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  • 18 Jun 2024 5:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Closing date 23:59, Tuesday 2nd July 

    Science Education Officer

    In the Crick's Education Operations Team.

    Reporting to the Education Manager, the Science Educator Officer is based in the Education team, which sits within the wider Public Engagement team. The post-holder works closely with the other members of the Education team and with our school contacts, as well as with the Crick’s Public Engagement, Communication and Facilities teams and our scientists.

    Key information

    Job reference

    R1731

    Salary

    From £38,330 per annum with benefits, subject to skills and experience

    Application close date

    02 July 2024, 23:59 BST

    Hours per week

    36 (full time)

    Contact

    Email administrator

    Posted 17 June 2024

    Science Education Officer – Comms and Public Engagement

    Salary for this Role:

    • From £38,330 per annum with benefits, subject to skills and experience

    Job title:

    • Science Education Officer (Education and Community Outreach)

    Reports to:

    • Education Operations Manager

    Contact term:

    • This is a full-time, permanent position on Crick terms and conditions of employment.

    Interviews for this role are likely to be held on Monday 15 July 2024.

    Summary

    Science Education Officers play a key role in delivering the Crick’s strategy to engage and inspire the public - growing and diversifying the community of people who aspire to careers in STEM and/or are engaged with science and the Crick. Reporting to the Education Operations Manager, this role will involve delivery of practical science workshops in schools, local community spaces and in our dedicated onsite outreach lab. Working as part of the Education and Community Engagement team, you will also collaborate with the ‘Public Engagement with Science’ and ‘Digital and Creative’ teams to identify and develop opportunities to increase local engagement with our events and online programmes. Through relationship building with local organizations that support families, you will help the Crick understand what they want and need from our programmes and will help to evaluate whether our outputs are impactful.

    Key Responsibilities:

    These include but are not limited to:

    • Delivery of Crick Education outreach activities to primary and secondary school children on themes relating to the National Curriculum and current research at Crick:
      • Solo delivery of up to 5 practical science workshops per day in school to classes of children aged 5-11;
    • Lead practical science workshops in our lab for children aged 9-18;
    • Deliver careers-related learning activities to groups of school children from individuals to whole year groups;
    • Assist with logistics and behaviour management at other events, e.g. science shows.
    • Adapt a wide range of science activities for different audiences, including: pre-schoolers, primary school aged children and parents/carers.
    • Lead on the science engagement with local parents/carers
      • Develop an approach to parent/carer engagement that supports and reinforces key aspects of the wider education and community outreach programmes;
      • Build relationships with key internal and local external stakeholders in the area of STEM careers;
      • Identify opportunities for collaborations that will allow us to reach local audiences, including through our events and digital programmes;
      • Lead delivery of practical science activities aimed specifically at local parents/carers, including: training and supporting volunteers; risk-assessment and in-event safety management;
      • Provide insight from local families to guide content and format of the Crick’s newsletter to primary school families;
      • Provide support and insight to the community engagement activities, including assisting with the delivery of Crick Discovery (open) Days, Science on Screen film events and being an inspiring and enthusiastic presence at local community festivals.   
    • Uphold and promote the Crick’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI); and actively contribute to an inclusive workplace culture.
    • Work with colleagues to strategically embed EDI principles and practice in our public engagement programmes, and ensure our activities are as inclusive and accessible as possible.

    Key experience and competencies:

    The post holder should embody and demonstrate our core Crick values:

    Bold; Open; Collegial in addition to the following:

    The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and experienced presenter with a desire to use engagement to benefit the lives of audiences who are often not traditionally engaged with research institutes or science.

    Essential

    Qualifications, experience and competencies:

    • BSc or equivalent qualification or experience in a science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) field;
    • Experience in delivering practical science sessions to large groups of under 12s, e.g. as a teacher, with a science outreach organisation, in a science Discovery Centre or within the museum sector.
    • A broad scientific knowledge; understanding of the importance of STEM qualifications and the role of informal science learning in building Science Capital.
    • An ability to confidently present hands-on science workshops in a fun and engaging way;
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, appropriate for a diverse audience that includes young children as well as adults in the early stages of learning English.
    • Ability to adapt a wide range of practical science activities to make them accessible and inclusive for diverse audiences.
    • Excellent organisational skills, including a methodical approach to administrative tasks and strong attention to detail;
    • Computer literacy, particularly the effective use of the Microsoft suite of packages;
    • An ability to build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders;
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently and within a team, demonstrating enthusiasm and initiative;
    • Flexibility, with a willingness to work occasional evenings/weekends (approximately 3-4 times per year) when required as part of the Crick’s broader public engagement programme;
    • The role involves work in Camden schools that are multi-floor and without lifts, so the post-holder should be capable of ascending and descending several flights of stairs;
    • Appointment to the post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

    Desirable

    Qualifications, experience and competencies:

    • In-depth knowledge of the English National Curriculum for EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
    • Experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR, either through conducting educational workshops around this subject, or practical experience in a professional setting.
    • Experience of efficiently learning the content of a portfolio of practical science workshops through scripts and/or watch/assist/deliver methods.
    • Experience of training adults to engage children and young people with STEM.
    • Familiarity with legislation and good practice with regard to Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
    • Experience collaborating with diverse communities facing health and wellbeing inequalities  and socio economic challenges, either through professional work or volunteer engagements.

    Science Education Officer, The Francis Crick Institute, London (https://www.crick.ac.uk/careers-study/vacancies/2024-06-14-science-education-officer)

    Science Education Officers play a key role in delivering the Crick’s strategy to engage and inspire the public - growing and diversifying the community of people who aspire to careers in STEM and/or are engaged with science and the Crick.

    • Full time, permanent
    • £38,330 with benefits
    • Interviews expected to be 15th July


  • 18 Jun 2024 5:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Closing date 12/7/24

    The Engineering Education Scheme Wales Ltd is currently seeking a Delivery Officer, who will work under the supervision of the Activity Manager and liaise with the Chief Executive Officer to deliver exciting and motivating STEM activities in schools and to develop new project ideas, on a fixed term contract (maternity cover) from August 2024 to 31st December 2024.  There is the possibility of an extension to March 2025, depending on available funding. 

    As a Delivery Officer, you will be responsible for delivering various STEM activities in schools.  You will deliver sessions to groups of pupils within their schools across North Wales, as well as assisting the Activity Manager and other deliverers with the development of new STEM activities to be delivered across Wales.

    You are advised to read the Job Description before applying for this vacancy.

    The hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday and will be based at EESW North Wales Office, Llandudno (at Blessed William Davies Primary School).  Travel across Wales will be required as part of this role and your own transport is essential.  The salary for this position will be starting at £28,000 per annum (depending on experience), with an allowance of 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays).

    To download the Job Description, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Job Applicant Privacy notice please visit https://www.stemcymru.org.uk/home/resources/

    Please send the completed application and equal opportunities forms and a copy of your CV to info@stemcymru.org.ukPlease note, applications will not be accepted unless the documentation is complete and the declaration on the application form signed.

     

    This post is part funded by the Welsh Government Education Directorate and Innovation Team. 

    The role also includes delivery to schools in Conwy and Wrexham.  The project is funded by the UK Government, driven by Levelling Up. 

      

    __________________________________________________

    Mae Cynllun Addysg Beirianneg Cymru Cyf yn chwilio am Swyddog Cyflenwi ar hyn o bryd, a fydd yn gweithio dan oruchwyliaeth y Rheolwr Gweithgareddau ac yn cydweithio â'r Prif Swyddog Cyfrifol i ddarparu gweithgareddau STEM cyffrous ac ysgogol mewn ysgolion ac i ddatblygu syniadau prosiect newydd, bydd y contract yn un cyfnod penodol (cyfnod mamolaeth) o fis Awst 2024 tan 31 Rhagfyr 2024. Mae’n bosib y bydd estyniad tan Mawrth 2025, os bydd cyllid ar gael.

    Fel Swyddog Cyflenwi, byddwch chi'n gyfrifol am gyflwyno gweithgareddau STEM amrywiol mewn ysgolion. Byddwch yn cyflwyno sesiynau i grwpiau o ddisgyblion yn eu hysgolion ar draws Gogledd Cymru, yn ogystal â chynorthwyo'r Rheolwr Gweithgareddau a darparwyr eraill i ddatblygu gweithgareddau STEM newydd i'w darparu ledled Cymru.

    Dylech ddarllen y disgrifiad swydd cyn gwneud cais am y swydd hon.

    Bydd yr oriau gwaith yn 37.5 awr yr wythnos, o ddydd Llun i ddydd Gwener a bydd wedi'i leoli yn Swyddfa Gogledd Cymru EESW, Llandudno (yn Ysgol Gynradd Bendigaid William Davies). Bydd gofyn teithio ar draws Cymru fel rhan o'r rôl hon ac mae defnyddio’ch cerbyd eich hun yn hanfodol. Bydd y cyflog yn dechrau ar £28,000 y flwyddyn (yn dibynnu ar brofiad), gyda lwfans o 28 diwrnod o wyliau (yn cynnwys gwyliau banc).

    I lawrlwytho'r disgrifiad swydd, ffurflen gais, ffurflen monitro cyfle cyfartal a’r hysbysiad preifatrwydd ar gyfer ymgeiswyr am swyddi ewch i https://www.stemcymru.org.uk/cartref/adnoddau/

    Anfonwch eich cais cyflawn a’r ffurflen cyfle cyfartal a chopi o'ch CV at info@stemcymru.org.ukSylwer, ni chaiff ceisiadau eu derbyn oni bai bod y dogfennau’n gyflawn a bod y datganiad ar y ffurflen gais wedi’i lofnodi.

    Bydd y swydd yn gofyn i chi gael gwiriad DBS manylach a theithio i ysgolion ledled Cymru yn ôl yr angen. 

    Ariennir y swydd hon yn rhannol gan Gyfarwyddiaeth Addysg a Thîm Arloesedd Llywodraeth Cymru.

    Mae'r rôl hefyd yn cynnwys cyflwyno i ysgolion yng Nghonwy a Wrecsam. Ariennir y prosiect gan Lywodraeth y DU, wedi ei yrru gan Ffyniant Bro. 


  • 13 Jun 2024 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Closing Date: 25/06/2024

    SCIENCE CENTRE HOSTS – VISITOR EXPERIENCE TEAM

    £11.44 per hour (Rising to £11.64 per hour on successful completion of probationary period)

    Various hours available 

    We are looking for enthusiastic, customer focused people to join us as Science Centre Hosts. As part of the visitor experience team, you will help provide a welcoming, exciting and memorable experience for all visitors to the centre, including families and schools. The science centre is a busy venue, with hands-on exhibitions, live shows, experiments and making activities, plus our popular cafes and gift shop. Duties are varied and include welcoming and helping visitors in the centre, selling tickets and serving in our food and drink areas.

    The successful candidates will be confident, well organised and team players, ideally with previous customer focused experience. As the venue is open 7 days a week with occasional evening events, a flexible approach to cover   various shift patterns is essential, including weekends

    Previous experience in catering, on reception or working with children would be an advantage. 

    The successful applicants will be subject to DBS checks. Details of our DBS policy are available on request. For further information regarding this post, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.    

    To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application form which can be accessed from our website at https://jobs.life.org.uk/ by midday Tuesday, 25 June 2024.

    The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the Equality Standard Gold Award. Life has achieved gold accreditation under the North East Better Health at Work Scheme.  

    Registered Charity Number: 1059607   

     


  • 20 May 2024 6:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Closing Date: 28/05/2024

    Health and Safety Coordinator

    Salary: CIRCA £28,000 per annum

    Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week) permanent - office based

    As a responsible organisation the health and safety of Life’s customers, visitors, staff and tenants is a top priority and that we maintain a safe environment within our Science Centre and more broadly across the site.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Health and Safety Coordinator to join the team. This role is reporting into the Director responsible for Health and Safety and working with the Heads of Departments to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation, design and deliver annual action plans, and maintaining a safe environment for staff, visitors and tenants.

    You will be responsible for reviewing Health and Safety policies and procedures, obtaining advice from external consultants on best practise, supporting annual Health and Safety Audits, undertaking site inspections, which may involve plant and equipment located on the roof or other harder to access areas. The role includes coordinating Life’s fire strategy and risk assessment, administering and providing input to the health and safety committee, administration for business continuity planning preparation for Martyn’s Law and support on GDPR. 

    You will have proven experience working in a similar role, and working knowledge of risk assessments, audits and delivering health and safety action plans. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential, together with knowledge and experience of identifying and arranging appropriate training for staff. You will be capable of managing your own workload with minimal supervision and be working towards or interested in achieving the NEBOSH certificate. 

    Life is a welcoming and friendly place to work.  We offer you a range of staff benefits including access to wellbeing initiatives, an Employee Assistance Programme and discounted car-parking in the centre of Newcastle. 

    The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. Details of our DBS policy is available on request. For further information regarding this post, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.    

    To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application form which can be accessed from our website at life.org.uk/join-the-team/#vacancies by midday Tuesday 28 May 2024. Interviews will be held on the Friday 31 May 2024.

    The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the Equality Standard Gold Award. Life has achieved gold accreditation under the North East Better Health at Work Scheme.  Registered Charity Number: 1059607   

     


  • 14 May 2024 3:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Science Show Programme Manager (IR-ECO-TSP-2024-99-GRAP)

    • Geneva, Switzerland
    • Full-time

    Job Description

    Are you a skilled science communicator who is enthusiastic about performing in front of diverse audiences in English and French?

    Are you passionate about engaging visitors in science experiments while promoting their scientific curiosity?

    Are you interested in developing operations to continuously improve shows based on audience feedback?

    Join the CERN Science Gateway education team as a science show developer and coordinator! CERN has an opening for a Project Graduate in the Teacher & Student Programmes (TSP) Section in the Education, Communication and Outreach (ECO) group in the International Relations (IR) sector. CERN Science Gateway (https://sciencegateway.cern/) is a new education and outreach facility with the aim to enable people of all ages and backgrounds to engage in the discoveries, the science and the technologies of CERN.

    CERN Science Gateway's educational activities include interactive science shows that allow visitors to explore the exciting stories and scientific methods behind major advances in science and technology, and lab workshops where visitors aged 5+ years explore their scientific curiosity by learning how to conduct scientific investigations. Lab workshops and science shows have been developed in an iterative design process and have been tested since CERN Science Gateway opened to the public in October 2023.

    As a science show programme manager you will:

    • Implement and test different evaluation protocols to assess science shows and their impact on the audience.
    • Contribute to the continuous development of science shows based on the results of the evaluations.
    • Train new volunteers to present science shows and develop a programme for continuous volunteer training to further improve their science communication skills.
    • Perform science shows for diverse groups and facilitate hands-on workshops in the Science Gateway education labs.
    • Coordinate other aspects of science shows such as risk assessments, scheduling, equipment management, promotion, and adaptations for special events.
    • Work closely with the CERN Science Gateway team and the wider CERN community to explore new avenues for future educational activities and adapt them for special events at CERN and beyond.

    More information here: https://ir-test-menu.web.cern.ch/eco/sections/teacher-student-programmes

    Who we are looking for

    Skills and/or knowledge

    • Experience in communicating science to diverse audiences, preferably in the context of science shows.
    • Experience in science education; experience in particle physics education is as asset.
    • Experience in evaluating the impact of educational and outreach activities using quantitative and qualitative methods.
    • Experience with training volunteers or other types of personnel in science communication activities.
    • Experience with hands-on experiments.
    • Desire and ability to work in a team within a large international organisation.
    • Fast learner capable of rapidly and effectively grasping new concepts.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to adjust to different audiences.
    • Fluent in English and French; any other language is an asset.

    Further details: https://international-relations.web.cern.ch/opportunities/2024/project-graduate-science-show-programme-manager

    Eligibility criteria:

    • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
    • You have a professional background in STEM (or a related field) and have either:
      • Master's degree with 2 to 6 years of post-graduation professional experience;
      • or a PhD with no more than 3 years of post-graduation professional experience.
    • You have never had a CERN fellow or graduate contract before.

    Additional Information

    Job closing date: 6 June 2024 at 23h59

    Job reference: IR-ECO-TSP-2024-99-GRAP

    Contract duration: 24 months, with a possible extension up to 36 months maximum.

    Target start date: 01-July-2024

    This position requires:

    • Stand-by duty, when required by the needs of the Organization.
    • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.

    What we offer

    • A monthly stipend ranging between 6212 and 6828 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
    • Coverage by CERN's comprehensive health scheme (for yourself, your spouse and children), and membership of the CERN Pension Fund.
    • Depending on your individual circumstances: installation grant; family, child and infant allowances; payment of travel expenses at the beginning and end of contract.
    • 30 days of paid leave per year.
    • On-the-job and formal training at CERN as well as in-house language courses for English and/or French.

    About us

    At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. Using the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments, they study the basic constituents of matter - fundamental particles that are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. The process gives physicists clues about how particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. Find out more on http://home.cern.

    We are on a Quest. A Journey into discovery like no other. Bring your expertise to our unique work and develop your knowledge and skills at pace. Join world-class subject matter experts on unique projects, in a Quest for greater knowledge and deeper understanding.

    Begin your CERN Quest. Take Part!

     

    Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success.


  • 08 May 2024 9:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Calling all Science Presenters

    Would you like to capture the imagination of children and young people by sharing your passion for science? 

     

    We are growing our team of Science In School presenters here at the Royal Institution (Ri).

    The Royal Institution (Ri) is an independent charity providing science education and heritage activities for people of all ages and backgrounds across the UK and around the world. These include the world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES,  a national programme of Masterclasses for young people in mathematics and computer science, science workshops in our L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre, and animations and films from our YouTube channel.

     

    Our team of professional presenters have an infectious enthusiasm and love for science that inspires audiences, entertaining and educating in equal measure. We are looking for presenters who can deliver engaging science shows to children in primary and secondary schools across the UK, and who are confident in sharing their knowledge with teachers and school staff.  

     

    If successful, you will be delivering our popular science shows and professional development training sessions in schools across the country. We will provide you with the scripts, the props, the training, and the bookings… all you need to focus on is delivering amazing shows that engage and enthral our audiences with the wonders of science. 

      

    A typical day as a Royal Institution Science in Schools presenter would involve driving to the school, setting up and delivering two one-hour long student shows, an hour long CPD training session for school staff, and then ending your day with a 45 minute after school show for families.  

     

    The amount of work is varied, so you will need to be flexible. The estimated number of bookings vary by region, with all presenters receiving more bookings in the months of March and September. The freelance rate of pay is £200 per day (plus travel) for presenting and £100 per day while completing your training.  Annualised hours contracts may also be available and can be discussed on an individual basis at interview. 

    We currently have four positions available in the following regions:

    • London 
    • East of England (inc. Cambridgeshire and Norfolk) 
    • North-East of England (inc. Newcastle and Middlesborough) 
    • Scotland   

    This role includes the use of pyrotechnics and other potentially hazardous materials. Full training will be given, and the successful candidates will be required to adhere to all Ri risk assessments and health and safety guidelines.   

    If you:

    • Have experience in presenting educational content (not necessarily science-based) to children and adults, with the ability to engage and excite audiences of all ages 
    • Are a skilled performer with the confidence and ability to learn new content quickly and present to live audiences   
    • Can act as an ambassador for the Royal Institution   
    • Are committed to delivering exciting shows that keep everyone’s Health and Safety front and centre  
    • And have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle (mileage will be paid) 

     

    Please see Science in Schools Presenters (London, East & North-East of England, Scotland) | Royal Institution (rigb.org) for more information. To apply, please email recruitment@ri.ac.uk by 10am Tuesday 21 May 2024 with:

     

    • An up-to-dateCV.
    • A covering letter of no more than 500 wordsthat explainsmore about you,and how your skills,experience,and knowledge match what we are looking for and which is your preferred location and role.
    • A link to an example of you presenting. We really want to see you in action(it does not need to be about science).

     

    We also welcome open expressions of interest on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

    We look forward to receiving your applications!


  • 30 Apr 2024 2:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Closing Date: 10am on Tuesday 14 May 2024.

    Are you passionate about inspiring awe and wonder about science via live events and cultural engagement?  This is an exciting opportunity to opportunity to lead the Ri’s prestigious talks programme to engage a wide range of diverse audiences?

    If so, you could be our new Science Talks Producer!

    The Royal Institution (Ri) runs a year-round programme of inspirational public science talks from our famous Theatre. We enable world-class scientists and researchers to deliver spectacular and engaging talks to a wide range of diverse audiences with support from our infamous Demonstrations team and using the stories and objects from our heritage and archives.

    We are looking for a Science Talks Producer, to develop, curate, host and manage innovative STEM events which are fascinating, entertaining, scientific and inclusive and will grow our audiences.  You will collaborate with speakers, hosts, sponsors and stakeholders as well as with teams across the Ri to ensure the programme has a distinctive Ri quality, is relevant and cutting edge, and effectively publicised and evaluated.  

    Location: Albemarle St, London with opportunity for some remote working
    Contract type: Permanent, Part-time/Full-time, 28 to 35 hours per week including evening and weekend work
    Salary: c. £38k per annum (pro-rata for part-time)

    Closing Date: 10am on Tuesday 14 May 2024.

    Interview Date: Interviews are scheduled to take place w/c 20 May but we may interview as applications come in. 

    Interested? See our website Science Talks Producer | Royal Institution (rigb.org) for more details.

    To apply, please email recruitment@ri.ac.uk your CV and Supporting Statement, of no more than 500 words, explaining why you would like to be our new Science Talks Producer Technician, and how you meet the requirements for the role, to recruitment@ri.ac.uk by 10am on Tuesday 14 May 2024. 


  • 16 Apr 2024 3:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 13th May 2024.

    Science Oxford Centre Officer

    The Oxford Trust is looking to increase its Science Oxford Centre team to support the on-site delivery of primary school programming and some public openings. This enjoyable and varied role is available part-time or full-time, to deliver engaging and exciting experiences to visiting school groups between Tuesdays to Fridays and to oversee public family visits on one Saturday per month. Full training will be provided. If you have experience and/or an interest in science, and enjoy engaging with young people and families, this could be the role for you.

     

    Rate of pay: from £25,000 per annum, depending on experience

     

    For more information, please see our website and the  Job Description here.

    How to apply

    Please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@scienceoxford.com. Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 13th May 2024.

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th May (between 3-5pm)

    Start date will be between June-July 2024.

     

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    We value the positive impact greater representation will have on our organisation, programmes and culture. It’s our goal to become an inclusive place to work and for our teams to better reflect our city and the people who visit us. ​We welcome applications from people of all lived experiences. ​​

    We want to work with you to ensure the recruitment process is accessible for you, please contact us if you have questions about The Oxford Trust or our accessibility or recruitment process at  jobs@scienceoxford.com



  • 16 Apr 2024 3:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Closing Date: 5th May 2024

    Communications, Events and Engagement Manager

    Medical Research Council (MRC) - Laboratory of Medical Sciences (LMS)

    Salary: £34,905 - £43, 962 plus London Allowances (£3,913 & £1,472) pro rata

    Full Time (36 hours per week)

    The LMS is a world-class research laboratory where scientists and clinicians collaborate to advance the understanding of biology and its application to medicine. Funded by the MRC as part of UK Research and Innovation, the LMS has a collaborative working culture and a new state-of-the-art building next to the Hammersmith Hospital Campus.

    Based in the Grants, Engagement and Communications Team (GECo) the Communications, Events and Engagement Manager will support the Head of GECo in raising the profile of the LMS through carefully curated outreach and engagement activities, and through effective communication.

    The Communications, Events and Engagement Manager will lead on the Institute’s science communication and research dissemination through effective press and social media outputs, while establishing goals and objectives for internal and external communications which will deliver impact from our research.

    The postholder will project manage a variety of exciting projects, that aim to increase diversity in science research, and reach the Director’s strategic vision of translational science. Developing good working relations with local organisations and educational establishments is also crucial to instigate and create effective outreach initiatives.

    The Communications, Events and Engagement Manager will also line manage two Officers, ensuring local targets are met.

    This is a prime opportunity for an ambitious communications and engagement specialist with an interest in biomedical science, to make their mark as an innovative science communicator.  

     

    The successful candidate will have an understanding of biomedical science and how to creatively communicate research to scientific audiences. They will have good project management skills and be adept at using digital tools for creative work. 

    MRC and LMS offer a wide range of benefits including 30 days annual leave allowance, a defined benefit pension scheme, family friendly policies, access to EdenRed discounts for high street and online shopping, wellbeing support, and access to an employee assistance programme scheme.

    For full details of this post and to complete an online application, please visit https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/2654

     

    Interested candidates should upload an up-to-date CV with a covering letter stating how they meet the requirements of the job specification, as outlined in the job description. Those applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

    As "Disability Confident" employers, LMS guarantees to interview candidates who disclose they have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. If there are any reasonable adjustments that would help aid the application process, please contact our Recruitment Team and can discuss further.

    Please quote reference number LMS 2386.

     

    Closing Date: 5th May 2024


  • 25 Mar 2024 1:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Ri provides science education and heritage activities for people of all ages and backgrounds across the UK and around the world. These activities include the world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES,  a national programme of Masterclasses for young people in mathematics and computer science, science workshops in our L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre; animations and films from our YouTube channel.

    We are currently looking for a Demonstrations Technician to help develop engaging and world class scientific demonstrations for our Public, Family, and Schools programming, including the CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

    You will maintain the Demo room, machinery and storage, the Demo Asset register for props and demonstration equipment and ensure maintenance is carried out in line with relevant risk mitigation. You will also support the coordination of the team, liaising with colleagues, and coordinating props to ensure effective use of resources.

    Job Title: Demonstrations Technician

    Accountable to: Content Producer, Heritage and Demonstrations

    Location: 21 Albemarle Street, London

    Contract type: Permanent, part time (21-28 hours per week)

    Salary: c.£27,000 per annum 

    Closing Date: 10am on Monday 8 April 2024.

    Interview Date: Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 16th and 17th April

     

    If you have experience of working in a workshop environment and sourcing, developing and building demonstrations and props please see our website Demonstrations Technician | Royal Institution (rigb.org) for more details.

    To apply, please send us your CV and Supporting Statement, of no more than 500 words, explaining why you would like to be our new Demonstrations Technician, and how you meet the requirements for the role, to recruitment@ri.ac.uk by 10am on Monday 8 April 2024

     


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