[Job] Understanding Animal Research (UAR), Education Officer, ??20-22k, clos 20 July 2011 #scicomm jobs

There are two jobs from UAR. I’ve split them into two posts but not changed the text so below it will refer to two jobs when you can only see one. Do not fret, the next one’s coming soon 🙂

 

Previous jobs (closed) from UAR include:

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Understanding Animal Research

Education Officer

http://understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/about_us/current_vacancies

 

Wanted

Two enthusiastic, lively, analytical and organised science communicators to join in our small team based in Central London. Understanding Animal Research aims to achieve broad understanding and acceptance of the humane use of animals in biomedical research in the UK, to advance science and medicine. The two roles are in policy/communications and in our schools education programme.

 

Requirements

???             Science graduate

???             Postgraduate qualification or experience in science communications

???             Appreciation of the role of animal research in biomedical science

???             Ability to communicate at all levels level in a friendly, confident and competent manner.

???             Education Officer: Knowledge of secondary education sector, highly

???             organised and IT literate

 

Education Officer

???             Liaise with teachers and volunteers to arrange school visits.

???             Maintain and improve the database of school visit activities.

???             Contribute to the recruitment, training and support of volunteer school speakers.

???             Contribute to the development of online and other teaching resources.

???             Deliver occasional, supported in-school talks on animal research (following training).

???             Service the Education Advisory Group and contribute to the effective running of our small office and assist with other tasks as necessary.

 

Remuneration:

??20-22K, 12m contract with the possibility to extend. 25 days annual leave. 

 

Applications: Please send your CV, a letter telling us which post you are applying for and why you are ideal for the post, and two examples of work that you believe to be relevant to the post.  Send to Barbara Davies, Communications Director bdavies@uar.org.uk to be received by Wednesday 20 July.

 

Interviews are likely to take place at our small Central London office towards the end of July.

 

For more information please see Current Vacancies on our website http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/about_us/current_vacancies

 

——– text below just copied from their website in a belts-and-braces sort of way but it’s more or less the same as what appears above ——–

 

Education Officer
The suitable candidate will be an enthusiastic communicator with a lively interest in science education and a good understanding of the issues and challenges facing UK secondary schools today.
The Education Officer will report to the Education Manager and will assist in delivering an education programme on the subject of well-regulated animal research in bioscience, directed primarily at secondary schools in the UK.
Main duties
  • Liaise with teachers and volunteers to arrange school visits.
  • Maintain and improve the database of school visit activities.
  • Contribute in the recruitment, training and support of volunteer school speakers.
  • Contribute to the development of online and other teaching resources.
  • Deliver occasional, supported in-school talks on animal research (following training).
  • Support other staff in UAR on communication and information projects as required.
  • Service the Education Advisory Group
Remuneration: ??20K – ??22K pa. Benefits include 25 days annual leave.
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