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.

Independent Chair (Accreditation),
Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (CSFS)

Location: Home based, regular travel across UK and overseas as appropriate
Terms: Initially 1 year and reviewed annually thereafter
Salary: Standard CSFS daily consultancy rates (and all reasonable T&S)

The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (CSFS) is the Professional Body for the Forensic Sciences. It is a registered Charity that operates as a membership organisation with approx. 3000 members worldwide. Since 2004 CSFS have run a highly successful well regarded educational course accreditation scheme. This scheme was set to address concerns in the forensic science contact of HE programmes.

The scheme was initially piloted with four universities and has grown steadily year on year now with over 34 institutions and 135 courses within the scheme.

Due to current demand CSFS wishes to expand its number of Independent Chairs to primarily support the educational accreditation scheme. The Independent Chair leads assessment teams in their review of courses applying for accreditation and reaccreditation during the set timescales and is responsible for the preparation of the formal report containing appropriate recommendation, commendations and condition of accreditation.

Read the full job description to find out more about the role and to apply.

Deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 3rd March.

Technical Officer, Energy Institute

Salary up to £28,000 plus benefits, negotiable based on experience

The Energy Institute is looking to provide some additional support to their Technical Team by recruiting a new Technical Officer. The Technical Team develops codes of practice, specifications, and good practice for the energy industry. Key areas of work are within health, safety, asset integrity, the environment, and fuels and fuel handling in the oil and gas, offshore wind and thermal power generation sectors.

The position will primarily assist in co-ordinating and supporting delivery of the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation (G+) work programme to improve H&S performance in the offshore wind industry, as well as supporting the activities of EI technical committees in the delivery of the wider technical programme, and editing/preparing technical material for publication.

Excellent organisational, administrative, and data analysis skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate well, including with senior representatives within the energy industry, as well as excellent customer/client service skills.

For more information and to apply, visit the Energy Institute vacancies page.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 9 March 2017. Interviews will be held during w/c 13 March.