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Job opportunities at the University of Cambridge

  The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Cambridge also has 31 colleges which are independent institutions, each with its own property and income. The Colleges appoint their own staff on their own terms and conditions and are responsible for ...
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University of Leeds / ERC SHARE project – 3 postdoc positions (deadline: 2 Nov 2017)

The ERC Starting Grant project SHARE “Seizing the Hybrid Areas of work by Representing self-Employment”, is looking for applications for the following 4-year-long postdoctoral positions (job description attached):   3 x Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Leeds University Business School https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=LUBSC1252 The candidates should hold a PhD, or close to com...
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EPWS at the international Conference on Women in Physics

At the European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS), umbrella association working for the promotion of equal opportunities in the research fields of all scientific disciplines, over 35% of the members are from natural sciences. Thus EPWS has rather close contacts with professional organisations such as the International Union of Applied and Pure Physics (IUPAP). International conferences on ge...
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Webinair: Progressing female talent in academic institutions

  What is holding women back in academic institutions? Speakers Hilary Lapin-Scott, Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor of Swansea University and winner of the WISE Hero Award 2016; 'Changing the culture to support women to achieve' Professor Susan Wray from University of Liverpool; will discuss how they have built an holistic approach to progressing talent in Liverpool which starts from d...
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Job vacancies: UK Atomic Energy Authority

The UK Atomic Energy Authority, which operates the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, is advertising for two Non-Executive Director posts. Non- Executive Director (Finance Expert) This is a part time Non-Executive appointment for which an honorarium is paid through PAYE. The rate for a Non-Executive Director is £15,000 a year. Travel and other reasonable expenses will be paid in accordance...
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Daphne Jackson Fellow honoured in the 2017 Power Part Time List

    Daphne Jackson Fellow Dr Morag Maskey has been named in the 2017 Power Part Time List: a national roll call of the UK’s top 50 men and women who work in senior, business-critical roles, all on less than five days per week. The 2017 Power Part Time list – now in its fifth year - is compiled annually by Timewise Joint CEOs and co-founders Karen Mattison MBE and Emma Stewart MB...
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Improving Gender Balance: Institute of Physics Report

  "The failure of numerous initiatives to make a “revolutionary” impact on girls’ uptake of physics has led the IOP to take a new approach outlined in its report, Improving Gender Balance: reflections on the impact of interventions in schools, IOP head of education Charles Tracy said at its launch. Speaking to an audience at the Institute’s London centre on 22 March, he said that th...
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Loughborough University PhD Studentship: Women in Mid-career in engineering

    Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%. Project Detail: It has been widely recognised that th...
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Interview of the Month: Daphnet (12/2016)

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here   Our Member for December is the UK Association Daphnet.   Daphnet’s Deputy Director, Dr. Yasmin Robson, will answer the EPWS questionnaire. Contact this association: www.daphnet.org.uk Contact this Member: yrobson1@...
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Cambridge: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Pure Mathematics

  The Managers of the Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Fund invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to pursue research within the general field of Pure Mathematics. Fellows are required to pursue their research on a full-time basis in Cambridge. The Fellowship is intended to enable an outstanding and highly motivated scholar who has demonstrated a capac...
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