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Working at Durham University - who are we looking for?

Working at Durham University - who are we looking for?

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Ever dreamed of making a difference? Professor Antony Long (Provost) and Professor Emma Flynn (Associate Provost) discuss Durham University's academic recruitment strategy.

We are a community of colleagues with a passion for excellence in everything we do. Whichever one of our friendly and enthusiastic academic departments you join, you will experience a real sense of camaraderie within a supportive environment.

You will find many career-defining opportunities, including the chance to work alongside internationally renowned academics and scholars – people who are committed to making a difference to people’s lives, and changing the shape of the world for the next generation.

At the heart of our recruitment, we want to attract and secure the very best people from across the world. The scope of our departments means that we have opportunities across a wide range of disciplines and specialities. In addition, our defined career pathways provide a clear progression route to success for all of our colleagues.

If you are interested in applying for a role at Durham, you will find information here about the University, the area and moving yourself and your family to Durham. If you need to know anything else, please get in touch.

We look forward to your application!


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Department:
Title Department Salary
Teaching Fellow in Synthetic/Spectroscopic Measurement Chemistry (Fixed-term; teaching-only) Department Of Chemistry Grade 7 (£33,199)
Assistant Professor in Chemistry (CHEM19-55) Department Of Chemistry Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Computer Science (COMP19-57) Department Of Computer Science Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science (COMP19-56) Department Of Computer Science Grade 7/8/9 (£33,199 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (ENGL19-56) Department Of English Studies Grade7/8 (33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor in Modern British History (HIST19-56) Department Of History Grade 7 / 8, (£33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor in the History of Science and/or Technology (HIST19-55) Department Of History Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Professor in Modern British History (HIST19-58) Department Of History Grade 10, Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £63,464 and going considerably higher based on experience)
Assistant Professor in East Asian History (Early Modern or Modern)(HIST18-3) Department Of History Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Professor in the History of Visual Culture (HIST19-59) Department Of History Grade 10, Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £63,464 per annum and going considerably higher based on experience)
Assistant Professor in Particle Physics Phenomenology (PHYS18-10) Department Of Physics Grade 7/8 - £33,199 - £48,676
Assistant Professor in Quantum Light & Matter (PHYS19-57) Department Of Physics Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor in Soft Condensed Matter Physics (PHYS19-58) Department Of Physics Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor in Observational Astronomy (PHYS19-56) Department Of Physics Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Postdoctoral Research Associate Department Of Physics Grade 7 (£33,199 - £39,609)
Post Doctoral Research Associate Department Of Physics Grade 7 (£33,199 - £39,609)
Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Development of Operational Research Applications for Quantum Computing Department Of Physics Grade 7 (£33,199 - £39,609)
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Atomic and Molecular Physics Maternity Cover Department Of Physics Grade 7 (£33,199)
Assistant Professor in Quantitative Psychology (PSYC18-10) Department Of Psychology Grade 7/8 (£33,199 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor in Sociology Department Of Sociology Grade 7/8 £33,199 - £48,676
Assistant/Associate Professor (Teaching) in Sociology Department Of Sociology Grade 7/8/9 £33,199 - £58,089 (depending on experience)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) Durham Centre For Academic Development Grade 7, £33,199 - £39,609 per annum
Associate Professor In Public Law And Human Rights (Law18-1) Durham Law School Grade 9 (£51,630 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor In Biolaw (LAW19-59) Durham Law School Grade 8 (£40,793 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor In Commercial And Corporate Law (LAW18-10) Durham Law School Grade 8 (£40,793 - £48,676)
Assistant Professor In Public Law And Human Rights (Law19-53) Durham Law School Grade 8 (£40,793 - £48,676)
Associate Professor In Biolaw (LAW19-52) Durham Law School Grade 9 (£51,630 - £58,089)
Associate Professor In Commercial And Corporate (LAW19-65) Durham Law School Grade 9 (£51,630 - £58,089)
Professor In Public Law And Human Rights (LAW19-66) Durham Law School Grade 10 Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £63,464 and going considerably higher based on experience)
Professor Of Chinese Law (Law19-64) Durham Law School Grade 10 Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £63,464 and going considerably higher based on experience)
Assistant/ Associate Professor In Eu Law (LAW19-63) Durham Law School Grade 8/9 (£40,793- £58,089)
Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship (DUBS18-8) Durham University Business School Grade 7 - 8 £33,199 - £48,676
Assistant Professor in Technology, Operations and Innovation Durham University Business School Grade 7 - 8 £33,199 - £48,676
Associate Professor (Teaching) in Marketing (DUBS18-62) Durham University Business School Grade 9 £51,630 - £58,089
Associate Professor (Teaching) in Technology, and Operations Management (Business Analytics) (DUBS18-4) Durham University Business School Grade 9 £51,630 - £58,089
Assistant Professor (Teaching) English and Pedagogy ITE/Associate Professor (Teaching) in English and Pedagogy ITE School Of Education Grade 7/8/9/ (£33,199 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) Humanities and Geography ITE / Associate Professor (Teaching) Humanities and Geography ITE School Of Education Grade 7/8/9 (£33,199 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) Maths and Pedagogy ITE/Associate Professor (Teaching) in Maths and Pedagogy ITE School Of Education Grade 7/8/9 (£33,199 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) Quality Assurance / Quality Enhancement Lead Practitioner / Associate Professor (Teaching) Quality Assurance / Quality Enhancement Lead Practitioner School Of Education Grade 7/8/9 (£33,199 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) Science and Pedagogy ITE/Associate Professor (Teaching) in Science and Pedagogy ITE School Of Education Grade 7/8/9 (£33,199 - £58,089)
Assistant Professor in Education/Associate Professor in Education School Of Education Grade 7/8/9 (£33,199 - £58,089)
Professor in Education School Of Education Grade 10 Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £63,464 and going considerably higher based on experience)
Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Italian (MLAC19-54) School of Modern Languages and Cultures Grade 7 (£33,199 - £39,609)