Vacancies at member and partner organisations

Vacancies at our member and partner organisations are listed below.

Note the Science Council only lists roles which have a link to the work that we do. For a full list of vacancies at any one of our 40 member organisations, please visit the organisation’s website.

Professional Membership Officer, Energy Institute

Salary £25,000-27,000 p.a. plus benefits, based on experience
One-year fixed term contract

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide.  It serves society with independence, disseminating knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system.

The EI is experiencing an increasing number of applications for professional and chartered membership and we are now seeking to appoint a Professional Membership Officer to join our busy team to deal with them.

The successful candidate should:

  • be used to working in a dedicated, customer-service focused team
  • have experience of  dealing with applications for registration in a licensed professional body
  • have experience of dealing with a volunteer community
  • be of graduate level education with postgraduate professional experience
  • possess excellent communication and administrative skills
  • have an eye for detail
  • have the ability to work unsupervised to strict deadlines

A job description is available from the EI website,  To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR, or e: by 9.00am on 18 September 2017.  Interviews will be held during w/c 25 September 2017, to be followed by a second interview (on a separate date) and a written test.

Scientific Affairs Manager, IFST

Location: London
Status: Full time, Permanent (Band 3)

The Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) is seeking a Scientific Affairs Manager who will be the principle focus for scientific activities and affairs within the Institute. This new management role will provide scientific voice, perspective and accuracy for IFST activities, reinforcing the Institute’s internal scientific capability and so enabling it to be more proactive and responsive over its scientific communications to its various stakeholder audiences.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced food scientist with 5-10 years’ experience working in a significant technical role in the food sector and with strong communication skills.

To find out more about the role and to apply, visit

Publications Officer, Institution of Environmental Sciences

Location: London
Salary: 24k – 26k (depending on experience)

The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) is looking for a multi-talented Publications Officer to be responsible for the development, layout, production and dissemination of key publications and outputs. You will be an expansive thinker who can fit with the friendly and collaborative culture of the office.

To find out more about the role and to apply, visit

Deadline for applications is 26 September 2017.