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GSE Opportunities: Vacancies in ethics, transport security, and geography

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This blog post is a collection of vacancies, events and learning and development opportunities for people working in Government Science and Engineering.

Vacancies: Ministerial appointments for Biometrics & Forensics Ethics Group - Home Office

The Biometrics & Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG), a non-departmental public body providing independent advice to the Home Office, is recruiting new members. The BFEG was established 2017. The group’s remit builds and expands upon that of its predecessor body the National DNA Database (NDNAD) Ethics Group (EG).

Closing date: 20 August 2017

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Vacancies: Science Secretary and Senior Adviser to the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group and Forensic Science Regulatory Committees - Home Office

Home Office Science Secretariat and Services Unit delivers continuous improvement and strategic support to the Home Office Science leadership team, professional secretariat functions to our independent Scientific Advisory Committees, and niche professional corporate services across Home Office Science.

The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) is an independent scientific advisory committee that advises Ministers ethical issues related to the use of biometrics and forensics.

Closing date: 20 August 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1551230

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Vacancies: SSO/SEO Science Advisor: Climate Impacts - BEIS

BEIS’s Science and Innovation for Climate and Energy (SICE) Directorate is looking to recruit a scientist to lead on the development of evidence to support policy on an exciting range of climate change and energy issues. This is a varied and interesting role working in SICE’s Science Team of more than 20 scientists and analysts. The Science Team provides scientific and technical advice to BEIS and wider government in support of BEIS’s international and domestic climate and energy policies on issues.

Closing date: 23 August 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1549190

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Vacancy: HEO International Resilience - GO-Science

The post is based within the Science and Security Deputy Directorate, which focuses on defence, security, and resilience issues as well as the Government’s Science and Engineering (GSE) profession, and science capability more broadly.

The main focus of this post will be the team’s international resilience portfolio. You will be required to work across Whitehall to ensure that science and technology are fully considered across Government’s international emergency preparedness and response activities.

Closing date: 31 August 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1551078

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Vacancy: HEO Programme & Knowldge Manager- Department for Transport

The Department for Transport is recruiting an HEO Programme & Knowledge Manager to join its Transport Security research team.  The team provides expert advice on technology and techniques to counter the terrorist threat to transport based on an extensive research programme.  The Programme and Knowledge Manager is responsible for monitoring the whole research programme to ensure delivery to time and cost.

Closing date: 31 August 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1550466

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Vacancy: Head of Geography- GSE/Central Government Geographers Group

A new Head of Geography role is being established within the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession. We seek applications from individuals within the SCS who can demonstrate geographical understanding and relevant professional experience. They will be committed to advancing geography and the role of geographers in government.

Closing date: 18 September

More information and application details are available on GSE Blog.

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