Jobs at the University of Plymouth

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

Director of Estates and Facilities

As part of the University’s continuing transformation, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of Estates and Facilities. The University has committed to an ambitious, long-term estates and infrastructure programme, including a ten year masterplan in the order of £200m. This includes major new (£40m +) cap-ex developments and wide-reaching Campus Optimisation and Campus Presence Programmes focused on people and place. This position therefore offers an exciting opportunity to reinforce the centrality of the University to the city and its communities, ensuring that the estate acts as a fundamental enabler for achieving academic ambition.

You will have substantial senior leadership experience, gained across multiple areas of relevance to the portfolio, combined with a proven ability to deliver change within multi-faceted complex environments. Experience in the HE sector is desired but not essential.

For further details, including a full candidate brief and information on how to apply, please visit Odgers Berndtson.

What does Plymouth and its surrounding area have to offer?

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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

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