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  • 06 Sep 2017 10:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are delighted to be expanding our Outreach department and are looking

    for a passionate and enthusiastic Outreach Communicator to join us at

    Cambridge Science Centre.

    You will be mainly involved in the delivery of the COSMOS Roadshow, a one

    day to one week pop-up science centre that travels the UK.

    Full job description can be found here


    To see what a COSMOS Roadshow entails, please watch our video


    Closing date is 18th September 2017 with interviews to be conducted during

    the following week.

  • 04 Sep 2017 2:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Wellcome are looking for an experienced candidate to manage and drive the strategic ambitions of The Hub, an innovative space and resource for interdisciplinary projects exploring medicine, health and wellbeing, based in Wellcome Collection.


    Hub Partnership Manager (full time, 12 month maternity cover) based in our Culture & Society Division

    Deadline for applications is 23:59 on 13 September

    Interviews will be held on 21 & 22 September

    Full information and how to apply can be found here:

    More information about The Hub can be found here:<>

  • 01 Sep 2017 2:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The British Science Association is looking to recruit a talented Project Officer to help us implement our vision. You will be a part of a team of Project Officers across the organisation and will be based in the Education team, working on key education projects such as the CREST Award scheme and British Science Week, and helping to administer grant schemes associated with both of these.

    There will also be the opportunity to be involved in a growing area of Education policy work, and to help develop a new 'Early Years' CREST project. You will also spend a few days each month allocated to other projects within the Association, working across all our programmes, transferring your time, skills and energy to different projects and priorities at different times. This role would suit someone with six months to one year's experience of working within the education or science communication sectors in a voluntary or paid capacity.

    All the details can be found here:

    The closing date for applications is 9am on 25th September 2017

  • 01 Sep 2017 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata)

    We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic, experienced and professional individual to the position of Public Engagement and Communications Officer within the Department of Paediatrics. You will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for strengthening information-sharing across the department, and raising awareness of the aims and achievements of the department both internally and externally, working closely with colleagues across the university ensuring a coordinated approach.

    This is a part-time post, 0.6 FTE (22.5 hours per week) the working pattern is flexible.

    Find out more here.

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

    CERN has several science communication job opportunities with deadlines coming up in September:

    - Scientific Outreach Officer, deadline: 4 Sep 2017

    - Corporate Engagement Officer, deadline: 4 Sep 2017

    - Media and Content Officer, deadline: 4 Sep 2017

    - Head of 'Arts at CERN', deadline: 24 Sep 2017

    More details about the above posts here:

  • 31 Aug 2017 10:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As a STEM Liaison Officer you will be responsible for overseeing the largest STEM outreach programme in the UK!

    You will work with a truly fabulous team and the role is incredibly rewarding.

    You will also get to visit some fascinating places as a part of this role. My highlights include (but are not limited to):

    *         The Mars Factory (and yes lots of free chocolate!)

    *         McLaren

    *         Hampshire Air Ambulance (and a tour in the helicopter as well!)

    *         3M

    *         BAE Systems

    *         RAF Odiham (home of the chinook and yes a tour in that one as well!)

    *         Thermofischer

    *         QinetiQ

    *         And more...

    So if you want to help inspire the next generation of STEM professionals then please click here:

  • 31 Aug 2017 10:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The British Science Association is looking to recruit an Engagement Manager to help us implement our vision and strategy. The Engagement Manager will specialise in growing, diversifying and supporting our audiences and volunteer pool, and will oversee the development, delivery & dissemination of high quality science-based engagement activities through local networks and with non-traditional audiences. This role would suit someone with an interest in public engagement with science and experience of supporting community engagement and/or volunteers.

    Please see the job description<> for further information, and feel free to get in touch, as this position is my maternity cover.

    The deadline for applications is 10am on Tuesday, 19 September, and interviews will be held on Tuesday, 26 September.

  • 31 Aug 2017 10:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We're looking for a passionate scicomms person to join our team as a Communications Officer. BMC is part of Springer Nature, and a great company to work for, with lots of friendly and talented people. The role is based at our office near Kings Cross in London.

    The job advert is here<>, and deadline for applications is 12th September.

  • 31 Aug 2017 10:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


     We are seeking a proactive Public Engagement Officer to support the implementation of a Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society grant and to support core engagement activities at the Institute.

    The ORION (Open Responsible research and Innovation to further Outstanding kNowledge) project will focus on exploring and embedding Responsible Research and Innovation principles (ethics, gender, governance, open access, public engagement and science education). The project will take engagement of the public beyond the ‘traditional’ mechanisms, involving them throughout the entire research pipeline, from funding calls to policy development.

    The Public Engagement Officer will be responsible for supporting the ORION project through organisation of workshops, development of ‘co-creation’ experiments and supporting core Institute public engagement activities such as science festival exhibitions and community engagement. 

    The successful applicant will have a degree in a biological or life sciences subject, experience of facilitating public engagement activities and the ability to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders including researchers, funders and public groups. 

    This position is a Maternity cover position and available for up to 1 year.

    Full details of the position can be found here.

    Salary is £30,751 per annum depending on experience.

    On applying please quote reference PE-MAT-TC

    Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 10th September 2017.

    Interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th September 2017.


    For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Tacita Croucher, Public Engagement Manager.



    The Babraham Institute is a user of the disability symbol and is positive about disabled people.


    The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

  • 31 Aug 2017 10:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     Location: 1 x North West England, 1 x South East England. Please note the roles require significant travel within your region and occasional travel to support other regions.

    Hours of work:  Full time (term time only will be considered)

    Responsible to: Head of Programme, First Edition

     Company:  EDT (Engineering Development Trust)

    EDT is an independent registered educational charity that has been operating since 1984, running schemes across the UK to inspire and motivate young people to choose a course or career in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM). For more information about EDT, visit the website


    EDT’s First Edition programme ( provides STEM curriculum enrichment for young people age 9 to 16, offering hands-on activities. First Edition days are designed to excite and enlighten students on how STEM is fun, interesting, and results in a rewarding career.


    Our activities cover a range of engineering, science, IT and maths challenges designed to inspire students of all ages.

    First Edition:

    ·         Enhances the curriculum, providing an interactive learning experience through stimulating hands-on activities

    ·         Provides students with information about STEM careers and study routes available

    ·         Engages and inspires students to shape their own future choices

    ·         Assists the Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) of the students, by encouraging teamwork, creativity, problem solving, time management, and innovation


    In addition, the programme also offers STEM Family Challenge evenings ( STEM Family Challenge provides a unique opportunity for schools to build and enhance relationships with their students and family members’ This after school event for all ages is designed to encourage young people to interact with family members through hands-on activities, whilst raising awareness of the future careers available in STEM. These events challenge misconceptions by informing young people and educating family members about the benefits of studying and working in STEM.


    In the 2016/17 academic year the programme hosted over 360 events to just over 25,000 young people across the UK.


    The First Edition programme is looking to recruit an Education Officer to deliver a range of STEM days and STEM Family Challenge events.


    Main functions of the role:


    1.       Establish and cultivate relationships with key schools and colleges, building and sustaining excellent working relationships with designated lead contacts where pupils/students outreach and intervention is delivered.

                                     ·            Liaising with schools and teachers

                                     ·            Support and maintain the First Edition team’s relationship with host contacts.


    2.       Contribute to the development of an inspirational STEM programme of hands–on experiments and activities for young people across all STEM subjects.

                                     ·            Creating new and exciting additions to our programme

                                     ·            Responding to feedback with continuous improvement of programmes

                                     ·            Supporting with the design of new student learning experiences as we continue to innovate our offer and explore new ways of achieving our mission.


    3.       Deliver interactive STEM programme for Key Stage 2-4, ensuring that activities are innovative and reflective of the National Curriculum and therefore meet teachers/pupils needs. Events take place at various locations across the country. 

                                     ·            Organising and delivering events for up to 120 students at various locations including schools, universities, employer premises and other appropriate venues.

                                     ·            Adapting programmes to meet schools’ requirements

                                     ·            Delivering inspiring and engaging STEM experiences


    Ancillary to the main elements of the role, the role should be able to positively promote and engage the interest of teachers, parents, students and university staff, encouraging them to take part in the First Edition programme and to encourage participation in other EDT schemes.  EDT continually aspires to increase the number of student participants in all schemes.


    You are required to undertake such other duties appropriate to the grade and content of the work as may reasonably be required of you.  Therefore, the list of duties in this job profile should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.


    The role is approximately a mix of delivery in school 80% of the time, and administration etc 20% of the time.  



    Experience / skills required

    ·         Experience in an educational setting.

    ·         Comfortable working with large numbers of students – many of our events cater for up to 120 secondary school students.

    ·         Familiarity with the drive to increase the number of young people engaged in STEM.

    ·         Dynamic and engaging presentation skills with confidence to deliver activities to a large group of students.

    ·         Ability to write and plan interactive STEM workshops that are linked to the national curriculum.

    ·         Proactive and creative approach to problem solving.

    ·         Ability to successfully manage and prioritise workload received from a number of individuals with competing time lines.

    ·         Computer literate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

    ·         Able to learn and follow processes

    ·         Proven administrative and organisational skills.

    ·         Excellent customer facing / relationship management skills.



    Preferred person specification:

    A passion for working with and inspiring young people.

    Empathy with the Trust’s aims and objectives.

    ·         A pro-active positive team player who brings enthusiasm and a flexible and helpful attitude to work.

    ·         Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised, under pressure and use own initiative.

    ·         Approachable, adaptable, flexible and conscientious attitude.

    ·         Able to organise and plan own workload to meet deadlines.

    A flexible approach to work with enthusiasm and passion as well as a genuine commitment to the programme.

    The ability and willingness to undertake significant travel, including overnight stays.



    Special conditions:

    The post holder must be willing to apply for / hold and provide a copy to the employer of a valid and satisfactory enhanced DBS check at all times (Disclosure and Barring Service). A full, clean driving licence and unrestricted access to your own vehicle is required. 



    Salary £22,000.


    Working hours: 37.5 hours per week. Due to working with schools flexibility with hours will be required – including early starts, overnight stays and evening work.


    Holiday entitlement: 25 days (20 of these to be taken in school holiday periods).


    Should term time only working be required salary and holiday entitlement allowance will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.



    If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Caroline Gaskin, Head of Programme – 07850 294 036


    To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Caroline Gaskin, Head of Programme –


    Closing date: Monday 18th September.

    Interviews: Friday 6th October

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