Academic Developer Ref 5664

School/department:  Student Experience: Technology Enhanced Learning
Hours:  full time or part time hours  considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 5664
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  21 April 2021
Closing date:  10 May 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to recruit an experienced, creative and highly motivated Academic Developer to help implement and realise the aims of the University’s exciting Learn to Transform education strategy.

The successful applicant will play an important role in enhancing educational practice across the institution, contribute to efforts to evolve the University’s academic framework and will work collaboratively with colleagues and students across academic schools to enrich and innovate curricula.

Candidates will have a strong pedagogical understanding, knowledge of and experience in the use of educational technologies and a reputation of supporting excellence and innovation in teaching, learning and scholarship.

This will be a challenging and demanding role, requiring excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively, personal organisation and flexibility. A commitment to continuing professional development is essential.

Please contact Antony Coombs, Acting Head of Technology Enhanced Learning, for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref: 5664 [PDF 213.70KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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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