Building our future together

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that places huge importance on social and civic responsibility, both within Bristol itself, nationally and internationally. As part of that, we’re passionate about being an incubator of talent and potential for the city and its diverse communities.

It means when you join us, you’ll have plenty of scope to contribute not just to the University and our students, but to the wider community of Bristol. And that’s not the only thing that makes this such a rewarding environment.

On top of a competitive salary, you can look forward to a range of other benefits:

  • Flexible working, with a full-time working week of 35 hours and a blended approach to on-campus time and home working
  • At grades J to M, a hybrid career average pension scheme – including defined benefit and investment builder components
  • At Grades A to I, a defined contribution pension scheme with a University contribution of up to 12.5%
  • Generous annual leave entitlement of up to 40 days (23-25 days, 8 closure days plus bank holidays)
  • Paid leave for public duties and volunteering
  • A career break scheme after 3 years of continuous service, for up to 12 months.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel season ticket loans
  • Generous maternity, adoption and surrogacy leave options
  • Care and dependent leave of up to 5 paid days annually for emergency or sudden unforeseen caring needs
  • The option for paid shared parental leave

We believe that the true fabric of an organisation can be seen in its people policies, so our benefits are designed to help you balance your career with life outside work. Work-life balance here is for everyone, regardless of pay grade, personal circumstances or working hours.

You can find out more at Work-life balance

Equality, diversity, inclusion and wellbeing

Equality, diversity and inclusion is intrinsic to all that we do here, and we’re committed to creating an environment where all staff can thrive. As a leading global institution, we want to attract highly talented individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We want to create and sustain a positive and mutually supportive working environment for our people, and to deliver an excellent teaching and learning experience for our students. Put simply, we want this to be a place where staff are equally valued and respected, and students are encouraged to thrive academically. To that end, we have a range of services, activities and initiatives designed to enhance the University of Bristol experience for everyone. For more information please visit: Wellbeing