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Reference: 88916

Date Added: 23 May 2023
Closing Date: 23 June 2023

Job Title: Senior Policy Adviser, Data

Working For: The Royal Society

Location: London

Salary: £43,495 to £54,369

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Royal Society is looking for an experienced policy professional to take up a senior role across our portfolios of work on data and digital technologies. Based in the Science Policy directorate, in the Data team, the successful candidate will work with Fellows of the Royal Society, and other leading thinkers, to develop and promote independent, expert, and timely advice to UK, European, and international decision makers in matters of science policy. The Data team’s work addresses the implications of new technologies and how they can be developed and applied to benefit humanity. The Society has an influential programme of publications and activities on data and digital technologies, with projects focusing on a range of topics including climate change, artificial intelligence, online misinformation, and privacy enhancing technologies.

The successful applicant for this role will have a strong track record of helping shape and inform corporate, national and/or international policy on data and digital technologies (or a closely related topic). They will be experienced in report-writing, building relationships, public speaking, and digesting complex material. To begin with, the successful candidate will support the launch of a new report on Disruptive Technologies for Research, lead the Society’s work on artificial intelligence and data governance, and help build up the team’s influence in Europe. They will also work with the Head of Policy on scoping out a new programme of work for 2024-25.

To view the full job description, please click on the link further down the advert.

Reports to: Head of Policy-Data
Line manages: x1 Policy Adviser
Location: Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG plus hybrid remote working
Pay Band: E
Hours: 35 hours per week (full time)

Closing Date: 23 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Closing time: 23:59pm. 

Interviews will be held 10-12 July 2023.

Application Details

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Website: http://royalsociety.org/

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