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GSE opportunities: Join the GO-Science resilience team & postdoctoral fellowships.

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Government Office for Science – National Resilience (HEO), Department for Buisiness Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

As part of the GO-Science team, you will support the Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA), Sir Patrick Vallance, who provides science advice and direction directly to the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced team that works on the front line of resilience. Members of the team are always on call to respond in the case that COBR (the Government's emergency committee) is activated. Should COBR request science advice, the resilience team is responsible for providing that advice via the GCSA.

In situations short of a COBR activation, the team also coordinates science advice in complex situations which may develop into crises. The team has been involved in situations including the Salisbury poisonings, the West Africa Ebola outbreak and the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Further details available on Civil Service Jobs.

Reference: 1616963

Closing date: Friday 1st February

Government Office for Science - UK IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme

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The Government Office for Science offers UK Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to outstanding early career science or engineering researchers. These Fellowships are designed to promote unclassified basic research in areas of interest to the intelligence, security and defence communities.

The Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure, Department for Transport, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Home Office, and the National Cyber Security Centre are among the organisations represented in the UK Intelligence Community for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

One round of applications is held annually. Members of the IC identify research topics and Postdocs work locally with University Research Advisors to develop and submit research proposals that align with the topics.

Further details available on the Royal Academy of Engineering website.

Closing date: Monday 1st April 2019


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