Job opportunity: Science in Society Project Officer The Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) is rapidly establishing itself as a dynamic, contemporary and accessible national home for science – a place for people to listen, talk, blog, download and think about science in all its shapes and forms.
In a joint venture with the Federal Government (DIISR Science Connections Program [SCOPE]), and supported by the SA Government’s Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology (DFEEST), the RiAus is currently recruiting a Science in Society Project Officer.
Working closely with DFEEST and the South Australian National Science Week (SWk SA) Coordinating Committee, the Officer will engage with organisations throughout SA and interstate to support the key principles and recommendations of the Federal Government’s Inspiring Australia (IA) national strategy for engagement with the sciences. They will help develop a year-round program of science communication activities, including increasing awareness of and participation in SWk SA activities, and will develop links with and support the South Australian Government’s forthcoming STEM Strategy.
Educated to degree level in a science-related subject, and with relevant postgraduate qualifications and/or experience, you are passionate about engaging the public with science and technology. Adaptable and flexible, you are highly organised and able to work independently and as part of a team in a genuinely collaborative environment. For a detailed job description and details on how to apply, please go to: http://www.riaus.org.au/science/about/job_opportunities.jsp
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