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£22,012 - £24,458 yearly
Royal Society of Chemistry Cambridge, UK
19 Sep, 2019
Full-time Job
Job code 0164 Salary £22,012 to £24,458 plus benefits Position type Permanent Full-Time We are looking for a skilled, customer-focussed individual  to join and support our Education Publishing Team as an Education Programmes Assistant. In the UK, The Royal Society of Chemistry is the largest non-governmental funder of chemistry education. We believe that everyone should have access to a high quality chemistry education which is engaging, inspiring and relevant.  The goal of the Education Publishing team is to provide relevant and useful advice, resources, and practical support to educators and their students in schools, colleges and universities. The Education Programmes Assistant role will provide support for the work of our Education Publishing team with a focus on supporting our Spectroscopy in a Suitcase (SIAS) scheme, the Teach Chemistry schools service and the UK Chemistry Olympiad. They will work closely with the programme coordinators of these services to provide day-to-day administrative and customer service support to help maintain excellent service delivery. This is a permanent full-time position based in our Cambridge office, there may be the requirement for occasional travel to our London office although this will be rare. Occasional non-core working hours may be required. The role will include: Relationship management with senior managers from other organisations Responsibility for special small developmental projects Undertaking internal and external communication, organisational and admin tasks with minimal supervision. Undertaking other such reasonable duties as required for the efficient and effective planning, operation and follow-up of educational activities including programmes, competitions and events. Gather and present data for monthly reporting and project evaluation. Support financial processes and budget management by raising and tracking electronic purchase orders, producing invoices and processing expenses. Use own initiative to prepare reports and spreadsheets and write correspondence as required. Arrange meetings for staff, members and visitors, including booking of rooms with appropriate facilities and catering, sending invitations, monitoring attendance and minute taking. Provide customer service support for our education programmes and services, responding to queries and escalating where necessary to the appropriate team. Use customer relations systems and maintain customer data within the team. Support product development with customer insights including surveys, interviews, and research. Essential Previous administrative and operational experience in a complex organisation with many stakeholders. Strong interpersonal skills and a proactive approach to customer service. Familiarity with Microsoft packages and an ability to learn in-house systems. Good organisational and time management skills. Ability to manage competing demands and workload. Problem-solving skills. Proven ability to work as a team. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Desirable At least a basic understanding of and interest in the science education landscape in the UK. Previous experience with supporting budget management and financial processes. Ability to support and take the lead on aspects of data collection and reporting for different services. Experience of using customer relationship management or audience management systems. The Royal Society of Chemistry offers a great work environment and excellent  benefits. You can down load a copy of the job description  here . Closing date 30 September 2019
£33,662 - £37,402 yearly
Royal Society of Chemistry Cambridge, UK
19 Sep, 2019
Full-time Job
Job code 0155 Salary £33,662 - £37,402 per annum plus benefits Position type Permanent Full-Time Would you like your knowledge of marketing to education audiences to go global in a big way? The Royal Society of Chemistry is looking for a highly skilled, customer-focused person to join our marketing team at an exciting period of development. As the marketing executive (educators), you will be working to deliver impactful, regionally-specific marketing campaigns that attract attention, inspire involvement and show researchers, teachers and students around the world exactly how the Royal Society of Chemistry can support them to do their best work. You will be based in our office in Cambridge, as part of a team of marketers all passionate about making a difference through what they do. You will collaborate with stakeholders around the business, and teams of specialists in-house, to oversee marketing campaign activity from concept, through delivery, to evaluation. The Royal Society of Chemistry is a global organisation, and we want to be sure that our support reaches everyone in the right way. A crucial part of your role will be travelling to build relationships with colleagues in our international offices, and tailoring marketing campaign activity to make a real difference at a local level in each of your regions. We are looking for someone with: a relevant degree and a commitment to ongoing professional development the ability to plan, deliver and evaluate international marketing campaigns to time and budget good, practical knowledge of marketing promotion methods, practices and techniques, and the skill to apply them across all channels and tactics an inspiring, international approach to marketing, who can tailor plans to specific audiences and regions to encourage action strong organisational skills – you must be able to multi-task, prioritise and deliver key tasks to deadline, and be able to adapt to changing demands in a fast-moving and complex business environment initiative, with the ability to work independently, as part of a team, and with stakeholders at all levels across the business an aptitude for problem-solving to improve delivery knowledge of scientific communications   Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you. At the Royal Society of Chemistry we offer excellent benefits , including a standard 35-hour week and 26 days of paid holiday which increases after 5 years. You can download the full job description and apply here. Closing date 25 September 2019
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Heidelberg, Germany
19 Sep, 2019
Full-time PhD
Are you looking for excellent research opportunities for your PhD studies at the forefront of cancer research? The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg invites international students holding a Master’s degree in (molecular) biology, (bio-)chemistry, (bio-)physics, computational biology, computer science, epidemiology/public health studies, health economics and related subjects to apply for the International PhD Program . PhD students are supported by a Thesis Advisory Committee, participate in scientific and professional skills courses, attend international conferences and receive career development support. The language of the PhD program is English. Full funding is provided for the duration of the PhD, either by the DKFZ, third party sources or in collaboration with the DAAD within their Graduate School Scholarship Program. Research at the DKFZ is organized into the following programs with a lot of interaction and interdisciplinary PhD projects available across different topics: Cell Biology and Tumor Biology Functional and Structural Genomics Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention Tumor Immunology Imaging and Radiooncology Infection, Inflammation and Cancer For more information and to apply online visit www.dkfz.de/phd Do you want to join our lively and international community of over 500 PhD students to do your PhD at Germany’s largest biomedical research institute? Then apply now! Application deadline 5 January 2020
£2,677 monthly
European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) Hinxton, UK
19 Sep, 2019
Full-time Job
Staff category Staff Member Contract duration 2 years or until May 2021 Grading 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,676.73 after tax) Reference number EBI01450 We are looking for a User Interface (UI)/User Experience (UX) Designer to join us in the exciting role of helping shape one of the world’s leading scientific resources, the Universal Protein resource (UniProt) at the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK. The successful candidate will have the wonderful opportunity of interacting with scientists in the field of biology and medicine, collect their requirements, and help with the design of the best innovative interfaces for our services. S(he) will be based in a multidisciplinary team within the Protein Function group and will respond to the UX Manager and the Protein Function development Team Leader. The Protein Function development team maintains bioinformatics infrastructure of the world leading Universal Protein Resource (UniProt), Gene Ontology Annotation and Enzyme resource. This is a very dynamic and interdisciplinary team comprising talented and enthusiastic software engineers and bioinformaticians working closely together with the biocurators in these resources. The UniProt resource is one of the most internationally used protein databases serving a large and diverse research community in genomics, proteins and proteomics. UniProt is an international Consortium, a collaboration between the EMBL-EBI, the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), and the Protein Information Resource (PIR) in US. Your role The successful candidate will have the wonderful opportunity of interacting with scientists in the field of biology and medicine, collect their requirements, and design the best innovative interfaces for our services. Responsibilities include: Translating concepts into wireframes, mockups and component designs for a wide range of devices and interfaces for an intuitive user experience. Work closely with developers on the Design System, creating UI patterns to be re-used throughout our interfaces. Participate in user research activities (via user interviews, usability studies, focus groups, surveys, etc.) and rapidly test and iterate your designs. Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience. Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards. Effectively communicate interaction and design ideas, present key deliverables to peers and senior stakeholders. You have Proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, or other visual design and wire-framing tools as well as standard UX software such as InVision, Balsamiq, Framer. Experience working collaboratively within teams and other stakeholders. Open to constructive criticism and feedback. A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD) and experience/interest in planning and conducting user testing, A/B testing, accessibility analysis etc. Can apply best practices in web-based typography, colour theory, page layout, and iconography. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This post explicitly bridges human and technical skills, and will suit someone who enjoys interaction, and can listen to diverse user opinions and synthesise them into creative designs. The post holder must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in an international environment. Ideally, (s)he has already gained experience in a multilingual working environment. Excellent English language skills are essential. You might also have Experience working in designing interfaces in biology, and working with scientists and biological databases and services is highly desirable. Why join us At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 27 member states and two associate member states. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world. EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. For more information about pay and benefits click here We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else. If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library. What else you need to know To view a copy of the full job description please click here . To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system. Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website .  Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview. Closing date: 14 October 2019 Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on the date listed above. This position is limited to the project duration specified. EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels. Appointment will be based on merit alone.


 

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