Science Research Intern, The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI)

  •  London
  •  Paid (£15k-20k)
  •  Full time (paid internship)
  •  Closes June 10, 2019


This is a remarkable opportunity to play a key part in the growth of a rapidly expanding and unique organisation, the Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI).

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Science Researcher to join our rapidly expanding team. The successful candidate must have a passion for science. They will have the ability to identify and examine the deeper philosophical ideas and broader implications of cutting edge contemporary science, along with the journalistic flair required to develop engaging copy and innovative events.

Working alongside our current research team, you will be responsible for devising and creating the science debates in the IAI’s programme, using your knowledge of current scientific theories to identify key trends and exciting debate topics. Bringing together leading speakers and theorists in their field, you will have the opportunity to engage in and change the public conversation on the ground breaking ideas in science.

Alongside programming, you will have the opportunity to produce events, host speakers, write briefs and influence the promotion and publicity of our output. You will need to show the capacity to generate genuinely innovative ideas and the tenacity to make them happen.

Applicants for these posts will need to demonstrate exceptional academic results (min. 2.1 from a top university) and the personal communication and persuasion skills to excite the UK’s leading thinkers.

IAI is looking to recruit a Science Researcher with expertise in a physical or natural science and/or philosophy to join the team. All candidates will need to demonstrate an interest in contemporary science and its impact on the world.

If you think you have what it takes to succeed in this role please apply now!

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