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University of Sussex

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School/department:  School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Minimum FTE 0.8. Core working hours between 9am-5pm.

Contract: Permanent
Reference: 4637
Salary: Starting at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum, pro rata if part time.

Placed on:  19 October 2020

Closing date:  18 November 2020   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 02 December 2020 or soon there after
Expected start date: ASAP

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.

We wish to appoint a Scientific Officer to manage and run the School of Life Science’s Mass Spectrometry Facility. The role provides a core service facility for mass spectrometry analysis for a range of disciplines across the School of Life Sciences. The management of an effective and efficient specialist facility. Ensuring a safe environment for staff, students and visitors.

The role will also provide support to the NMR facility at a less specialised level but with sufficient expertise to ensure the facility can function appropriately in the absence of the academic lead.

An overview of research within the school can be found at School of Life Sciences.

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

The School of Life Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and providing an inclusive working environment. The School currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award, has developed a Race Equity Action Plan and hosts an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group.

Applications are particularly welcomed from Black and minority ethnic candidates, and women, trans and non-binary candidates, who are under-represented in the School of Life Sciences.

Applications to posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers are welcome.

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 Robert Fowler (; [he/him]) before applying.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

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