Project Support Officer Ref: 6216

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), Global Health and Infection (GHI)
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 31 August 2023
Salary: starting at £25,941 to £30,046 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 2 July 2021
Closing date:  30 July 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected start date: as soon as possible

Job description

The Global Health and Infection Department of the BSMS is looking for a confident, well organised and highly motivated Project Support Officer to support the Global Health Research Centre (GHRC) manage the multidisciplinary research activities undertaken by two major research projects: The NIHR GHRC unit on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Phase 2 at BSMS, and the Social Science for Stigmatising Skin Conditions (5-S) Foundation, working in the UK, Ethiopia, Sudan and Rwanda.

This post will be based in the academic Department of Global Health and Infection (GHI) at BSMS, more information about which can be found below. We are looking for someone with the following attributes: 

  • Educated to degree level of equivalent experience
  • Experience working in higher education or research
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail  

Please contact Clare Callow at 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.

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 6216 [PDF 204.48KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries: If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] 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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