Associate Content Designer Job at University of Edinburgh: We are looking for an early career digital content professional with an interest in human-centered design processes and working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
This is a great opportunity to learn in a supportive environment and helps us provide the best experiences for potential students.
The Prospective Student Web Content Team manages all central website delivery for Prospective Students and works with colleagues across a range of academic and service sectors to continually enhance students’ online experiences. This role provides critical editorial and service support to keep our online presence up to date and help non-expert colleagues get the most out of our web publishing systems.
Your Skills And Attributes For Success
- You need to commit to the discipline of content design. We are looking for people who have a talent for words and a desire to learn. Joining a dedicated team of content experts will bring new opportunities and require editorial discipline. It’s less about content creation and more about content production.
- You need to be open to learning about our customers. We don’t expect you to be an expert in human-centered design, but you do need to be careful that the content you design actually works. Be willing to engage in user research and analytics to truly understand and meet student needs.
- You need a collaborative mindset. We work as a multidisciplinary team, so you need to be willing to collaborate and support colleagues across the university. We have experts from many disciplines – both academic and administrative – and need their help to meet editorial standards.
As a valued member of our team, you can expect
- An exciting, positive, creative, challenging, and rewarding place to work. We support you, develop your skills, and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a wide range of staff benefits, including generous holiday entitlements, a defined benefit pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, flexible working, and much more. Access our staff benefits page for more information and use our remuneration calculator to find out the total cost of salary and benefits provided.
- The University of Edinburgh holds the Silver Athena Swan Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.
- Interviews will take place in June 2023, with dates to be confirmed.
- If invited for an interview you will need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK. More information is available on our Right to Work web pages.
- The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and obtain a skilled worker visa. They will only be able to take on this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.
- The closing time for applications is 11:59 pm GMT unless otherwise stated. If you are applying from outside the UK, the closing time on our adverts is automatically adjusted to your browser’s local time zone.
As the world’s leading research university, we are here to tackle tomorrow’s biggest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do this through a values-based approach to education, research, and innovation, and through the strengthening of our relationships locally and globally.
Communications and Marketing (CAM) has an important role to play in promoting and raising the profile of the University locally, regionally, and globally through various means. Our services and areas of expertise include public relations and press office services, media training, prospectus and promotional material production, advertising, media selection, events, video production, web publishing, corporate merchandising, and information/exhibition through our Visitor Center. Includes supply. As the University of Edinburgh is a globally recognized brand, we need top-level professionals to maintain and enhance our reputation.
The University of Edinburgh jobs
Talbot Rice Gallery is seeking two Front of House Assistants (Fixed Term) who are passionate about the visual arts to join our team.
The Front of House Assistants are the first point of contact for public and professional visitors to the Gallery and provides general secretarial and administrative support for the gallery team. During the Gallery’s public opening times and events, the role includes staffing the reception desk, front-of-house invigilation, hospitality, and customer service duties, and working closely with a small team of volunteers. The working hours are usually Tuesday – Saturday 9 am-5 pm, and in the Festival month of August, the working schedule is adjusted to five days a week, including both Saturday and Sunday.
The School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a full-time, fixed-term Teaching Fellow to its Department of Philosophy
The successful post-holders will provide high-quality teaching delivery and assessment support at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Philosophy.
They will actively contribute to the overall intellectual environment of the School and play a collegiate role in the overall functioning of the Philosophy Department.
We are seeking applications from those with expertise in any of the following areas:
- Ethics, or
- Metaphysics, or
- Philosophy of Religion
Posts ideally are required to start from early August 2023 (slight negotiation to this may be possible for the right candidate) and will be based in our central campus, Edinburgh.
If you are currently in the process of completing your studies/PhD program please note any relevant timescales in your cover letter and/or CV.
Your skills and attributes for success:
- A postgraduate degree in Philosophy field(s) noted with relevant post-graduate research and/or teaching experience.
- The ability to teach in other areas would be highly advantageous.
- Experience in the design and delivery of effective undergraduate university teaching and supervision (experience with dissertation supervision at the postgraduate level would also be desirable).
- Research experience with evidence of outstanding potential.
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
A Research Associate position is available to contribute to the research on the fluid mechanics of small flyers within the Vortex Interaction Laboratory (VOILAb) at the University of Edinburgh. The project is funded by the European Research Council via the Consolidator Grant 2020 (H2020 ERC-2020-COG 101001499). The incoming researcher will have specialist expertise in experimental fluid dynamics and particle image velocimetry. The position is at UE07 and available on a fixed-term basis for up to 36 months.
Your skills and attributes for success:
- Knowledgeable in, and passionate about, fluid mechanics
- Experienced in particle image velocimetry
- Being strongly driven and self-motivated
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Notes on the Application:
Please attach to your application one PDF file made of:
- a cover letter detailing your motivation and why you think that your application fits the job description, the essential and the desirable criteria;
- a CV including, between other items of your choice, a complete job history, a list of your academic qualifications, and a list and detailed description of any award;
- a full publication list with separated headings for peer-reviewed journal articles published or in press, and peer-reviewed conference proceedings.
The cover letter, CV, and publication list should be combined together in one single PDF file, which should be named as follow: [First Name][FAMILY NAME].pdf. For example, James Andrew Smith should upload a file named JamesSMITH.pdf.
Note that only the information within this file will be used by the Search Committee for shortlisting the candidates that will be invited for the interview.
Our Open Days are a great opportunity to find out about studying with us from the people who know it best: our staff and students.
Our next Open Days
Our next undergraduate Open Days will take place at the University on:
- Friday 16 June 2023
- Saturday 7 October 2023
- Saturday 28 October 2023
Please note that the program of activities may vary between Open Days.
Edinburgh College of Art is participating in these central University Open Days, but will also hold an additional Open Day on Monday 5 June 2023 to coincide with the ECA Graduate Show. This is to make the most of the time of year when student work, buildings, and facilities can be seen at their best. We’ve provided an overview of ECA involvement on each date, so you can decide which event is best for you to attend:
A booking is required for our Open Days in 2023. We anticipate that registration will open a month before each event.
We recommend that you do not make travel arrangements or book transport until your place at an event has been confirmed. If you choose to book travel/accommodation before you have a confirmed place, we cannot guarantee space at specific Open Day activities if they become fully booked.
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