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PA to Head of School & Finance Administrator

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL24161
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 09-Feb-2021
Closing date: 07-Mar-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is seeking to appoint a PA to the Head of School & Finance Administrator. The primary function of the post is to offer PA support to the Head of School, but the post holder will also support the existing Finance team by raising Purchase Order requisitions for certain groups of purchases and taking in deliveries as required.

About You

The successful candidate will have relevant PA and financial support experience, ideally in a Higher Education setting. You will be will be able to work unsupervised and be able to exercise initiative in order to support the Head of School.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 80-90 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1200 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students, supported by an administrative team and technical staff of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.

The School is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which comprises of five schools and two institutes. The Faculty’s student population has grown, both within the UK and overseas, in recent years and its research profile has strengthened considerably. The Faculty is focussed on establishing itself as one of the leading Faculties for Science and Engineering in the UK.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of April 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Leila Alimadadi at sems-hr@qmul.ac.uk.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 07 March 2021

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Outreach & Recruitment Officer

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24441
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 01-Mar-2021
Closing date: 15-Mar-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is seeking to appoint an Outreach & Recruitment Officer. The primary function of the post is to deliver a range of outreach and recruitment activities with the aim of inspiring future engineers, and increasing the number of quality and committed students choosing to apply to SEMS programmes. The role provides vital support to undergraduate admissions processes including confirmation & clearing. The Outreach & Recruitment Officer will work very closely with the Recruitment & Marketing Manager to support the school’s overall recruitment and marketing strategy.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a recruitment and/or outreach role, ideally within a higher education setting. You will have a passion for supporting young people with an interest in studying STEM subjects and will be willing to work closely with schools to promote STEM and the courses provided by SEMS.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as male as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 80-90 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1200 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students, supported by an administrative team and technical staff of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.

The School is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which comprises of five schools and two institutes. The Faculty’s student population has grown, both within the UK and overseas, in recent years and its research profile has strengthened considerably.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of May 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Vicky Kwaku at v.kwaku@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 15 March 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Electron Microscopy Technician

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24474
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 26-Feb-2021
Closing date: 26-Mar-2021

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Overview:

About the role

Applications are sought for an Electron Microscopy Technician to work as part of the School of Engineering and Materials Science Technical Team. The role holder will report to the Analytical Laboratories Manager and provide support for the research and teaching activities within the school, as well as delivering a professional service to other users from across the University.

The Electron Microscopy Technician will take responsibility for the day-to-day running of The NanoVision Centre; including training and supporting users in routine specimen preparation and imaging, carrying out routine maintenance and liaising with service engineers, managing the local booking system, restocking consumables, and maintaining a safe working environment by ensuring safety procedures are implemented and observed.

About you

The successful candidate will be highly proficient with the application of Electron Microscopy, with a particular focus on Transmission Electron Microscopy. Experience with Scanning Electron Microscopy, Focused Ion Beam, and Scanning Probe Microscopy is also desirable.

This role will require excellent communication skills, a high level of organisation, attention to detail and the ability to prioritise work. At times you may be required to work alone or as part of a team.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 70-80 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students.  These are supported by an administrative and technical staff team of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is a full-time, permanent appointment and is available from March 2021. The starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 to £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Russell Bailey at r.j.bailey@qmul.ac.uk.

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 26 March 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,220 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24408
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 01-Mar-2021
Closing date: 01-Apr-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a two-year EPSRC funded project developing single-crystal perovskite optoelectronic devices. This project will be carried out in the research group of Dr Lei Su in the School of Engineering of Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London.

About You

Candidates must hold a PhD degree in Engineering, Instrumentation, Materials, Optoelectronics or Physics. Previous experience with any of the following: perovskite materials synthesis and characterisation, solar cells fabrication and characterisation, other optoelectronic devices (e.g., LEDs), instrument development, or inkjet printing will be an advantage.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 40 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School is partway through a refurbishment project that is upgrading research and teaching space. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

This project is funded by EPSRC Adventurous Manufacturing scheme. The aim of this project is to develop a scalable manufacturing process for wafer-scale single-crystal optoelectronic devices and to characterise the performance of the fabricated devices in the lab.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 24 months and is available with an expected start 1st May 2021, dependent on current movement and laboratory access restrictions in light of the COVID-19 crisis. The salary will be £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Lei Su at l.su@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 5184.

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 01 April 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Materials Engineering and Processing Technician

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24494
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 05-Mar-2021
Closing date: 05-Apr-2021

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Overview:

About the role

Applications are sought for a Materials Engineering and Processing Technician to work as part of the School of Engineering and Materials Science Technical Team. The post holder will provide dedicated support, primarily across the Materials and Chemical Engineering research divisions, across several newly refurbished laboratories on the Mile End Campus. As part of the SEMS Research Laboratories Support sub-team, the post holder will work with technical colleagues to provide support and cover in other areas of the School as required.

About you

The successful candidate will have significant hands-on experience both operating and maintaining materials processing equipment in addition to standard wet laboratory instrumentation. They will be a highly organized individual who uses their technical problem-solving aptitude to support a wide range of research activities within SEMS. The candidate will be comfortable expanding their knowledge and skills as required to address novel technical issues. They will contribute more broadly to the School’s taught programs including the preparation and/or delivery of ‘hands on’ lab/workshop courses as appropriate.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 70-80 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students.  These are supported by an administrative and technical staff team of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is a full-time, permanent appointment and is available from April 2021. The starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 to £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Research Laboratories Manager Dr Armando Lacerda a.m.lacerda@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 05 April 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

 

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