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Cofactor does not currently have any vacancies for employees.

Cofactor is not currently looking for freelance editors.

Call for freelance trainers

If you are an experienced freelance trainer, particularly if you have experience of teaching in researcher development, higher education and/or advanced writing skills for adults, do get in touch. We are offering a great chance to work with engaged groups of postgraduate researchers and to help them change the world for the better with their research.

Requirements

  1. Experience and training in teaching/training
    • Preferably a teaching or training qualification
    • At least one year’s experience of teaching adults in an academic or professional setting
    • Presentation skills using PowerPoint
    • Group facilitation skills
  2. Excellent organisational skills
  3. Excellent communication skills (written, spoken and listening)
  4. Ability and willingness to present Cofactor material and not change it without consultation
  5. Ability to travel to London for initial training in Cofactor’s procedures

Please do not apply if you do not fit these requirements.

Experience that would be advantageous but not essential

  • Experience with researcher development training
  • A scientific background to degree level
  • Experience of being a scientist (PhD student, postdoc or beyond)
  • Experience of teaching English as a second or additional language
  • Knowledge of scientific publishing and journals
  • Experience of editing scientific research material

Note: knowledge of writing, publishing, researching or editing is not as important as training skills, as all content is provided.