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


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £51,034

02 Jul 2020
17 Aug 2020

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Nursing. 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 Nursing, Midwifery and He...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £40,322

14 Jul 2020
16 Aug 2020

There is an immediate opening for a Research Fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, faculty of engineering and environment at Northumbria University. You will work with Dr Terence Liu and other colleagues in a national leading research lab, in multidisciplinary research...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £51,034

13 Jul 2020
24 Aug 2020

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Nursing. 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 Nursing, Midwifery and He...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £51,034

14 Jul 2020
30 Aug 2020

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences strives to be excellent in teaching, research and innovation in Nursing. 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 Nursing, Midwifery and He...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

Competitive

16 Jul 2020
30 Aug 2020

As Professor and Head of the Department of Social Sciences you will lead the development of research and education in three distinct subject areas: Criminology and Sociology; Policing; and Global Politics and International Development. You will be a research leader in one of those subject areas with...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£28,533 - £35,844

22 Jul 2020
20 Aug 2020

Applications are invited for a highly motivated and ambitious individual to join the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Northumbria University. Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for aca...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £40,322

24 Jul 2020
23 Aug 2020

The COGOV project recognises that European societies are facing a large number of ‘wicked’ and unruly problems and the public sector is caught in across-pressure between growing expectations from citizens and scarce public resources. In response to these twin challenges, this project aims to explore...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £40,322

29 Jul 2020
26 Aug 2020

Applications are invited for a 12-months postdoctoral research position in Mathematics. As a successful candidate, you will conduct research relevant to the development of an integrable systems approach to the study of complex systems using methods of nonlinear partial differential equations and sta...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

£35,844 - £40,322

29 Jul 2020
26 Aug 2020

This position is funded by a research project grant from The Leverhulme Trust and you will work primarily with Dr Antonio Moro (Principal Investigator). The ideal candidate will have expertise in mathematical modelling,methods for partial differential equations, and knowledge of statistical ...

Location:

United Kingdom


Position type:

Part time


Salary:

£28,553 - £34,702

30 Jul 2020
16 Aug 2020

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team as a part-time Senior Research Assistant (0.6 FTE). The post is based in the Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, part of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences . Working in collaboration with Dr Jane Greaves and ...

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.