Research Technician Ref 1287

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - flexible-working
Contract: fixed term until 31st December 2019 (with the possibility of extension)
Reference: 1287 
Salary: starting at £29,515 to £33,199 per annum 
Placed on: 18 June 2019 
Closing date: 3 July 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: ASAP.

This position is only available to those currently working at the University of Sussex. This could be a possible secondment opportunity.

Job description

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

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 in drug discovery would be an advantage.

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. 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 School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

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 1287 [PDF 69.67KB]

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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Technical Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 34.50KB]

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