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Welcome to the Durham University Vacancies Site

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting - Durham is a university like no other.

We believe that inspiring our people to do outstanding things at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world.


Durham University Vacancies

Vacancies at Durham University and our independent colleges.

Job Vacancies

Find and apply for jobs at Durham.
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Academic Opportunities

Academic opportunities at Durham.
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Casual and Flexible Engagements

Find and apply for casual or flexible work at Durham.
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St Chad's College

St Chad's is one of the oldest colleges in Durham, situated in one of its most stunning locations.
Exterior of St Chads College

St John's College

St John's College is one of the smallest colleges, renowned for its lively and welcoming atmosphere.
Exterior of St John's College

Get in Touch

If you encounter technical difficulties when using the online application form, we prefer you send enquiries by email. Please send your name along with a brief description of the problem you’re experiencing to

We will notify you of the status of your application at various points throughout the selection process, via automated emails from our e-recruitment system. Please check your spam/junk folder periodically to ensure you receive all emails.

Information if you have a disability

The University welcomes applications from disabled people. We are committed to ensuring fair treatment throughout the recruitment process. We will make adjustments to support the interview process wherever it is reasonable to do so and, where successful, adjustments will be made to support people within their role.

If you are unable to complete your application via our recruitment system, please get in touch with us at



Human Resources

Durham University

Rowan House

Mountjoy Centre

Stockton Road



Current Staff

For further information on internal policies and Recruitment processes please view our internal site.