Working at the University of Surrey

Job opportunities

Search on our dedicated jobs website for all our current opportunities or by category from the list below.

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Research and teaching

Working in one of our three faculties, you will find various opportunities from early career researchers through to chair appointments. We also actively recruit talented research and teaching fellows who can demonstrate the drive and commitment we require.

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Professional services

Our professional services departments provide an integral part of the University, including HR, marketing, finance and IT. Roles vary from administration to project officers, IT specialists as well as senior management opportunities.

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Operational services

Our estates and hospitality teams are vital in keeping the University looking beautiful and providing sustenance for those on campus. Vacancies can include chefs, cleaning assistants and skilled horticulturalists.

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Technical and experimental

Working as a vital support to our academic and research bodies, these vacancies include software engineers to laboratory technicians.

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Surrey Sports Park

Our state-of-the-art sporting venue will enable you to work with world-class sports facilities in roles including recreation assistant and specialist training roles.

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PhD studentships

Funded PhD studentship and scholarships across all our academic departments.

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Coming for an interview

We understand that interviews can be quite stressful, to make things easier on the day check out our tips below.

  1. Plan your journey
    Find out the best way to get here by train, air, bus or car, plus download a map of the campus. Find out more >

  2. Book your accommodation (if required)
    If you are travelling from overseas or a long distance, you may wish to stay locally before your interview. There are a limited amount of short-term rooms available at the University for visitors. Find out more >

  3. Find your documentation
    If you have been asked to, please ensure you bring your right to work documents to the interview with you as well as any qualification certificates relevant to the role.

Temporary opportunities


Are you a student looking for work to help fund your degree? Are you a graduate keen to develop your skills and increase employability? Or are you an experienced worker seeking a more flexible role in a different working environment? Whatever your situation, Unitemps can help find opportunities at the University of Surrey.