Vacancies at member and partner organisations

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Science Policy Officer at Royal Society of Biology (RSB)

Salary: £27,445 – £32,723pa (dependent on experience)

Location: London, flexibility considered including working from home 

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 15 January 2023

Interviews: 25 and 26 January 2023

We are looking for a full-time science policy officer to advise and deliver a portfolio of activities focusing on policy for the bioscience research landscape in the UK. As part of the role, you will carry out research and engage with RSB members, Member Organisations and other scientific organisations, gathering evidence to inform the Society’s policy positions. This role focuses on research funding strategy, research and development (R&D) infrastructure, research workforce capability, and research communications across the biosciences. We encourage people with a broad range of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences to apply for this role, for example:

  • Someone with technical or operations experience at a research institution, company or hub, looking to apply what they have learned about research infrastructure to influence policy.
  • Someone with experience of working at a university carrying out research impact measurement or submissions to the Research Excellence Framework, who is looking to use their experience to advise policy on research funding and communications.
  • Someone with science or higher education policy, strategy or economics expertise, looking to grow their experience and support the research community, by analysing the needs of the scientific workforce and influencing research-funding strategy.

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