Northumbria University

United Kingdom

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.

Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.

Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes.  Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.

We have a campus in London as well as Newcastle, and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries...

 

Northumbria University Staff

Our students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject. Our courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Our staff's talent is also recognised by others.  Northumbria is now rated in the top 20 in the UK in eleven subjects, and in the top five in three subjects, by the Complete University Guide 2015.

Between 2008 and 2014 we doubled the number of our academic staff submitted for research assessment. We encourage early-career researchers and have a distinctive appeal based on academic excellence, entrepreneurialism and innovation. Our academics balance teaching, research and working with external organisations.

Our professional staff ensure the smooth delivery of the University’s activities. Their work contributes to an outstanding student experience, supports research and underpins successful partnerships and collaborative working with external organisations.

 

Work for Northumbria University

When you join us at Northumbria University, you will become part of an organisation that creates and applies knowledge that transforms lives and makes a powerful cultural and economic impact.

Don't believe us? Then just consider that this is the University that boasts the current senior vice-president of design at Apple and lead designer behind both the iPhone and the iPad among its alumni - two of the most revolutionary consumer products of the last decade.

Other universities might make such a boast and sit back and relax. Not Northumbria. Our researchers are helping advance our understanding of the world around us through partnerships with the European Space Agency, CERN and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and working as part of the British Antarctic Survey to identify undiscovered new forms of life in one of the most remote places on the planet. We've even developed a formula for making the perfect cup of tea!

At Northumbria University, we want our students to learn from the best, to enjoy every minute of their journey with us, and to have a career with an edge. We want to transform lives, and make a powerful cultural and economic impact to communities and beyond. We want people to join us who share our vision and goals.

A career with Northumbria offers you the opportunity to make a difference. Whether you are an inspirational academic delivering excellent teaching and research or are a first class professional ensuring the smooth delivery of the University’s activities, your work contributes to an outstanding student experience and underpins successful partnerships and collaborative working with external organisations.

Seeing the difference you’ll make will be rewarding. We are proud of our excellent academic reputation, of our top 10 graduate employment record and of our outstanding campus and sports facilities. We are ambitious and we know that with the help of great people we’ll continue to thrive.

With our vibrant and friendly atmosphere on campus we’ll make you feel right at home. Our multi-national community of 33,000 students and 3000 staff from over 136 countries will warmly welcome you, and will provide a dynamic and innovative environment for you to flourish and succeed.

 

 


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United Kingdom


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£35,844 - £51,034

05 May 2020
03 Jun 2020

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cit...

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United Kingdom


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£35,844 - £51,034

18 May 2020
14 Jun 2020

Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University is one of few business schools worldwide that have double AACSB accreditation for both Business and Accounting. We have an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. Northumbria's improvem...

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United Kingdom


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Full time


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£35,844 - £40,322

27 May 2020
21 Jun 2020

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow in Construction Informatics to contribute to a collaborative H2020 funded project involving 17 leading research and industry partners from across the EC. The project will develop and test an augmented intelligence framework and technologies for deep ene...

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United Kingdom


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Full time


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£28,553 - £34,702

27 May 2020
27 Jun 2020

Applications are invited to join an established research team for a fixed term period of 19 months (with possibility of extension) inorder to deliver a funded project aiming to understand the effects of social structure on the health of the UK Veterans Population. The successful applicant will work ...

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United Kingdom


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Full time


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£35,844 - £51,034

29 May 2020
28 Jun 2020

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation within Operating Department practice. We are seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to join our successful and highly committed team of academic staff who can contribute to the Department of...

Key staff:

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive - Professor Andrew Wathey CBE

Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Professor Peter Francis

Finance Director - Simon Newitt

 

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Awards:

Northumbria is now rated in the top 20 in the UK in eleven subjects, and in the top five in three subjects, by the Complete University Guide 2015.