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Project Officer

University of Sussex - School of Psychology

Location: Falmer
Salary: £27,131 to £31,411 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th January 2023
Closes: 16th February 2023
Job Ref: 10737
 

We are seeking to hire a Project Officer to assist in the management and co-ordination of two separate large-scale research projects. The first is a comparative, multi-site research project on the topic of honour and social interactions (“HONORLOGIC”), led by Professor Ayse K. Uskul. The second aims to understand how humans understand and remember everyday situations (“EVENTS”), led by Professor Chris Bird. Both projects are funded by 5-year European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants. The post will be split with approximately two thirds of the time spent on HONORLOGIC and one third on EVENTS.

The successful candidate will work with both Principal Investigators and their teams of post-and pre-doctoral researchers within the School of Psychology, University of Sussex, UK. The HONORLOGIC project additionally involves a large international team and their local research assistants in different countries.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the logistical and financial aspects of the projects. Tasks include regular communication with team members on administrative matters, organizing travel to project meetings and conferences, arranging contracts of and payments to research assistants to be hired in different locations, overseeing the budget and staff hiring, helping prepare the grant reports and visuals (e.g., slides, charts) for the project, and managing the project’s webpage and the project’s social media accounts. Other duties, commensurate with the grading of the post, may also be assigned from time to time.

Please contact Prof Ayse K. Uskul at a.k.uskul@sussex.ac.uk and/or Prof Chris Bird chris.bird@sussex.ac.uk 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 note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

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

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10737 [PDF 209.68KB]

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

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 This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to psychologyrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

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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