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Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 week ago(16/09/2022 22:08)
The Royal Society, the UK’s premier scientific body, has a dynamic and growing publishing operation, and we wish to appoint an Editorial Co-ordinator.    The primary objectives of The Royal Society’s publishing operation are to disseminate high-quality science, to make a positive contribution to the reputation of the Society and to generate a surplus to be used by the Society for the good of science. The Editorial Co-ordinator will ensure that high-quality and relevant content is published in the Royal Society’s journals in order to meet these objectives and contribute to the development of the journals’ programme.    We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic team player with excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, and a strong interest in all aspects of science.    This role will provide support to one or more Royal Society journals. The post holder will play a key role in working with authors and editors to ensure the high quality of published papers. They will be involved in the assessment of papers submitted for publication, including the peer-review process, and assisting with the development of our prestigious journals.Experience in a publishing environment is essential, with scientific publishing preferred. A scientific first degree is strongly preferred, though candidates with exceptional publishing experience without a scientific background may be considered.    Training initially will be in-person at the Royal Society’s offices. The role will be largely home-based, but with the expectation of up to two days per week in the office.      Reports to: Senior Publishing Editor Line manages:  N/A Location: Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG plus hybrid remote working Hours: full-time, 35 hours per week Pay Band: C Salary: £32,138.26   Application closing date is 30 September at 23:59.   
Category
Publishing
Closing Date
30/09/2022
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 7 days ago(20/09/2022 12:49)
  The Royal Society’s mission is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. Science is vital to many areas of government policymaking and the Society seeks to ensure that the government and the public have access to impartial and expert evidence and advice to inform public debate and decision-making.   The Society undertakes a diverse portfolio of policy work in order to: - shape the future of research and innovation; - help science and maths education equip young people to prosper in tomorrow’s workplace and in society; - better understand resources, energy, securities and climate change; - help to UK safely and rapidly to realise the growing benefits of data and digital technologies; - promote the wellbeing of people, plants, animals and the environment; and - shape the way we think about and plan for tomorrow.   The Science Policy team is led by a Chief Science Policy Officer and four Heads of Policy, and comprises Senior Policy Advisers, Policy Advisers, Programme Coordinators, and Project Coordinators. The team works with colleagues across the Society (e.g. in media, public affairs, public engagement, international affairs, diversity and industry), and in collaboration with numerous other organisations, to pursue shared goals and to deliver joint activities.   The post holder will play a vital role in supporting programmes and projects within our Data theme of work. The post holder will work with colleagues in the Data Policy team to deliver events and other projects within a broad programme of work. This is likely to include general administrative and strategic support; organising meetings and events from large conferences to small briefings and roundtables; and providing updates and briefings to colleagues on the progress of projects and activities. All team members take an active part in team meetings and contribute to the sharing of ideas and good working practices.   Line manages: n/a Location: Carlton House Terrace Hours: 35 hrs/week          Pay band: B Salary: £24,584-30,730 Contract type: permanent
Category
Science Policy, Data
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(15/09/2022 15:44)
The Royal Society is looking for an energetic and impact-driven individual to join the Society as a Policy Adviser working 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 experts, 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, machine learning, online misinformation, and privacy enhancing technologies.   Founded in 1660, the Royal Society’s mission is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. Science is vital to many areas of policy making and the Society seeks to ensure the government and the public have access to impartial and independent expert advice to inform debate and guide good decision making. The Royal Society provides independent, timely and authoritative scientific advice to UK and international decision makers. We champion the contribution that science can make to economic prosperity, quality of life and environmental sustainability; and we are a hub for debate about science, society and public policy. We are committed to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to appreciate the value of science and to engage with science through top quality education.   We undertake the following activities, on topics that reflect the Society’s priorities: - Projects: Analysing the scientific evidence relating to major policy issues in collaboration with other experts. - Reports & publications: Producing reports, statements, consultation responses and other publications on a regular basis. - Events: Bringing together policymakers and scientists to discuss current topics in science policy.   Section: Science Policy Reports to: Senior Policy Adviser, Data Location: Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG.  Hours: full time, 35 hours per week Pay band: C Salary: £30,257-37,822 per annum Contract type: Permanent   Closing date for applications: 07 October 2022
Category
Science policy
Closing Date
07/10/2022
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/09/2022 21:42)
The post holder will be responsible for the effective management and operational delivery of a new Royal Society Fellowship programme. The main purpose of the role is:   To deliver the application, selection and awarding process for defined research funding calls, in accordance with agreed standards.   To act as a knowledgeable liaison for external researchers and administrators, providing advice, guidance and support on RS funding schemes, policies and grant management approach   To support ongoing improvement in the context of grant-making and scheme development   Reports to: Programme Manager, or Senior Manager Line manages: N/A Location: Carlton House Terrace Hours: Full time, 35 hours a week Pay Band: C Salary: £34,146.91   Application closing date 8 October at 23:59  
Category
Grants
Closing Date
08/10/2022
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/09/2022 21:10)
The post holders will be responsible for the effective management and operational delivery of the Society’s early career research fellowship programmes aimed at supporting the next generation of scientific leaders. The main purpose of these roles is: - To oversee the application, selection and awarding process for defined research funding calls, in accordance with agreed standards. - To oversee the management of a portfolio of awards including contributing to the development and delivery of wider programmatic support. - To work closely with colleagues across teams to ensure ongoing improvement in the context of grant-making and meeting the needs of the research and innovation community. Reports to: Senior Manager, UK Grants Line manages: Grants Manager(s) Location: Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG plus hybrid remote working Pay Band: D Salary: £41,573.19 Contract type: Permanent and Fixed-term   There are two Programme Manager roles available, one is permanent and one is fixed term. In your cover letter, please confirm whether you wish to apply for the permanent or Fixed-term role, or whether you wish to be considered for both.   Interview will be held on Wednesday 12 October and Thursday 13 October
Category
Grants
Closing Date
01/10/2022
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(06/09/2022 19:16)
The Development team is looking for a major giving fundraiser to secure gifts mainly at the 5-figure level which will support the Society’s existing activities. The role’s focus will be to develop and deliver approaches within a mixed donor pool of trusts and foundations, individual supporters, and companies in the UK and overseas. Fundraising will be centred on the Royal Society’s current programmes supporting excellent science, public engagement and international collaboration. This is a fixed-term role for 24 months to support the team’s transition into the Society’s new strategy, launching in mid-2022.   Under the direction and management of the Development Director and the Senior Major Giving Manager, the post-holder will make approaches in the range of £10,000 to £100,000 with some opportunities beyond that, so a track record of securing 5-figure gifts is essential. In the first 12 months, the post-holder will be expected to bring in around £350,000 of donations from 15-20 identified asks, against annual team income in excess of £5 million.   We are looking for someone with fundraising drive, strong interpersonal skills and organisational skills, who wishes to build their career by delivering results within this role. Some experience of working with senior colleagues and within a complex organisation would be an advantage, since that will be an integral part of success in this role. The role would suit a self-starter who is able to work independently, but within a framework of guidance from others in the team. Collaboration is at the core of what the Royal Society does, and the post-holder will be expected to build broad networks across the Society to help us secure fundraising income to deliver against the Society’s strategic plan.   Reports to:Senior Major Giving Manager Line management:None Location: Royal Society head office – Carlton House Terrace, London; currently working from home in line with Royal Society guidance Hours 35 hours per week (full-time post) Pay Band: D Salary: £35,931 to £40,000 
Category
Development
Closing Date
27/09/2022
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 7 months ago(16/02/2022 17:11)
To be a member of Society’s web development team, working closely with Application and IT Services teams, to deliver secure, efficient applications and services.   The Web Developer will principally support the work of the team on various web applications based on MVC, C# and .Net framework. We are looking to bolster our team with an ambitious Web Developer as we continue to grow in-house software development.   To ensure success as a Web developer you must have an excellent grasp of C# and the .NET framework, prolific coding abilities, and be able to problem-solve on a daily basis. A top-quality C# developer will be able to perform ad hoc support tasks as well as handle the creation, maintenance, and further development of .NET applications and programs. In addition, he will also be responsible for the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of company’s platform technology.   Reports to: Lead Web Developer Line manages: None Location: Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG  Hours: 35 hours per week Pay band: D Contract type: Permanent Salary: £34,000- £43,000 per annum   Closing date for aplpications: Monday 6 June 23:59pm    
Category
Information Technology