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- Didcot, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 16 Sep, 2018
- Start date:
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- £ 19,136.0 per year
In the Scientific Computing Department (SCD) we research, develop and support leading edge scientific software and high-performance computational and data storage infrastructures to perform and support world class science. We have over 180 research software engineers, computational scientists and systems management staff who provide projects and services to make a real difference to the scientific communities we support. We help those communities to store and transfer research data from small to large scale and provide software to analyse, simulate, visualise and locate research data.
Summary of Key Duties & Responsibilities
Duties will include:
- Researching, writing and presenting Scientific Computing activities through a range of channels such as news articles, websites, reports and social media
- Event and exhibition design and support
- Keeping the SCD website up to date.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council is one of Europe's largest multidisciplinary research organisations supporting scientists and engineers world-wide.
Given the importance of the impact agenda to future funding, by supporting the SCD Impact Manager you will make a significant contribution to the reputation and future of both SCD and STFC.
Within this role, additional opportunities may exist to take part in scientific computing developments
The role would suit someone with an interest in communicating contemporary science. You might be a science student wanting to switch into science communication or you might be a journalism student seeking to specialise in science.
You will have a have a passion for contemporary science and technology and will enjoy using and developing your writing and presentation skills to promote Scientific Computing.
Criteria will be assessed through shortlisting (S), at Interview (I) or both (S&I)
- At university, enrolled on an undergraduate degree course and required or have requested to take a year out of studies to gain experience within industry (S)
- Right to live and work in the UK (S).
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The Council has a broad science portfolio and works with the ac
- Science & Research
- Swindon, UK
- 1,001-10,000 employees
- Founded in 2007