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Whether you work in our research-led community of international academics or our team of talented professional services staff - Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work.


Are you looking to join a leading UK university?

Whether you work in our research-led community of international academics or our team of talented professional services staff - Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work.  We employ over 6,000 staff from over 100 countries, including more than 1,100 academic and research staff, and a full range of support and administration staff.

The UK's European university

With study centres across Europe and strong European links in teaching and research, the University of Kent is ideally positioned to serve as a European gateway to the wider world. Within our international community, we attract a high percentage of European students and staff who help to create an atmosphere of cultural exchange.

Following the result of the referendum on the UK's membership in the EU, we remain committed to supporting all affected students and staff and continue to be distinctively European. We all benefit from the strength of our international community and continue to encourage and welcome applications from across Europe and around the world in all areas of the University.

Europe is part of our DNA - this will not change. 



Space for Passion, Room to Grow

We have always maintained a focus on academic excellence, professional values and a collaborative style of working. We are committed to the power of education and research, and continue to attract people who value the opportunity to advance within a supportive and inspirational environment. Our people are passionate, ambitious, forward thinking, and creative.

Our core values support a culture offering space for passion in an innovative and creative environment, and room to grow by combining the best academic traditions and development opportunities with a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity.

For more information about our University, please take a look at Essential Kent 2018

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Last Updated: 14/12/2018