The Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology (CST) is the government’s top-level advisory body on science, technology, engineering, social sciences and disruptive innovation. It reports directly to the Prime Minister and is co-chaired by the Government Chief Scientific Adviser and an independent appointee. CST has recently provided advice to government on opportunities for the UK around connected and autonomous vehicles, algorithms and genomics. Further background on the Council and its recent projects can be found at www.gov.uk/cst.
The Council is looking to renew its membership from April 2017. They are looking for 5 new members from:
- business – large and small; industry, manufacturing, services, and the financial sector
- not-for-profit organisations with a research or ‘science and society’ focus
The Council holds quarterly meetings, with additional work outside these meetings conducted through subgroups and contributions to CST letters or seminars.
For further details on the vacancy and how to apply, visit the Centre for Public Appointments website
Closing date: 23rd January 2017 at 5pm