Research Support Coordinator Ref 9079

School: School of Engineering and Informatics / Professional Services.
Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Fixed Term for five months
Starting at £23,144 to £26,396 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:
21 July 2022
Closing date:
18 August 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a full time Research Support Coordinator in the School of Engineering and Informatics where you will help support our high-quality research activity. The school makes significant contributions in several strategic research areas, such as: computer science, robotics, thermo-fluid mechanics, electronics, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science. This research often entails collaborations between our own research groups, as well as with other departments at Sussex and external academic, institutional, and commercial partners.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy, friendly, and dynamic team of Professional Services staff, who are vital to the smooth running of this growing school. You will join us during an exciting period of transition, and we will explore with you the opportunities this can afford. Internal applicants are invited to consider the post as a secondment.

You will be eager to help, energetic, and a well organised individual. The role covers a varied and interesting array of tasks, and uniquely allows the post holder to interact with a wide range of colleagues, academics, and research students. A qualification in Engineering or Computer Science is not a requirement for this post; we are a team with varied backgrounds, interests, education, and experiences.

Please contact Luke Scott ( 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.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9079 [PDF 197.94KB]

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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