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We advertise job and internship opportunities for positions within the core CLOSER team, as well as vacancies based at our partner studies.

If you see a role you would like to apply for, please follow the specific application instructions stated in the job description.

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Current CLOSER vacancies

 

CLOSER Programmer

Ref: 1858367
Location of position: London
Closing Date: 9 February 2020
Interview date: 24 February 2020
Hours: Full time
Salary: £35,965 – £43,470 per annum

A person specification and job description are available to view on the UCL job listing.

 

CLOSER Discovery provides a single point of entry to the hundreds of thousands of variables, questions and protocols within the eight CLOSER studies, significantly easing data discovery for users.

This exciting opportunity provides a chance to contribute to an innovative and ambitious project; the scale of data required makes CLOSER Discovery amongst the largest of such repositories in the world.

The post holder will contribute to developing and improving processes for extracting metadata and populating CLOSER Discovery and in turn help facilitate better research to understand change over time and across generations.

The post is available from March 2020 and is funded until 31 March 2021 in the first instance.

Key requirements

We are looking for candidates with significant experience of software development and experience of software development using Ruby on Rails, JavaScript frameworks and working with APIs.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of and commitment to software development best practice, including issue tracking, testing, documentation, version control and continuous integration.

Further information

To apply for the vacancy click on the ‘Apply Now’ button on the UCL job listing.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Jon Johnson (jon.johnson@ucl.ac.uk)

 

CLOSER Senior Communications Officer

Ref: 1857529
Location of position: London
Closing Date: 9 February 2020
Interview date: TBC
Hours: Full time
Salary: £35,965 – £43,470 per annum

A person specification and job description are available to view on the UCL job listing.

 

The Senior Communications Officer is responsible for leading CLOSER’s editorial and digital content production. This will include:

  • Serving as Managing Editor of the CLOSER blog, and being the driving force behind its growth.
  • Writing and editing a range of editorial and educational content, including research and corporate news, learning materials, and thought leadership articles.
  • Developing new formats of editorial content, such as podcasts and video.
  • Ensuring CLOSER’s communications content adheres to the highest editorial standards.

This post is available from February and is funded until 31 March 2021 in the first instance.

Key requirements

The successful candidate will have a degree, professional qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant field , such as science communication, social science, biomedical science, journalism or public relations. Significant experience of working in journalism, media relations, content marketing, public relations and/or publishing is essential.

Experience of using Abobe Creative Suite or similar software packages would be desirable.

Further information

To apply for the vacancy click on the ‘Apply Now’ button on the UCL job listing.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Rebecca Hardy (rebecca.hardy@ucl.ac.uk).

 


Current vacancies within the CLOSER consortium

 

Unfortunately, there are no job vacancies within the CLOSER consortium at the moment.