Course Co-ordinator (Clinical Practice) Ref 3751

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School  
Hours: full time
Contract: maternity cover until September 2021
Reference: 3751
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum
Placed on: 19 June 2020
Closing date: 3 July 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: 24 August 2020. 

Job description

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

Brighton and Sussex Medical School invites applications for the post of Course Co-ordinator (Clinical Practice).

Based at the University of Brighton Falmer site, the postholder is part of the curriculum support team that manages the organisation and administration of teaching and assessments in Years 1 to 5 of the undergraduate medical degree programme.  

The post-holder will be required to make occasional visits to the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) buildings at the University of Sussex and the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

The postholder has specific responsibility for the organisation and management of Undergraduate Clinical and General Practice teaching including the BSMS clinical skills physical resources at the University of Brighton Falmer site. They will be the first point of contact for undergraduate student teaching on the University of Brighton Falmer campus.  

They will work closely with BSMS academic and administrative staff, colleagues in administrative and academic units in the parent universities and clinical staff in NHS partner organisations. 

Applicants should have a good standard of education and possess excellent IT, communication and organisational skills. The post requires a high level of personal responsibility and initiative.  The post has supervisory responsibility for currently 2 members of staff.

Please contact Heather Shaw for informal enquiries.

 The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and 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.

Download job description and person specification Ref 3751 [PDF 212.85KB]

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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