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  • 01 Oct 2014 1:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Clothworkers’ Associate in Mathematics
    Accountable to: Clothworkers’ Fellow in Mathematics
    Location: 21 Albemarle Street, London
    Contract type: Permanent, full time (35 hours per week)
    Salary: Band 3-4, Points 15-20 (£28,013 - £35,748)

    The Royal Institution (Ri) was established in 1799 with the purpose of ‘diffusing science for the common purposes of life’. Over 200 years on, the Ri is a charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages to think more deeply about the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This commitment drives everything we do, from our intellectually stimulating public programmes for adults, our national network of education initiatives for young people and our hands-on laboratory the L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre, our science video platform the Ri Channel and online activities, our Faraday Museum and history of science research, to the world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES®.

    At its home on Albemarle Street in Mayfair, the Ri is where scientists such as Humphry Davy, Michael Faraday, James Dewar, William and Lawrence Bragg and George Porter discovered 10 chemical elements, won 15 Nobel Prizes, made world-changing discoveries in the laws of electromagnetism and molecular biology, and pioneered public science lectures and science events for children.

    Find out more at rigb.org and richannel.org.

    Job Purpose

    The Ri is looking for an passionate Mathematics educator to help develop, monitor and support our Masterclass programme inspiring the brightest young people to gain extra-curricular knowledge from experts in academia and industry. The Clothworkers’ Associate will work with the Clothworkers’ Fellow in running the Ri’s mathematics programme, with particular responsibility for primary masterclasses, supporting primary UK masterclass groups, and assisting with mathematics events for the Ri’s Science for Schools and Public programmes. The Clothworkers' Associate will have experience of teaching Mathematics, ideally at Primary level.

    The Ri Masterclass programme was originally started in 1978 and we now engage with more than 5,500 primary and secondary school students each year in more than 140 locations across the country, stretching all the way from Aberdeen to Jersey.

    The aim of Ri Masterclasses is to open the eyes of children and young people to the excitement, beauty and value of mathematics, engineering and computer science and to highlight the wide range of exciting careers these subjects can lead to. Ri Masterclasses are hands-on sessions led by expert volunteer speakers from industry and academia who challenge and guide bright young people to think creatively and to use the principles of mathematics, engineering or computer science to solve real-life problems.

    Please visit our website http://rigb.org/about/jobs/clothworkers-associate-in-mathematics for further details on the role including the job description and person specification. To apply for the role please send a CV and Covering Letter to Suzanne Scruton at recrutiment@ri.ac.uk no later than 9am on the 13th October. Interviews will take place on the 16th October and we would appreciate it if candidates could keep this date free as we may not be able to offer an alternative date. We will contact candidates on the 14th October.

    If you would like to discuss the role further in advance of submitting your application please contact Diane Crann at dcrann@ri.ac.uk.

  • 22 Sep 2014 12:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Birmingham Museums Trust is currently recruiting for a Learning and Access Manager.

    Experienced and dynamic manager required to lead the development and delivery of ambitious learning and access programmes that support Birmingham Museum’s vision to inspire learning, creativity and enjoyment for all.

    This is an exciting opportunity to develop a new programme for all audiences with a team of 18 staff working across venues, including the two flagship museums – the Museum and Art Gallery and Thinktank science museum. The ideal candidate will have a proactive and creative approach and strong leadership experience.

    37 hours per week, Full Time, circ. £37,000

    Interview date: W/c 13th October 2014

    For further information please read the job description.  To apply please complete and return the application form to recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk

    The closing date is Tuesday 7th October 2014 at 9am. Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 13 October 2014.

  • 12 Sep 2014 1:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Description: Science Communicator, weekendsPurpose: The Science Communicator is the public face of the Science Centre, engaging directly withschool groups and general visitors. They help manage day-to-day operations. Their role is to aid and enrichvisitors’ exploration of the space, leaving them inspired to observe and find out more about science, and usescientific reasoning to solve the puzzles of day-to-day life.Location: Cambridge, UKApply By: Friday 26th September 2014Core Duties:· WelcomingCore Duties:· Welcoming visitors and being on-hand to help them explore the Centre’s exhibits· Delivering shows and workshops· Maintaining the site in a good state of working order and presentation throughout the day· Managing admissions and retail sales· Obtaining and collating feedback to help improve our services.Suitability: The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, be engaging, andhave very good general science knowledge. It is preferred that they have experience in working with groupsof children and adults, especially in science communication.

    All candidates must pass a DBS (formerly CRB) check.Reporting to: Site managerWorking Time: 4 to 8 hours/week rostered, weekends. Additional hours available in school holidays andoccasional evenings.

    Compensation· Salary pro-rata against an annual full-time equivalent salary of £17,000 - £18,000 p.a.· Vacation pro-rata against an annual full-time equivalent of 28 days p.a.Application Process· Send a CV and cover letter in pdf format to: jobs@cambridgesciencecentre.org· Applications close: Friday September 26th 2014

  • 12 Sep 2014 1:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FAMELAB MANAGER
    POSTED ON 5 SEPTEMBER 2014
    Salary: £26,000 – £29,000 per annum
    Depending on experience

    FameLab® is a national competition that aims to find and train new talent in science communication. It is run by The Times Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK and internationally by the British Council and NASA. We are seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial and exceptionally well organised individual to lead the organisation of this unique competition and raise its profile both in the UK and internationally.

    The Times Cheltenham Science Festival is a model of good practice and attracts international speakers. Its mission includes developing new ways of stimulating interest in science, engaging public audiences in debate and nurturing new science performers through FameLab.

    You will be responsible for delivery of the UK competition, co-ordination of the international partnerships with the British Council, NASA and other partners, and management of a range of complex stakeholder relations. The post requires a range of skills:

    · Commitment to public engagement with science
    · Knowledge of the science community
    · Experience of strategic planning
    · Understanding of event organisation
    You will also be expected to turn your hand to new tasks quickly, have drive, a willingness to learn and plenty of initiative.

    Closing date: 12 noon Friday 3rd October
    Interviews: In Cheltenham: Wednesday 15th October



  • 03 Sep 2014 10:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Institute of Physics is currently recruiting a new Head of Science and Innovation. This new and exciting role will shape and deliver the Institute's Science and Innovation programme.

    The post holder will be responsible for showcasing and recognising national and international research excellence in UK physics and promoting and fostering the professional development of early career physicists. They will bring together initiatives to more effectively co-ordinate resources and capability across the STEM community and foster collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. The programmes of work include Higher Education, Business and Industry and the support to the Institute's Groups.

    The successful post holder will have proven experience of being accountable for the delivery of plans and budgets, and in seeking external funding for programmes of work. They will have excellent communication skills with the ability to lead a team to develop and deliver effective projects and partnerships internally and within the field.

    The post-holder will have a high level of political acumen and sensitivity with the proven ability to operate effectively in a diverse and complex environment. They will be customer focused with the ability to work well with people at all levels, both internally and externally and have proven experience of managing the development of others.

    A STEM degree and management qualification or equivalent work experience are essential requirements for this post.

    £52,000 - £60,000 p/a plus excellent benefits

    Closing date for applications: Thursday 25 September 2014

    For further information and to apply please visit our careers website at: http://www.iopjobs.org/vacancies/details/5563

  • 11 Aug 2014 5:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Royal Institution has a unique opportunity to be involved with an historic and influential national event, watched by millions on the BBC.

    Contract type: Fixed term (4–5 month contract, September/October 2014 to January 2015)
    Salary: Band 3, Point 15 - £27,197 per annum pro-rata over the course of the contract
    Closing date: 1st September 2014 at 9am
    Interviews: 5th or 9th September 2014

    About the Royal Institution
    The Royal Institution (Ri) was established in 1799 with the purpose of ‘diffusing science for the common purposes of life’. Over 200 years on, the Ri is a charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages to think more deeply about the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This commitment drives everything we do, from our intellectually stimulating public programmes for adults, our national network of education Masterclases for young people and our hands-on laboratory the L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre, our science video platform the Ri Channel, our Faraday Museum and history of science research, to the world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES®.

    Job Purpose
    The CHRISTMAS LECTURES® were set up by Michael Faraday to introduce a young audience to a subject through spectacular demonstrations and they have been inspiring children and adults alike since 1825. They have been given every year since they began, stopping only from 1939 to 1942 when it was too dangerous for children to come into central London. The CHRISTMAS LECTURES® are now broadcast on UK television every December and have formed part of the British Christmas tradition for generations.

    The CHRISTMAS LECTURES Assistant assists with preparations for the creation, development and implementation of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES® and associated activities in 2014. The role will involve working with academic researchers, a TV production company, multi-media content developers, science communication professionals and an “assortment of kids, animals and unpredictable props”. This is a unique opportunity to be involved with an historic and influential national event, watched by millions on the BBC.

    For full details of the role, including the job description and person specification, please visit http://www.rigb.org/about/jobs/christmas-lectures-assistant

  • 21 Jul 2014 8:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Science Engagement Specialist – Invitation to Quote for Project with National Museums Scotland

    National Museums Scotland are seeking a Science Engagement Specialist to develop and deliver a programme about renewable energy for Secondary school pupils. This project would take place between September 2014-May 2015. The budget allowed for this package of work is £11,550 net of VAT.

    Get Energised with the ScottishPower Foundation is an on-going programme at National Museums Scotland. In 2013-14, the programme was launched and offered Challenge Days on the topic of renewable energies in Scotland for pupils undertaking their 4-5 National Qualifications in Physics. During these Challenge Days, pupils took part in group activities on the topics of solar, wind, hydro and wave power and reported on their findings. At the end of each Challenge Day, one winning group was chosen to attend a final prize-giving ceremony. There was also a keynote speaker from the renewable energy industries at each event to provide pupils with an opportunity to hear from an industry expert.

    The project is supported by a steering group of representatives from a wide range of organisations connected to renewable energy and funded by the ScottishPower Foundation.

    Quotations must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

    In order to submit a quote, you must register as a supplier with the Public Contracts Scotland website: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
    You must then be invited to quote through the website for the project.

    To ensure you are invited to quote, once you are registered, please get in touch, providing details of your company name:
    Sarah Cowie
    Learning Officer (Schools),
    T: 0131 247 4046
    E: s.cowie@nms.ac.uk

  • 13 Jul 2014 2:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary range £15,000 - £16,000

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to science learning and a passion for engaging the public with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

    You will play a key role in supporting Dundee Science Centre’s Community Engagement Programme of workshops, shows and events. You will deliver science learning experiences for public audiences of all ages, both within the centre and on outreach across Scotland. You will coordinate and deliver training for the wider team to deliver science learning experiences for a wide range of audiences. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the exhibition, including creating and modifying weekly and daily staffing rotas for the exhibition. You will develop and coordinate shows, activities and projects for early years, family and adult audiences, in and beyond the centre, on both a seasonal and regular basis. You will develop and coordinate projects for scientific researchers to engage with the public.

    You will support the Exhibition and Community Engagement Manager with reviewing and reporting processes, quality assurance of the exhibition and community engagement programme, carrying out audience research and analysis, and contributing to marketing and funding application processes. You will represent Dundee Science Centre in collaborative projects, initiate new partnerships and projects, and liaise with industry and Higher Education to incorporate research and discoveries into learning experiences within the Exhibition and Community Engagement Programme. You will create, coordinate and deliver science communication and public engagement professional learning sessions for those working in STEM.

    Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with: a passion for public engagement and community education; a passion for STEM topics; excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; excellent ability to work as part of a team and the desire to achieve together; and the motivation to work in a visitor centre environment.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in a relevant area (science, education, public engagement) is required. Experience in development, coordination, delivery and training of STEM learning experiences for public audiences is essential. Experience of providing science communication training is desired, as is experience of liaising with industry and Higher Education to incorporate their research and discoveries into learning experiences for the public audience. Experience of project management and working with a wide age range of audiences is desired. A full, clean driving licence is required.

    The position of Exhibition and Community Engagement Officer is full time, 37.5 hours a week, for an initial 12 month fixed-term period. Evening and weekend work will be required, as will travel across Scotland.

    If you are the person we are looking for and are excited by the prospect of working in Dundee Science Centre, please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you are the best person for the post to:

    Laura Denchfield
    HR Manager
    Dundee Science Centre, 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB
    Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by Wednesday 30th July 2014
    Interviews to take place Monday 11th August 2014

    To request a job description, please email: rebecca.erskine@dundeescienceecentre.org.uk


  • 13 Jul 2014 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary range £15,000 - £16,000

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to science learning and a passion for sciences, technologies, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

    Dundee Science Centre is here to help families learn together, to support Curriculum for Excellence, advance the science communication profession, bring together science and the public, and help others to do the same.

    Working collaboratively with partners and volunteers in STEM education, industry and business, you will support these aims through;

    · Development and delivery of workshops, programmes and materials to support our learning programmes, with a focus on Early Years and Primary
    · Development and delivery of professional learning programmes and events for educators of 3-18 year olds and adults; including STEM Ambassadors, researchers and industry volunteers
    · Delivery of the STEMNET contract in the North East Scotland, with a focus on coordinating the STEM Clubs project
    · Support our partnership with the Scottish Council for Development and Industry to coordinate Young Engineer and Science Clubs in the local region

    You will be committed to learning for all in STEM, and the development of scientific literacy in those with whom we interact. Key to the role is a commitment to ensuring that children, young people and adults with whom we interact have opportunities to access inspiring, cutting-edge, real-world, engaging learning experiences.

    We are looking for an outstanding individual with: a passion for learning; an excellent understanding of Curriculum for Excellence and the educational landscape in Scotland; an excellent understanding of effective learning and teaching approaches, and the ability to translate this into high-quality learning experiences and materials to support learning, including hands-on workshops and resource packs, with a focus on Early Years and Primary; an excellent ability to build meaningful relationships with partners in learning, children, young people and education professionals. Skills in project management and events organisation are essential, and you will underpin all your work with attention to detail in administrative tasks, making effective use of ICT in your day-to-day work. You will be able to present in a professional manner, representing Dundee Science Centre in interactions with a wide range of audiences, and clearly articulating ideas and issues. You will have experience of working as part of a team, and be motivated to work individually. You will support other staff in their professional learning, and be committed to working closely with colleagues to enhance your own learning and personal development. You will be reflective in your work, continually evaluating to improve, and be committed to providing excellent quality of service and customer care.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in formal education and/or the informal science learning sector is required. Experience in the development and delivery of STEM-related educational material for Early Years and Primary School pupils is essential. Experience of creating and delivering professional learning for teachers is essential. Experience of collaborative working with external partners from educational and STEM sectors is desired. A driving licence is required.

    The position of STEM Learning Officer (Early Years & Primary School Programmes) is full time, 37.5 hours a week, for a 12 month fixed-term period, to cover a period of maternity leave September 2014 – September 2015.

    To apply please send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you believe you are the right person to join our team to:

    Laura Denchfield, Dundee Science Centre, 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB, Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by 5pm on Thursday 31st July 2014
    Interviews to take place Friday 8th, Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th August 2014
    To request a job description, please email: laura.denchfield@dundeescienceecentre.org.uk

  • 13 Jul 2014 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary range £15,000 - £16,000

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to science learning and a passion for sciences, technologies, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

    Dundee Science Centre is here to help families learn together, to support Curriculum for Excellence, advance the science communication profession, bring together science and the public, and help others to do the same.

    Working collaboratively with partners and volunteers in STEM education, industry and business, you will support these aims through;

    · Development and delivery of workshops, programmes and materials to support our learning programmes, with a focus on Secondary, Further Education and Higher Education
    · Coordination of Dundee Science Centre’s Science Learning Institute; including development and delivery of professional learning programmes and events for educators of 3-18 year olds and adults; including STEM Ambassadors, researchers and industry volunteers
    · Delivery of the STEMNET contract in the North East Scotland

    You will be committed to learning for all in STEM, and the development of scientific literacy in those with whom we interact. Key to the role is a commitment to ensuring that children, young people and adults with whom we interact have opportunities to access inspiring, cutting-edge, real-world, engaging learning experiences.

    We are looking for an outstanding individual with: a passion for learning; an excellent understanding of Curriculum for Excellence and the educational landscape in Scotland; an excellent understanding of effective learning and teaching approaches, and the ability to translate this into high-quality learning experiences and materials to support learning, including hands-on workshops and resource packs, with a focus on Secondary, Further Education and Higher Education; an excellent ability to build meaningful relationships with partners in learning, children, young people and education professionals. Skills in project management and events organisation are essential, and you will underpin all your work with attention to detail in administrative tasks, making effective use of ICT in your day-to-day work. You will be able to present in a professional manner, representing Dundee Science Centre in interactions with a wide range of audiences, and clearly articulating ideas and issues. You will have experience of working as part of a team, and be motivated to work individually. You will support other staff in their professional learning, and be committed to working closely with colleagues to enhance your own learning and personal development. You will be reflective in your work, continually evaluating to improve, and be committed to providing excellent quality of service and customer care.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in formal education and/or the informal science learning sector is required. Experience in the development and delivery of STEM-related educational material for Secondary is essential. Experience in the development and delivery of STEM educational activities/projects for Further Education and Higher Education students is desired. Experience of creating and delivering professional learning for teachers is essential. Experience of collaborative working with external partners from educational and STEM sectors is desired. A driving licence is required.

    The position of STEM Learning Officer (Secondary School, FE and HE Programmes) is full time, 37.5 hours a week, for an initial 12 month fixed-term period.

    To apply please send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you believe you are the right person to join our team to:

    Laura Denchfield, Dundee Science Centre, 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB, Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by 5pm on Monday 28th July 2014
    Interviews to take place Friday 8th, Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th August 2014
    To request a job description, please email: laura.denchfield@dundeescienceecentre.org.uk

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