Application for Head of Public Engagement

One-year fixed term

Competitive Salary

International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Full Time - Fixed-Term 1 Year Contract

We are looking for an experienced professional to lead our science engagement team for a 12 month period for maternity cover. You will have a proven track record in a similar role, be able to hit the ground running and contribute energy and enthusiasm to the team. You will make sure that all science engagement activities for the public are delivered to a high standard and contain strong science content.

This is a one-year contract to assist with maternity cover.  It will include contributing to strategic planning and programming and maintaining strategic alliances and partnerships with cultural and commercial organisations.

The successful candidate will be passionate about science and engagement, take a keen interest in contemporary science and be experienced in making it relevant and accessible. You will ideally hold a good degree in a STEM subject or equivalent qualification/experience.

Although this is a fixed-term contract, this an excellent opportunity for a talented individual to make a mark and potentially take on another role at the end of the maternity cover.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS disclosure check. Details of our DBS policy are available on request.

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To apply for this vacancy  please complete the online application form by Friday 26 April 2019.  Please indicate your current salary in your application.

The International Centre for Life is an equal opportunities employer and is accredited with the Equality Standard Gold Award.  It has bronze accreditation under the North East Better Health at Work Scheme.


Registered Charity Number: 1059607