Here are the latest STEM job vacancies from employers with a positive attitude to recruiting a diverse workforce.
Babcock is the home of epic engineering. A FTSE 100 company with revenue of circa £3.5bn in 2014, we are the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation. We take care of all kinds of massive, complex projects. Projects that enable the world’s biggest companies and governments to provide the important services we all rely on in our day-to-day lives. From maintaining schools and railway lines to training firefighters and fighter pilots; from keeping the BBC World Service on the air to keeping the Royal Navy’s fleet in the ocean; from rescuing survivors to transporting workers - our business is based on delivering what we say we will deliver. Our reputation for exceeding expectations has seen our order book grow to £13.5bn and our service offering expand into the US, the Middle East, Australia, South Africa and Brazil, to name just a few.
As an EPSRC Portfolio Manager, you would work with the Engineering and Physical Sciences research community to achieve EPSRC’s aim to put the UK at the forefront of International Research. You would be responsible for one of EPSRC’s many research portfolios, from mathematics to materials science, from information technology to energy. The right candidates will have a STEM background. We will consider high calibre graduates and post graduates who can demonstrate the potential to succeed, ideally with experience in a science or engineering related field or holding a PhD. The most important aspect is that you are a creative thinker, an excellent communicator and have the ability to effectively manage your time.
Closing date: 29 March 2015
We are seeking to appoint a solar PV business analyst to develop policy and provide technical advice. A key task will be economic modelling to support the Association’s lobbying on future financial support for PV. Although the role’s principal focus will be in relation to solar PV, the job holder will also feed into REA policy work and market developments affecting the wider renewables sector.
Closing date: 13 March 2015
Graduate role based in Basingstoke. Full training given. Any STEM background considered.
You will work with a global IT distributor offering a complete range of channel-enabled services to provide reseller partners with the ability to meet the demands of their customers. They provide logistics capabilities and value-added services, to end users of all sizes, including; SMB’s, large enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers to enable technology manufacturers and resellers to deploy IT solutions. Our client works with leading technology companies including, but not limited to Apple, Cisco, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung, Sony, Symantec, and Vmware to bring their products to market.
Want to work for the largest Water & Wastewater Company in the UK?
Want to be a future leader of the same company?
The great news is Thames Water is recruiting now for graduates to start in 2015.
We are looking for the future leaders of Thames Water and in your first role you could be managing a team of up to 15 people or projects with multiple stakeholders both inside and outside of the company.
We are seeking to appoint a Chair to join our Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE). We are one of the one of the world’s leading centres for medical engineering technology, research and innovation, addressing the needs of the ageing population with the vision of “fifty active years after fifty®”. You will provide leadership in one or more of the specified strategic priority areas of iMBE in terms of research, innovation and student education. There is a substantial opportunity to contribute to research in the areas of innovative manufacturing processes.
Closing date: 6 March
You will be Deputy Project Manager in the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) Group in the School of Physics and Astronomy, with immediate effect. You will have a strong leadership track record and a strong scientific or engineering background in complex science projects to help manage the University’s engineering involvement in the pre-construction phase of the SKA.
You will have international experience and an active interest in the scientific and engineering aspects of the design and development of elements of the SKA. You must be able to work with, university and other academic collaborators in the UK and elsewhere, and industry, as well as the SKA Organisation.
Closing Date: 9th March
This position provides an opportunity for someone with an excellent research track record in concrete/concrete structures to develop further their research by working with colleagues from the School’s Structural Engineering and Materials groups.
You will develop world class research and innovate in education in the field of concrete and concrete structures, but just as importantly work at the interface with other disciplines. In line with our wider ethos of inter-disciplinarity we are open to a broad definition of the discipline and will place greater importance on the impact, originality and potential for work across disciplines than on a particular topic
Closing date: 11th March
The College of Engineering is seeking to appoint 5 new Lecturers/Senior Lecturers/Associate Professors on a teaching and research pathway. These are permanent positions and the salary will be on either the Grade 8, 9 or 10 salary scale for Lecturers (Teaching and Research) depending on the Academic profile which best matches your experience and achievements.
The College is looking at expanding its academic capacity in a number of key engineering areas that are aligned with the priorities of the Research Councils, the EU and the Science Policies of the UK and Welsh Governments. The College welcomes applications from individuals at any of stage of their careers who consider that they have the potential to play a significant or leading role in the future development of their discipline.
Closing Date: 12th March 2015
We have introduced the title of Associate Professor for our grade 9 academic staff, which is equivalent to Senior Lecturer.
You will develop world class research and develop innovative approaches to education in the field of Building Physics, but just as importantly work at the interface between Building Physics and other disciplines. In line with our wider ethos of inter-disciplinarity we are open to a broad definition of the discipline and will place greater importance on the impact, originality and potential for work across disciplines than on a particular topic.You should have an excellent research track record with the vision and drive to tackle new challenges and develop research collaborations within academia and with industry. Additionally, you will have research expertise and an interdisciplinary vision in any aspect of Building Physics, but most desirably in the area of dynamic thermal modelling. You will join one of the two research institutes in the School and you should be able to demonstrate how your research complements the activities of one or both of these institutes.
Closing Date: 27th March
You will develop world class research and innovate in education in the field of Architectural Engineering, but just as importantly work at the interface with other disciplines. In line with our wider ethos of inter-disciplinary we are open to a broad definition of the discipline and will place greater importance on the impact, originality and potential for work across disciplines than on a particular topic.
You should have an excellent research track record with the vision and drive to tackle new challenges and develop research collaborations within academia and with industry. You will join one of the two research institutes in the School and you should be able to demonstrate how your research complements the activities of one or both of these institutes.
Closing Date: 27th March
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to contribute to teaching – mainly on the successful MPharm undergraduate course - and to join an active research group in the field of biochemical pharmacology and drug-target interactions. We would be particularly interested in candidates who have research expertise in modern techniques for drug development and pre-clinical drug evaluation.
Closing date: 30 March 2015
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant to contribute to research within the area of pharmaceutics and drug delivery. We would be particularly interested in candidates who have research expertise in gastro-retentive drug delivery systems.
We are looking to recruit an experienced clinical pharmacist with experience of teaching pharmacy to join the MPharm team. This post provides a new and unique opportunity for a pharmacist with extensive clinical experience to share their knowledge and skills by contributing to the teaching of undergraduate pharmacy students.
Closing date: 30 March 2015
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Knowledge and Information Systems to contribute to the delivery of the School’s undergraduate curriculum in Computing and Information Systems. Educated to PhD level and with a relevant degree in a related subject, you will have significant research experience within Computing or Information Systems with a track record of research outputs published in the top rated conferences and journals, and show potential to become an international research leader.
Closing date: 13 April 2015
Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE
The British Geological Survey
The Cogent Group
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
Intellectual Property Office
Jaguar Land Rover
Research Councils UK
STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
University of Glasgow
University of Huddersfield
University of Hull
University of Leeds
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford