Curriculum and Assessment Officer

School:  School of Life Sciences
Hours: Part time, 22 hours per week
Contract: Permanent 
Reference:  2478
Salary: starting at £24,983 and rising to £28,936 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 6 September 2017
Closing date 27 September 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date

Job description

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Curriculum and Assessment Officer in the School of Life Sciences.  The post, which is accountable to the School Manager, will be responsible for supporting academic colleagues across a range of activities; including curriculum and portfolio development; providing quality assurance and supporting academic standards.

The role holder will also support and service relevant committees.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate their ability to work flexibly as part of a team; have excellent organisational skills, together with a commitment to customer service and strong communication skills.

This is a new post, required to support the School’s growing student numbers, and will work closely alongside the School’s current Curriculum and Assessment Officer.

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex.

The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

For further details about the role, candidates can contact Julian Golland, School Manager (

Download job description and person specification Ref 2478 [PDF 113.93KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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