Science Oxford is the public-facing part of The Oxford Trust – a charitable trust that was set up over thirty years ago with a mission to encourage the pursuit of science and enterprise. It’s an exciting place to work, with busy programmes of activity across three core areas of enterprise, education and engagement.

The Trust team currently consists of 23 full and part-time people positioned across our Central Office, Schools and LIVE functions. You can Meet our Team here.

Our team is mainly based at the Science Oxford Centre in Headington, and at the Oxford Centre for Innovation on New Road.

We have lots of opportunities for you to get involved with Science Oxford; whether it’s as a volunteer, a science business ambassador or as a member of staff when vacancies come up. We are an Oxford Living Wage Employer.

Visit here to read about our Staff Benefits



Current Vacancies


Strategic Lead: Thinking, Doing, Talking Science

The role is being offered as a full-time, fixed-term (3 years) role, based at our new offices at Stansfeld Park in Oxford, with a salary of £35-40K.

We are looking for a self-motivator with expertise in partnership working to drive the national development of our successful evidence-based primary science CPD programme, Thinking, Doing, Talking Science (TDTS). TDTS was originally developed in partnership with Oxford Brookes University and this role is being co-funded by the Primary Science Teaching Trust.

Download Strategic Lead TDTS Job Description

Strategic Lead TDTS application form

If you would like to apply for the role please complete the job application form and send it with a CV to [email protected] by 5pm on Wednesday 29th January 2020.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will take place in Oxford on 6th, 7th or 13th February 2020.

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If you’re interested in volunteering with Science Oxford by helping out at our LIVE events for adults and families, please contact the LIVE team at [email protected]

If you’re a scientist or engineer who is interested in working with schools, please contact the SCHOOLS team at [email protected]