Jobs at UCLan

Discover our latest job vacancies at the University of Central Lancashire and take that next step in your career journey.

Working together to transform lives

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Join us

Joining the University of Central Lancashire means being part of a thriving community of talent, united in a commitment to transform the lives of our students and the communities we serve. 

Our vacancies

Whatever you are looking to do, we offer a range of career opportunities. From academic and research roles, to management and support roles in areas such as HR, finance, marketing, security, cleaning and catering. Take a look at our vacancies and find your next career step.

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  • Top 7% in the world

    We are in the top 7% of universities in the world. According to the Center for World University Rankings 2024.
  • 3rd largest in the North West

    We are the third largest university in the North West. We're also Lancashire’s largest provider of graduate-level qualifications.
  • 35,000 students

    Our thriving community of students from over 100 countries come here to learn from staff who are experts in their fields. Here they can achieve their potential and make friends for life.
  • 3,000+ staff

    From our senior leadership team to our academics and Professional Services staff, we take pride in transforming the lives of our students.

We deliver excellent teaching and learning and an unrivalled student experience. World-leading research takes place across our campuses in Preston, Burnley, Blackburn, Westlakes and Cyprus.

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Meet our colleagues

Without a doubt, my experience at UCLan as a student and later as staff has made me more employable and given me back my confidence and self-belief.
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Suely Ludgero-Newlove (She/Her)
EDI Staff Development and Inclusive Culture Officer
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Contact our People Team

If you'd like more details about any of our jobs  or to find out more about working here, get in touch with our People Team and email

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Our commitment

Information for ad-hoc workers

There are a range of paid ad-hoc working opportunities with us, for example you could work as a Student Ambassador, Guest Lecturer or Invigilator.


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