FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES AND CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE LECTURER IN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION (REF 582/04)

Applications are invited for this new post available in the academic year 2004-05. This is a readvertisement. Anyone who applied previously need not reapply.

The appointee will be based in the Centre of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, but will work across the new Faculty of Life Sciences in the development of teaching, research and practical communication activities. You should have: -A completed PhD in science, science communication, history and sociology of science, or related discipline; -Professional science communication experience in journalism or public engagement activities; or an academic and professional record of achievement in science communication; -The ability to develop an international profile in science communication through publication and performance; -Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills. -Demonstrable ability to work independently and as part of a team. Salary will be on the Lecturer A/B scale £22,954 to £34,838 per annum (under review). Informal inquiries can be made to Professor Michael Worboys. Email: [email protected] Completed applications should include a letter of application, an application form, a full curriculum vitae, and details of the applicant’s experience in Science Communication. Examples of work may be submitted.

Details at – http://www.man.ac.uk/news/vacancies/academic.html#582

Application forms and further particulars are also available from the Office of the Director of Personnel, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL. Tel: ++44 (0) 161 275 2028; fax: ++44 (0) 161 275 2471; minicom (for the hearing impaired): ++44 (0) 161 275 7889; email: [email protected] Quote ref 368/04. Closing date 25 June 2004. UMIST and The Victoria University of Manchester will form a single university from autumn 2004. Both universities guarantee to all staff in their employment at the time a post in the new institution at a salary level and with conditions of service equivalent to those they currently enjoy. This guarantee also applies to any staff recruited in the meantime who will be in post when the single university is formed