Date Added: 17 June 2022
: 26 June 2022
Job Title: Science Policy Officer & Senior Science Policy Officer
Working For: Royal Society of Biology
Salary: Science Policy Officer Salary: £27,445 - £32,723 and Senior Science Policy Officer £32,723 - £38,001 (both depending upon experience)
Length of Contract: Permanent
Science Policy Officer, Research Landscape
The RSB is seeking a science policy officer to advise and deliver a portfolio of activities focusing on the research landscape (research funding, infrastructure, workforce capability, and communication). The work will include collaboration with other learned societies, academies and professional bodies to provide evidence-based consensus advice to policy makers, on key, broad research landscape needs across science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The successful candidate will have a good general knowledge of science, research and the research community, an understanding of the broad UK policy environment, and particular knowledge, interests and skills relevant to research funding, infrastructure, workforce capability, and communications across the biosciences.
Senior Science Policy Officer - Plant and Environmental Sciences
The RSB is seeking a senior science policy officer to advise and deliver a portfolio of activities focusing on plant and natural environmental sciences, including organisational sustainability actions for the RSB.
The work will include being well-informed about bioscience-relevant policy developments in the sphere of plant sciences and natural environmental sciences, including issues relevant to climate change and biodiversity loss, ethical biological innovation (including the use of genetic knowledge), food security and biological security nationally and, where possible, internationally.
The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of science and the science community, an understanding of the broad UK policy environment, and particular knowledge, experience, interests and skills relevant to plant and environmental sciences.
Closing Date: 26 June 2022
Applications for both posts close on 26th June
Interviews will be held 14th or 15th July 2022 for Science Policy Officer.
Interviews will be held 12th or 13th July 2022 for Senior Science Policy Officer.
Create a free mySociety account on the RSB website and submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post in line with the job description and person specification.
Further details of both posts are at: