Join Our Team

The success of our school depends on the success of our people. We strive to create a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment in which all can be their best. Here you can find out more about the academic and professional services roles in the school and how you can apply to join us.


From time-to-time vacancies arise for either:

  • Externally funded research positions on our Research focussed career pathway
  • Roles through our Teaching and Scholarship academic pathway
  • Professional Services posts

You can view vacant positions and make applications at the University jobs portal by clicking the vacancies link above.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for our students and staff. We have achieved Juno Practitioner status and an Athena Swan Bronze Award in recognition of our efforts to support equal opportunities. We operate a code of conduct, to which all staff are asked to sign up to. Find out more about our EDI work by visiting the link above.

How We Support Our Academic Staff

The School of Physics is dedicated to supporting our team of academic staff in their career development. We want to assist our researchers by pointing them in the directon of the resources available in terms of funding, support and training.

Living and Working Here

We strive to provide a positive, flexible working environment that supports you and your career development. The panel to the right of this page provides information on University employment policies and support. We also offer a range of staff benefits. If you're relocating to take a job with us, the University offers relocation support to help make your move to Bristol as easy as possible: click here for information on relocation support.

The City of Bristol is a vibrant, cosmopolitan and friendly place to live with plenty to offer in terms of culture, history, night-life, architecture and sport. It also has ready access to some of Britain's most scenic countryside. 

Work-life Balance

We encourage staff to consider whether a flexible working arrangement may enable them to improve their work-life balance or allow them to care for a child or relative. We already have a wide range of arrangements in place, including compressed hours, fractional appointments and working from home arrangements. For more information on University employment policies and support, visit the link above.

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