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University of Oxford

Research Communications Coordinator (maternity cover)

MPLS Division, University of Oxford

Grade 7 (£35,308- £43,155)

Fixed term for duration of maternity cover (12 months, ideal start early October)

Full time, Flexible role with some remote work possible

Are you a master of creative communication? Do you have a burning passion for sharing the wonders of science with the world? Are you a natural collaborator who thrives on bringing people together? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team as a Research Communication Coordinator to cover maternity leave!

Oxford Sparks ( is a digital engagement programme from the University of Oxford that aims to provide positive science engagement experiences for the public. We use high-quality digital content to tell the stories of the cutting-edge research happening at Oxford and to connect researchers with the public in a relatable and engaging way.

As a member of our small and dynamic team, you’ll be at the forefront of coordinating the production of exciting videos, captivating podcasts, and shareable social media content. Your organisational skills will be put to the test as you ensure that everything runs smoothly and on schedule. You’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into a wide range of fascinating topics and collaborate with a diverse range of people, making each week fresh and exciting.

If you’re eager to take your science communication skills to the next level, apply now to join our team. We can’t wait to hear from you!

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role, please contact michaela.Living[email protected] or the postholder, [email protected]

Please note: the role can include some remote working, but for the purposes of filming you will need to be based in or able to travel to Oxford.

Interviews are expected to be held between 21-25 August 2023.

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