We support our academic staff throughout their career and many spend their entire career here and benefit from the flexibility, study and research leave and research opportunities afforded by our way of working.
We were the highest ranking higher education institution in the 2010 Sunday Tmes 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.
Our academics do world-leading innovative research and development. Our research also influences global policy and enriches lives.
Our research attracts significant funding. Some sizeable grants are:
The Research Excellence Framework 2014 shows that research undertaken at The Open University is both world-leading and has impact in the real world.
The OU has demonstrated significant successes across its 18 submitted Units of Assessment.
Key successes are:
Our academics benefit from the following support and facilities: