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Job opportunities

We are one of the top employers in the North West with a commitment to equality and diversity – more than 11,000 people work here in a wide range of different roles.

We have over 5,800 academic and research staff, but there are many other positions available, from management and professional jobs to research posts, technical jobs and more general positions in security, catering and maintenance.

World-leading minds

We want leading academics to join us and inspire brilliant minds to solve the world’s greatest challenges. 


Working at the University affords an unrivalled package of benefits, including generous annual leave allowance, a defined benefits pension scheme, subsidised car parking and tax relief on childcare. We are strongly committed to personal and career development and take the well-being of our staff very seriously.


Our awards

Athena SWAN Bronze AwardAthena SWAN

Athena SWAN is committed to the recruitment, retention and progression of women in STEMM academia. 


Stonewall logoStonewall

Stonewall works to achieve equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people.


Disability Two Ticks logoDisability Two Ticks

Two Ticks is committed to the recruitment, retention and career development of disabled people.


HR Excellence in Research

‌The HR Excellence in Research badge represents our commitment to fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures for research staff.