ARC Coordinator Ref 4005

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School 
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 30 September 2024
Reference: 4005 
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum
Placed on: 8 July 2020
Closing date: 15 July 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date:  5 October 2020

Job description

 This vacancy is only available to those currently employed by The University of Sussex or The University of Brighton

  • This is a new role providing a range of administrative research support to the Applied Research Collaboration Kent, Surrey and Sussex (ARC KSS) to ensure that the research portfolio and programme is supported and delivered effectively, particularly across Brighton and Sussex. 
  • The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the nation’s largest funder of health and care research and provides the people, facilities and technology that enables research to thrive.  NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) support applied health and care research that responds to, and meets, the needs of local populations and local health and care systems.  
  • The post holder will work closely with the core operational team at the NHS host, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, liaising and keeping in touch with other ARC KSS administrative staff as required to perform the job role. The role will support the successful research delivery and implementation of ARC KSS and is based at the University of Sussex, Falmer Campus (working from home currently until able to return to campus). 

Please contact Tanya Telling  for informal enquiries

 Download job description and person specification Ref 4005 [PDF 256.64KB]

All grades 1-5.  Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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