Jobs at the University of Plymouth

Scientist In laboratory

The web recruitment system will be unavailable from 17.00 on Tuesday 28 until 17.00 on Wednesday 29 May due to a migration of the servers. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Work at a place where you feel valued and enjoy spending time. An environment where imagination is important and creativity counts. Work with us.

Placed second in the UK in the Times Highers’ global young universities, we’re focused on building on our strengths and have a number of roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new ideas.

At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.

Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. From academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. 

As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. 

Find out more about the benefits we offer you.

Search our current vacancies in academic and professional roles at the University of Plymouth, by selecting one of our vacancy lists.*

Featured jobs

Head of School of Biomedical Sciences

The University is seeking to appoint a Head for the School of Biomedical Sciences, within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences. 

You will be joining our newly formed faculty, launching 1 September 2019, which positions the School to maximise the difference it makes to our students, staff, University and the communities we serve. A truly exciting time to lead the School of Biomedical Sciences. 

With an excellent track record in teaching and research, the School already offers a wide range of highly regarded, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and benefits from recent Investment in state-of-the-art £17 million Derriford Research Facility providing a research-intensive environment. You will be a consummate professor in your field who is now seeking an opportunity to build on the School’s success to date and lead it forward during a time of change and opportunity.

Full details and job description

What does Plymouth and its surrounding area have to offer?


<b></b>‘Sunset at Emsworthy Rocks, Eastern Dartmoor' ©
Sarah J Boulton. CRES Research Conference 2015 photo competition winner<br></p>
DB Royal William yard
Plymouth city centre from the Hoe

Our diverse community

Equality and diversity is the glue that holds us together

Welcoming you in. Helping you stay motivated and healthy. Considering your future. We value your contribution to the University and reward you from the outset.

We want healthy, happy, fulfilled employees who love coming to work. That’s why, whether you've just joined us, or have worked with us throughout your career, we offer a raft of incentives and rewards.

Become part of a team where everyone makes a difference, and enjoy a host of valuable benefits designed to enhance your lifestyle at work, and at home.

Learn more about our welcoming and inclusive community

*System maintenance

Due to routine maintenance the University's online application system may be unavailable on a Tuesday evening after 17.00 for a short period.