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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:


The Open University remains open, operating and recruiting.  

Organisations and internet service providers have increased their on-line security and we recommend that candidates check your ‘junk’ or ‘spam’ folder as emails sent from our application system may be diverted to these.

The University is carefully monitoring guidance issued by the UK Government regarding COVID-19 and the latest information for our students, can be found here: https://help.open.ac.uk/coronavirus-covid19

Many activities are however now being only conducted remotely, including interviews.  We use TEAMS for remote interviews and will provide guidance for candidates not familiar with using TEAMS. We will also seek alternatives where TEAMS isn’t possible.   

Study Advisors

12 weeks (PG), 12 days contract at £157.40 per day

Various units

Salary: £157.40 per day | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2022-05-20

10 weeks (UG)

Various units

Salary: £157.40 per day | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2022-05-20

12 weeks (PG)

Various units

Salary: £157.40 per day | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2022-05-20

Academic

Fixed Term Contract, Part Time/Full Time (see below)

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2022-05-30

Permanent, part time position (30 hours per week)

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 (or pro rata for part time) | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2022-06-01

Permanent, Full Time (part-time would be considered to a minimum of 30 hours per week)

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 (pro rata where part time is agreed) | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-09

Permanent, Full Time

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 | Location: Home Based | Closing Date: 2022-06-01

Permanent, Full Time Position

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £37,467 - £50,296 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-09

Research

Fixed Term Contract until December 2022. Full Time. Remote and flexible working patterns will be considered with travel to Milton Keynes or Edinburgh office when required.

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Salary: £34,304 to £36,382 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-17

Management & Professional

Fixed Term contract until April 2023-Part Time (O.8 FTE)

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 | Location: Edinburgh | Closing Date: 2022-05-20

Full-time, Permanent. Open to flexible work patterns. Remote working available with travel to OU sites, predominately Milton Keynes approximately twice a month.

People Services

Salary: £68,748 to £82,464 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-24

Full-time, permanent. This position is initially home-based. A hybrid model of working is being planned across the University; therefore some work based at the Milton Keynes campus will be required in future.

Learner and Discovery Services

Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-27

Permanent, Full Time

CIO Portfolio

Salary: £42,149- £50,296 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-06

Fixed Term, Part Time until 30th March 2023 (15 hours per week)

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Salary: £34,304 – £40,927 pro rata | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-19

Full Time, Fixed term to 31 July 2023, Flexible working with travel to Milton Keynes when required

Academic Services

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-30

Permanent, Full time

Estates

Salary: £53,348 to £60,022 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-08

Full Time, Permanent

OU Worldwide

Salary: c£45,000 plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-18

Fixed Term contract for one year with the possibility of being extended. Full time Flexible Working patterns will be considered.

Assessment, Credit and Qualifications

Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-18

Full Time (37 hours per week), Fixed Term Contract until 31 May 2023

Academic Services

Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-06

Fixed term Contract to September 2025, Part time, 26 Hours per Week

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-31

Permanent, Full Time post

Academic Services

Salary: £42,149- £50,296 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-02

1 x Full time, Permanent post, 2 x Part-time posts (both 0.8FTE), Fixed Term Contract to 31 July 2023, 1 x Full time, Fixed Term Contract to 31st July 2023. Hybrid working aligned to Milton Keynes.

MarComms

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296, plus exceptional benefits | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-31

Fixed term to 31 July 2023, full time post

University Secretary's Office

Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-17

Full Time (37 hours per week), 2 year Fixed Term Contract, Job share and flexible working patterns will be considered.

CIO Portfolio

Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-06-06

Administrative and Support

Permanent, Full Time post x 2. Job share and flexible working patterns will be considered.

Business Development Unit

Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-30

Fixed Term Contract for 52 weeks, 10hrs per week (x2)

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Students)

Salary: G4 £20,600 to £22,847 pro rota | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-18

Full-time, 37 hours per week, Permanent.

The Open University in Ireland

Salary: £23,487 - £26,431 | Location: Belfast | Closing Date: 2022-06-08

Full Time (37 hours per week), Permanent

Academic Services

Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 | Location: Nottingham | Closing Date: 2022-06-06

Permanent, Full Time

People Services

Salary: £23,487 - £26,341 | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-19

Permanent, Full Time post (37 hours per week). Job share and flexible working patterns will be considered.

Business Development Unit

Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Fixed-term contract to 31 December 2022, Part Time (30 hours per week), can be flexible on location - close to any OU office

Academic Services

Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Fixed Term Contract until 22nd May 2023, Full Time post. Hybrid working will be available but you will be required to travel to the Milton Keynes Campus and to events as and when required.

Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)

Salary: £23,487 to £26,341 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-30

Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2023

CIO Portfolio

Salary: £27,924 to £30,497 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-19

Full Time (37 hours per week) but would consider 0.8 FTE, Fixed Term Contract to 31st Jan 2024, job share and flexible working patterns will be considered

CIO Portfolio

Salary: £27,924 to £33,309 | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-27

Studentships

Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)

Salary: £15,609 (circa) per year | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-07-13

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Salary: Stipend: £ 15,609 (circa) per year | Location: Milton Keynes | Closing Date: 2022-05-31

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (teaching)

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-08

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-08

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Faculty of Business and Law (teaching)

October to June, January to September, May to January, August to April

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

February to January (First presentation February 2022)

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

October to June, January to September, May to January, August to April

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

October to June, January to September, May to January, August to April

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (teaching)

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-10

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-27

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-10

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-16

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

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Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-23

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-16

Lleoliadau a hysbysebwyd; Llundain, De Lloegr, De-orllewin Lloegr, Gorllewin Canolbarth Lloegr, Dwyrain Canolbarth Lloegr, Dwyrain Lloegr, Swydd Efrog, Gogledd-orllewin Lloegr, Gogledd Lloegr, Cymru, yr Alban, Gogledd Iwerddon, Gweriniaeth Iwerddon, De-dd

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-25

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-27

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (teaching)

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-27

Advertised locations: East Midlands

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-27

Advertised locations: London, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-06-02

Advertised locations: East England, Scotland, Yorkshire , North West. London, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-26

Advertised locations; London, South, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire, North West, North, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, South East

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-27

Wales (Cymru) Cardiff

Associate Lecturers/Part time tutors

Salary: £34,304 Pro Rata | Location: Various locations | Closing Date: 2022-05-27

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