Monthly Archives: February 2012

[Job] Cancer Research UK, Science Communications Mgr, ??31.7-39.7k, clos 14 March 2012 #scicomm jobs

Previous jobs from Cancer Research UK can be found by “querying” the SciCommJobs Posterous “database” with this “search string” ;)http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&biw=1231&bih=648&q=site%3Ascicommjobs.posterous.com+%22Cancer+Research+UK%22Basi… Continue reading

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British Science Assoc’s Media Fellowships for scientists, social scientists, engineers & clinicians clos 11 March 2012

This is for researchers, industry types and clinicians, my friend Pilch did this aeons ago and said it was fab.JoThe British Science Association run a Media Fellowship scheme for scientists, social scientists, engineers and clinicians to spend the… Continue reading

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Interesting comments on this article, may be of interest to jobseekers: "Failing up: why mediocre workers keep getting promoted"

There are so many quotable comments at the end of this article and there are plenty of insightful observations that I think might be useful to anyone who’s looking at their next job or promotion. Not bad for people looking for their first job eith… Continue reading

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[CLOSED] Target Ovarian Cancer, Communications Mgr, ??28-30k, closed 27 Jan 2012

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[Resource] The Information Standard’s members list – plenty look likely to employ science communicators #scicomm

The NHS, medical research charities and patient groups are examples of organisations which produce information aimed at patients about health and medical conditions. People have to source and check factual information (statistics, statements, evid… Continue reading

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[Job] Science Museum, PA to @RogerHighfield (COO & Dir, External Affairs), ??25-27k, clos 13 Feb 2012

This is a PA job so there might not be much direct science communication for the post-holder but you’ll be working with Roger Highfield (formerly New Scientist’s editor) at the Science Museum, so not too shabby :)———————————-… Continue reading

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[Job] National Autistic Society, Snr PR & Media Officer, 27.4-32k, clos 27 Feb 2012 #autism

From a quick glance of advert and job description I don’t think this is a scicomm job in the classic sense… but autism and related conditions are laden with interesting ‘science and the media’ stuff (you might like @b_m_hughes’ recent take on so… Continue reading

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