for the School’s programmes, including the MB BS and postgraduate offerings. The appointee will be an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic medical academic with a strong background in clinical research and a commitment to research, innovative service provision and education. 

    The NHS base for the post will be in the Queen’s centre for oncology and haematology at Castle Hill Hospital. This facility has 6 LINACs with the ability to perform IMRT and SABR. The department has an internationally renowned department of radiation physics. Additionally, the site has a PET-CT scanner and will have an onsite cyclotron opening in 2019. This will allow the clinical use of novel PET isotopes which may be useful in advanced radiotherapy planning.

    Informal enquiries and visits will be welcomed. For further information, please contact Professor Una Macleod, Dean, Hull York Medical School, tel: 01482 463757; email: una.macleod@hyms.ac.uk or Professor M.J. Lind (Cancer Research Group Lead), email: m.j.lind@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 21 Nov 2018
    Category: Clinical Academics

    Closing Date: 21 Nov 2018

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Operational/Admin support/Manual/Specialist

  • HR Administrator (Temporary Staffing Service)

    Code: (AH0048)

    An exciting opportunity exists to join the Temporary Staffing Service, which  is housed within the Resourcing Department, and which forms part of the Human Resources Directorate, based at the Cottingham Road campus. The post holder will be working as part of an administrative HR team, providing a professional recruitment/administrative service, with a high focus on delivering outstanding customer service relating to temporary employment queries to applicants, managers and colleagues across the University.

    On a daily basis, you will provide a full administrative service for temporary recruitment using HR systems to manage a process through, from sourcing and advertising to issuing assignments, and will be the first point of contact for applicants and managers in relation to recruitment and associated employment queries. Working within established procedures, you will ensure all pre-employment checks are completed, as well as associated administrative duties such as office supplies, meeting arrangements and preparing paperwork alongside management of the candidate and recruiting manager experience.

    With knowledge and experience of recruitment procedures (especially in the temporary recruitment sector), a background in administration and customer service, together with the ability to handle a range of IT applications, you will be highly organised, able to work to tight deadlines in a fast moving environment and possess excellent communication skills, enabling you to exchange information promptly and in a courteous and effective manner and work with colleagues to deliver team results.

    To discuss this post informally, please contact Dan Rowan, HR Project Coordinator, at d.rowan@hull.ac.uk

    Closing Date: 18 Oct 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

    Closing Date: 18 Oct 2018

  • Clinical Trials Administrator

    Code: (HY0240)

    This post is offered on a fixed term, part time  (25 hours per week) basis until August 2020.


    The Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications for a Clinical Trials Administrator within the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and the Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR).  


    The Clinical Trials Administrator will join the Faculty of Health Sciences to support research groups within the Institute.  It is expected that this post will support Respiratory Medicine for the majority of their time and be based at Castle Hill Hospital.


    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.


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


    For further information please contact: Caroline Wright, Clinical Trials Manager on 01482 624067; c.e.wright@hull.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2018
    Category: Operational/Admin Support/Manual/Specialist

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2018

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Professional, Management and Senior Administration

  • Executive Office Manager

    Code: (7093)

    Closing Date: 04 Nov 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 04 Nov 2018

  • Administrator

    Code: (HY0241)

    This exciting post provides the opportunity to provide administrative support to a research programme plus clinical academic training.


    The post-holder will therefore be responsible for providing administrative support to both the RESOLVE Programme and to the Integrated Academic Training Programme. 


    Tasks will include: planning and coordination of programme and training meetings; liaison with collaborators and contributors across Yorkshire (RESOLVE programme) and IAT trainees (including prospective trainees), HEE, NHS, University and NIHR partners; minute-taking; diary coordination; room bookings; conference, workshop and meeting administration; transcription of interviews; supporting the publication of papers; drafting and typing report-writing and funder submissions. 


    Occasional travel in Yorkshire and nationally may be required.


    The role requires a high level of administrative experience, skill and knowledge that will help support the projects. With excellent organisational and communication skills the post holder will be expected to contribute to the ongoing improvement through process reviews to ensure quality assured office practices and procedures are established and maintained.


    As part of a professional research team the role requires knowledge and experience of the standard office packages, as well as enthusiasm and flexibility to contribute to a demanding workload and the need to be able to react to the changing requirements of this varied role. Experience of working within an NHS and/or research environment would be highly advantageous.


    Please note that this position requires an Enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


    Enquiries to: Dawn Wood, T 01482 46 3309, E dawn.wood@hyms.ac.uk or Professor Fliss Murtagh, E fliss.murtagh@hyms.ac.uk




    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 24 Oct 2018

  • Internal Communications Manager

    Code: (AE0146)

    The University of Hull is operating in an increasingly complex, challenging and competitive environment. To respond to this, the University is continually evolving its approach to ensure that it meets the needs of our students, research and business partners, as well as a making a very positive impact within our communities.

    Our Marketing & Communications is a key part of this, clearly positioning the University in the minds of target audiences, enhancing our reputation and making our voice heard.

    The enhancement of marketing and communication operations is a high priority, particularly our online presence, including our website and social media interaction. Equally important is our ability to communicate with our internal audiences, specifically our students, staff and alumni.

    We will:

    • Develop our institutional organisational capability in marketing and communications by improving individual and team contributions, by adapting a new organisational construct, and by developing new systems, policies and procedures.
    • Deploy a digital strategy, encompassing web, social and traditional media with robust governance and quality assurance.
    • Employ brand development to define our position and core proposition in the markets we seek to engage.
    • Cooperate with our partners to amplify the effectiveness of our marketing and communications.

    The Marketing & Communications team at the University is transforming, with the development of new, highly specialised roles to work in an agile and coordinated way, aligned to a shared strategy.

    This will drive a step change in our quality and performance as well as creating the opportunity to gain competitive advantages through our marketing and communications activity.

    Our marketing strategy will support:

    1. The attraction of greater numbers of quality students
    2. The improvement of the student experience through better communication
    3. Staff engagement a) to promote the University more effectively b) to ensure engagement in and understanding of key strategic messages/themes
    4. The attraction of high quality staff
    5. Our research activity, showcasing its impact to grow our reputation & foster engagement with key stakeholders
    6. Our opportunities for business engagement, support & enterprise initiatives
    7. The mobilisation of our Alumni to invest (interest, time or money)
    8. Public participation in our events and engagement activity.

    The Internal Communications Manager will be responsible for developing and leading an audience focused internal communications strategy as part of the wider communications strategy. The key objective will be to develop and manage relevant platforms for communication and engagement within the University – with both staff and students. The role holder will provide strategic leadership in effective communications, providing guidance on all internal communications issues and will play a lead role in positioning the importance of excellent internal communications activity as part of the University’s strategic themes and priorities, particularly with senior colleagues. The Internal Communications Manager will build key relationships, particularly with other managers and leaders across the University. The role holder will lead on organising relevant training, briefing and support. The Internal Communications Manager will inspire, engage and educate our internal audiences on the University’s brand narrative, key messages and strategic direction through outstanding internal communications activity. The role holder will develop and advocate a consistent and impactful narrative around the University story, making it simple, understandable and relevant to key audience groups. In addition, the role holder will play a key role in issues management and will support the University’s wider public/external affairs agenda.

    The Internal Communications Manager will play a vital role in developing, building and leading a high performance internal communications team of highly specialised individuals. The role holder may also oversee the work of project teams, working in an agile way, to support wider marketing and communications initiatives. The role holder will pursue the University’s excellence agenda and will continually look to deliver a step change in the team’s performance. The Internal Communications Manager will champion best practice and client service across the University and with key partners, ensuring that excellent customer service is delivered at all times. 

    To apply for this position, please submit a current CV and covering letter with your online application.

    To discuss this role informally, please contact Nicola Baker, Head of Communications, email: Nicola.Baker@hull.ac.uk 

    Closing Date: 22 Oct 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 22 Oct 2018

  • Chair of Council

    Code: (XX0066)

    England’s 14th-oldest university, the University of Hull has a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research. We are now seeking a Chair and Pro-Chancellor to lead our governing body, the University Council.

    The Chair is responsible for the leadership of the governing body and ensuring that it operates effectively and efficiently. 

    Diversity of our Council is of vital importance; we welcome applications from women and people from BME and diverse heritage or cultural backgrounds.

    The University will pay reasonable expenses and will provide a comprehensive induction, training and support programme.

    Information packs and application forms are available from Tory Cliffe, Governance Manager, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX or email v.cliffe@hull.ac.uk.

     The closing date for applications is 28 October 2018.

    Should you wish to discuss any aspects of the role please contact Jeannette Strachan, University Registrar and Secretary on 01482 465302 or email registrar@hull.ac.uk.

    Closing Date: 28 Oct 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 28 Oct 2018

  • Quality Officer

    Code: (FS0382)

    A vacancy has arisen for the post of Quality Officer in the Faculty of Science and Engineering’s Quality, Learning and Teaching Section.

    As a senior member of the Section you will work closely with the Quality Manager to ensure the delivery of quality assurance, monitoring, and compliance with regulations and codes of practice related to learning, teaching and the academic student experience. 

    You will lead a small team to ensure the delivery of annual monitoring processes, maintenance of the programmes portfolio and module catalogue and organise the delivery of accreditation content for the wide range of professional bodies related to the subjects within the Faculty.  You will also work with the Quality Manager to support collaborative provision and work with partner colleges.  

    Applicants will have experience of quality assurance within a teaching and learning environment including the interpretation of policies, procedures and regulations and their application. You will also have experience in advising academic staff and other colleagues on regulations and codes. 

    You will be able to work accurately and have attention to detail; experience of managing deadlines and prioritising workload are essential as is the ability to work confidently and effectively with internal and external people and organisations. 

    To discuss the role informally please contact Elizabeth Pearson, Head of Faculty Quality, Learning and Teaching by email at e.h.pearson@hull.ac.uk 



    Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018
    Category: Professional, Management and Snr Admin

    Closing Date: 19 Oct 2018

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Research VACANCIES

  • Research Fellow in Advanced Materials

    Code: (FS0379)

    Research into advanced materials such as liquid crystals has a very long and illustrious history in Chemistry at Hull University. This research is multidisciplinary is being focused on ground breaking novel materials. The current project is part of the research cluster “Directed Assembly” a combined effort involving Chemistry and Physics and is focused on systems with properties spectra including emergent chirality though controlled self-assembly in the liquid crystal state. The project is with Prof G. H. Mehl and will be based in Chemistry and interacting with Dr. A. Adawi and J. S. Bouillard in Physics.

    The successful applicant will carry out research which will involve the design and synthesis of advanced materials, in the main novel linear and disc shaped monomeric and oligomeric liquid crystal systems. It will require their full chemical characterisation and purification, as well as the measurement and investigation of the self-assembly properties using LC characterisation techniques. In collaborative work organoselenium systems will be required, to measure nanoscale helicity in the bulk, thus knowledge of the preparation of organoselenium compounds is needed. The work is to be published, hence a track record of collaborative work, publications and presentations at conferences is needed and experience in advising and coaching PhD and project students is highly desirable.

    Applications are particularly welcome from women and minority groups, who are under-represented in academic posts in STEMM. We are currently applying an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for the newly formed School and have signed up to London Mathematical Society as Supporters of the Good Practice Scheme. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Gillian Greenway, Head of School, 01482 466355, G.M.Greenway@hull.ac.uk.

    Application is by covering letter and CV upload via the University online recruitment system.

    Closing Date: 30 Oct 2018
    Category: Researchers

    Closing Date: 30 Oct 2018

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