Nuffield Department of Medicine, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LG
Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322, with a discretionary range to £44,045 per annum
Applications are welcomed for a Public Engagement Officer to join the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. This is an exciting opportunity to support Professor Peter Horby’s Epidemic Diseases Research Group Oxford (ERGO).
As Public Engagement Officer, you will specialise in growing, diversifying, and supporting our public engagement programmes. You will oversee the development, delivery and dissemination of high-quality science-based engagement activities. You will also support Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) activities across our project portfolio and provide general PPI advice in early stages of research study development. There will also be opportunities to support ongoing community engagement work.
You will be educated to degree level in a biomedical, health or social sciences, or communications subject, and have knowledge of biomedical, clinical or health related research. You will have demonstrable experience in communications, including social media and digital communications. You will also have worked in partnership and managed relationships with a range of research and/or health organisations, as well as professional and public groups. In addition, you will have excellent communication skills to successfully present complex information, both orally and in writing, to a wide range of audiences.
The position is a fixed-term contract until 30 November 2022, and is funded by MRC and NIHR.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 21 June 2021 can be considered. Please quote reference 151465 on all correspondence.