Paid Opportunities

Below are current open positions at the Biomakespace. We are a volunteer-run organisation but sometimes have opportunities for internships or to work on specific funded projects. If you would like to enquire about potential future positions or have an idea for a project or activity for which you would be interested to write a grant proposal, please contact

We are always in need of volunteers! Please head over to the volunteering pages to find out more and get involved!


Roles with deadlines


No jobs are currently available

Rolling Applications

Biology and Engineering Workshop Trainers

Vacancy type  Part time (ad hoc)
Payment  Negotiable, based on course length and fees
Start Date  Rolling
Location  Cambridge
Closing Date  Rolling





Biomakespace is a not-for-profit social enterprise establishing a community laboratory for lifelong learning, curiosity driven research, entrepreneurship and public engagement at the interface of biology and engineering. We are looking for people to plan and deliver training workshops to members of the public on molecular biology, imaging, maker skills such as electronics, 3D printing and laser cutting or other topics related to biology and engineering. Trainers will be paid based on the length of the course and course fees.

You will be supported by the Biomakespace Directors and volunteer committee and will have the opportunity to develop a range of professional and technical skills to support a future career in science and engineering, public engagement and more.

Person Specification:    
You will have a specific skill or disciplinary background that would be relevant to the Biomakespace community, be passionate about informal science education and share the vision of Biomakespace to improve community access to teaching and research at the interface of biology and engineering. 

You will be highly motivated and proactive with excellent communication skills. Prior experience of training or teaching is desirable but not essential.

To Apply:
For informal enquiries contact the Biomakespace Directors on and let's talk about what you'd be interested to do!
There is no deadline and we accept new trainers on a rolling basis.