Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Intern

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Salary: £25,000 pro rata

Location: Sutton, Greater London, UK – eligible for hybrid working

Duration of Contract: Fixed Term for 6 months

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th February 2024


As the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Intern for the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), you will contribute to our work to create a culture where everyone can thrive.

You will support preparation of our 2025 Athena Swan award submission. This will include consulting with staff and students, gathering and analysing data, making reports and recommendations for actions.

You will work closely with our equality networks (including LGBT+, race equity, disability and parents networks) and staff and student groups to identify good practices and challenges to developing a positive research culture.

You will assist with organising talks, conferences and network events, including providing administrative support to our equality networks.

This is an opportunity to  gain experience working in some of the key equality programmes used across higher education and in creating culture change.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have a degree in a STEM subject, and knowledge of the challenges facing researchers as identified through Athena Swan, Technicians Commitment and HR Excellence in Research. You should have good data analysis and presentation skills.

You will have good interpersonal skills, able to work constructively with wide range of people and groups across the ICR. You will have good organisational skills so that you can balance different projects and activities.

How to apply

For details please visit our website – https://jobs.icr.ac.uk/vacancies/839/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-intern.html

The ICR’s equality diversity and inclusion programme aims to create a culture where everyone can thrive.

Based in the HR Directorate, the Learning and Organisational Development team help to deliver a positive research culture for staff, students and clinicians at the ICR. This includes providing training and career development support, helping to ensure fair, inclusive and supportive work environment and engaging research teams, staff and student networks to deliver the ICR’s commitments under the Technician Commitment, HR Excellence in Research and Athena SWAN programmes

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Vanessa McKean via Email on vanessa.mckean@icr.ac.uk

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