Director of Brighton and Sussex Clinical Trials Unit (BSCTU) Ref - 10172

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE - 37.5hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10172
Salary: starting at £53,353 to £61,823 per annum, pro rata if part time 
Placed on: 15 November 2022
Closing date: 13 December 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC.
Expected start date: 1 May 2023

Job description

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the Brighton and Sussex Clinical Trials Unit based within Brighton & Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and the University of Sussex. The post holder will provide operational leadership for the CTU working closely with the Academic Director for Health Research Partnership (HRP) and Head of the HRP/Joint Clinical Research office (JCRO).
  • The postholder will have experience of managing complex clinical trials and knowledge of research governance and regulations across a range of studies, including Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMPs). Experience of managing research projects from design through to dissemination within a CTU environment is also required.

Please contact Martin Llewelyn ( or Nicky Perry ( for informal enquiries.

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

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Download job description and person specification Ref 10172 [PDF 98.26KB]

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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.

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