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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:

Academic
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Professor, Department for Accounting and Finance Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) £64,139 to £71,816, commensurate with skills and experience Milton Keynes
Senior Lecturer in Accounting The Open University Business School £49,772 to £55,998 Milton Keynes
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Graduate School Temporary contract for 30 months Research and Academic Strategy £32,004 to £46,924 Milton Keynes
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Management The Open University Business School £39,324 to £55,998 Milton Keynes
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Marketing Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) £39,324 to £55,998 Milton Keynes
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Strategic Management Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) Salary £39,324 - £55,998 Milton Keynes
Staff Tutor, English Language and Applied Linguistics Based in the UK, home-based Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) £32,004 to £46,924 Home Based
Student Experience Manager 1x Full time post and 1x part time post 22.2 hours per week Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) £39,324 to £46,924 (pro-rata)
Administrative and Support
Title Information Unit Salary Location
School Office Assistant Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) £21,843 to £24,565 Milton Keynes
Team Assistant Access, Careers and Teaching Support £21,843 to £24,565, pro-rata 18.5 hours per week Milton Keynes
Communications Assistant Learning and Teaching Innovation £21,843 to £24,565 Milton Keynes
Assistant (Academic Support) Temporary contract, maternity cover, until 31 March 2018 Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) £21,843 to £24,565 pro rata, 18.5 hours per week Milton Keynes
Senior Student Recruitment and Support Advisor x 2 Academic Services £21,843 to £24,565 Manchester
Student Recruitment and Support Advisor Temporary contracts until 20 October 2017 Academic Services £18,940 to £21,220 Edinburgh
Adviser, Qualifications x 4 Fixed Term contract until 31 December 2017 Academic Services £21,843 to £24,565 Milton Keynes
Associate Lecturer Services Assistant Academic Services £18,940 to £21,220 Milton Keynes
Team Secretary Learning and Teaching Innovation £18,940 to £21,220 Milton Keynes
Assistant (Academic Support) Temporary contract for 12 months covering maternity leave Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) £21,843 to £24,565, pro-rata 18.5 hours per week Milton Keynes
Finance Coordinator Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) £26,052 to £31,076 Milton Keynes
Assistant, Operations, Planning and Results Temporary contract until 31 December 2018 Academic Services £18,940 - £21,220 Milton Keynes
Project Secretary Temporary contract for 12 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £21,843 to £24,565 Milton Keynes
Personal Assistants x 2 Learning and Teaching Innovation £26,052 to £31,076 Milton Keynes
Management & Professional
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Manager, Disability Support Team Academic Services £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Manager Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Temporary contract to 31 July 2018 Research and Academic Strategy £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Senior Manager, Disabled Student Services Access, Careers and Teaching Support £39,324 to £46,924 Milton Keynes
Depute Director (External Engagement and Partnerships) The Open University in Scotland £49,772 to £55,998 Edinburgh
Media Relations Officer Communications £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Educational Advisor x 3 Academic Services £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Staffing Manager Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Policy & Controls Manager Temporary until 31/07/2019 Student Recruitment & Fees £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Fees Manager Temporary contract until 31 July 2019 Student Recruitment & Fees £39,324 to £46,924 Milton Keynes
Student Support Manager Quality, Research and Evaluation Temporary contract until July 31 2018 Academic Services £32,004 to £38,183, pro rata 18.5 hours Milton Keynes
Human Resources Analyst Fixed term contract for 12 months Human Resources £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Disability Support Adviser Temporary contract for twelve months Academic Services £32,004 to £38,183 (dependant on experience) Milton Keynes
Director of Strategy, Planning & Resources Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) £74,374 to £87,171 Milton Keynes
Other
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Consultancy Project Management Opportunities Development Office International Development Office
Research
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Research Assistant/Associate Fixed-term contract until 31 December 2019 Knowledge Media Institute £29,301 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
e2v Detector Scientist Research Fellow Temporary contract for 36 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,004 to £46,924 Milton Keynes
Research Associate / Fellow in Space Sciences Temporary contract for 36 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,004 to £46,924 Milton Keynes
Post Doctoral Research Associate Temporary contract for 12 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £29,301 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Research Fellow in Space Sciences x 2 Temporary contract for 36 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £39,324 to £55,998 Milton Keynes
EUCLID Detector Scientist Temporary contract until 31 March 2019 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,004 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Research Assistant/Associate Temporary contract until 31 December 2018 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £29,301 to £38,183 Milton Keynes
Imaging Test and Characterisation Engineer Temporary contract for 36 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,004 - £38,183 Milton Keynes
Project Officer (NOMAD) Temporary contract for 48 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,004 to £38,183 pro rata, 18.5 hours per week Milton Keynes
Studentships
Title Information Unit Salary Location
PhD Studentships in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Commencing October 2017 Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) Milton Keynes
PhD Studentships October 2017 The Open University Business and Law Schools Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) Milton Keynes
Leverhulme Scholarships in Open World Learning Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) Milton Keynes
PhD Studentships in Education, Applied Linguistics, Languages and Literacies, Childhood Studies and Technology Enhanced Learning Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) Milton Keynes
Full time PhD studentship: Increasing understanding of neuro-behavioural control of food intake and self-management in type 2 diabetes. Three years from 1 October 2017 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Stipend: £14,553 per year Milton Keynes
PhD Studentship Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Stipend: £14,553 pa (indicative) plus fees paid Milton Keynes
PhD Research Studentships in the School of Engineering and Innovation Tuition fees are covered Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Approximate stipend of £13,863
Full-time studentships Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) £14,057 per annum Milton Keynes
Full time PhD studentship: Intracellular processing of calcium phosphate nanoparticles in human health and in Crohn’s Disease Three years from 1st May or 1st October 2017 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Stipend: £14,553 per year Milton Keynes
Full-time PhD Studentship: Causes of heart dysfunction in Batten disease Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Stipend: £14,553 per year Milton Keynes
PhD studentship: Canine Interfaces for Cancer Detection Dogs Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
PhD studentship: Dog-Smart Homes Project Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
PhD studentships in Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Stipend: £14,553 per annum, + £1250 annual travel allowance
Full time PhD Studentships Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Stipend: £14,553 per year plus fee bursary Milton Keynes

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Latest General Vacancies

Temporary contract for 48 months
£32,004 to £38,183 pro rata, 18.5 hours per week
£26,052 to £31,076
Stipend: £14,553 per year plus fee bursary
Temporary contract for twelve months
£32,004 to £38,183 (dependant on experience)
Temporary contract for 12 months
£21,843 to £24,565
Temporary contract until 31 December 2018
£18,940 - £21,220
£26,052 to £31,076
Temporary contract for 36 months
£32,004 - £38,183
Fixed term contract for 12 months
£32,004 to £38,183