Scientific Officer (Part time)

 
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WorkplaceBrighton, South East England, UK
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University of Sussex



School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: part time up to a maximum of 0.8FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 6592
Salary: Starting at £42,149 rising to £50,296 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 17 September 2021 Closing date: 7 October 2021 Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

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 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 ( R.E.Fowlersussex.ac.uk ; [he/him]) before applying.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6592 [PDF 234.79KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

"This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliancesussex.ac.uk "

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 lifescirecruitmentsussex.ac.uk

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV.

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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In your application, please refer to myScience.org and reference JobID 2171000.