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Birkbeck, University of London

Academic Opportunities

As part of Birkbeck’s exciting strategic plans under our Vice Chancellor, Sally Wheeler, we are pleased to share the following recruitment opportunities in 2024.

We are seeking to make five academic appointments. These roles will be instrumental to our growth and development in the years to come, and will help us to continue to thrive as one of the world’s leading universities.

Three of these roles are within the Faculty of Science. The Faculty of Science at Birkbeck, University of London, houses state-of-the-art facilities which support world-leading research and provide a stimulating learning experience. The faculty offers a range of innovative in-person, hybrid and online courses, delivered by leading academics and researchers from our three schools: Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Psychological Sciences.

Two of the roles are within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers an invigorating and enriching educational experience, built upon our international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Our vibrant student community is taught by internationally renowned researchers doing applied research, with an exciting range of expertise from our four schools: Creative Arts, Culture and Communication, Historical Studies, Social Sciences and Birkbeck Centre for Counselling.

General enquiries about the positions can be made to the named contact for the role listed.

Birkbeck, University of London, is a unique institution. Founded in 1823, we are known for world-class research and learning opportunities designed to fit around our students' busy lives.

Historically, our unique teaching model has attracted an extremely diverse population of both part-time and full-time students, with over 100 different countries represented within our learning community and, as part of the University of London, we make the very best higher education accessible to all.

Birkbeck offers competitive salaries and pension schemes, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the Higher Education sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

If you would like to know more about the roles, please visit www.birkbeck.ac.uk/jobs.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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