School Liaison Job at UAR

12 April 2016

Posted by: UAR news team

Category: Communications & media


Job opportunity: Understanding Animal Research

Schools Liaison Officer

Understanding Animal Research (UAR) is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic person to help drive forward its volunteer speaking programme in schools.

The successful candidate will be a committed supporter of the humane use of animals for medical research with a passion for communication. They will enjoy public speaking and science writing and will be keen to experiment with new ideas and approaches in classrooms and workshops.

This is a very people-directed role and excellent communication skills are essential as well as a willingness to engage positively with critical opinion. The candidate will need to promote our programmes in schools, industry and academia and to maintain good relations with a growing number of volunteers.

This is a full time role and you will be based in our London office but be expected to travel within the UK as necessary to talk in schools and elsewhere. Salary is £24,000 per annum.

How to apply

Please send a CV and supporting statement explaining how you meet the personal requirements outlined in the Job Description to jmeredith@uar.org.uk. Supporting statements should be no longer than two sides of A4 paper.

If you would like more information or would like to discuss the role before applying, call John Meredith on 020 36751237 for an informal conversation that will not form part of the application process.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 April 2016.

Click here for the job description

About Understanding Animal Research

UAR fosters and builds informed public understanding of and a favourable business, policy and regulatory environment for the humane use of animals in biomedical research in the UK. It achieves this by listening to and providing information for selected audiences and encouraging the bioscience sector to provide the public with open and honest information about animal research in the UK.

UAR is an equal opportunities employer.