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  • 14 Sep 2017 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Do you enjoy working with maths? would you like to contribute to children’s academic, physical and social well-being? Are you creative and able to think outside the box? If so we’re looking for people who can help us turn maths into entertainment.

    Numberfit is an award winning social enterprise and mathematics programme. Numberfit is the flagship project from Numbermix, which successfully works with schools and nurseries alongside the National Curriculum and EYFS for 3-14 year olds. Our aim is to make maths fun and enjoyable, we use energetic physical activities and team games to teach numeracy and problem solving and are looking to build an entire entertainment brand based around numeracy.

    We are a small organisation with big ideas and are growing rapidly. We are looking for an individual with the energy and enthusiasm to help us with the way forward and to become an important part of our exciting and innovative journey.

    There are many aspects to this role:
    - Delivering maths sessions in schools and lesson preparation.
    - Entertainment research, developing and testing games.
    - Building a fun eco system of mathematics.
    - Mathematics and Science tutoring.
    - Sales and marketing.
    - Liaising with designers, illustrators and storywriters.
    - Social media.
    - Business admin.
    - New business development.

    You will need to be highly numerate, fun, hardworking and enthusiastic, with excellent communication skills and keen to help to contribute to children’s academic, physical and social well-being.

    You will also be able to help drive the business forward with sales and marketing, no experience is necessary – enthusiasm and great ideas are more important to us.

    The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly efficient and be able to prioritise their work load effectively.

    They will be able to demonstrate:
    - High level of numeracy, A level maths and a quantitative degree discipline.
    - Excellent organisation skills.
    - Be very thorough with good attention to detail.
    - Highly personable and able to get along with customers, schools and tutors alike.
    - IT literate with good experience of all Office packages.

    We are located in Amersham (South Buckinghamshire) on the Metropolitan line.

    If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are and would like to find out more, please apply by sending a CV and covering letter.

    We look forward to hearing from you soon so that we can start this exciting journey together.

    'For more information, please visit www.numberfit.comwww.numberbundle.com or www.numberprep.com

  • 14 Sep 2017 2:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    6 months Fixed term contract, 21 hours per week

    Circa £24,500 per annum (pro rata for hours/length of contract)

    Provision of administrative support to the Primary Masterclass Coordinator to ensure smooth running of the routine Primary Masterclass activities. To include routine communications and management of logistical aspects.

    Support the administration of all aspects of the Secondary and Primary Masterclasses in the Greater London area at times of high workload. They will use Salesforce and Eventbrite to perform student recruitment and will liaise with schools, venues, speakers, and supervisors for the provision of all logistical elements needed for successful running of Masterclasses.

    For further information and an application form please visit our website: http://www.rigb.org/about/work-with-us/jobs/masterclass-programme-administrator-2017

    Applications must be received no later than midnight Monday 2 October 2017.

    Interviews are likely to be held on Tuesday 10 October 2017.


  • 13 Sep 2017 6:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sense about Science are looking for an events and public engagement coordinator to deliver our events and public engagement programme, including our Voice of Young Science (VoYS) workshops and the annual John Maddox Prize evening. This is a 12 month contract, with potential for extension.

    Sense about Science is a unique campaigning charity that challenges the misrepresentation of science and evidence in public life. We advocate openness and honesty about research findings and work to ensure the public interest in sound science and evidence is recognised in public discussion and policymaking.

    We’ve changed many debates about science and evidence over the past 15

    years by involving the public and researchers in challenging misleading

    claims. We started and lead the AllTrials campaign for all clinical trials

    to be registered and reported; we review the transparency of government’s

    use of evidence each year; and run the Ask for Evidence public campaign. We

    help people use scientific questioning to navigate debates, from forensic

    genetics to allergies. Our direct approach to difficult subjects is

    ‘public-led, expert-fed’ and it is in high demand.


    For more details and how to apply: http://senseaboutscience.org/

    activities/vacancy-events-and-public-engagement-coordinator/


    Deadline for applications: 10am, Monday 18 September

  • 12 Sep 2017 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are seeking a dedicated Science Communications graduate to help our 
    Policy Officer and Communications Team.

    *JOB TITLE* *Science Communications Project Support*
    *LOCATION* British Library, London
    *SALARY* £25,000 (pro rata)
    *HOURS* Full time
    *CONTRACT TYPE* 12 week Fixed Term contract
    *PLACED ON* 6^th September 2017
    *CLOSES * 27^th September 2017

    https://www.turing.ac.uk/jobs/10924/


  • 10 Sep 2017 5:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Location: Flexible - at one of our UK offices but requires travel to London 1-2 days per week

    Salary: £32,326 for London, £27,782 for National location

    Closing date: 25 September 2017

    Role: To bring our growing research programme to life for donors, volunteers and people affected by dementia. We’re looking for someone uniquely skilled in making complex science accessible to lay audiences who will promote our research through publications, website, blog and social media channels.  You will have editorial responsibility for our quarterly research magazine Care and Cure and will support our research media work by developing press statements for national circulation.

    Apply at: https://alzheimers.livevacancies.co.uk/#!/page/Flexible/Research-Communications-Officer-738.html 

  • 10 Sep 2017 5:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Location: Central London, Tower Hill

    Salary: 32,326 (inclusive of London weighting) 

    Closing date: 14th September 2017

    Role: To build a high and positive media profile for the Society, positioning us as the leading dementia charity in the UK. You will devise and execute creative, integrated campaigns that advocate the rights of people with dementia, change public policy and galvanise individuals to join with us as part of a social movement for change. Your campaigns will also better ensure Alzheimer’s Society is known for funding research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia.

    Apply at: https://alzheimers.livevacancies.co.uk/#!/page/Central-Office-London/Media-Officer-Policy-and-Research--710.html


  • 10 Sep 2017 5:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Centre of the Cell is the first science education centre in the world to be located within medical research laboratories. The Centre is located in Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, East London.

    Applications are invited for the posts of  https://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobID=2691). The postholder will be the first point of contact for visitors to Centre of the Cell and will deliver high-quality Centre of the Cell sessions inside the Centre and on outreach events. The postholder would also be presenting the Pod sessions, workshops and science shows at the Centre and on outreach events.

    Candidates must be able to organise a varied workload, use judgment and initiative and communicate effectively with a diverse range of organisations, groups and individuals. Excellent presentation and communications skills are essential. Candidates must be willing to be flexible on hours of work on a regular basis

    The post is part-time (0.8 FTE / 4 days a week) for 1 year, starting from October 2017 or soon after. The days of work are flexible and will be negotiated with successful candidates. Starting salary will be £21,271 (pro rata) inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and defined benefit pension scheme.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    Informal enquiries should be addressed to Ms Katie Chambers at k.chambers@qmul.ac.uk or on 020 7882 2565.

    Details about Centre of the Cell can be found at www.centreofthecell.org


    Application enquiries should be directed to recruitment at recruitment@qmul.ac.uk


    To apply, please visit https://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobID=2691 


    The closing date for the applications is on 08 October 2017. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

  • 08 Sep 2017 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We're looking for an enthusiastic Public Engagement Assistant to support our expanding public engagement programme here at the Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge.

    Salary: £25,728-£29,799 pro rata

    Part-time: (0.5 FTE)

    Fixed-term: until 30 June 2022

    Application deadline: Monday 2 October 2017

    For more information and further particulars visit the University job page: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/14913/

    For more information on the Institute's public engagement programme visit: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/about-us/publicengagement.

    If you're interested in discussing an application you can contact scipe@stemcells.cam.ac.uk

  • 07 Sep 2017 3:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Nesta’s Health Lab is looking for an experienced Programme Manager to 
    join the People Powered Results team. People Powered Results is an 
    initiative of the Health Lab and works directly to support leaders and 
    frontline practitioners to accelerate the pace of change and innovation 
    across the health and care system.

    Health Lab brings together Nesta’s practical work on health and ageing 
    to achieve more impact. Over the past seven years we have worked across 
    the health, care, voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors to 
    develop People Powered Health. This is our vision for the future of the 
    health and care system: a system that is for people, by people and with 
    people.

    We are looking for a Programme Manager to:

     * Support the design and delivery of Nesta’s People Powered Results
       programme, working closely with the relevant Senior Programme
       Manager and the rest of the team.
     * Coach, facilitate and support frontline practitioners and
       organisations to reach their full potential.
     * Design and facilitate workshops and meetings that enable teams to
       solve problems and turn ideas into practical action.
     * Build productive relationships with stakeholders in the health and
       care sector, government and directly with innovators at the frontline.
     * Promote People Powered Health and working with stakeholders in the
       health and care sector to help translate it into practical actions
       that achieve impact at scale.
     * Represent Nesta externally ensuring that projects are communicated
       effectively.

    For more information see role description and information here: 
    http://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/programme-manager-people-powered-results-0

    And you can contact kate.simpson@nesta.org.uk 
    <mailto:kate.simpson@nesta.org.uk> for more information about the role.

  • 06 Sep 2017 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Chemistry World are looking for a new digital content producer. It's a great job in a great team based in our office in Cambridge.

    If you enjoy telling science stories through video, podcast and other digital media, we'd like to hear from you.

    Closing date is September 11th, and you can find all of the details here: https://careers-rsc.icims.com/jobs/1895/digital-content-producer/job

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