This looks very interesting – I’d not really thought about hospitals as a major source of jobs like this but might have to add in a new section to the great big list of vacancies pages which lives here: Where London science communicators might work (it features a few other cities and countries too).
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
??30,460 – ??40,157We are looking for an outstanding communicator with a passion for biomedical research to join our team. University Hospital Southampton’s research programmes contribute to life-changing improvements in patient care. Our highly successful partnership with the University of Southampton has delivered a significant growth in research funding over the last five years and we are determined to build on this success. In this role, you will work closely with our director of research and development and lead investigators to ensure we communicate our achievements effectively with our staff, funders, partner organisations, industry, patients and the public. As part of our communications team, you will manage all aspects of the communications strategy for research and development including branding, websites, media relations and public engagement. If you are an experienced communications professional with a proven talent for writing about complex subjects in an accessible way and can demonstrate your interest in biomedical research then we’d like to talk to you. For further information and to apply online, please visit our website http://www.jobs.nhs.uk searching for the job reference number 188-ST413-THQ.
Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please visit the following link: http://jobs.suht.nhs.uk/job/v250525Closing date: 27 November 2011. Contact:
023 8079 5854