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Job vacancies

It’s an exciting time at the University of Essex, do you want to be part of it? We are University of the Year 2018 and have ambitious plans to continue growing. As well as the current vacancies below we will soon be advertising for a number of additional academic roles, at all levels. Keep checking back through April and May to see the latest academic vacancies.

Essex provides a home for the tenacious, the bold, the inquisitive and those impatient for change. From pioneering research to student activism, we have never accepted the status quo. We share an equal commitment to excellence in education and excellence in research and we are on a quest to appoint people who will help us achieve our goals.

We are a top-ranking research-intensive university with one of the most internationally diverse campuses in the UK. We are committed to:

  • delivering high-quality teaching in a friendly and supportive environment
  • internationally significant research
  • innovation and enterprise

Current vacancies

Education & Research

Academic and research-related roles

  • Current vacancies: 25

Campus Services

Our events, hospitality, nursery, print and sport teams

  • Current vacancies: 2

Estates & Technical

Grounds staff, security, cleaners, technicians

  • Current vacancies: 2


Managerial, administrative and executive roles

  • Current vacancies: 25

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel Limited catering and hotel services

  • Current vacancies: 0

All vacancies

All vacancies

  • Current vacancies: 50

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Working at Essex

We encourage our staff to fulfil their potential through our full programme of training and development. We offer a range of family friendly policies and employee benefits, and our firm commitment to equal opportunities is central to our work. We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

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