The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is a state-of-the-art research centre which generates beams of neutrons and muons to study the atomic-level properties of materials, from aircraft components and ancient swords to superconductors and spider silk! As a world-leading research facility, ISIS has a key role to play in engaging with the public and inspiring young people with science and engineering.
We seek a public engagement student to promote ISIS science and engineering to a range of audiences, including school students and the general public. You will join a group that plays a major role in communications and engagement at ISIS, promoting science and engineering through a range of channels.
You will have a have a passion for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). You will enjoy using and developing your presentation, organisational and creative skills to promote our science and engineering, and STEM subjects and careers, to a wide range of audiences through articles, education activities and events, including science fairs and festivals. Some events may be virtual.
The role would suit someone studying for a science or engineering degree, interested in science communication and keen to encourage and engage with young people and the public. The candidate will be able to work well both individually and as part of a team and be interested in scientific areas and communicating that science to diverse audiences.
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