A selection of opportunities requiring no or minimal experience.
Future Science in North London is looking for a graduate with a 2.1 or higher with a strong interest in scientific publishing to train as an assistant editor. Duties will include overseeing the peer review process, commissioning content and networking.
A Milton Keynes-based company operating in the food industry is hiring recent graduates (2011/2012) to train as graduate account development assistants (£22-25k). Duties include assisting sales support, liaising with clients and working with their business development team.
A water quality consultancy in Hertfordshire seeks a graduate water quality consultant (£17k) to visit client sites across the South East. Duties include sampling, analysing and treating water and related structures. Full driving licence required.
Oxford Nanopore seeks a newly qualified PhD with experience of biomolecular simulation to join them as a molecular modeller. The role will guide their protein engineering and, under guidance, make models of unknown proteins.
In partnership with Viridor, the Centre for Energy and Resource Technology at Cranfield University are offering a 2-year MTech in Waste and Resource Management (£10.5k tax-free bursary p.a.). It aims to “emphasise the understanding and exploitation of advanced technologies and management disciplines in relation to the waste sector” – which has been identified as a skills shortage area.
Finally, for a graduate with one year’s technical experience, preferably in pharmaceuticals, Shire Pharmaceutical is offering the position of patent searcher, in Basingstoke. With the opportunity to later train as a patent attorney, this entry-level position involves providing technical information to clients, based on literature searches.