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General vacancies

vacancies photoWe have vacancies available for a wide range of roles within the University including support, executive positions, and research jobs among many other types of roles.  For information on how to apply, please see how do I apply for a general vacancy at the University.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  Our current employment opportunities are listed below:

Please note: If you have not heard from the Resourcing Hub within a week of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in the The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions

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Academic

Permanent Contract
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £77,151 to £90,426 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-18
Regular travel to Milton Keynes, and other locations in England, will be required
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £40,792-£48,677 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-06-19
Regular travel to Milton Keynes, and other locations in England, will be required
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £40,792-£48,677 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-06-19
Regular travel to Milton Keynes, and other locations in England, will be required
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £40,792-£48,677 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-06-19
Regular travel to Milton Keynes, and other locations in England, will be required
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £40,792 - £48,677 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-06-19
Regular travel to Milton Keynes, and other locations in England, will be required
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £40,792 - £48,677 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-06-19
FTC for 16 months - Full Time
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-01
Full Time (part-time considered) Fixed Term for 8 months
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-08
Fixed Term Contract to 30/04/2021, 29.6 hours per week, 0.8 FTE part-time role
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 pro rata | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-07-04
22.2 hours per week, 0.6 FTE part-time role
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: AC2 £33,199 - £39,609 pro-rata AC3 £40,792 - £48,677 pro | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2019-07-04
4 year fixed term contract (Part time contract of 0.8FTE would be considered
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £40,792 - £48,677 | Location: Cardiff | Closing Date: 2019-07-11

Research

2 year Fixed Term Contract
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-02
Fixed Term-30 Months – Full Time
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-10
3 year Fixed Term Contract - Full time
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £36,261-£39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-10
Full Time - Fixed Term ending 31st August 2020
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: AC2 - AC3 £36,261 to £40,792 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-11

Management & Professional

Part-time, 18.5 hours per week - Temporary Contract until 31 December 2020
Academic Services
Salary: Salary Grade 7 - £33,199 to £39,609 (Pro-rata) | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-18
12 Month Fixed Term Contract: maternity cover
Strategy Office
Salary: £51,630 to £58,089 plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-19
Temporary contract for 12 months
People Services
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-21
FTC until August 2020
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-28
Fixed-term contract until 31st July 2020
Learner and Discovery Services
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-28
Fixed Term Contract fo 36 months
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-28
36 month Fixed Term Contract - 0.5 FTE
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 (pro-rata) | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-28
Roles offered on a full time or part time basis, minimum 0.7 FTE
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-28
22.2 hours per week (3 days a week)
The Open University in Wales
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 pro rata | Location: Cardiff | Closing Date: 2019-07-03
The Open University in Scotland
Salary: £40,792-£48,677 | Location: Edinburgh | Closing Date: 2019-07-04
Permanent, 37 hours per week
The Open University in Wales
Salary: £27,025 to £32,236 | Location: Cardiff | Closing Date: 2019-06-26
Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
The Open University in Scotland
Salary: £40,792- £48,677 | Location: Edinburgh | Closing Date: 2019-07-04
Fixed Term Contract – 12 months, Full time role
International Development Office
Salary: Circa £51,000 per annum | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-05
Marketing
Salary: £33,199 - £39609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-05
Permanent Full Time
Academic Services
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-05

Administrative and Support

Fixed Term Contract 2 years
Learner and Discovery Services
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-18
Estates
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-21
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £22,659 to £25,485 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-08
Along with the application form, please include a CV and 2 page cover letter, clearly stating how you meet the criteria in the Person Specification.
Academic Services
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482 | Location: Nottingham | Closing Date: 2019-06-21
Ref: 16230 – temporary contract until June 2020 (1 post), Ref : 16231 – permanent position (2 posts)
People Services
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-21
Permanent, 37 hours per week
The Open University in Wales
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482 | Location: Cardiff | Closing Date: 2019-06-21
Full Time (Part-time Considered)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £22,659 - £25,482 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-28
2 Fixed term contracts for 6 months
Learner and Discovery Services
Salary: £22,269 to £25,482 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-05
Temporary Contract for 12 months
Research, Enterprise and Scholarship
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482, plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-02

Technical

CIO Portfolio
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-27

Open University Worldwide (OUW)

2 year fixed term contract
Business Development Unit
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-18
2 year fixed term contract
Business Development Unit
Salary: Competitive salary plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-18
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Business Development Unit
Salary: £22,659 plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-24
Business Development Unit
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 plus car allowance & exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-03
Business Development Unit
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-08

Other

Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-06-20
Full time - 3 year programme (with time off for study)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £15,842 per annum | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2019-07-08

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