Technical & Administrative Supervisor Ref 0357

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).  If you would like to discuss flexible working options, please contact Prof Antony Carr Core working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Contract: Indefinite
Reference: 0357
Salary: starting at £40,792 and rising to £48,677 per annum
Placed on: 08 November 2018 
Closing date: 10 December 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: 1 February 2019.

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 Genome Damage and Stability Centre ( is an internationally renowned research institute and is part of The School of Life Sciences (ranked in the top 10 in the REF 2014), and conducts research on cellular responses to DNA damage and their impact on genome instability and disease. We provide a stimulating and supportive environment and our expertise covers a range of experimental systems.

The Genome Centre is seeking to appoint a Technical & Administrative Supervisor to deliver a high-quality technical support service to ensure that a reliable service is available to meet the needs of the department. Working closely with the Director you will lead, manage, support and develop a flexible team of technical staff within the Centre.

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

 Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with the GDSC Director, Prof Antony Carr before applying.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 0357) (PDF)

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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