Monthly Archives: January 2011

[Closed] British Lung Foundation, Project Mgr – Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, ??28-32k, closed 24 Jan 2011

Oops just missed this one, but I thought the job description was quite interesting for the collection. There’s a bit of science communication within it, but it’s a small part of the whole rather than a main focus. ————British Lung Foundati… Continue reading

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[Job] BioMedCentral, Journal Development Editor – again no idea about salary / closing #scicomm jobs

BioMedCentralJournal Development Editor http://www.biomedcentral.com/info/about/bmcjobs#BMC/JDE Reference:BMC/JDELocation: LondonPosted: January 2011Apply: jobs@biomedcentral.com BioMed Central, a leading open access publisher of more than 200 pee… Continue reading

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[Job] BioMedCentral, Senior Journal Development Editor, ????, clos?? #scicomm jobs

Watch out for the non-Senior version of this job coming up in a minute. I have to confess to not being entirely clear when this closes, apols if I’ve gormlessly missed the date.—————–BioMedCentralSenior Journal Development Editorhttp://… Continue reading

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Some general thoughts (mine!) on filling in job applications

(This post is about application forms but I think it can apply to CVs and covering letters).All of this is my personal opinion and may be at odds with what others think. Each employer will be different and I haven’t got any jobs going at the momen… Continue reading

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BBC2 9pm Horizon programme tonight on ‘public trust in science’ feat. Paul Nurse & James Delingpole

I???ve just heard about this via a friend???s email and a few people are also discussing it on Twitter. Nobel laureate Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, is presenting this programme tonight on BBC2 at 9pm, about the need for scientists to en… Continue reading

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RSS from this account is now beamed into two #scicomm Facebook groups

Thanks to David Bradley (@sciencebase) for flagging up the ‘RSS Graffiti’ app which lets you set up an RSS feed to post to the wall of a group or page etc. The last time I tried to run a feed to the Science Communication Jobs group on Facebook I e… Continue reading

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Employ science communicators? Want your science communication vacancy to appear on the @ScicommJobs Posterous? #scicomm jobs

A few people post jobs to me that are clearly going to be of interest to readers of this blog and I’m happy to post them. In addition to this I do rather enjoy a relaxing trawl through my massive list of vacancies pages (see link above or leap to … Continue reading

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