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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:

Executive
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Director of Strategy, Planning and Resources Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) £75,638 to £88,653 Milton Keynes
Academic
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Professor of Strategic Management Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) £65,229 to £88,653 - commensurate with skills and experience Milton Keynes
Research
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Senior Research Fellow x 2 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £50,618 to £56,950 Milton Keynes
Project Officer (Image Sensor Scientist) Temporary contract for 24 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Spaceflight Operations Project Officer (NOMAD) Temporary contract until 31 March 2020 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Spaceflight Operations Project Officer (CaSSIS) Temporary contract until 31 July 2020 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Post Doctoral Research Associate (Image Sensors) Temporary contract for 36 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £29,799 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
IC Designer – Scientific Image Sensors Temporary contract for 36 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Research Assistant / Associate Temporary contract until 30 November 2018 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £29,799 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Post Doctoral Research Associate Temporary contract for 12 months Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £29,799 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Research Assistant/Associate Temporary contract until 31 December 2018 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £29,799 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Management & Professional
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Senior Manager (Planning and Projects) Temporary Contract until 31 March 2019 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £39,992 to £47,772 Milton Keynes
Senior Manager Student Recruitment Operations Student Recruitment & Fees £39,992 to £47,722 Milton Keynes
Quality and Partnership Managers – 2 positions Learning and Teaching Innovation £32,548 to £38,883 Milton Keynes
Manager: Validation Learning and Teaching Innovation £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Commercial Legal Services Adviser Finance £39,992 to £47,722 Milton Keynes
Manager (Software Development) Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Manager, Quality Assurance and Curriculum Policy Fixed Term Contract for 24 months Academic Policy and Governance £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Project Manager (Europlanet 2020-RI) Temporary contract until 30 September 2018 Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £39,992 to £47,722 Milton Keynes
Senior Manager, Student Support (Operations) Academic Services £39,992 - £47,722 Milton Keynes
Operations Manager Academic Services £32,548 to £38,833 Various locations
Careers and Employability Consultant (Learning and Teaching) Full time role (Could be undertaken by two post-holders on a part-time basis) Academic Services £32,548 to £38,833 Milton Keynes
Administrative and Support
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Deanery Assistant Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) £22,214 to £24,983 Milton Keynes
Team Leader, Alternative Formats, Disabled Student Services Temporary 12 month contract Access, Careers and Teaching Support £22,214 to £24,983 Milton Keynes
Team Manager – Student Fees x 2 Student Recruitment & Fees £26,495 to £31,604 Milton Keynes
Open University Student Association (OUSA)
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Administration Assistant 21 hours per week; 6 month contract (with possible extension) Open University Students Association £22,214 to 24,983 pro rata Milton Keynes
Studentships
Title Information Unit Salary Location
The Grand Union: Excellence and innovation in social science research training Research and Academic Strategy Milton Keynes
The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership: Excellence and innovation in social science research training A grand opportunity: partnering innovation and excellence in social science research training Research and Academic Strategy Various locations
AHRC PhD Studentships and Faculty-Funded Studentships in the Arts and Humanities Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) Milton Keynes
Full-time studentships Part-time fee waivers Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) currently £14,553 per annum 2017/18 Milton Keynes
Grand Union Doctoral Studentships in Innovation in Learning Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) Milton Keynes
PhD Studentships available in the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Milton Keynes
Full-time PhD studentships in the School of Physical Sciences Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Milton Keynes
Open University, ESRC ‘Grand Union’ funded PhD Studentships in Health and Wellbeing commencing October 2018 Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) Milton Keynes
Beat the Bugs: Evaluation of a novel community intervention to improve public understanding on hygiene and infection control: an Open University, ESRC ‘Grand Union’ funded PhD Studentship Studentship commencing October 2018 Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) Milton Keynes
Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership- Development Policy and Practice Pathway- Studentship with Christian Aid Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) Milton Keynes
Full time PhD studentship in the School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Milton Keynes
Full time PhD studentship in the School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Milton Keynes
Other
Title Information Unit Salary Location
Project Management and Technical Consultancy Opportunities - International Development Office Development Office
Ambitious Futures Graduate trainee x 2 Fixed term contract, September 2018 – end February 2020 University Secretary's Office £27,285 Various locations

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Latest General Vacancies

Full time role (Could be undertaken by two post-holders on a part-time basis)
£32,548 to £38,833
Temporary contract until 31 December 2018
£29,799 to £38,833
£32,548 to £38,833
Temporary contract until 30 September 2018
£39,992 to £47,722
Temporary contract for 12 months
£29,799 to £38,833
Temporary contract until 30 November 2018
£29,799 to £38,833