Senior Technician – Thermofluids Ref 8801

School/department: School of Engineering & Informatics
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5hrs. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
: Permanent
Reference: 8799
Salary: Starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  31 May 2022
Closing date: 11 July 2022  
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 01 August 2022

Job description

The School of Engineering and Informatics is looking for a motivated and committed person to provide effective cover for our TFMRC for teaching and research laboratories. The post requires a proactive approach, initiative and the ability to work independently as well as within the broader academic and technical teams

The post holder will be highly organised, adaptable, flexible, have excellent interpersonal skills and able to deal with a broad range of requests and tasks that arise in the diverse teaching and research areas of the school. Experience within the aerospace industry will be advantageous.

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 8801 [PDF 133.46KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information

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

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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