Research Support Assistant Ref 0099

School/department: University of Sussex Business School - Department of Economics
Hours: part time 14.6 hours per week 
Contract: fixed term until 30 September 2019
Reference:  0099
Salary: starting at £20,989 and rising to £24,285 per annum, pro-rata
Placed on: 3 September 2018
Closing date:  1 October 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 10-15th October 2018
Expected start date: as soon as possible

Job description

This post provides administrative support for the research activities of the UK Trade Policy Observatory.

The role involves a variety of tasks which include: maintaining a series of databases including obtaining, compiling and analysing information; assisting with organising and taking minutes at meetings; and responsible for sending mass communications and internal updates.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, versatile and outgoing, with substantial administrative experience and strong verbal and written communication skills.

The post holder will have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of international academics and other colleagues and partners to support a high profile research portfolio.

Download job description and person specification Ref 0099 [PDF 105.77KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic 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.

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