Job vacancies

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

Stations Delivery Director
Crossrail

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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Full time / Part-time / Flexible Opportunities in Java Technology (at associate and senior levels)

Capability JaneCapability Jane is driving the take up and implementation of part-time and flexible working in senior roles in technology across organisations large and small. We are currently working with a global financial services firm and together we have created opportunities for talented technologists to work on a part-time, flexible hours and home-working basis within roles focused on leading edge technical projects and activities.

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Senior Principal EC&I Engineer - Atkins

Are you an experienced EC&I Engineer with a flair for solving complex problems from first principles? Have you the ability to lead and deliver multiple projects simultaneously to high standards? Within this role you will be assisting the EC&I department lead to manage the department’s staff, ongoing projects and future bid work, working closely with clients on a range of demanding issues whilst mentoring and training junior colleagues to meet the high standards we expect.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant
University of Huddersfield

We are seeking applications from outstanding candidates to join a well-equipped and well-funded Department, working with Professor Mike Reading on an interdisciplinary project involving the development of new nanoscale chemical and surface imaging techniques including nanoscale tomography.  Aptitude for instrumentation work is required together with a sound scientific background.  A PhD is required, preferably in chemistry or physics, but other areas may also be acceptable.

Closing date: 27 October 2014

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Lecturer in Music Technology and Production
University of Huddersfield

Working within a dynamic and enthusiastic team in the Department of Engineering and Technology you will contribute to undergraduate teaching, research and supporting activities within the Music Technology and Production Subject Area. You will have the ability to undertake academic and/or industry facing research and the potential to develop an active research profile within the Music Technology and Production Research Group.

Closing date: 27 October 2014

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Senior Lecturer in Computer Games Programming
University of Huddersfield

The School of Computing and Engineering is seeking to make the appointment of a Senior Lecturer in Computer Games Programming to build upon its existing teaching and research in Computer Games, Serious Games and Visualisation. Research and Teaching within the School has grown significantly over the last few years, through increased external funding and professorial and readership appointments and this role will contribute to further expansion.

Closing date: 31 October 2014

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Professor of Visualisation
University of Huddersfield

The School of Computing and Engineering is seeking to make the strategic appointment of a Professor in Visualisation to build upon its existing research in Serious Games and Visualisation. Research within the School has grown significantly over the last few years, through increased external funding and professorial and readership appointments and this role will contribute to further expansion.

Closing date: 07 November 2014

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Professor in Information Engineering
University of Huddersfield

The School of Computing and Engineering is seeking to appoint a Professor in the Department of Informatics.  You will be an internationally leading researcher in the field of information engineering with application expertise in Big Data and/or Cloud Computing. In particular, we are seeking subject specialists in areas related to data base management systems, linked data, data mining and knowledge discovery, high performance computing systems, and distributed systems.  You will have a strong track record of external research funding, experience in leading a research group, and a matching record of publications. 

Closing date: 07 November 2014

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Senior Lecturer in Robotics/Industrial Automation (with possibility of Readership)
University of Huddersfield

Working within a dynamic and enthusiastic team in the Department of Engineering and Technology you will contribute to undergraduate teaching, research and supporting activities. You will have the ability to undertake academic and/or industry facing research and the potential to lead School-wide research within the area of robotics.  The School has plans to build up a Centre for Intelligent Robotics, and you will be expected to play a leading role in this activity.

Closing date: 10 November 2014

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Dean of Applied Sciences
University of Huddersfield

The University is now seeking to recruit a new Dean to provide visionary leadership and strategic direction across the School. Commercially astute with first rate academic credentials and a proven track record of effective management within a university setting, the successful candidate will work with colleagues to develop fresh ideas, fuel new developments and ensure the School is able to thrive during a period of unprecedented external change.

Closing date: 14 November 2014

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University Academic Fellowships - 250 Great Minds
University of Leeds

Do you have the passion for a career in research and student education? If so, join us and share your vision as one of the 250 great minds we are looking for over the next 3 years. We are looking for exceptional people for 250 new University Academic Fellowships; people who will be our future academic leaders and contribute to the University’s ambition to excel at REF 2020 and beyond. We are looking for people from a wide range of disciplines including: Biological Sciences, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Medicine and Health.

Closing date: 16 November 2014

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Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE

AstraZeneca
Atkins

Babcock
BBC
BAE Systems
BBSRC
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)
telent

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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