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The Public Engagement team are seeking a Public Engagement Officer to manage and deliver operational aspects of the School of Advanced Study’s public engagement programme. The role will have primary focus on Being Human Festival, whilst supporting public engagement and knowledge exchange activities across the School of Advanced Study.
The post-holder will work closely with the Public Engagement and Festival Manager, Public Engagement Officer and the Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities, and will work with researchers across the UK who are taking part in Being Human Festival.
The post-holder will lead specific work programmes relating to aspects of the SAS public engagement strategy, and develop and deliver public engagement activities and training. The post-holder will be required to work proactively and collaboratively, developing and showcasing best practice within SAS public engagement and Being Human Festival.
For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘apply for job’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on Friday 1st September 2023.
The University will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.
The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.
The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working remotely and in the office.
The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.
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