Coordinator of Physical Sciences
University of Sussex
United Kingdom

Coordinator of Physical Sciences 


Are you an experienced administrator with a passion for research support and the ambition to deliver exceptional service looking for a brand-new challenge?


The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences are seeking an energetic and well organised individual to join the team and support our high-quality research activity.


This is a rare opportunity to join a busy, friendly and lively team of Professional Services staff, who are vital to the smooth running of this growing school. You will join us during an exciting period of transition, and we will explore with you the opportunities this can afford. 


Research activity in the school is high and you will work with faculty who are making significant and world leading contributions to science. The school works across several strategic research areas, including exciting collaborations within school research groups, the university and externally with academic, institutional, and commercial partners. 


You will be eager to help and committed to continuous improvement. The role benefits from a varied and interesting array of tasks, and uniquely allows the post holder to interact with a wide range of colleagues, academics, and research students.


A scientific qualification or background is not a requirement for this post; we are a team with varied backgrounds, interests, education, and experiences.


Please contact Emma Ransley 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.


Please ensure you evidence against all the criteria in the Person Specification on the ‘Additional information in support of your application’ page of your application form.


The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


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


The benefits that you will receive from day one: Hybrid Working. Generous pension scheme 12% total Pension Scheme. Life insurance of up to 3 times your annual salary for any pension-enrolled employees. Purchase additional Annual Leave through our Scheme for a great home and work life balance. Discounts of public transport, Cycle to work Scheme, and special rates in hotels in Brighton and the Sussex region. Discounts on high-street shops through our Rewards partner, along with a Cash back Health Plan. Considerable discount on our on-site Gym Facilities because we care about our employees’ Health and Wellbeing.


Brighton, United Kingdom


Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.8 FTE / 29.2 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). up to 50% working from home)


Starting at £24,533 and rising to £27,979 per annum, pro rata if part time

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