Jobs at the University of Reading
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The Department of English Literature at the University of Reading is looking to appoint an Associate Professor of Creative Writing, to join an expanding team of writers and scholars building a distinctive Creative Writing Pathway within a set of English Literature single honours and joint programmes. We are interested in all specialisms, but preference may be given to writers of fiction, and/or writers for stage and screen. This permanent, full-time post will involve all aspects of academic employment including teaching, examining, administration, the publishing of assessable outputs, cultural outreach and impact activity.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Business Services team within Catering, Hotel, and Conference Services. The Business Services team is focused on improving service outcomes for our customers, creating standard processes that leverage technology, simplify workflow, and result in best practice for quality and service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to run a busy café serving quality speciality drinks and café style food and snacks. You will handcraft delicious beverages, and build relationships with our customers, getting to know their favourite drink.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Careers Consultant to join our team here at Reading. You will take responsibility for delivering career learning and advice and guidance to your own caseload of academic schools. You’ll support module convenors, provide VLE content, and negotiate and deliver impactful interventions having analysed student need. You’ll be the primary point of contact for the relevant Heads of Schools and senior staff on employability, and take responsibility for finding ways to increase staff engagement and joined-up working.
Henley Business School is situated in 30 acres of beautiful countryside in the Chiltern Valley on the banks of the River Thames two miles from Henley on Thames. It provides management training for Post Graduates and Senior Executives from all around the world.
The core purpose of the Hotel and Conference Services Department is to deliver a World Class Service which supports Henley’s strategic principles in promoting the quality of the Business School and its physical learning environment.
Due to expansion and reorganisation within the Charlie Waller Institute we are able to offer an exciting opportunity to join our team of clinical tutor.
We seek a motivated and ambitious computational scientist to join the National Centre for Atmospheric Science’s Computational Modelling Support (CMS) team. The post holder will support the NCAS high resolution and earth system modelling programmes in all aspects of the climate model workflow, improving the overall performance of the Unified Model, including portability, scalability, data handling and analysis, as well as the associated workflow infrastructure. This activity supports the Joint-Weather and Climate Programme’s High-Resolution Climate Modelling theme (HRCM), delivering world leading numerical models of the atmosphere and ocean, using the world’s most powerful supercomputers. The HRCM mission is to play a leading role internationally in advancing the frontiers of global high resolution modelling, and to advance the application of this science to address societal needs. HRCM and CMS currently engage internationally in the co-design of modelling systems that will be able to exploit exascale supercomputing.
We are seeking to recruit two talented and enthusiastic advisors to join the University’s Customer Services Team. The post holders will be part of a team responsible for the resolution of enquiries from staff and students in relation to a broad range of functional areas within Student Support Services and Operations.
This support will be delivered via the Helpdesk, email, telephone, CRM or other technological solution such as video chat.
Over time, the range of areas supported by the Customer Services Team may extend to other functions that exist outside of the Student Support Services and Operations Department.
It is expected that the post holders will establish strong links with relevant staff throughout the University and externally.
The role is to be a ‘data champion’, and developing a culture of constant learning and improvement throughout Henley Careers across all areas of our service. It goes further than just analysing data as this role will be looking at impact of service delivery and measuring against constantly changing world of work.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced administrator who will provide effective and efficient administrative support to designated Academic Faculty and assist the Department administration team with day-to-day operations within Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting.