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Academic vacancies

Ref: 795

Salary: £31,342 and rising to £37,394 per annum. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.

Fixed term, full time.

Closing date for applications: 06 October 2014

Expected start date: October 2014

Expected end date: September 2017

To apply and for further information, please visit sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/795


Applications are invited from a highly motivated post-doctoral graduate to work as a Research Fellow with Professor Sube Banerjee, Chair in Dementia, within the Centre for Dementia Studies, on an innovative project funded by Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS); one of a number of projects being co-ordinated as part of the HEKSS dementia skills development strategy. Specifically, the post holder will work on the 'Time for Dementia Programme'. The project involves the development and evaluation of a longitudinal clerkship in dementia, an innovative educational initiative that aims to engage and develop undergraduate students’ understanding of dementia and long term conditions and enhance undergraduate curricula to help cultivate a positive culture and perception of dementia, long term conditions, older people and family carers. The postholder will participate in the development, delivery and evaluation of this multi-professional longitudinal clerkship in dementia, working closely with the Department of Medical Education at BSMS and the Alzheimer’s Society. The initiative is being delivered as a partnership with Brighton and Sussex Medical School, the University of Surrey and the Alzheimer’s Society.

The successful applicant will be a researcher with appropriate level of qualification with the interest and ambition to pursue high quality research in dementia. The post will combine fieldwork and analysis and will include coordinating and completing fieldwork with two research workers.

Previous experience in conducting clinical research, particularly if relevant to older people, people with dementia or mental health services, is highly desirable.  Informal enquiries about the project should be directed to Prof Sube Banerjee (s.banerjee@bsms.ac.uk). Candidates are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the range of research activity undertaken by Prof Banerjee and the Centre for Dementia Studies.

Ref: 796

Salary: £31,342 and rising to £37,394 per annum. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.

Fixed term, full time.

Closing date for applications: 06 October 2014

Expected start date: October 2014

Expected end date: September 2017

To apply and for further information, please visit sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/796


Applications are invited from a highly motivated individual to work as a Research Fellow with Professor Sube Banerjee, Chair in Dementia, and the SPFT, within the Centre for Dementia Studies. The Centre for Dementia Studies (CDS) is a joint venture between Brighton and Sussex Medical School and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Its programme of work in applied health research, education, and policy in dementia is designed to improve the quality of life of people with dementia. This newly created post will be responsible to Professor Banerjee at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and will assist in the planning, running and overseeing of specific research studies within the Centre for Dementia Studies, undertaking responsibility for data management and analysis; preparation of grant proposals and manuscripts, participation with multi-disciplinary research groups. The post-holder will contribute to the developing opportunities afforded within the Sussex Partnership NHS Trust and wider research network for dementia research. 

The successful applicant will be a researcher with appropriate level of qualification with the interest and ambition to pursue high quality research in dementia. The post will combine fieldwork and analysis and will include coordinating and completing fieldwork with a second research worker.

Previous experience in conducting clinical research, particularly if relevant to older people, people with dementia or mental health services, is highly desirable. Informal enquiries about the project should be directed to Prof Sube Banerjee (s.banerjee@bsms.ac.uk). Candidates are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the range of research activity undertaken by Prof Banerjee and the Centre for Dementia Studies.

Ref: 714

Salary: £47,328 and rising to £55,841 per annum. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.

Permanent, full time.

Closing date for applications: 13 October 2014

Expected start date: 01 December 2014

To apply and for further information, please visit sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/714


This is an exciting opportunity for a medical statistician or methodologist with excellent quantitative skills to take a leading role in the development of research infrastructure and strategy at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) at a time of rapid development. The postholder will work with colleagues at BSMS, its host universities and NHS Trust to support and develop applied and methodological research and facilitate the developing a Clinical Trials Unit. The postholder will also contribute to  postgraduate and undergraduate teaching, and to School administration. 

The postholder will be educated to doctoral level or equivalent in relevant quantitative methods, with a track record of high quality publications. They will be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively and influentially in multidisciplinary clinical research teams.

BSMS, in collaboration with its host universities and NHS partners, will in 2015 seek accredited Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) status. Currently we are bringing together a methodological infrastructure to create a catalyst and mechanism for the delivery of high quality research across the local and regional health economy. The postholder will support the development of appropriate CTU infrastructure and policy.  Further leadership roles are being developed for the CTU, including the role of Director in due course. 


Non-academic vacancies

Ref: 807

Salary: £24,057 and rising to £27,864 per annum. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.

Fixed term, full time (maternity cover).

Closing date for applications: 17 September 2014

Expected start date: 27 October 2014

To apply and for further information, please visit sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/807


Applications are invited for an experienced and highly motivated financial administrator to join the BSMS Finance team and provide cover for a period of maternity leave. The Finance team cover financial reporting and analysis across the diverse activities of the Medical School and co-ordinate income and expenditure management between the School and its partner organisations.

The post holder will be expected to prepare and communicate detailed financial reporting within the school and continue development of procedures to ensure optimal efficiency and effectiveness of School Financial processes. The post-holder will also responsible for providing secretarial support to the School’s Finance Group.

The successful applicant will be self motivated, a good communicator, have strong analytical skills and demonstrable experience in financial reporting preparation and analysis.

Ref: 757

Salary: £27,318 and rising to £30,728 per annum. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale.

Permanent, full time.

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2014

To apply and for further information, please visit sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/757


Are you an all-rounder with a passion for widening participation? Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) is seeking an outstanding individual to join its widening participation, outreach and recruitment team.

BSMS is already recognised as leading the way in widening participation to medicine, having been cited as an example of best practice by the Panel for Access to the Professions. Under the direction of the Head of Admissions, Recruitment and Widening Participation you will play a vital role in continuing to build on the success of BrightMed (the main widening participation activity at BSMS) by taking sole responsibility for some elements of design and delivery of the programme. In addition, you will take on other important roles in the BSMS recruitment and admissions cycle.

You will be a natural communicator and networker who is able to forge and maintain strong relationships with academic and clinical colleagues, schools and colleges, and most importantly young people. You will have experience of working with schools and colleges, advising or teaching young people and higher education. 

You will have experience of giving confident presentations to various audiences. You should be proficient in using Powerpoint (or similar), Word and Outlook.


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