Job vacancies

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

Academic appointments
Loughborough University

Loughborough UniversityLoughborough University is building an exciting new Centre for Data Science and as part of this is looking to make 11 new academic appointments (2 Professors, 1 Senior Lecturer and 8 Lecturers) in the School of Science to complement existing staff expertise. 

We will create a multi-disciplinary team by making appointments in the areas of Applied Mathematics (Mathematical and Computational Modelling), Computer Networks, Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition), Applied Statistics and mass spectrometry for Personalised Healthcare to work in the Departments of Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences and Chemistry.

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Closing date: 19 September

Geomicrobiologist
British Geological Survey

British Geological SurveyA vacancy has arisen for a Geomicrobiologist to be based at our headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham. Given the increasing realisation that microorganisms are involved in many geological and geochemical processes, you will play a role in sustaining and developing BGS’s future capability as a leading global provider of research, information and advice on microbial impacts on geological processes and applications.  You will carry out laboratory and field based work on a diverse range of projects that could include geological disposal of radioactive waste, storage of carbon dioxide, microbe-mineral interactions, groundwater microbiology and soil microbiology.  You will participate in delivery of collaborative work on both research council funded and commercial projects. 

Closing date: 21 September 2014

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Aircraft Maintenance and Support Apprentice
BAE Systems

BAE SystemsReady for real life challenges and want to earn while you learn?
If so, our Aircraft Maintenance and Support Apprenticeship may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. You'll be joining Military Air & Information — the part of BAE Systems that designs, manufactures and supports some of the world's most advanced military fast jets. This apprenticeship will train you to work on Mechanical Systems, Avionic Systems or in the Continued Airworthiness Organisation and will take between 2 and 2.5 years to complete.

Closing date: 22 September 2014

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Daphne Jackson Fellowship
University of Manchester

We are looking for a STEM returner who wants to apply their training to research that’s relevant to patient safety. You may be a mathematician, statistician, software engineer or a scientist who wants to use their expertise in a multidisciplinary project. You may enjoy data analysis and would like to help improve patient safety in primary care.

Closing date: 22 September 2014

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Senior Lecturer in Interior Design
University of Huddersfield
 

The BA (Hons) Interior Design programme is an exciting course that offers students the potential to develop a thoughtful approach to the practice and theory of interior design. You should have appropriate teaching experience at HE Level and a strong professional awareness of contemporary interior design/ retail design practice, including its commercial aspects. The ability to contribute to curriculum planning and teaching delivery is essential. As an active practitioner in your field you will have a profile that informs your teaching. You should hold a Masters qualification in a related discipline.

Closing date: 22 September 2014
Interview date: 24 October 2014

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IPS Fellowship at the ICG
Two posts at the Universities of Portsmouth and Sussex

The Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation (ICG) will host a Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Innovations Partnership Scheme (IPS) Fellowship focused on enhancing the innovation, knowledge exchange,potential arising from research in physics (especially astrophysics). The fellow will develop collaborative projects activity with industrial funders across the South-East Physics Network (SEPnet) with a view to increasing the volume, depth and value of commercialization of this research. 

Closing date: 30 September

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Hydrogeologist - BAND 6
The British Geological Survey

A vacancy has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Hydrogeologist to be based at our BGS office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. 
You will contribute to a diverse range of groundwater-related projects in the BGS Groundwater Science Directorate that involve characterising groundwater and its behaviour, evaluating pollutant impacts and evaluating the effects of environmental change. 

Closing date: 30 September

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Hydrogeologist - BAND 7
The British Geological Survey

A vacancy has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Hydrogeologist to be based at our BGS office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. You will contribute to a range of groundwater-related projects in the BGS Groundwater Science Directorate. The work will be mostly UK based but there may be opportunities to work overseas for short periods of time.  You will assist with the development and implementation of groundwater science projects as part of a larger research project team but will be expected to work on tasks independently when required. 

Closing date: 30 September

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Petroleum and Basin Analysts (2 posts)
The British Geological Survey

A vacancy has arisen for two highly motivated and enthusiastic Petroleum and Basin Analysts at our BGS office in Edinburgh. You will form part of our Regional Hydrocarbon Exploration and Continental Margin teams focused on the deep geology and hydrocarbon prospectivity of sedimentary basins. You will be involved in developing an expertise in one or more area of petroleum geology and basin analysis e.g. tectonostratigraphic analysis, seismic interpretation, sedimentology, seismic reflection geophysics, biostratigraphy, non-conventional hydrocarbons. 

Closing date: 30 September

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Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE

AstraZeneca
Atkins

Babcock
BBC
BAE Systems
BBSRC
The British Geological Survey

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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