[Job] UCL, Public Engagement Co-ordinator, ??31.9-38.5k, clos 19 Sep 2011 #scicomm jobs

Spookily this job has the same title that mine has and, until last week, I was based at UCL (just moved to Queen Mary but working on the same project which is about making medical devices safer).

Anyway??? I heard of this one via Steve Cross who is the Head of Public Engagement at UCL, tweets at @steve_x and runs Bright Club.



Public Engagement Co-ordinator (Life and Medical Sciences), – Ref:1203142 

Web link

UCL Department / Division Museums and Collections

Specific unit / Sub department Public Engagement Unit

Grade 7

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ??31,905 – ??38,594 per annum#

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Public Engagement is a small team that supports and co-ordinates engagement between UCL researchers and people outside academia. The post-holder will be responsible for encouraging the development of a culture of public engagement within The School of Life and Medical Sciences. 

The post-holder will also have a secondary responsibility to develop online engagement projects OR public events involving researchers from across UCL. 

Applicants should indicate their preferred secondary responsibility (ONLINE or EVENTS) in their application.


Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to academic-public engagement, and the ability to support the work of others. They will have a knowledge of the engagement challenges within a University, and be capable of building and sustaining relationships within UCL and externally. They will be dynamic, organised and capable of managing a large number of challenging projects simultaneously. They will be experienced in the field of academic-public engagement and capable of helping the UCL Public Engagement Unit to work effectively with students and staff at all levels. Candidates must be educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in appropriate subject.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed below.


To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.


If you have any queries regarding the vacancy  please contact Dr Steve Cross, steve.cross@ucl.ac.uk

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date 19 Sep 2011

Latest time for the submission of applications 5pm

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. 

Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job,employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL.

JD and person spec

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