Why use jobs.ac.uk?

From academic jobs, teaching jobs and research jobs, to managerial and support roles, we advertise job vacancies for over 7,100 organisations worldwide including universities, research institutions, colleges, charities and commercial organisations – so you will be in good company.

With over 1.5 million unique users per month worldwide from over 225 regions and a trusted recruitment heritage of over 15 years, we offer the largest, best-established jobs board to advertise your jobs, promote your employer brand and attract the best talent from across the globe.

Here are more reasons why we’re the leading jobs board for academic, science, research and related careers:

More Jobseekers from More Countries

unique users per month
(ABC Audited January 2015)
page views per month
PhD qualified jobseekers
Jobs by Email subscribers
job searches daily worldwide

More Effective for More Employers

Over ten times more effective than other media

An independent survey analysing HR data from 8 UK universities proved that jobs.ac.uk was over ten times more effective than other media combined for recruiting academic and research posts.

Trusted by thousands of employers worldwide

Over 7,100 organisations including over 875 universities advertise on jobs.ac.uk.

Account managed service

Every advertiser receives a dedicated customer care team to support all aspects of their recruitment advertising and campaign planning.

Incredible value

No other jobs board delivers a higher return on your recruitment investment – in jobseeker traffic, advert responses and brand recognition.

Products and Prices

Where Do Our Jobseekers Come from?

Hover over the map on the left to view our unique users by region

Our Global Connections

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Find our more about our jobseekers by viewing independent demographic data from NORAS - the worlds largest piece of online recruitment research.

How We Attract Jobseekers to Our Vacancies

We're committed to building our brand, growing our audience worldwide and driving the most relevant jobseekers to your vacancies. Here are just some of the ways we have been busy attracting jobseekers to jobs.ac.uk:

Advertising, PR
& events

We target active and passive jobseekers worldwide through advertising and PR campaigns in select media, social media and by sponsoring key conferences across the globe.

The jobs.ac.uk brand

With over 15 years experience, international partnerships and an established market-leading brand, jobs.ac.uk is known globally and benefits from high levels of direct traffic from jobseekers.

Search marketing

We rank highly on Google for top search terms including ‘university jobs’, ‘academic jobs’, ‘research jobs’ and ‘science jobs’ and also invest heavily in Google Pay-Per-Click campaigns – driving more traffic to your adverts!

Social media

We have an active presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ and engage jobseekers daily with news, jobs and careers advice.

Mobile app for jobseekers

We're currently updating our mobile app to be compatible with the latest IOS updates and will let you know once it is ready. The app will enable you to search and share jobs on the go.