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Jobs at the OU
To succeed at OU study requires commitment, motivation and flexibility. Open University students are hard workers who know how to prioritise and manage their time. Find out about recruiting our students to work for you.
The Open University was the highest ranking higher education institution in the 2010 Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list for the public sector. Become part of the OU success story, working in a wide variety of academic or administrative roles in Milton Keynes or throughout the UK.
The OU's 7,000 associate lecturers are the public face of the OU, offering learning support to our students through teaching and assessment, individual contact by email, phone or post, and through group tutorials and day schools. Find out what it's like to tutor our students and view current vacancies.
Residential schools are a valuable element of some OU courses, with the opportunity for students to do practical learning and to collaborate with peers. Each year we have short-term opportunities for tutors, demonstrators, advisers and assistants to work at residential schools throughout the UK and Europe.