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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

​Job share will be considered
Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £39,992 - £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Full-time, part time would be considered. Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts for 48 months are available
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Salary: £50,618 to £56,950 | Location: Milton Keynes
Full-time, part time would be considered. Temporary Contract for 48 months
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £39,992 to £56,950 depending on qualifications and experienc | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for12 months
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 | Location: Various locations

Research

Temporary contract for 2 years
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary Contract or secondment until 30 September 2019
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Salary: £32,548 to £47,722 commensurate with skills and experience | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 30 months
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 | Location: Milton Keynes

Management & Professional

Information Technology
Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Communications
Salary: £29,799 to 31,604 | Location: Milton Keynes
Strategy and Information Office
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 2 years
Strategy and Information Office
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 28 February 2019, with the potential for further extensions depending on the outcome of funding decisions
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract to 28 February 2019 with the potential for further extensions depending on the outcome of funding decisions
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Information Technology
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Full time, but part-time will be considered
Marketing
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Marketing
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Strategy and Information Office
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract 12 months
Academic Services
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 28 February 2019 with the potential for further extensions depending on the outcome of funding decisions
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract to 16 April 2020 (with the possibility of becoming a permanent position)
Academic Services
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Academic Services
Salary: £50,618 to £56,950 | Location: Milton Keynes
Full time although part time applicants may be considered (29.6 hours)
Academic Services
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 24 months
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Belfast
Temporary contract until 31 July 2019, with the potential for further extensions depending on the outcome of funding decisions
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
Finance
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 | Location: Milton Keynes
​Temporary contract until 31 July 2019
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract covering Maternity Leave until 4 May 2019
Academic Policy and Governance
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 | Location: Milton Keynes

Administrative and Support

Academic Services
Salary: £26,495 to £31,604 | Location: Milton Keynes
The Open University (Ireland)
Salary: £19,305 to £21,585 | Location: Belfast
Temporary contract to 4 July 2019
The Open University, Northern Ireland
Salary: £19,305 to £21,585 | Location: Belfast
Temporary contracts until 28 February 2019, with the potential for further extensions depending on the outcome of funding decisions
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £26,495 to- £31,604 | Location: Milton Keynes
Part-time: 0.6 (22.20 hours per week) Afternoons required
Academic Services
Salary: £19,305 to £21,585 pro rata | Location: Nottingham
Temporary contract until 31 July 2019
The Open University in Scotland
Salary: £22,214 to £24,983 | Location: Edinburgh
Temporary contract until 28 February 2019, with the potential for further extensions depending on the outcome of funding decisions
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £22,214 to £24,983 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31 July 2019
Academic Services
Salary: £19,305 to £ 21,585 | Location: Milton Keynes
The Open University in Wales
Salary: £26,495 to £31,604 | Location: Cardiff
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Salary: £22,214 to £24,983 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 13 May 2020
Academic Services
Salary: £19,305 to £21,585 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 28 February 2019, with the potential
Learning and Teaching Innovation
Salary: £26,495 to £31,604 | Location: Milton Keynes
Estates
Salary: £19,305 to £21,585 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for Maternity cover until 3 March 2019
Development Office
Salary: £26,495 to £31,604 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months
Marketing
Salary: £26,495 to £31,604 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31 July 2019
Academic Services
Salary: £22,659 to £25,482 | Location: Milton Keynes

Open University Worldwide (OUW)

2 year FTC
OU Worldwide
Salary: Highly competitive salary | Location: Milton Keynes
2 year FTC
OU Worldwide
Salary: Highly competitive salary | Location: Milton Keynes
OU Worldwide
Salary: Up to £30,000 | Location: Milton Keynes
OU Worldwide
Salary: Highly Competitive | Location: Milton Keynes
OU Worldwide
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 | Location: Milton Keynes
OU Worldwide
Salary: £38,000 to £48,000 | Location: Milton Keynes
Temporary contract maternity cover for 1 year
OU Worldwide
Salary: £38,000 to £48,000 | Location: Milton Keynes
OU Worldwide
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 | Location: Belfast
OU Worldwide
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 | Location: Cardiff

Open University Student Association (OUSA)

Open University Students Association
Salary: £39,992 - £47,722 | Location: Milton Keynes

Studentships

Stipend available to UK students, and EU students that have been resident in the UK for three years before the PhD start date.
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Other

Interaction Design and the User Experience – TM356
Academic Services
Location: Various locations
Academic Services
Location: Various locations

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Latest General Vacancies

Temporary contract for 30 months
£40,792 to £48,677
Temporary contract covering Maternity Leave until 4 May 2019
£33,199 to £39,609
Temporary contract for12 months
£40,792 to £48,677
Temporary contract until 31 July 2019
£22,659 to £25,482
£39,992 to £56,950 depending on qualifications and experienc
Temporary contract for 12 months
£26,495 to £31,604
​Temporary contract until 31 July 2019
£39,992 to £47,722