Author Archives: Jo Brodie

[Job, p/t] London, Kew – Interpretation Producer, clos Sun 18th, £26.5k pro rata [mat cover]

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Interpretation Producer (maternity cover) https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/interpretation-producer-maternity-cover-441252.html or see the job listing at Civil Service Jobs Job description (PDF, permanently attached to this blog) “This role will require writing content for a range of interpretation (including panels, guides … Continue reading

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Black in #scicomm – resources (and help needed in finding others please)

Hello everyone – please can you suggest resources for Black science communicators and Black scientists (especially scicomm-related ones)? I am based in London, UK but I am keen to include resources from elsewhere. Thank you 🙂 @JoBrodie / jo.brodie@gmail.com Africa … Continue reading

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#Scicomm communities of practice / networks, also places where jobs are advertised :)

Below is a list of societies or organisations involved in science communication in some way. Many have a focus on writing (or producing content) for a non-specialist public audience (‘scicomm’ as opposed to scientific comms, eg science publishing or industry … Continue reading

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[Job] British Dyslexia Association, Knowledge & Information Mgr, £32k, clos 8 Feb #scicomm jobs

British Dyslexia Association Knowledge and Information Manager £32,000 – clos 8 February 2021 Original job advert link: https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/about/jobs Original job description link: https://cdn.bdadyslexia.org.uk/documents/About/Jobs/Knowledge-Info-Manager-Recruitment-Pack.pdf A copy of the PDF is also attached to the scicommjobs media library, so will persist even … Continue reading

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[Closed, Bristol] We The Curious, Head of Programming, £40.6k pro rata (£32.4k), closed 9 Dec 2020

This one has closed but I am capturing the job ad and accompanying job description for this ‘database’ of job descriptions. I’m also gradually adding back all the old files that fell off slightly when I migrated this blog from … Continue reading

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[Job, Horsham] Action Medical Research for Children, Comms & Eng Off, £33k, clos 25 Nov

Note that they may close the role early if they find a suitable candidate Action Medical Research for Children Communications and Engagement Officer https://action.org.uk/work-with-us/communications-and-engagement-officer Hours: 35 per week Salary: c£33,000 Location: Horsham, West Sussex Download full job description [Permanent copy … Continue reading

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Open letter to UK Government / SAGE to improve those PowerPoint presentations #scicomm

I am now in the process of sending a copy of the letter (see 3 and 5 below) and a PDF (see 6 below) of the final 128 signatures. Thank you to everyone who signed. To contact me: @JoBrodie / … Continue reading

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Free places where you can advertise jobs in science communication – UK focus, #scicomm

Most of the posts on this blog are aimed at jobseekers, with either job adverts or information about places to find out about jobs in science communication. This post is aimed squarely at employers and recruiters. I’m sending a copy … Continue reading

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Other resources for finding science communication jobs – March 2019

This is a copy of an email sent to the psci-com mailing list for people interested in science communication and public engagement with science. It lists some ways of finding out about jobs in scicomm. 1. List of London-heavy ‘places … Continue reading

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[Job, Copenhagen] Uni of Copenhagen, Strategic Communication Officer, clos 12 April

University of Copenhagen / Københavns Universitet Strategic Communication Officer https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1307&ProjectId=149072&DepartmentId=18995&MediaId=4638 The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Copenhagen We are looking for a highly motivated and independent Strategic Communication Officer … Continue reading

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