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Head of Learning

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Learning at Centre of the Cell.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to lead their learning and outreach programmes at this exciting phase of the Centre’s development.

The post-holder will strategically plan and lead the development and delivery of Centre of the Cell’s Learning Programme for schools, young people, families and the public. They will also lead the Learning Team, including the core team and a team of casual staff.

We are seeking a flexible, ambitious, motivated and inspirational individual who has experience of managing a learning team in eg a museum, science centre, educational charity or in a higher education setting. We expect the successful applicant to have substantial management experience and to have worked in science outreach/communication, widening participation in higher education and content development during their career. Experience of evaluation of public engagement/science communication projects is also essential. Experience of digital media development in a science centre or museum and income generation are both desirable.

The post is full time. Starting salary will be £45,577 inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave per annum and defined benefit pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Frances Balkwill, Director of Centre of the Cell, on

Application enquiries should be directed to recruitment at:

To apply for the role, click here.

The closing date for the applications is 22nd June 2018 and interviews are expected to be held on Monday 2nd July 2018.