Job vacancies

Here are the latest STEM job vacancies from employers with a positive attitude to recruiting a diverse workforce.

Engineering and Project Management Graduate Opportunities in telent

telentWe are investing in talented and enthusiastic Engineering and Project Management graduates.
Our 2 year programme will accelerate your development, providing you with opportunities to gain practical experience across our diverse businesses.  You will work on projects as part of the delivery team in parallel with a mentoring programme which will guide you along a accreditation and professional development path, concentrating on core technical skills and competence.

For our Engineering opportunities
You will hold, or expect to gain, a minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree in Engineering with one of the following core disciplines: Electrical, Electronic, Telecoms, Systems, Software or Control & Instrumentation

For our Project Management opportunities
Minimum 2:2 degree in Project Management, Business Studies or Engineering or a related subject.

Further details and how to apply

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Auditory Neuroscience
Nottingham

The National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit (NHBRU) is a partnership between Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Nottingham and the Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research. We are now looking to appoint a researcher at either Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow level to join a multi-disciplinary research team concerned with the application of advanced neuroimaging methods to address questions about auditory sensorineural plasticity. Specifically, we are interested in examining the relationship between hearing loss, tinnitus and frequency-based representation.

Closing date: 18 April 2014

Further details and how to apply

Lecturer in the school of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds

‘The University of Leeds’ commitment to women in science has been recognised with a national accolade. The University and the Faculty of Engineering have received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of our success in recruiting, retaining and developing/promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET).'

A new Lecturer appointment will be made in the general area of Tribo-corrosion within the School of Mechanical Engineering, which is one of five Schools that constitute our Faculty of Engineering. The School offers a broad range of undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes in mechanical engineering based disciplines such as Aerospace, Automotive, Mechatronics, Medical and Nuclear Engineering as well as in Product Design. Mechanical Engineering has consistently received an excellent rating in each UK HEFCE Research Assessment Exercise since its inception in 1988.

Closing Date: 15 April 2014

Further information and application

Train Engineering Apprenticeship

£13,000
Selhurst & Redhill

This is the perfect start to your engineering career. You’ll gain new skills and experiences. You’ll study for a Level 3 National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. And, of course, you’ll earn a salary while you do so. Our structured four-year scheme will see you taking on a series of placements right across the business. While some of your learning will be classroom-based, most of it will come through hands-on work. You’ll learn all about the mechanics and electrics that keep our 300-strong fleet rolling. And you’ll learn what to do when things come to a standstill. So as well as gaining all kinds of skills, you’ll get to help improve travel for our hundreds of thousands of passengers.

Closing date: 30 April 2014

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Team Leader: Mineralogy and Petrology

Based in Keyworth, Nottingham

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is one of the world's leading and forward thinking geological science institutes with a focus on both public good science for government and geoscientific research to understand earth and environmental processes. A vacancy has arisen for a Team Leader in Mineralogy and Petrology to be based at our headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham.

Closing date: 5 May 2014

Further details and how to apply

Senior Research Fellow/Research Fellow in Translational Hearing Research (Habilitation for Hearing Loss)

The National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit (NHBRU) is a partnership between Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, University of Nottingham and the Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research. It employs approximately 30 academic, technical and administrative staff, all based in newly refurbished Trust premises in the centre of Nottingham and are looking to appoint a Senior Research Fellow/Research Fellow to join a multi-disciplinary research team concerned with basic and translational research on hearing and auditory perception with the aim to increase the benefit from hearing aid technology.

Closing date: 6 May 2014

Further information about this role

Head of the School of Chemical and Process Engineering
University of Leeds

The University is now seeking to appoint a Head of the School of Chemical and Process Engineering. The Head is responsible for the strategic academic leadership and management of the School. The successful candidate will possess an excellent track record in research and teaching within the broad field of Chemical Engineering, as well as proven leadership experience and the vision and ability to further enhance the performance of the School. Inspirational and charismatic, candidates will be highly ambitious for the School and committed to a desire to using their skills to reinforce collegiality, transparency and inclusiveness.

To apply or to download further information for this role please visit: www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 1552

The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon BST on Friday 9th May.

STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council)

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Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE

AstraZeneca
Atkins

Babcock
BAE Systems
The British Geological Survey

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
Enterprise Mouchel

Heriot-Watt University
Hewlett Packard

National Grid
RWE NPower
Southern Railways
Synergy Vision
STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
telent
Thames Water
University of Hull
University of Leeds
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford

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