Do you want to work for Nappy Science Gang?

Nappy Science Gang is a user-led citizen science project, which has been funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Royal Society for Chemistry. We are about to start a new project, funded by the Royal Society for Chemistry, called Apatite for Destruction. More background here.

We need a part-time assistant for the project. Could it be you? Our volunteers are great.  It should be an exciting and fun project to work on. It’s a very innovative, user-led approach to public engagement and we should learn a lot.

Employment details

  • 1 day a fortnight
  • £80/day
  • For 6 months
  • Starting 5th September
  • Working remotely, with occasional travel (maybe one or two trips to Cardiff)
  • We are a family-friendly project and if you have children or other caring responsibilities we will be extremely flexible in making sure any travel or work plans accommodate that.
  • Line manager Sophia Collins

What we are looking for

  • Chemistry background (if you know anything about hydroxyl apatite then so much the better).
  • Very organised
  • Experience with Facebook groups desirable
  • Experience using WordPress desirable
  • Writing skills
  • Commitment to a two-way, democratising, vision of public engagement with science

What next?

If you are interested in applying, please email with a copy of your CV and a SHORT covering email. In the email, please tell me two reasons I should consider you for the job, and one mistake you’ve made in life that you’ve learnt something from.

Closing date Friday 26th August.

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