Job vacancies

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

Junior Engineer (Cloud Platform)

The Online Technology Group's Engineering team builds the foundation tools and services that underpin the BBC on the web, from iPlayer to News Online. From optimising internet media distribution to devising a deployment pipeline targeting public clouds, we tackle complex technology problems with enthusiasm and creativity.

We are looking for bright graduates and juniors: join us and you'll see how works from the inside, while contributing to code that serves an audience of millions around the world.

 Further details and how to apply

British Geological Society

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

Further details and how to apply

Civil Engineer Graduate Programme
Highways Agency

England’s motorways and major A roads are the arteries and veins that, every minute of every day, keep our country alive, healthy and on the move. And right at the heart of them, operating, maintaining, and improving the network - using it more effectively, and helping to shape a brighter future for road users everywhere -  is the Highways Agency. It’s a huge undertaking, calling for civil engineering graduates of the highest calibre. 

Locations: Bedford, Birmingham, Bristol, Dorking, Exeter,Leeds, Manchester and York

Closing date: 28th August 2014 

Further details and how to apply

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

Further details and how to apply


Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE


BAE Systems
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)

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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