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We are experiencing system problems which are affecting the current and previous employment section of our application form. The process of adding employment details on the application form is taking longer than expected. Should you experience a delay in the screen refreshing please select the ‘save and home’ button at the bottom of the page to return to the summary screen and then go back to the employment page to enter subsequent details. If you continue to experience issues and are unable to submit your application please email quoting your name, the job you are applying for with the reference number, and your contact telephone number, and we will contact you as soon as possible. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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: 21

Campus Services

Our events, hospitality, nursery, print and sport teams

  • Current vacancies: 4

Estates & Technical

Grounds staff, security, cleaners, technicians

  • Current vacancies: 7


Managerial, administrative and executive roles

  • Current vacancies: 19

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe House Hotel Limited catering and hotel services

  • Current vacancies: 0

All vacancies

All vacancies

  • Current vacancies: 45

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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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