Project Administrator Ref 7432

School/department: School of Law, Politics and Sociology
Hours: Part time, hours considered up to 7.3 per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 02 January 2024
Reference: 7432
Salary:starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 13 December 2021
Closing date: 21 January 2022   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

Applications are invited for a temporary, two-year post of a Project Administrator within the School of Law, Politics and Sociology of the University of Sussex. We are seeking an outstanding, experienced and enthusiastic Project Administrator to provide administrative support for a groundbreaking two-year project on the experiences of Iranian queer refugees in Turkey, the UK and Canada.

A Project Administrator is sought for the ESRC-funded project ‘Negotiating Queer Identities Following Forced Migration (NQIfFM): A Comparative Study of Iranian Queer Refugees Living in Turkey, the UK and Canada’. This two-year project is led by the University of Sussex and run in collaboration with the University of Nottingham.

The Project Administrator will work collaboratively with the project team at the University of Sussex and University of Nottingham, as well as project consultants. The work will be primarily office-based, at the University of Sussex, but the post-holder may be able to carry out some of the functions remotely as well as have to attend events offsite. The post-holder will carry out their activities in an evolving environment where duties and responsibilities will be subject to review and may change over time.

Please contact Prof Nuno Ferreira ( 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 7432) (PDF XKB)

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

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.

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