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BSI staff

The British Society for Immunology is a charity whose mission is to promote excellence in our field of research and clinical practice in order to improve human and animal health. We work closely with our membership to support current and future generations of immunologists.

Part of our role is to explain immunology to the public and to others working in science and healthcare bodies. Working at the Society can give you a varied and highly interesting career, allowing you to make a real difference to the lives of those who are at the forefront of biomedical innovation. We are a friendly and accessible organisation that offers a good range of benefits and works with many different groups to pursue our aims.  You can find a list of staff vacancies below.  Most positions operate from our head office in Holborn. Additionally, we sometimes have positions available for our members to volunteer with us.  These opportunities are also listed below.

Please note, we do not operate any research labs ourselves and are unable to offer any placements to provide you with direct experience of working in an immunology lab within our organisation. If you are interested in gaining this type of experience, you may find it useful to have a look at our grants page or our jobs board

Current vacancies

Conference & Events Planner

The BSI is recruiting a Conference and Events Planner to join our team. This role is a great opportunity to work for a dynamic science organisation in the heart of London. You will be working with the Head of Conferences and Events, other staff  members and supporting trustees and committee members to ensure the Society is able to deliver its Congress and other high-quality events throughout the year. You will be responsible for organising the prestigious annual Congress as well as other events, including but not limited to, Regional and Affinity Group seminars, symposia, trade shows and public events. The Congress is a high-profile conference, with over 1,000 delegates, and includes a growing exhibition. The success of Congress is essential for helping advance this scientific field.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in organising similar events, conferences and education courses within a learned society, association or at least within the science or medical sector. Knowledge and experience with abstract management would be a definite bonus. You will need to be an excellent project manager with strong organisational, planning and problem-solving abilities. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have great communication skills and be a strong multi-tasker who can juggle multiple projects with calmness, accuracy and good humour!  This full time, permanent role will be based in our London offices in Holborn working with our friendly team. 

If this is role interests you, then please read the full job description carefully before submitting a CV and cover letter, including an outline of your suitability against our criteria, to The closing date for applications is 3 June 2018

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applicants individually. We request no contact from agencies.