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  • 01 Mar 2019 4:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Publications Officer will be responsible for supporting and managing high quality publication activities to increase the organisation’s profile and communicate evidence and learning. This is a critical editorial and publishing role in the organisation, requiring excellent grammar, outstanding writing skills and an ability to communicate technical content to a variety of audiences.

    The successful candidate will have:

    • Degree in Journalism, Publishing or similar field, or equivalent work experience
    • Experience in a similar role
    • Experience and confidence communicating technical content (i.e. quantitative and qualitative research findings) to a range of audiences (including non-technical stakeholders), distilling into simple and accessible language and messages.
    • Prior experience and strong interest in editorial processes, in-house publications production, and multichannel publications dissemination
    • Good understanding of communications, social media and marketing principles for engaging external audiences
    • Knowledge of global health issues, especially malaria and other communicable disease control, prevention and treatment mechanisms

    JD is attached and the link to our website to apply for the role:

    Posted: 21/02/2019 16:31

    Salary: £25,390

    Location: UK

    Level: Communications

    Deadline: 07/03/2019 23:59

    Hours: 35.00

    Benefits: Pension & UK Package

    Job Type: Indefinite

  • 01 Mar 2019 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This is a really varied role where you can get involved with both proactive and reactive media relations, as well as producing a wide range of digital communications for diverse audiences. 

    Here are just a few examples of how diverse the role is:

    •             Liaising with senior academics and other press offices to help journalists write accurate and responsible health-related stories
    •             Writing press releases for studies published in our in-house journals
    •             Designing infographics to run social media campaigns on awareness days like Rare Disease Day/World Obesity Day
    •             Interviewing leading scientists and clinicians to create engaging content
    •             Creating and compiling emails to engage members with Society activities and events
    •             Running the Press Office at national and international conferences to promote scientific content to the media
    •             …and much more!

    We are a very friendly team and you will have the opportunity to work across the entire organisation. From a professional development point of view, the Society regularly offers opportunities to hone your skills. You really get as much out of this role as you put in; there is a lot of potential for a driven individual to make their mark here.

    Finally, Bristol is a fantastic city, there is always something fun going on. The city really is a quirky, cultural hub of activity, so you’ll find plenty to do in your free time. 

    The role is fixed term for 12 months, salary is circa £25k per year, application deadline is Monday 11 March 2019. 

    Contact Lynsey Forsyth ( for informal enquiries, to see the full job description and to apply.

  • 01 Mar 2019 11:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You may have heard that in April 2019, Breast Cancer Now is merging with Breast Cancer Care to create one charity for everyone affected by breast cancer. United, we'll have the ability to carry out even more world-class research, provide even more life-changing support and campaign even more effectively for better services and care.

    £24,500 to £27,000 per annum

    Permanent, 35 hours per week
    Central London

    The deadline to apply is 23:59 Tuesday 12 March.

    Please use the link to find out more and apply:
  • 20 Feb 2019 2:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are thrilled to advertise what we believe to be one of the most exciting and rewarding roles in the world of Science Communication!

    At the front line of the organisation, our small yet mighty team of Inspirers directly deliver our core charitable aim of sparking curiosity. These roles are the explainers putting the challenge into interacting with the Centres exhibits, the guides through a universe of possibilities and the enthusiastic role models who may lead to a lifetime of discovery.

    Delivery is core to the role and Inspirers can expect to spend the majority of their time interacting with audiences of all ages and abilities, delivering live science shows, guiding students through challenges in workshops, running planetarium shows, constructing understanding in the Invention Studio and roaming the Centre to explain the science behind exhibits.

    No two days will be the same, with Inspirers donning lab coats to explosively demonstrate energy transfer one day, jump suits and rocket launches to introduce Newtonian physics another and even giving close encounters with giant insects to showcase adaptation and evolution.

    Post Title: Inspirer, Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

    Salary: Band A: £13,872 - £17,340 per annum depending on experience. This role is 0.85 FTE, with a salary equivalent to £16,320- £20,400 FTE.

    Working times: Approx 32 hours per week, working 5 out of 7 days. Rest break of 0.5 hr per day.

    For a full role profile and details on how to apply, please visit the Winchester Science Centre website:

    Please submit your application at your earliest convenience. This recruitment has no advertised deadline, rather it will be managed on a rolling basis, with interviews arranged as early as possible depending on the rate and quality of applications received.

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ASDC are seeking a fabulous new Space and Physics Project Manager to join our team in Bristol

    The programmes are to engage families and communities across the UK with the latest space and other science and are in partnership with The UK Space Agency and STFC

    SALARY: £27,000 - £35,000 pa, full time 2.5 year post

    Deadline: 19 February

    All the information and application details are here

  • 08 Feb 2019 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are looking for an experienced and inspirational candidate to lead a few dynamic departments towards Life's third decade of fruitful engagement with our audiences in the North East and beyond.

    Please find more information and contacts here:
  • 08 Feb 2019 10:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are looking for passionate communicator with an excellent grasp of biomedical research to join the team as a Researcher Engagement Officer

    Full details available here:<>
  • 07 Feb 2019 1:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This is a rare and unique opportunity to join our friendly and enthusiastic science communication team, dedicated to delivering on our key aim of sparking curiosity for all. 

    Our Curiosity Officer will manage our engagement with our largest audience – the public. They will be responsible for the evidence-based creation and refinement of exciting and empowering live shows, resources, events and programmes delivered as part of the public offering.

    The Curiosity Officer will be an expert in science communication and will deliver a range of activities both within the Centre and at external events, including live science shows, outreach, planetarium shows, mobile planetarium, workshops, science busking, Invention Studio projects and exhibition explaining.

    The Curiosity Officer will bring quality, awe and innovation to the visitor experience, including an outstanding offer for families, schools, youth groups and adults to entice intrigue in science participation. 

    This is a full time position (37.5 hrs per week) working 5 out of 7 days, regularly including weekends. Evening work is expected for special events and training.

    The salary on offer is £21,420 - £26,520 per annum depending on experience. The post-holder will report to the Director of STEM Strategy.

    Please visit for a full job description, person specification and application form. The deadline for applying is 6 March at 9am and interviews will be held the following week.

  • 06 Feb 2019 5:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We're recruiting an Internal Communications Officer to sit within our Communications and Engagement team. This is a brand new role for us and it's a great opportunity to help shape internal comms at LSHTM, especially as we now have more than half our staff based overseas at MRC Units in Uganda and The Gambia since the Units joined our institution last year.

    Role: Internal Communications Officer

    Salary range: 34,238 to 39,304 per annum

    Closing date: 17 February 2019

    Full info:

  • 04 Feb 2019 10:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Do you enjoy working with Maths and/or Science? 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 are looking for people like you who can help us turn Maths and Science into entertainment.

    Numberfit is an award-winning Social Enterprise that designs and delivers STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programmes.  Working with schools and nurseries delivering lessons on National Curriculum and EYFS topics for 3-14 year olds in innovative ways, the Numberfit active Maths class is our flagship project.  Our aim is to make STEM fun and enjoyable by using energetic physical activities and team games to teach numeracy and problem solving.  We are building an entire entertainment brand based around STEM.

    We are a small but growing Social Enterprise with big ideas. We are looking for an individual with the energy and enthusiasm to become an important part of our exciting and fast-paced journey.

    There are many aspects to this role:

    • Delivering STEM sessions in schools and at our tuition centre
    • Entertainment research, developing and testing games
    • Building a fun ecosystem of STEM projects
    • Lesson preparation
    • Creating and facilitating STEM Club sessions
    • Mathematics and Science tutoring
    • Social Media
    • New business development

    You will need to be highly numerate, fun, hardworking and enthusiastic.  The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly efficient and be able to prioritise their work load effectively.  The role is a multi-faceted one and will be tailored based on your expertise.  No experience is necessary – enthusiasm and great ideas are more important to us.  

    The candidate should be able to demonstrate:

    • A high level of numeracy (i.e. A level Maths and a quantitative or science degree discipline)
    • Excellent organisation skills
    • Thoroughness/strong attention to detail
    • Highly personable and able to develop rapport with customers, schools and students
    • IT literate with experience in 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 using the reference MF119 to

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

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