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Doctoral Supervisory Pool Manager

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50117
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£42,792 to £51,034 per annum

- THE ROLE-
This role is part of the Doctoral College and is focused on the management and development of a community of part-time supervisors engaged to supervise doctoral students on these programmes.

Our doctorates are delivered from a number of centers/campus’ including those in Wales, England and increasingly international. They use part-time/full time and distance modes of delivery and aim to provide a consistent and excellent student experience. The post holder will be responsible for the recruitment, support, monitoring and development of our growing community of part-time faculty supervisors who will supervise these students both on-line and face to face.

As such the post holder should have experience of the design and delivery of professional doctorate programmes and supervisory models of practice. They will bring significant academic leadership to the Doctoral College. The post holder will offer both academic and pastoral feedback and support to the supervisory community to the highest professional standards and with regard to the ongoing enhancement of the student experience

Main duties:
• Recruit and induct new supervisors to the work of the Doctoral College in collaboration with the appropriate Programme Managers and UWTSD international centers dealing with doctoral education.
• Offer appropriate advice, feedback, support, and encouragement to supervisors, in both an academic and personal tutor role, to ensure a high-quality student experience.
• Lead on the development of a learning community of supervisors through the provision of resources, guidance and regulations and professional development events in collaboration with the
Doctoral College Team
• Work with colleagues in the Academic Office to enhance the provision of supervisory support of our students through training, development and individual mentoring
• Undertake relevant scholarly and research activity, either as part of a collaborative project or individually to enhance supervisory practice in the Doctoral College for publication and in funding and
grant opportunities

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS -
• A Doctorate (PhD or Professional Doctorate)

You should also have:
• Experience of delivering/designing doctoral programmes
• Significant experience of doctoral supervision
• Experience of research publication

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 35 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 24th June 2021, 11:59 pm

Tutor

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50116
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
£30,942-£34,804 per annum

- THE ROLE -

The Tutor will work as part of the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture in the Institute of Education and Humanities, delivering course material for the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology.

Main duties will include:
• Prepare course material as required by the MA Cultural Astronomy and Astrology syllabus and other appropriate teaching in the Sophia Centre.
• Teach as agreed, including on modules HCA7016 Researching Contemporary Cosmologies and HPCA7018 Sky and Psyche.
• Ensure that course material is compiled and delivered in line with the policies of the Institute of Education and Humanities and the University.
• Represent the Sophia Centre in appropriate ways, as agreed.
• Attend periodic staff discussion and briefing events.
• Liaise with the Head of Centre and other colleagues, and attend module tutor meetings as agreed
• Attend appropriate University meetings and reviews as and when agreed.
• Ensure that course material is prepared in a timely manner.
• Ensure that queries from Module tutors and the Head of Centre are dealt with efficiently and punctually.
• Ensure prompt and courteous communication with students.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS –

You should have:
• Undergraduate qualification in history, anthropology or sociology
• Postgraduate qualification in history and culture of astrology
• Experience of teaching qualitative research in Higher Education
• An ability to work with Microsoft word, PowerPoint, excel, teams and zoom
• An ability to work independently, to be self-motivated and stick to agreed deadlines and commitments
• A willingness to work cooperatively and collaboratively with colleagues
• Effective presentation skills
• A student-centred approach


- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 24 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Academic
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
Hourly Paid, 100 hours per year


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Lecturer in Computer Animation

Swansea

Job Ref
50127
Location
Swansea

The Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) brings together the complementary disciplines of science and art in all of its complex possibilities. From the historic traditions of architectural stained-glass to the cutting-edge of cybersecurity computer networks WISA offers its students the opportunity to explore the innovative potential of art and science that drives our world.
The focus of the Institute is on developing employment-ready graduates who can be change makers in their chosen field of study. We CREATE, we INNOVATE, we INSPIRE the next generation of leaders and experts to possess a strong emotional and social conscience to tackle issues on a global stage.

Computer Animation is taught within this institute with a dedicated award–winning studios with cutting edge technology. We boast Motion Capture facilities and a Virtual Production Studio where animators can use real-time technology in a fully immersive narrative. Students can walk around and interact with their creations and environments, learning key animation and VFX skills.
The post requires knowledge and skills in the areas of but not limited to 3D modelling and pipeline workflow, graphics, VFX (in Maya and game engines such as Unity and Unreal) and tool chain development.
If you have the right skills and experience we would welcome you to the team of industry experienced lecturers as story artists and animators on film and games titles, with BFI, BAFTA, ComicCons credentials. We have an inclusive, connected and collaborative creative environment developed through long term relationships with a community of artists, animators and digital artists.

For further information please see the attached link: https://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/ba-computer-animation

The successful candidate will be required to devise a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering several modules and subject areas in a variety of different learning environments and use a variety of teaching styles and approaches, including all levels of undergraduate study and, where appropriate, postgraduate study. You will offer both academic and pastoral feedback and support to students to the highest professional standards and with regard to the ongoing enhancement of the student experience.

The post requires knowledge and skills in the areas of but not limited to 3D modelling and pipeline workflow, graphics, VFX (in Maya and game engines such as Unity and Unreal) and tool chain development. The post holder will develop administrative activities and make a positive contribution to the day-to-day activities of the Campus

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
Annual leave entitlement is 35 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 27 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37 hours, 1.0 FTE


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Hourly Paid Lecturers

Birmingham

Job Ref
50128
Location
Birmingham

The Institute of Inner City Learning (IICL) seeks to appoint Hourly Paid Lecturers at its Birmingham Campus (BC) to deliver on a range of programmes. The primary delivery mode is face-to-face on campus, however you should be prepared to engage in online and distance delivery due to the pandemic. Delivery will be at both, the Quay Place and Sparkhill locations of the BC and may include weekend delivery.

The Role
We seek academics from a range of backgrounds (Business Management, Finance, Computing*, and Health & Social Care), but would particularly welcome those who have previous experience in non-traditional or widening access delivery at HE level (or FE level with additional relevant HE experience).
*A CISCO qualification would be desirable.

We are looking for members of the teaching team who can:
• Offer teaching and student support at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in a variety of learning settings, from seminar and small group tutorials, to large lectures, workshops or placements, using appropriate and engaging teaching styles
• Design and develop teaching materials, assessment methods and criteria, for individual modules or modules within a specific subject area
• Supervise the work of students in a timely, professional and supportive manner, providing necessary advice on study skills, research methods, assessment and dissertation work
• Offer appropriate advice, feedback, support, and encouragement to students, in both an academic and personal tutor role

Benefits Include
• Salary for teaching: £38.19 per hour, plus holiday pay (Holiday pay is 18.03% of total amount paid)
• Opportunities for learning & development
• USS Employer Pension Scheme

• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- How to Apply -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 4 July 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Academic
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education

Swansea

Job Ref
50115
Location
Swansea

The Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation, Research and Enterprise (INSPIRE) delivers central support for innovation, research and enterprise to all academic and professional departments across UWTSD. INSPIRE staff provide intelligence to the University’s research and knowledge exchange teams on external funding calls and support the development of funding bids. INSPIRE provides support for staff, students and alumni looking to spin-out new enterprises and works with funding bodies such as HEFCW and the Welsh and UK Governments to monitor their progress. INSPIRE seeks to ensure all new developments address the University’s strategic commitments to the Wales’ Civic Mission Framework and Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. INSPIRE fosters a sustainable development approach to innovation, research and enterprise by supporting the global transition to a post-carbon economy and is committed to working in partnership to help achieve this objective.

The Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Officer will be attached to the International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurial Development (IICED) which is a focal point for the University’s Enterprise (skills such as creative problem solving) and Entrepreneurship (self-employment and start–up) activities. It is recognized internationally as a leading contributor to research and practice, ‘Future Proofing Education’ developing creative capacity for innovation, enhancing employability, stimulating business start-up, and sustainability and growth.

The post holder will be required to work across the University to champion and support the academic development and delivery of entrepreneurial education (enterprise and entrepreneurship education). This academic role is funded via a collaborative partnership between the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and the University of South Wales, through the HEFCW Higher Education Investment and Recovery Fund, which includes the development of a Postgraduate Certificate in Enterprise Skills, delivered online by both institutions. The post holder will be required to work collaboratively to develop content that is informed by multidisciplinary approaches, using a range of innovative teaching, learning and assessment strategies, cognisant of equality, diversity and inclusion Welsh University graduates and Welsh domiciled graduates who choose to start their own businesses will be supported through the network of incubators across both institutions. The post holder will undertake scholarship, research and training as a component of this project work, either individually or within a team, to ensure ongoing professional development and to enhance the profile of the IICED.

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 35 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 13 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Administration

Assessment Officer

Birmingham

Job Ref
50129
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£22,417- £25,941 per annum

- THE ROLE –
The post holder will be a member of the Assessment team and will be responsible for ensuring assessments are conducted and results tracked in compliance with policies of the University and other relevant regulatory bodies.
The post holder will be required to work within the Assessment Team, as well as working closely with other student-facing professional teams, lecturing staff and colleagues as appropriate to ensure work is completed efficiently and effectively.

Main duties include:
• Coordinating the assessment submission timetable for every term of study alongside academic staff.
• Ensuring that the virtual learning environment (Moodle or similar), is kept up-to-date with submission portals and assessment briefs for all taught modules and that all students have appropriate access.
• Supporting students to ensure they have complete, accurate and timely information regarding their assignment submission processes, progression and graduation.
• Maintaining the Assessment Team’s presence on the Student Help Desk or similar arrangements.
• Ensuring that all lecturers have access to the appropriate marking information for their taught modules.
• Collecting, inputting, and maintaining accurate student data and producing management information, as necessary.
• Preparing resources for both internal and external moderation of module marks.
• Preparing and, when necessary, presenting, student profiles at Examining Boards.
• Providing effective and efficient administrative support to Examining Boards.
• Liaising with relevant colleagues, including the Academic Office and Registry, as appropriate.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS -
You will need:
• Good general level of education
• Previous administrative experience in a fast-paced environment
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Evidence of the ability to apply attention to detail
• Evidence of the ability to meet tight deadlines
• IT literate possessing knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
• Able to work as part of a team and in partnership with others

You must have:
• A degree level qualification or equivalent
• Previous experience working within an assessment processing environment utilising
online / VLE platforms and processes
• Experience of working with University Student Management Database Systems

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days.
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role.

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.
Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 24th June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Independent members of the University Council

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50099
Location
Flexible Campus Location

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is a dynamic and ambitious civic institution with campuses in London and Birmingham in addition to those in South Wales. Through the UWTSD Group, which includes Coleg Sir Gâr and Coleg Ceredigion as constituent colleges, it has created a dual sector institution to provide a continuum of further and higher education, providing progression routes from entry level to doctoral studies.
The Council is the governing body of the University, responsible for approving its strategic plans and for governing and regulating its affairs. Independent Council members play a key role in the work of the University and have the opportunity to make a tangible difference to the lives of its students, staff and partners as well as to the wellbeing of its wider communities.
We are seeking to appoint several new independent members of the Council to work alongside the established independent members. There may also be opportunities for new independent members to serve on the Council of the University of Wales and the Board of Coleg Sir Gâr. In the interests of succession planning, we expect the appointments to be staggered, with the first appointments made from 1 October 2021 onwards and thereafter annually. We are therefore interested in applications from individuals who may be seeking an appointment in the next two to three years, even if they are unable to take up appointment immediately.
In addition to the key areas listed in the person specification, we are particularly interested in applications from those with a professional background in: • Higher education, particularly higher education quality assurance and/or international higher education • Accountancy, audit and pensions • Equality and diversity • Law • Civic mission and engagement activities.
We are committed to improving the diversity of the Council and to achieving membership that reflects the profile of the University and its students. We welcome applications from candidates of all ages and backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as we recognise that individuals from these groups are currently underrepresented on the Council.

Further information about the University and the role of an independent Council member is provided in the supporting pdf and in the role description,

Equality monitoring information is also collected through this process.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Sarah Clark, Clerk to the Council, at: governance@uwtsd.ac.uk

The closing date is 30 June 2021. We expect to invite shortlisted candidates to an interview in September 2021.

Function
Administration
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract


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Marketing

Administrative Officer: Marketing and Communications

London

Job Ref
50130
Location
London
Salary
£22,417- £25,941 per annum

- THE ROLE –
The main purpose of this role is to work across the London Campus (LC) and Birmingham Campus (BC) in an integrated and innovative manner, focussing on enhancing internal and external awareness of LC/BC, thereby increasing student recruitment, retention and progression targets, as well as fostering local community relations.

In addition, the post holder will promote the LC/BC to prospective applicants, stakeholders and influencers. The post holder will also promote the UWTSD brand, with a particular focus on LC/BC’s programmes, opportunities and services.

Main duties include:
• Help develop and deliver LC/BC-based marketing and communications strategies and corresponding promotions and initiatives.
• Shape and develop written, visual and social media content, working closely with other interested internal and external potential parties to strengthen and add value to the offering and helping to achieve LC/BC recruitment and retention targets.
• Develop location-based messaging campaigns, including social media. Monitor the LC/BC social media content, working closely with the central web and social media team to ensure they meet market needs, aspirations and are accurate and popular.
• Prepare, proof read and monitor published information, including social media content relating to LC/BC, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail throughout.
• Contribute to specific LC/BC-based projects, working with cross-functional staff to ensure an effective and timely delivery.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS –
You will need:
• A Marketing and/or Communications (or related) qualification or equivalent work experience
• Relevant previous experience of working in a marketing environment in a multicultural environment
• Demonstrable creative thinking and effective writing skills
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to demonstrate effective and appropriate administrative, organisational and decision-making skills

You must have:
• Professional marketing qualification (or other related field)
• Networking, negotiating and influencing skills with other stakeholders
• Experience of working within a target-driven environment online / VLE platforms and processes
• Experience of working with University Student Management Database Systems

- FURTHER INFORMATION –
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University
closure days.
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route
is not available for this role.

- HOW TO APPLY –

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 25th June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Marketing
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Operations

Trainee Plumber

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50098
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£19,612 - £21,814 per annum

- THE ROLE -

The post holder will work with the Mechanical Combustion Engineer across the full range of planned and reactive corrective maintenance activities linked to all University buildings, as well as project work mainly carried out during student vacation periods.

They will be required to report and/or travel to any of the University buildings/premises as directed by the line manager and to drive, when required, the Operations Directorate department vehicles in order to complete tasks/work.

Main duties will include:
• Assisting the Mechanical Combustion Engineer with installation and maintenance of domestic / commercial heating / plumbing systems and appliances, all within an
extensive range of buildings, of
various ages and complexities, whilst working towards Gas Safe accreditation.
• Assisting the Mechanical Combustion Engineer in repairs by fault finding domestic / commercial heating plumbing systems.
• Identifying, from inspection and with guidance, materials required to carry out repairs or installation to the appropriate standards.
• Being responsible for ensuring that all works are signed-off, or provide an explanation of why the works cannot be completed, i.e. awaiting parts with expected delivery
date, where appropriate
• Being responsible for ensuring that all allocated works are completed through the Computer Aided Facilities Manager (CAFM) system.
• Ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with policies procedures and all relevant regulations.
• Ensuring that all allocated works are carried out in a professional manner to the agreed specifications and/or appropriately recognised standards.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS -

You should have:
• A good general level of education
• NVQ Level 3 plumbing (or working towards)
• Previous experience of working in the Higher Education sector
• Valid driving license
• Previous experience in providing a high-quality service
• Previous experience of general maintenance works
• Good knowledge of all general building trades

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 23 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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General Operations Assistant (Domestic) / Cleaner

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50092
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
Voluntary Living Wage

4 positions available:
25 hours a week in Carmarthen
16 hours a week in Lampeter
20 hours a week in Swansea
16 hours a week in Swansea

- THE ROLE -
The post holder will be expected to deliver a professional cleaning service to all functions within the Operational Estates & Facilities Department.

The Operational Estates & Facilities Dept is responsible for providing an excellent service in maintenance, grounds, cleaning, catering and conferencing, accommodation and reception services. The post holder will be expected to support these areas as required with efficient skills.

Main duties will include:
• Undertake cleaning duties in a thorough, accurate and timely manner with appropriate attention to detail in line with the UWTSD Cleaning plan and approach.
• Provide excellent customer service.
• Ensure machinery such as hoovers, scrubber dryers and buffers are used in compliance with Health & Safety requirements.
• Move furniture as necessary in order to clean all designated areas.
• Transport necessary cleaning materials and equipment from area to area, and to ensure that they are kept in a clean and safe working order in accordance with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations.
• Plan cleaning of own designated areas, in an efficient and effective manner.
• Communicate with the Operations Supervisor (Domestic) to flag maintenance issues, problems, difficulties or immediately-identified faults that prevent the post holder from delivering the service as agreed.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Previous cleaning or domestic experience in a work based setting
• Excellent customer service skills with previous experience of interacting with customers in a front facing service environment
• Demonstrate the ability to understand and follow instructions, understanding the use of an established practice, procedure or techniques
• Be strongly self-motivated and proactive in identifying cleaning requirements
• Ability to work effectively as an individual, as part of a team and in partnership with others
• Ability and preparedness to work flexibly, which may include Saturdays, Sundays, bank holidays and out of normal office hours when required, on a rota system

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 16th June 2021, 11:59 pm

Projects

Graduate Placement Officer

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50119
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
£26,715 to £30,046

The University is looking to recruit two Graduate Placement Officers to work within the Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation, Research and Enterprise (INSPIRE). This the newly developed department provides support for innovation, research and enterprise to all academic and professional departments across UWTSD.

This is a key role in the successful delivery of the Civic Action Scheme and is funded by the Welsh Government, through the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) and operates as a collaborative project at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and the University of South Wales.

The scheme is designed to support organisations that have been negatively impacted by the COVID pandemic by coordinating volunteering opportunities for current students at both universities. By volunteering, the students will be enhancing their employability and skills, making them more employable when they graduate.

The role will include working with colleagues on the successful delivery of the Civic Action Scheme, and meeting all quantitative and qualitative targets, outputs, deadlines, and supporting management reporting as required. This will involve engagement with students enabling them to participate in, and benefit from the programme taking consideration of their personal circumstances and any barriers they may face. The role will also involve proactively engaging with suitable organisations, including the third sector, civic, cultural and other organisations, to secure appropriate voluntary opportunities for eligible graduates.

You should have a degree or equivalent experience with the ability to promote and foster effective cooperative working relationships with an understanding of the employability agenda and the issues facing graduates seeking work experience and employment. You should also be able to work in a project based, target-driven environment.

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days)

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 27 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Projects
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Industry Liaison Officer

Swansea

Job Ref
50120
Location
Swansea
Salary
£30,942-£34,804 per annum

The University is recruiting 3 Industry Liaison Officers to support the exciting projects within the Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation, Research and Enterprise (INSPIRE). This newly developed department delivers support for innovation, research and enterprise to all academic and professional departments across UWTSD.

The primary role of the Industry Liaison Officer is to engage with businesses in a range of industries in consultation with academic and industry partners. Specifically, the aim is to raise awareness of the support and partnership opportunities available in the University and connect industrial partners and employers with the appropriate research and knowledge exchange expertise. The goal is to build capacity and resilience across a range of industrial sectors and to grow the University’s research, development and commercial income. This role supports the acceleration of the University’s RWIF (Research Wales Innovation Fund) strategy by strong partnerships with the public and private sector.

The role will form part of the joint Employer Engagement Taskforce formed in partnership with the University of South Wales. A key strategic outcome of the joint employer engagement taskforce is to improve the long-term financial resilience of each institution by increasing commercially earned income and reducing the reliance on traditional core tuition fee income.
You will need to have a degree level qualification or equivalent industry experience with previous experience of working within the manufacturing sector or in a science and technology field and have experience of developing successful partnerships with external agencies. An up-to-date knowledge of a range of industries and business challenges is required together with networking, negotiating and influencing skills with senior stakeholders. Experience of working on EU or UKRI Funded Research Programmes or working in a commercial R&D environment would be desirable.
For further information please see the attached link: https://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/ba-computer-animation/

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.
Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 27th June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Projects
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Research

Research Assistant in Data Analysis (Wales Institute of Data Information)

Swansea

Job Ref
50124
Location
Swansea

Wales Institute of Digital Information (WIDI) is a partnership between the NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS), University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and University of South Wales (USW).

The aim of WIDI is to enhance digital workforce development and sector relevant research in health and care by:
• Developing applied knowledge that will inform health care application underpinned by academic rigour.
• Linking digital transformation and usage through research (including AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Science, Internet of Things, Medical Imaging etc.).
• Upskilling digital competency in the health and care workforce.
• Producing a generation of digital transformers, digital health entrepreneurs and leaders.
• Creating a digitally confident population of Wales.
Central to the aspirations of WIDI is the application of innovative technology to help solve real-world problems. These technologies include but are not limited to: artificial intelligence; machine learning; Big Data; data science; Internet of Things (IoT); medical signal and image processing and digital communication technologies. WIDI’s leadership is passionate to enable the levelling up of digital inclusion. WIDI has already established a significant network of contacts that are energised about the mutual, transformative impact that collaborative working could achieve. This network covers not only health and social care providers but blue light and third sector entities.

We are looking for a Research Assistant that can positively contribute to the development of WIDI. You should be passionate about research in a health and care setting and be able and willing to work with a variety of professionals from the medical, care and private sector. Your research skills and experience will be diverse and very applied in nature and you may be working on multiple projects at a time so the ability to manage and prioritise time will be essential. Projects may cover a wide variety of technical areas as detailed above. You will also be expected to help with the supervision of research and postgraduate student projects so good interpersonal skills will be essential. You will also be expected to produce regular good quality research papers.

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 21 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Research
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Research Assistant in Artificial Intelligence (Wales Institute of Digital Information)

Swansea

Job Ref
50123
Location
Swansea

Wales Institute of Digital Information (WIDI) is a partnership between the NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS), University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and University of South Wales (USW). The aim of WIDI is to enhance digital workforce development and sector relevant research in health and care by:
• Developing applied knowledge that will inform health care application underpinned by academic rigour.
• Linking digital transformation and usage through research (including AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Science, Internet of Things, Medical Imaging etc.).
• Upskilling digital competency in the health and care workforce.
• Producing a generation of digital transformers, digital health entrepreneurs and leaders.
• Creating a digitally confident population of Wales.
Central to the aspirations of WIDI is the application of innovative technology to help solve real-world problems. These technologies include but are not limited to: artificial intelligence; machine learning; Big Data; data science; Internet of Things (IoT); medical signal and image processing and digital communication technologies. WIDI’s leadership is passionate to enable the levelling up of digital inclusion. WIDI has already established a significant network of contacts that are energised about the mutual, transformative impact that collaborative working could achieve. This network covers not only health and social care providers but blue light and third sector entities.

We are looking for a Research Assistant that can positively contribute to the development of WIDI. You should be passionate about research in a health and care setting and be able and willing to work with a variety of professionals from the medical, care and private sector. Your research skills and experience will be diverse and very applied in nature and you may be working on multiple projects at a time so the ability to manage and prioritise time will be essential. Projects may cover a wide variety of technical areas as detailed above. You will also be expected to help with the supervision of research and postgraduate student projects so good interpersonal skills will be essential. You will also be expected to produce regular good quality research papers.


- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 21 June 2021, 11:59 pm

Function
Research
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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