Senior Research Officer Ref 5050

School/department: School of Global Studies
Hours:Full time hours (36.5). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 8 months 
Reference: 5050
Salary: starting at £30,046 to £33,797 per annum, pro rata if part time current salary scales can be found here
Placed on: 11 January 2021
Closing date:  26 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: 01 March 2021.

Job description

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

The School of Global Studies is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Senior Research Officer to work closely with the school leadership team to implement the research strand of the school strategy and to manage the school professional services research staff. 

This role would suit applicants with experience of working within a higher education environment and with experience of research administration.

Please contact Pippa Robinson, for informal enquiries

Download job description and person specification Ref 5050 [PDF 164.26KB]

This role may be eligible for sponsorship - please contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] 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 Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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