Youth and Schools Programme Officer

The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, motivated, and appropriately qualified individual to cover a period of maternity leave in our Youth and Schools Programme. This position will support the programme’s work in schools, churches and resource creation, as well as the Faraday Institute’s wider national and international reputation for excellence in communicating about ‘Big Questions’ of science and faith with young people.

  • The position full time and is available from Monday 10th October 2022, for 9 months in the first instance.
  • The role requires education to degree level in a relevant subject area, knowledge and enthusiasm regarding the science-faith dialogue and its relevance to young people, and agreement with the Faraday Institute’s ethos.
  • The role will require some flexibility in working hours and travel, with some trips necessitating overnight stays.
  • A job description (including required skills and experience) and further information about the Youth and Schools Programme are available to download here.

Applications quoting the job title should be sent to admin@faraday.cam.ac.uk by August 24th. Please also feel free to email in advance with any questions. Applications should include a CV, together with a covering letter summarising the relevance of the applicant’s background and experience for this position. Please include the contact details for 3 referees.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week beginning September 5th.

Finance Officer

The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion are seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Finance Officer. The Faraday Institute’s Finance Officer makes a crucial contribution to the smooth running of the Institute and reports directly to the Director.

The successful candidate will have relevant background experience (see below) and enthusiasm for the role, together with a willingness to work flexibly. Training will be available on different aspects of the role as required. The applicant must be in agreement with the Christian ethos and aims of The Faraday Institute and is expected to take a full part in the Institute’s activities.

This is advertised as a 0.5 FTE post in the first instance, for which the hours may be reviewed at a later stage and amended as appropriate. The hours of work are negotiable. The post is available immediately and it is anticipated that there will be some overlap with the present post-holder.

Finance Officer Job Description

Applications quoting the job title should be sent  to admin@faraday.cam.ac.uk by 4 September 2022. It is expected to hold interviews soon after this date, and that the successful candidate will take up the position as soon as possible. Applications should include a CV, names and contact details of three referees, and a covering letter summarising the relevance of the applicant’s background and experience for this position.