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Work here

Thank you for your interest in working at the University of Central Lancashire. We’re the largest university in Lancashire and the third largest in the North West. We have a colleague and student community approaching 38,000.

As a multi-campus institution, our main campus is based in Preston, with others located in Burnley (East Lancashire), Westlakes (West Cumbria) and Cyprus. We seek to be diverse and inclusive, supporting individuals and groups to fulfil their potential. Read more about our Equality Colleague Networks and our statement on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion​.

For more details about any of our jobs or to find out more about working here, email us: PeopleTeam@uclan.ac.uk

You'll be joining a global institution

With colleagues representing over 120 countries across the world.

We offer a wide range of roles

With professions ranging from academic and research to finance, admin and catering.

You’ll be part of a welcoming, inclusive campus environment

Find out more about life at our university

A world of opportunities

Whilst international in reach and outlook, we proudly retain our roots in the city of Preston and the region. We are committed to providing a rewarding working experience; in which all employees are valued, respected and provided with excellent support throughout their career.

Whatever you are looking to do, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities. From academic and research roles in a multitude of disciplines, to management and support roles in areas such as HR, finance, marketing, security, cleaning, catering, etc.

We are passionate about our people. We invest in our employees, inspiring creativity and new ideas that transform the future of education and research. We'd love you to join our community.

"I am eternally grateful to this institution for what it has provided for myself and my family over many years and hope that in some small way I have been able to give something back during my time here."

Paul Critchley, colleague

An inclusive campus community

Here at the University, we are proud of our diverse, inclusive, and cohesive campus community. We are passionate about breaking down barriers and committed to providing an inclusive environment where everyone feels respected, valued, and that they belong.

Lancashire Skills Pledge

We are a Lancashire Skills Pledge member

We are playing our part as a key Lancashire employer to boost the regional workforce by investing in our own colleagues and encouraging opportunities for all. Find out more on the Lancashire Skills Pledge website.

Lancashire Skills Pledge website