Why join the University of Newcastle

Our vision to become a world-leading university for our regions will take passion and perseverance. Our regions are important to us. We were literally built, brick-by-brick, by our community more than fifty years ago. And our community - our students - remain at the heart of every decision we make. Collaboration is in our DNA. It’s one of the reasons we’re the number one university in the world for partnering for a sustainable future, and number one in Australia for industry collaboration.

No.1 ? in the world for Partnering for a Sustainable Future
No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration
Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
WGEA ? Employer of Choice for Gender Equity, five years in a row
5-star ? maximum rating for social equity

Current vacancies

We have a range of academic and professional roles available in diverse fields across the institution.

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One of the top 200 universities in the world with 95% of our research at or above world standard, we are also grounded by the needs of our communities and are proud of our five-star rating for Social Equity.

We are a community of high achieving collaborators who haven’t lost touch with their roots.

Authentic. Tenacious. Ambitious. Thoughtful.

Commitment to Indigenous

Commitment to Indigenous

We are proud to be a sector leader in Indigenous employment, education, and research. We prioritise the embedding of Indigenous knowledge across the University to nurture an awareness of issues and a strong commitment to social justice.

Our stories

Diverse and inclusive workplace

Diverse and inclusive workplace

Equity is in our DNA. We know that embedding equity, diversity and inclusion as the guiding principles in all we do helps us to live and achieve our other values of excellence, engagement and sustainability.

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Strategic Plan 2020-2025

We are a University of our regions and for our regions. The spirit of looking to the future to imagine and then realise possibilities is at the essence of our five-year strategic plan.

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Benefits at a glance

Benefits at a glance

We work hard to make sure our staff feel valued and valuable. We offer a range of benefits and employment conditions that help you perform at your best, balance your commitments and stay healthy.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.