University of Salford

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The University of Salford Manchester

The University of Salford has a global reach, but we also share a history that is firmly embedded in the industrial past of Greater Manchester, based just 2km from Manchester city centre.

The University comprises the Salford School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology, the School of Health and Society, the School of Science, Engineering and Environment and Salford Business School.

 

OUR PURPOSE

Through learning, teaching, research and enterprise, we harness the skills, imagination and enthusiasm of our students and staff to work in partnership to change people and communities and deliver lasting economic and social benefit.

OUR VISION

By pioneering exceptional industry partnerships, we will lead the way in real-world experiences that prepare students for life.

OUR UNIVERSITY

Our forward-thinking approach has powered progress for 125 years.

 

Since receiving the Royal Charter in 1967 we have become a truly global institution that serves the needs of industry, commerce and education. Today, our unstoppable institution is bolstered by countless industry initiatives and innovative research programmes, building a thriving education community in Salford and beyond. Salford University, formed from a merger of technical colleges and institutes, was created to educate and train a growing workforce. With a past entrenched in the industry, they have continued to build on the principles of getting students ready for work, or for those already in work, ready for career progression or transition. The university community encompasses over 28,000 students, 2,500 staff and 190,000 alumni who come from around the world to study, teach, research and collaborate

The University of Salford offers study, research and innovation opportunities in a broad range of disciplines covering health professions, business, engineering, applied science and creative arts and technology, backed up by industry-standard facilities. Industry collaboration is at the heart of everything they do and drives the universities strategic objectives:

  • Providing a compelling academic portfolio that is demand-led by industry and focuses on interdisciplinarity across our academic schools
  • Inspiring our students as active partners in developing the knowledge, skills and self-awareness that provides them with the foundation for the next step in their careers
  • Achieving recognition as a global leader of challenge-led research and solutions-focused enterprise
  • Delivering the right enabling infrastructure to make Salford a great place to study and work

With these strong foundations, we look forward to even greater achievements in the future.

 

The School of Science, Engineering and Environment

The University of Salford Manchester is searching for the best teaching and research talent to develop the next generation of Computer Scientists, AI specialists, Software Engineers, Cyber Security experts and Data Scientists. The School is investing in people, technology and facilities to fuel the growth and impact of Computer Science and related specialist provision at the University – a powerhouse of the industry engaged digital innovation in Greater Manchester, with a new £65m Science, Engineering & Environment building coming soon!

 

You can find out more about the advertised Computer Science vacancies, and the School, over on: blogs.salford.ac.uk/computer-science-recruitment/


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We are seeking to appoint a talented and dynamic individual to come and join us at the University of Salford as Marketing Manager for our ambitious and forward-thinking School of Health and Society.  This is a key role, in which you will contribute to the development and implementation of both ...

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Are you interested in human behaviour and understanding why people do the things they do, and make the decisions they make? Do you have a passion for data and using it to help businesses make evidence-based decisions? Do you want to help shape the experience for current and future Salford students? ...

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16 Sep 2022
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Researcher in Energy House 2.0 - The University of Salford We are seeking a Research Fellow to work alongside our Energy House Labs (EHL) team and our industrial partners Saint Gobain and Bellway Homes on their demonstration projects within the unique research and innovation facility Energy Ho...

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Transforming lives. Stimulating discovery. Realising potential. The University of Salford has developed into a truly global institution designed to service the needs of Industry, Commerce and Education. Our university community now encompasses over 23,000 students, 2,500 staff and 170,000 alum...

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Research Assistant - Mathematical Fluid Dynamics We are seeking a Research Assistant to join an ongoing research project on a fixed term basis. The main focus of the role is to use applied mathematics techniques in fluid dynamics to obtain a solution for two-dimensional steady flow past a...

Key staff:

Leadership

Vice-Chancellor - Professor Helen Marshall

In addition to the Vice-Chancellor, members of VCET are:

  • Jo Purves, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Academic Development
  • Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience
  • Professor Karl Dayson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise
  • Huw Williams, Chief Operating Officer
  • John McCarthy, Associate Chief Operating Officer
  • Julie Charge, Executive Director of Finance (also appointed Deputy Chief Executive)
  • Peter Gregory, interim Director of HR and Organisational Development

Awards:

Salford University courses have been accredited by organisations including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Solicitors Regulation Authority. 

Key facts:

The University of Salford is a public university in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, 1 mile (1.6 kilometres) west of Manchester city centre. The Royal Technical Institute, Salford, which opened in 1896, became a College of Advanced Technology in 1956 and gained university status in 1967, following the Robbins Report into higher education.

  • 21,316 students (under and postgraduate)
  • Fastest growing university in the North West (England) and 5th fastest growing university in the UK
  • 50% of our students originate from Greater Manchester
  • We employ 2,660 people and a total of 5,766 jobs in Greater Manchester are dependent on the University and our students
  • We contribute £319 million in Gross Value Added (GVA) to Greater Manchester’s economy
  • £591 million economic output in Greater Manchester and  £316 million in Salford
  • 2/3rds of our graduates in employment stay in Greater Manchester for work 
  • We are helping Greater Manchester contribute to its ambition to become carbon neutral at least a decade before 2050