Surgical Training Coordinator Ref: 5590

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Full time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until end of March 2023 
Reference: 5590
Salary: starting at £25,941to £30,046 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 2 August 2021
Closing date: 31 August 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date 
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

Brighton and Sussex Medical School is seeking to appoint an Surgical Training Coordinator to lead the Surgical Training provision that occurs alongside undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. The successful candidate will join the Anatomy Department led by the Head of Anatomy Prof. Claire Smith.  You will be working in the Dissecting Room dealing with human cadaveric material, in licensed premises under the Human Tissue Act. You will be responsible for preparation of material and overseeing the day to day activity of Surgical Training. The Anatomy team is a small, friendly dynamic group comprising of a: Senior Lecturer, 3 Lecturers, Prosector, Technician, Demonstrators and Divisional Assistants.

You will be an enthusiastic individual with good common sense. Good record keeping and attention to detail will be important. You will be able to demonstrate well developed communication skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Prior experience in a laboratory or clinical would be advantageous.

Please contact Professor Claire Smith 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.

Download job description and person specification Ref 5590 [PDF 193.36KB]

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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 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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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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