Research Development Manager Ref: 5339

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: full time hours considered up to 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent
Reference: 5339
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Placed on: 22 March 2021
Closing date: 12 April 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: ASAP.

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently working at the University of Sussex or the University of Brighton 

  • The post will support the effective management of research activities in the Medical School including the development and implementation of BSMS research and impact strategy.
  • Working closely with senior academic staff, the post holder will ensure there is a supportive research environment for academic staff and postgraduate research students.
  • A key function will be to manage the School’s REF submission and maintain an overview of the School’s research impact.

 Please contact Peter Dennis 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.

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 5339 [PDF 196.42KB]

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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 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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