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Applications for 2018 SynBio UK Committee Positions are now open! [Apply by 8 April 2018]

last modified Mar 14, 2018 09:39 AM
SynBio UK is uniting the UK's SynBio students, incorporating university societies across the country. By fostering ties between students passionate about SynBio, the association enables them to combine their strengths and promote a vibrant national community. SynBio UK is recruiting a range of students (Undergraduates, Masters and PhDs) who are passionate about Synthetic Biology regardless of their background!

"In our first year, we have connected six Synthetic Biology societies at Oxford, Imperial College London, Cambridge, Warwick, UCL and Edinburgh! As we move into our second year, we are now holding elections to recruit a new committee. This is an exciting opportunity for students from across the country to become involved in developing the UK's student Synthetic Biology community."


Deadline for applications: 8th April 2018 

  • President: overseas all aspects of SynBio UK and sets the direction and strategy of the association. 

  • Vice President: works with the President to implement strategies and translate these into events and projects.

  • Treasurer: manages the association's finances and pursues sponsorships.

  • Secretary: organises and gives notice of meetings and draws up agenda; acts as a first point of contact within SynBio UK.

  • Communications: manages external communications through social media and newsletters.

  • Events Manager: organises external events such as the upcoming 2018 national iGEM meetup.

  • Webmaster: designs, builds and maintains SynBio UK's website. 

Successful candidates will be notified in April.

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