Prosector in Anatomy Ref A0024

Post Title: Prosector in Anatomy
School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School / Department of Medical Education  
Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Falmer, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term until May 2024 - maternity cover  
Reference: A0024
Salary: starting at £32,411 to £36,333 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  15 March 2023.
Closing date: 19 April 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed.
Expected start date: To be confirmed 

Job description

Brighton and Sussex Medical School is seeking to appoint an Anatomy Prosector to assist with the provision of anatomy teaching and research for medical students and clinical faculty. The successful candidate will join the Anatomy Department led by Prof. Claire Smith. You will be working in the Dissecting Room dealing with human cadaveric material, in licensed premises under the Human Tissue Act.

You will be responsible for preparation of material and overseeing the day to day running of the laboratory and will manage a Senior Technician and Technician. The Anatomy team is a small, friendly dynamic group comprising of a: Senior Lecturer, 3 Lecturers, Prosector, Senior Technician, Technician, Demonstrators and Divisional Assistants.

You will be an enthusiastic individual with good common sense. Good record keeping and attention to detail will be important. You will be able to demonstrate well developed communication skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Prior experience in a laboratory or a clinical setting would be advantageous.

Please contact Dr Aiden Jayanth ( 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 A0024 [PDF 194.52KB]

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

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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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