Job vacancies

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

Stations Delivery Director

CrossrailReporting to the Crossrail Delivery Director, the Stations Delivery Director is accountable for delivering the ten central-section stations (a critical part of the integrated railway), safely, on time, within our funding envelope and in line with our Sponsors’ (TfL & DfT) requirements.
The post holder will lead an integrated team of professionals and specialists and will be accountable for forging strong working relationships with the Infrastructure Managers within Rail for London (RfL), London Underground (LU) and Network Rail (NR), as well as with our principal contractors and their supply chains.

We value the diversity that exists in London and aspire to this being reflected in our workforce.

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Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Opportunities
Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover3,6,12 and 15 month Undergraduate placements
2 year Graduate programme

Pulses racing. Spines tingling. Throughout our history, our iconic vehicles have delivered some of the most emotive driving experiences on the road. Today, with increasing demand and ever-growing ambition, we’re seeking the next generation of innovators who will capture the hearts and minds of customers in every corner of the world.

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NERCThe Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is seeking a part-time non-executive Chair for its Science and Innovation Strategy Board (SISB). SISB is the key source of advice to NERC Council on science strategy, policy and investments. You will have extensive experience and understanding of research, business or policy related to environmental science or engineering at national and international levels. 

Closing date: 11 December 2014

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Capgemini Technology Consulting Community
Graduate Opportunities

CapgeminiCan you interpret the needs of our clients, solve challenging business problems and deliver?
Want to work with some of the industry’s leading experts, with cutting edge technologies and a supportive community?

All our graduates show a passion or an appreciation of technology, and the power it has to solve the challenges, and meet the demands of our clients. Technology is at the heart of our business and we live and breathe it!

Locations across the UK (London, Midlands, South) 
Start Dates throughout 2015 (April, July, September and November)

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Research Councils UKDo you want to be part of decision making at the heart of science and research, helping build a globally competitive, knowledge-based UK economy? The Research Councils fund research, research facilities and postgraduate training. The Appointments Panels for six of the Research Councils are seeking applications from suitably qualified academics or experienced individuals from the industrial/business/financial/government/voluntary/creative and cultural sectors, to fill a number of vacancies on their governing Councils.  These vacancies are for part-time, fixed term membership which are expected to arise during 2015.

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The Intellectual Property Office
Career Opportunities for Engineers, Scientists, Computer Scientists and Mathematicians

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is seeking to recruit Patent Examiners to start in September 2015. Patent Examiners help companies to innovate and grow by granting high quality, valid patents. They scrutinise both the technical and legal aspects of a patent application, comparing the new invention against those found in patent databases, before considering whether or not to grant a patent.

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British Geological Survey

A vacancy has arisen for a three year appointment for a highly motivated Geomagnetic Field Modeller to be based at our office in Edinburgh.You will be required to carry out research leading to improved scientific modelling and understanding of global geomagnetic fields. You will be expected to apply the results of that research to improve the products and services provided by BGS geomagnetism to the oil industry consortium that supports the BGS Global Geomagnetic Model, the defence industry that supports the World Magnetic Model and the academic community that uses global magnetic field models.

Closing date: 30 November 2014

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Engineering Project Manager
Jodrell Bank Observatory

The SKA Office Engineering Project Manager will be responsible for the follow‐up of the design work undertaken for a particular Element of the SKA. The Project Manager will provide updates to the schedule planning and costs, will manage the specifications and statements of work for the design activities. Although the primary focus of the Project Manager will be the management effort of the particular SKA Element, he/she will also be required to actively participate and support the SKA Head of Project in all aspects of the overall project management.

Closing date: 11 December

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Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE


BAE Systems
The British Geological Survey

Capability Jane
Cardiff University
The Cogent Group
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)

Thames Water
University of Glasgow
University of Huddersfield
University of Hull
University of Leeds
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford
Winton Capital

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