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  • 28 Jan 2020 6:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Post title: STEM teacher

    Science teacher for ages 4-16 years (4-11 years at school opening)

    Location: The New School, 197 Central Hill, Norwood, SE19

    Salary: £25.000 - £42.000 pro-rata (depending on qualification and years of active teaching experience) 

    Successful applicants will be starting to teach young people in the primary age range 4-11 years and will evolve to teach secondary level too, as the school grows up to year 11. Young people have the option of taking biology, physics, chemistry at GCSE (as well as other related STEM GCSE’s such as maths, design and technology, ICT) and/or developing their own portfolios. The science teacher will be used to teaching at this level and will have experience of teaching both GCSE and supporting other avenues that demonstrate competence such as portfolios or modelling to support young people moving on to higher education or employment. However, it must be stressed that the GCSE curriculum is covered within a much more holistic and student-led approach to the subject at our democratic school.


    Teaching qualifications are required, NQTs welcome to apply.

    For more information on the role, please visit: https://www.thenewschool.org.uk/vacancies


  • 28 Jan 2020 6:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Climate Change Programme Manager

    Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions.  Our mission is to promote science and technology through thought provoking, fun and exciting experiences that inspire all to explore and understand the world around them.

    We are recruiting for a Climate Change Learning Coordinator to source, create and develop appropriate content for a Climate Change science programme for delivery in the lead up to, during and post COP26 within GSC, by our Outreach Teams and by Third Parties including other Scottish Science Centres and Festivals.

    This position is full-time, fixed-term (2 years), based on 37.5 hours per week on a salary of £25,792 - £29,271 per annum. 

    To apply please forward an application form to recruitment@glasgowsciencecentre.org by Tuesday 4th February.

    Full job description and application form is available to download from the main GSC website. (Link below)   Job Reference number is 2004.

    https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/climate-change-learning-coordinator


  • 28 Jan 2020 6:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Science and Interpretation Assistant

     

    Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions.  Our mission is to promote science and technology through thought provoking, fun and exciting experiences that inspire all to explore and understand the world around them.

     

    We are recruiting for a Science and Interpretation Assistant to work with the Exhibitions Development Team to research, develop and implement interactive focused exhibits and exhibitions.

    To apply please forward an application form to recruitment@glasgowsciencecentre.org by Friday 31st January.

    Full job description and application form is available to download from the main GSC website. (Link below)  Job Reference number is 2003.

    https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/science-and-interpretation-assistant


  • 28 Jan 2020 6:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job title: Research Communications and Engagement Officer

    Location: Angel, London 

    Salary: £27,425 to £30,625 per annum 

    Hours: Full time (35h/week)

    Contract: Permanent 

    Closing date: 14 February 2020, 10am 

    JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity, is looking for a talented science communicator who can make people passionate about our mission to cure type 1. 

    You would be responsible for telling our current and future type 1 diabetes research story through vibrant, engaging research-themed content - tailored for different audiences and channels. 

    Another key part of this role is maintaining important relationships with research scientists across the UK, and collaborating with colleagues in the UK and around the world. 

    Ideally you’ll already have previous experience of working in a communications team, translating complex research for colleagues. You’ll also have first-rate writing skills and the ability to galvanise audiences to support science – both on social media and as a speaker at public events. 

    To learn more about the role, or to apply, please visit our website: https://jdrf.org.uk/jobs/research-communications-and-engagement-officer/


  • 28 Jan 2020 6:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    WW is looking for candidates to help change people’s lives. We are a global wellness technology and weight loss company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. 

    As WW is a company rooted in science, the Science team’s purpose is to co-create member experiences and products and to define and empower healthy habits for real life. During an exciting time of growth and evolution, you will be joining a dynamic, global team of strategic-thinking experts in the clinical research, nutrition and behavior change fields. You’ll partner with the scientific community, have autonomy and hands-on ownership of meaningful projects, and have support and collaboration across the WW Science team. 

    To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit ww.com.

    General Summary: Science Information Lead 

    The Science team works cross-functionally to develop new program innovations, enhance our digital and in-person experiences, train our field staff, partner with universities on clinical research and collaborate with member data analytics, develop engaging content, conduct user research, and communicate about our program externally.  We partner with our members and colleagues to discover and translate science so it is accessible and actionable - ensuring all WW solutions are rooted in science.  Your opportunity to impact the lives of millions awaits.

    The Science Information Lead is critical to ensure that WW science expertise is highly and easily accessible and can be leveraged across the organisation with high fidelity. Partnering with cross functional teams, this new role will take the lead to create and manage an information sharing strategy, identify priorities and create plans to fill gaps by gathering inputs from internal science team, a board of science consultants and developing themselves where needed. In addition, this role will take the lead for the team in collaborating with global internal and external communications teams to integrate and leverage work of the science team  - telling our story and empowering others to leverage what we do. 

    Based in the NYC Head Office, this position will report into the Global Director of Nutrition and will have a global scope and occasional travel.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Take the lead to create and maintain a science information sharing strategy that will deliver to needs across functional teams; mapping needs, developing a process and managing this project end to end 

    • Identify topical priorities for science information and points of view that fuel cross functional work and impact. Develop and execute strategies to fill gaps, which will include gathering input from internal and external subject matter experts. The goal is to have a responsive, up to date and highly accessible warehouse of informed, accurate positions. 

    • Manage the dissemination of science information and points of view across functions and WW markets, taking the lead on topics in areas of expertise and empowering others to use the information with high fidelity. This will involve communicating science backed points of view to cross-functional teams within the organization maximizing understanding and impact. 

    • Take the lead to establish and manage a board of science consultants that are pulled in for quick working groups and / or literature reviews to inform our positions as needed  

    • Conduct and organize literature reviews to add value to guide WW scientific points of view

    • Play a role for the science team as a business partner to global internal and external communications teams to deliver to range of responsibilities;

      • Be the key point of contact for global communications teams to input into the science information project requirements and leverage our science backed points of view. This will involve working across WW markets on both proactive and reactive communications activity across channels. 

      • Support an ongoing strategy to leverage WW science and science backed approached to weight and wellness in external communications 

      • Establish a strategy in collaboration with other teams, to leverage WW science team in external and internal communications - telling our story, contributions to science (e.g publications, conferences) and in general empowering others to leverage what we do. 

      • Create and manage opportunities for science team members to present at conferences and events and support the development of our expert profiles 

      • Play a role in co-creating science team presentations and communications documents as needed. 

    Experience Required:

    • At least 5 years relevant work experience in the wellness or weight management field with consumer facing programming, science writing or content development focus  

    • Subject matter expertise in an area of weight and / or wellness, via standard behavioral therapy, clinical psychology, nutrition, physical activity or public health 

    • A good appreciation for and understanding of the collaboration of science in industry and or public health

    • Ability to gather multiple perspectives and priorities and synthesize into a plan 

    • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, with a strength in development of presentations and communications briefs. Ability to translate science topics in impactful, digestible ways. 

    • Proven ability to prioritize, communicate and effectively escalate and de‐escalate issues to successfully resolve issues. 

    • Demonstrate a high level of operational maturity, judgement, assurance and engagement across the organization. Be a ‘solutions person’.

    • Experience in working with a wide range of stakeholders including scientists, policy makers, industry leaders, charities and advocacy groups

    • Be intellectually curious and open to innovation, but maintain objectivity and challenge when necessary 

    • Ability to build relationships with credibility and trust both internally and externally. Experience of management of partnerships with a range of people and organisations. 

    • Discerning and has the ability to separate fads from facts and importantly empower others to distill them into practical, actionable recommendations.

    • Thrive working in teams and aren’t afraid to speak up. You are excited to do the work it takes to scale evidence based interventions to millions of people.


    Relevant academic qualifications

    • As a minimum Bachelor level qualification in health related field 

    As a company, our purpose is to inspire healthy habits for real life. And as an employer, we inspire the greatest people to do their best work. We provide benefits for real life to help protect your health, finances and overall wellbeing, including:

    • Competitive compensation and profit-sharing plan

    • A 401K plan to help you plan for your future, plus company match

    • Health care coverage starting on your first day 

    • Tuition reimbursement and online courses to help you reach your career aspirations

    • Commuter benefits 

    • Yearly well-being allowance for your physical, financial, social and emotional well-being

    • Free WW membership for you plus 3 free WW memberships for your friends and 3 for your family

    • Free fruit, snacks and coffee to get you through your day

    • Summer Fridays, happy hours, and company outings

    • Robust employee referral bonuses 

    • Developmental opportunities and assignments to grow your career 

    WW is an equal opportunity employer. WW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks.  



  • 17 Jan 2020 4:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Interactive/Graphic Exhibit Designer 

    • Full-time position (37.5 hours a week) 

    • Location: Stirling House, 3-15 Stirling Road, London W3 8DJ

    • Salary: £20,000 to £24,000

    • Contact: Hina Younis. Hina@science-projects.org. 0208 741 2305

    What we are looking for and the role:

    We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, hard-working and talented graduate to join our organisation working with our team of designers and builders. This is a rare and unique opportunity to work with an internationally recognised leader in the field of interactive exhibitions, which are found in science centres around the world. 

    You will be working on multiple projects with a lot of exciting and varied work from concept to completion.  We hope the candidate will have experience in Graphics and both 2D & 3D design. We would like your design input from the initial stages in the creative process with sketches and drawings right through to producing CAD drawings to programme the CNC machine and for Art Work ready to go for print. For this, we hope to find a candidate with experience working with both Solidworks and the Adobe Graphics Packages. 

    Fabrication is completed in the workshop so you will see and be involved with your designs coming to life.  We would like to see evidence of your portfolio through your studies/degree that demonstrates your creative ability in graphics and design at interview stage. 

    The successful candidate, if they are interested, will also have the opportunity to gain training to build their practical skills working with metal, wood and plastics using machinery and hand tools.

    Experience & qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree (preferred) in Product Design & Engineering/Art & Design/Graphics or other related subject

    Desired skills:

    • Excellent command of English

    • Highly organised and the ability to meet deadlines 

    • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken)

    • Ability to work well in a team and independently

    • Good attention to detail

    • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills 

    • Demonstrates enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude at all times

    • A creative, adaptable and flexible mindset. Be able to cope with and meet competing and changing demands.

    Company Background: 

    Science Projects is a not for profit organisation with charitable status that designs and builds hands-on exhibitions for museums, science centres, aquariums and zoos all over the world and is internationally recognised as a leading supplier in their field. It operates out of its West London workshop where the team of multi-disciplinary exhibit specialists design with CAD, prototype in 3D and work with metal, wood and plastic to build mostly one-off designs that incorporate electronics, computer programming, AV, computer and printed graphics, all provided in-house. For more information, please go to www.science-projects.org.

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    Above: a water exhibit designed and built by Science Projects, installed by our team in Norway.

    The location:

    We are based in West London - 10 minutes from Acton Town tube station. We occupy a building with two offices and a workshop where we design and build interactive exhibits (and where the majority of our staff work). 

    The team at Science Projects:

    We are a small, friendly and experienced team. Roles are varied and duties will change from day to day -you may find yourself helping with an unusual task now and then! Our field is very specialised and extremely rewarding, and no two projects are ever the same. Our team of scientists, artists and engineers work together to design and build some of the world’s best and most engaging exhibits and attractions, from human hamster wheels to huge ball firing machines, tackling subjects from Climate Change to Newton’s theories.

    To apply, please send a CV, covering letter and images of your work to Hina Younis at

     hina@science-projects.org or post to Science Projects, Stirling House, 3-15 Stirling Road, London W3 8DJ.

  • 13 Jan 2020 2:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Programme Developer (Open Source Science)
     - Maternity Cover

    Salary:                   £23,000 - £26,000 per annum, dependent on experience

    Hours:                   Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

    Contract:              1 year-fixed term maternity cover contract

    Start Date:            Early April 2020                            

    We The Curious is seeking a Programme Developer (Open Source Science) who will be responsible for creating content – activities, workshops and participatory experiences – for the Open Source Science programme in collaboration with research partners, audiences and community partners. You will have experience of academic research culture and process and solid organisational skills. You are confident maintaining a large number and diverse range of professional relationships and have had experience working with a range of public and family audiences.

    To Apply:  For a full job description and details on how to apply, please click here. You will need to submit a CV and application form.

    Closing date for applications: -  Sunday 26th January, midnight

  • 17 Dec 2019 3:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    I’m delighted to announce that Success4All are currently looking for a STEM Engagement Officer to join our team.

    Following successful funding, we are excited to create this new role within our charity to develop and grow our STEM Engagement and Learning Bus programmes at Success4All. This job is based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

    Job title: STEM Engagement Officer
    Salary: £18,000
    Closing date: 23rd January 2020
    Interviews: 29th January – 5th February 2020

    As STEM Engagement Officer, your main role is to deliver Success4All’s STEM Engagement programmes in schools and community centres across the North East. This currently includes STEM Challenge programmes, STEM workshops, events and after-school clubs. You may also contribute towards the development and delivery of activities on our Learning Bus and during our annual summer school. Alongside the STEM Engagement Manager, you will support the development of new activities and projects.

    Full details here: https://www.s4a.org.uk/get-involved/staff/
    Please apply using the application form on our website.

    Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or for an informal chat about the role on 0191 273 2229 or via email on kirsty@s4a.org.uk

  • 03 Dec 2019 1:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Finance Advisor
    Salary Range: £25,000 - £32,000 (depending on experience)
    Contract: Full or Part time work considered

    Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team to fulfil the influential role of Finance Advisor either in a full or part time capacity.

    You will provide comprehensive and practical finance support to the CEO, attending Board meetings in an advisory capacity.

    You will play an integral part in the organisation by providing and presenting financial information to the management team so that it can be used to inform Dundee Science Centre's decisions with regards performance and relevant activities; enabling us to work to our strengths and address areas requiring attention.

    As Finance Advisor you will support the organisations ambition by ensuring our financial position is communicated regularly and action taken to influence performance when required.

    You will be responsible for preparing monthly management accounts, analysing income and expenditure and recommending improvements where necessary.

    You will complete accounts to pre-audit stage, manage the audit process, ensure charity and company law regulation compliance, undertake routine finance procedures and line manage one member of staff, providing finance training to all.

    You will be an advocate for Inclusion & Diversity; supporting the development of DSC's culture of inclusion for our team and visitors.

    We are looking for someone with experience of the finance function and who wants to work in a fast paced environment and make a difference to society by supporting the work we are trying to carry out at the Centre.

    You will have the required qualification, excellent communication and organisation skills and more importantly a positive attitude.

    You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered and occasional weekend and evening work will be required.

    For further information please request a detailed job description from: laura@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk<mailto:laura@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk>



    To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a covering letter, indicating clearly your suitability for the role.  Applications should be sent to:

    Email: recruitment@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk<mailto:recruitment@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk>

    FAO Laura Denchfield, HR Manager, Dundee Science Centre, 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

    Applications to be submitted by 6pm on Thursday 12th December 2019 with interviews taking place on Tuesday 17th December 2019; no alternative dates are available.


  • 03 Dec 2019 1:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Public Engagement and Communications officer – Oxford

    Organisation: MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University

    Location: Oxford

    Salary: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a

    Type: 3 years in the first instance.

    Closing date: midday on the 6th of January

    Main text: Our lovely comms person at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University is moving on to pastures new, so we’re currently looking for someone to fill this position (Grade 7 - £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a).

     

    The institute is really friendly and has a fantastic culture of public engagement and communications (it won an award last year!). You would be facilitating a busy programme of public engagement and communications as part of the administration team.

     

    The role is full time for 3 years in the first instance, and the deadline is midday on the 6th of January. More details here:

    https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=144293

     

    Please contact Dr Charvy Narain (charvy.narain@rdm.ox.ac.uk) if you have further questions or would like an informal chat about the role.


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