Research Integrity, Ethics and Governance Administrator (AWERB, Sponsorship and RKEC) Ref: 3447

School/department: Research and Enterprise Services
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months in the first instance.
Reference: 3447
Salary: Starting at £30,046 and rising to £33,797. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.
Placed on: 15 July 2020
Closing date:  07 August 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Week commencing 24 August.
Expected start date: Immediately. 

Job description 

Applications are invited for a fixed term full-time post in Research and Enterprise, which is responsible for providing professional services and support for the University’s research and enterprise activities.

The post-holder, the Research Integrity, Ethics and Governance Administrator (AWERB, Sponsorship, RKEC and REIC), will be a member of the University’s Research Integrity, Ethics and Governance team which supports ethical review and institutional research governance procedures and policies across the University in the context of the Sussex 2025 Strategic Framework and the Concordat to Support Research Integrity.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with an interest in research governance, integrity and ethics to primarily support the Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB), the Sponsorship Sub-Committee (SSC) and the Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKEC) and Research Ethics and Integrity Committees (REIC).

The Research Integrity, Ethics and Governance Administrator will undertake a variety of administrative duties but will be expected to quickly gain experience and understanding of University research to make an active contribution to institutional policies across the institution.

An understanding of undertaking or previously supporting clinical or laboratory-based research or working with a quality assurance system would be an advantage.

Enquiries about this post can be made to:

Name: Antony Walsh Research Governance Officer


T: 01273 872748

Download job description and person specification Ref 3447 [PDF 205.63KB] 

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] 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 (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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