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View the latest job vacancies available at our sites across the UK. You may also wish to read information on the staff benefits available to BGS staff, work experience opportunities or find out more about the range of possible careers that we offer.

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Vacancy – Senior research funding manager (220000TC)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Senior Research Funding Manager to join the BGS Business Development Team which sits within the BGS Operations function.

This role will be based at the BGS headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham

Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band E

Pay Band E salary range is £39,748 to £44,166 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Full-time – 37 hours a week (a range of flexible working options may be available including a small amount of hybrid/remote working which BGS is currently trialling)

Permanent appointment

Vacancy – Senior research funding manager (220000TC)
Closing date 28 August 2022
Posted 11 August 2022
Vacancy – Minerals commodity analyst (220000TM)

Working with a small team of experts on data compilation, intelligence gathering and analysis on global and UK minerals, and on metals markets, this is an exciting opportunity to take a key role in the new UK Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre (UK CMIC).

This role is based at the BGS headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham

Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band D – salary range is £31,931 to £34,709 (depending on qualifications and experience)

A great benefits package is offered, including a very generous pension scheme, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and access to flexi-time.

Full-time – 37 hours a week (some flexible working options may be available including a small amount of hybrid/remote working which BGS is currently trialling)

Permanent appointment

Vacancy – Minerals commodity analyst (220000TM)
Closing date 04 September 2022
Posted 11 August 2022
Vacancy – Survey geologist (220000RV)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Survey Geologist to join the BGS National and International Geoscience programme at our headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham.

This role will be based at the BGS headquarters in Keyworth, Nottingham

Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band C

Pay Band C starting salary is £25,702 to £27,938 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)

Full-time – 37 hours a week

BGS is currently trialling hybrid working.  During non-fieldwork times, some hybrid working may be available, depending on the outcome of the trial.  During fieldwork periods the post-holder must be able to travel and work away from home in the UK and possibly overseas for periods of more than one week

Permanent appointment

Vacancy – Survey geologist (220000RV)
Closing date 17 August 2022
Posted 02 August 2022
Vacancy – Structural survey geologist (220000RU)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Structural Survey Geologist to join the BGS National and International Geoscience programme at our offices in Edinburgh.

This role will be based at the BGS offices in Edinburgh, which are located on the Heriot-Watt University campus

Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band D

Pay Band D starting salary is £31,931 to £34,709 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)

Full-time – 37 hours a week

BGS is currently trialling hybrid working. During non-fieldwork times, some hybrid working may be available, depending on the outcome of the trial. During fieldwork periods the post-holder must be able to travel and work away from home in the UK and possibly overseas for periods of more than one week

Permanent appointment

Vacancy – Structural survey geologist (220000RU)
Closing date 17 August 2022
Posted 02 August 2022
Vacancy – Marine Engineering Geologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and highly motivated Marine Engineering Geologist to join the BGS Environmental Change, Adaptation & Resilience (ECAR) challenge area at our offices in Edinburgh.

Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band C (or Band D)

Pay Band C starting salary is £,25,702 to £27,938 per annum (Pay Band D salary, which starts at £31,931 per annum may be payable to strong applicants with a relevant Master’s Degree and/or relevant proven experience).

Full-time – 37 hours a week (some flexible working options may be available, although please note this role is not suitable for hybrid/remote working)

Fixed-term appointment (3 years)

Vacancy – marine engineering geologist
Closing date 21 August 2022
Posted 25 July 2022
Vacancy — marine geoscientist (two posts) (220000QC)

These roles will be based at the BGS offices in Edinburgh, which are situated on the Heriot-Watt University campus.

Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band C (or Band D).

Pay Band C starting salary is £25 702 to £27 938 per annum (Pay Band D salary, which starts at £31 931 per annum may be payable to strong applicants with a relevant master’s degree and/or relevant industry experience).

Full-time – 37 hours a week (some flexible working options may be available, including a small amount of hybrid/remote working, which BGS is currently trialling).

Fixed-term appointment (three years).

Vacancy — marine geoscientist (two posts) (220000QC)
Closing date 21 August 2022
Posted 25 July 2022

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