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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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