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  • 18 Jul 2021 10:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Graphic Science are recruiting a Public Engagement Consultant to join our busy team. 

    The role will mix desk-based attendance at the Graphic Science Office near Bristol (BS40 9YP) and remote working.

    Salary in the range £22 – £24k.

    We will consider all applications received before 10am on Wednesday 28th July.

    Full details and job description are here https://www.graphicscience.co.uk/contact/vacancies/

  • 09 Jul 2021 12:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    • Cambridge Creative Encounters
       provides opportunities and funding to enable University of Cambridge researchers to work with creative professionals and students through a variety of media including film, photography, theatre and poetry to produce creative responses to their research. We are now seeking an external evaluator for the 2021 edition of the project.

       

      Evaluator: £1600 - approximately 6 days spread across 4 months. We will expect one final report and regular communication with the organisation team through the project.

      The Evaluator’s role is to oversee and drive evaluation of Cambridge Creative Encounters over the course of the project in collaboration with the organisation team. The Evaluator will support the team to evaluate their intended outcomes as well as to develop and implement relevant strategies to best capture the impact and quality management of the creative/researcher partnerships.

      Deliverables
      Work will include collaborating with the team to:

    • ·          Identify best ways to capture success in line with the aims and objectives of the project, evidence behavioural changes and personal development.
    • ·          Collect and analyse recordings/images of the sessions/workshops, recordings by researchers and trainers and evaluation questionnaires to capture project outcomes and potential impact.
    • ·          Collaborate closely with the organisation team to liaise on the capture of visual evidence and interview testimonials.
    • ·          Develop a post project evaluation protocol, including a long term impact measurement plan and tools.
    • ·          Report on evaluation findings and input on the development of future strategies including:
    • evaluation of the creative/researcher partnership and facilitation process
    • evaluation on communication channels and the reach of key audiences
    • the overall collaboration between the organisation team, creatives and researchers
    • the project outputs and their reach/impact
    • ·          Deliver a final report in a format that can be shared and communicated easily as a presentation and on different online and social media platforms. For example, as infographics, a short film, case study, etc.
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      Application Process
      Please submit the following to Dr Selen Etingu-Breslaw (selen.etingubreslaw@admin.cam.ac.ukby 20 July.

    • ·          A short statement of interest (50 words max)
    • ·          A brief evaluation plan with estimated costs up to £1600
    • ·          CV or company portfolio (max. 2 sides A4)

    Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details.

     

    ________________________________________________________________________________www.cam.ac.uk/publicengagement | @camuniengage

     

     

     

     

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  • 08 Jul 2021 4:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Cambridge Festival, which shares the research of the University of Cambridge with the public, launched online last year. We're now looking for someone with a passion for public engagement and events to help re-invent the Festival again, this time through both digital and in-person activity.

    The role-holder will take particular responsibility to develop and deliver a new schools and family programme for the Festival, alongside year-round University-wide activities. This is an exciting chance to develop new ways of engaging with people both locally and globally, develop new activity strands and support researchers across the University to engage. The role holder will also act as the Festival Deputy Manager, standing in for the Festival Manager when required.

    Salary range: £29,176-£34,804

    Deadline for applications: 3 August 2021

    Interested? More details at https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/30386/

    If you have any questions please contact David Cain, our Festival Manager, on david.cain@admin.cam.ac.uk for an informal chat about the role and about working in the Public Engagement team.


  • 06 Jul 2021 12:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Explorer Dome South East is recruiting

    We’re looking to recruit a new presenter and science communicator in London!

    Explorer Dome is a science outreach company that delivers hands-on science planetarium shows in schools across the UK.

    Our brilliant presenters are at the heart of everything we do at Explorer Dome. When schools book a visit from us, they expect to receive the best quality science shows from presenters who are knowledgeable, highly trained, passionate about science education and most importantly, fun!

    We pay our presenters £100 per day (plus extra for long days). Training sessions (c.2-3 initially) are also paid at £60 per day, plus any extras.

    We are looking for someone to join our team who:

    • Is based in London.
    • Has a genuine enthusiasm for science and communicating science. You don't need to have a science degree, but you do need to be able to answer children's science questions (everything from "what is a black hole?" to "how does friction actually work?" and "are you a scientist!?") with accuracy, confidence, and in an easy to understand way.
    • Has ideally two free days per week – bookings will be variable (1-2 per week on average), Monday - Friday.
    • Days typically start in school at 8am. You will need to be OK with an early start, as schools may be anywhere within the M25. A full day in school can sometimes finish after 3pm.
    • Holds a full UK driving license.
    • Available to work from the start of September 2021.

    If you’re interested, please send a full CV and covering letter (of no more than one side of A4) to: alex@explorerdome.co.uk - telling us a bit about yourself and why you’d like to work with us.

    It would be great to hear about your background and experience in science, outreach, working with children, any creative input you’ve had in previous jobs – as well as anything else you’d like to tell us! We look forward to hearing from you.

    Closing Date: 30 July 2021

    Explorer Dome South East
    www.explorerdome.co.uk

  • 24 Jun 2021 3:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Contract: Permanent

    Hours: Core working hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:30, with occasional weekend and evening work required.

    Salary: c. £30,000 pa but a higher salary may be available for an exceptional candidate.

    The Learning Manager is an important and high-profile role within Dynamic Earth and we are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual who will be able to lead a team of highly competent staff and deliver an outstanding science learning service.

    Full job description and applications: https://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/careers

    Closing date for applications is Monday 12th July 2021. We encourage all applicants to submit their application as soon as possible.

  • 16 Jun 2021 8:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Engineering Education Scheme Wales Ltd is currently seeking an Administrative and Marketing assistant who will work under the supervision of the Project Coordinator to provide marketing and administrative support for the day-to-day running of the STEM Cymru 2 Project and EESW. 

    This is initially a fixed term contract until 31st March 2022 (with the possibility of extension to June 2023 depending on funding).

    You are advised to read the Job Description before applying for this vacancy.

    The hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday and will be based at the Waterton Centre, Bridgend. 

    The salary for this position will be up to £23,500 per annum (depending on experience), with an allowance of 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) plus designated closure days between the Christmas and New Year period. 

    Please visit http://www.stemcymru.org.uk/home/resources/ to download the Job Description, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Job Applicant Privacy notice.  

    Please send the completed application and equal opportunities forms and a copy of your CV to info@stemcymru.org.uk by midday on Friday 2nd July 2021.  Please note, applications will not be accepted unless the documentation is complete and the declaration on the application form signed.

    Interviews will be held on either week commencing 12th or 19th July 2021.

    This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh European Funding Office, for the STEMCymru II Project (80726) and the Welsh Government Education Directorate.

    Ar hyn o bryd, mae Cynllun Addysg Beirianneg Cymru Cyf (EESW) yn chwilio am Gynorthwyydd Gweinyddol & Marchnata a fydd yn Cynorthwyo gyda chefnogaeth marchnata a gweinyddol ar gyfer rhedeg Prosiect STEM Cymru 2 ac EESW o ddydd i ddydd.

    Contract cyfnod penodol tan 31 Mawrth 2022 fydd hwn i ddechrau (gyda'r posibilrwydd o'i ymestyn hyd at fis Mehefin 2023 yn dibynnu ar gyllid).

    Cofiwch ddarllen y Disgrifiad Swydd cyn gwneud cais am y swydd hon.

    Yr oriau gwaith fydd 37.5 awr yr wythnos, dydd Llun i ddydd Gwener, a byddwch wedi'ch lleoli yng Nghanolfan Waterton, Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr. 

    Y cyflog ar gyfer y swydd hon fydd hyd at £ 23,500 y flwyddyn (yn dibynnu ar brofiad), gyda lwfans o 28 diwrnod o wyliau (gan gynnwys gwyliau banc) ynghyd â diwrnodau cau dynodedig rhwng cyfnod y Nadolig a’r Flwyddyn Newydd.

    Ewch i https://www.stemcymru.org.uk/cartref/adnoddau/ i lawrlwytho'r Disgrifiad Swydd, y Ffurflen Gais, y Ffurflen Monitro Cyfle Cyfartal a'r hysbysiad Preifatrwydd Ymgeisydd am Swydd.

    Anfonwch y ffurflen gais a'r ffurflen cyfle cyfartal cyflawn a chopi o'ch CV i info@stemcymru.org.uk erbyn dydd Gwener 2 Gorffennaf 2021 am hanner dydd.                                         

     D.S.: nid ydym yn derbyn ceisiadau oni bai eich bod wedi cwblhau'r dogfennau a llofnodi'r datganiad ar y ffurflen gais.

    Cynhelir cyfweliadau ar y naill wythnos neu'r llall gan ddechrau ar 12fed neu 19eg Gorffennaf 2021.

    Mae'r swydd hon wedi'i hariannu'n rhannol gan Gronfa Gymdeithasol Ewrop drwy Swyddfa Cyllid Ewropeaidd Cymru, ar gyfer Prosiect STEMCymru II (80726) a Chyfarwyddiaeth Addysg Llywodraeth Cymru.


  • 16 Jun 2021 8:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Public Engagement & Communications Officer, MRC WIMM, Oxford University

    Grade 7 (£32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.)

     

    We’re seeking an enthusiastic comms/public engagement officer, who will be responsible for communications (including the institute website), as well running the public engagement programme at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM), working together with the MRC WIMM public engagement committee. If you would like an informal chat about the role, please email the RDM Communications and Public Engagement Manager Dr Charvy Narain at charvy.narain@rdm.ox.ac.uk.

    For full details, please see: Job Details (corehr.com)

    Closing date: noon on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

  • 15 Jun 2021 8:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary: £23K per annum

    This role is responsible for the development and delivery of a suite of STEM activities for young people and families, including Science Clubs at the Science Oxford Centre on two Saturdays each month.

    Deadline: 9am Thursday 1 July

    Interviews: Online, Tuesday 13 July

    For a full job description and application details please visit: https://theoxfordtrust.co.uk/vacancies/


  • 15 Jun 2021 8:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary: £25K per annum

    This role is responsible for the public opening of the Science Oxford Centre to families on two Saturdays per month and for delivering educational visits to Early Years and primary school children during term times.

    Deadline: 9am Thursday 1 July

    Interviews: Online, Friday 9 July

    For a full job description and application details please visit: https://theoxfordtrust.co.uk/vacancies/


  • 11 Jun 2021 9:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We need you…

    If you’re a Science Communicator

    Are you an exceptional and experienced science communicator? Are you skilled at engaging specific audiences with accessible science content? Can you write great copy, organise yourself and others AND brilliantly present to live and online audiences?

    If yes to all of the above, and you’re looking for a new challenge, please read on…

    The Shark Trust, the UK-based charity working around the world for positive change, is looking for a science communicator. You will join our team and lead on an exciting new programme of work, changing the way that we talk about sharks and their conservation. Our goal, quite simply, is to make campaigns and projects ever more engaging and to boost support for our vital cause.

    Through video, blogs, infographics, social media and good old talking, you’ll be responsible for producing a continuous, targeted stream of communication to support discovery learning, boost engagement and drive conservation action.

    You’ll join a small team of very focused and committed individuals with a huge remit. You’ll be able to work on your own initiative and coordinate with internal colleagues and external contractors and partners.

    Our office is in Plymouth, but we’ll consider flexible working approaches for the right candidate.

    Please send a CV and persuasive cover letter to paul@sharktrust.org

    Closing Date: 28 June 2021

    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 30 June.

    Salary £24,000 - £28,000pa dependent upon experience.

    The role is full time for an initial 12-month contract.

    The Shark Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

    We’re committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. Our aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. 

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