Research Technician ref 2969

School/department: School of Life Sciences, Sussex Drug Discovery Centre
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 3 years  
Reference:  2969
Salary: starting at £24,983 and rising to £28,936 per annum
Placed on: 9 February 2018
Closing date:  8 March 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: April 2018

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.

The Sussex Drug Discovery Centre (SDDC) wishes to appoint a technician to provide support for the chemistry lab. The position is located within a multidisciplinary team working on a project funded by the Wellcome Trust. The project is led by Prof Simon Ward (medicinal chemistry and drug design) and an overview of research within SDDC can be found here.

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, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) 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

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 2969) (PDF 213.27KB)

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.

See our terms and conditions summary for Technical Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 34.50KB]

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