Event Network Coordinator

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  • Post Date: 05/12/2023
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Job title: Event Network Coordinator

Job description: Reference: KTB070621

Location: Strand

Hours per Week: 1.5

Job Type: Temporary

Pay Rate: £20.37 per hour

Closing date: 17/12/2023

Start date: 01/01/2024

End date: 31/12/2024

Sector: Education / Teaching

Job Description

The Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS), in the Department of War Studies of King’s College London, conducts scholarly and policy-relevant research on non-proliferation, verification and disarmament and CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) security. CSSS works with government officials and industry, in the UK and internationally, to both inform practice and gather original empirical data in support of research.

Currently, researchers from CSSS are in the process of establishing a network (EVIDENCE) that will develop academic outputs and impactful engagement pertaining to the counteraction of CBRN disinformation. The objective of the network is to challenge false narratives and provide credible sources of information to discredit them.

This post will be offered on a temporary basis, part-time over 12 months at approx. 1.5hrs per week. Upon appointment the role holder will be required to setup a King’s Talent Bank account (if they do not already have one). Working pattern to be determined upon appointment.

Key responsibilities

  • Facilitate collaboration among researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, emphasising interdisciplinary expertise to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
  • Maintain a contact spreadsheet, mailing list and discussion channel for communication and coordination, to foster meaningful dialogue and knowledge sharing.
  • Conduct individual outreach to gather ideas from external organisations, and investigate platforms for dissemination (such as internal seminar series and international conference).
  • Coordinate monthly online meeting, to encourage communication between researchers, and distribute relevant updates amongst the network.
  • Contribute to the preparation of funding bids, webinars, papers and other network outputs – and review and organise media outputs.
  • Seek feedback from network members and update a document with progress and lessons learned.

Experience / Skills

Essential criteria

  • Excellent analytical, organisational, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent team-working skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and be effective in a remote working setting
  • Research data collection and management skills
  • Impeccable English-language writing skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Creativity in terms of research input and confidence to take initiative

Desirable criteria

  • Ability to read and write in a non-English language
  • Experience of event organisation and management
  • Knowledge and experience working on dis/misinformation, OSINT (Open Source Intelligence), CBRN security

Qualifications

Applications welcome from students on a relevant Department of War Studies Master’s degree programme, though this is not a requirement and others with relevant knowledge and experience are welcome to apply. Health & Safety Considerations

Occupational Health

In order to undertake this role the successful candidate may require Occupational Health clearance, or if they declare that they have a health condition or disability that may require accommodation measures so that they are able to carry out their work comfortable and efficiently. Where Occupational Health clearance is required the candidate will be sent an Occupational Health questionnaire to determine whether any reasonable accommodation measures are required for the candidate to take up the post.

Further information

Currently, CSSS researchers use hybrid working, a blend of remote and in-person working. In this case, you may be asked to spend at least a portion of your time on-site at King’s College London’s Strand Campus, although individual circumstances will be considered.

How to Apply

Interested parties should send an up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter outlining your motivation for applying and how you meet the requirements to Dr Zenobia Homan (zenobia.homan@kcl.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17 December 2023. Regretfully, we cannot offer feedback to candidates who are unsuccessful at the application stage.

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Expected salary: £20.37 per hour

Location: Strand, Central London

Job date: Sat, 02 Dec 2023 23:30:39 GMT

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