|Salary:||£36,680 per annum, subject to skills and experience|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||7th June 2023|
Location: The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London
The Communications and Public Engagement team includes around 30 staff working across a wide range of projects and activities encompassing education outreach in the local community, exhibitions, public engagement in science, media and public affairs, and digital and internal communications. This is a busy and responsive team that supports the operational effectiveness of the Institute as well as delivering its promise to “engage and inspire” the public in scientific research and its outputs.
Led by the Director of Communications and Public Engagement, this team seeks to develop the profile and reputation of the Crick as an Institute that is grounded in its local community while producing science that matters to the world. It is a creative team that is dedicated to science story-telling and connects with a wide and complex array of external partners in the university, commercial, philanthropic, media, educational, public engagement and museum sectors.
These include but are not limited to:
The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.
An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL, Imperial College London and King’s College London.
The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.
The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.
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