The Science Council is a charity and membership organisation established under Royal Charter in October 2003 for professional bodies and learned societies across the science disciplines. Its purpose, as defined in its Royal Charter, is to promote the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of and education in science, pure and applied, for public benefit. It sets the standards for professional registration for practising scientists and science technicians, independent of scientific discipline. Professional bodies within the membership are licensed to award their members who meet these standards.


About the role

Job Title: Trustees

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a leading role in assuring the competence and conduct of scientists then we would like to hear from you. We need trustees to help steer the Science Council to being recognised in its role as the registration body for scientists, equivalent to the Engineering Council, the General Medical Council, the National Midwifery Council and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

The Science Council is seeking trustees with access to influential, relevant networks that can help meet the charity’s objectives, who are able to devote the time required to play their role effectively. In addition, one of the new trustees will chair the Governance Committee.  

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How to apply

For information on how to apply for this role please click here to download the trustee recruitment pack

Closing Date: Sunday 4 June