Academic Developer Ref: 7677

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: 7677
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum
Placed on:  07 June 2022
Closing date:  29 June 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
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 Dr Katie Piatt, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning on for informal enquiries.

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

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 7677) (PDF 144KB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements. Please contact so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Administrative Staff and Other related faculty [PDF 12.54KB]

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