Research Technician Ref: 6652

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: part time hours considered up to 18.25 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 31July 2022  
Reference: 6652
Salary: Starting at £30,497 to £34,304 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 05 October 2021
Closing date: 21 October 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: 01 November 2021 or soon there after

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

The Sussex Drug Discovery Centre (SDDC) wishes to appoint a technician to oversee the organisation of space and equipment within our laboratories and maintain a safe working environment by ensuring compliance to Health & Safety protocol. You would also provide technical assistance to research staff and students. Experience of working within a Drug Discovery facility would be an advantage

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.

This could be a possible secondment opportunity.

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

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 6652 [PDF 234.38KB]

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact

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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Technical staff [PDF 9.81KB]

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