Jobs at Stirling

The essence of the University is its great people: its staff (1,800), students (18,000+) and alumni (100,000+) are helping to shape the world. In 2021, the University retained its five-star QS rating, awarded to world-class universities. With 140+ nationalities represented on campus, Stirling is a truly global university of distinction and an employer of choice. 

From nurturing local Stirling talent to supporting global experts in their fields, our people are our most valuable asset. At Stirling, we offer more than just a job. We offer rewarding and exciting careers, and we encourage ambition, reward excellence and foster innovation.

Work at Stirling and help us make a real difference to society.

Working with us

Find out more about the wide range of benefits you'll enjoy working at Stirling.

Why work at Stirling

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Current vacancies

The strength of Stirling is its people.

The strength of Stirling is its people. We value ability and aim to retain and attract talented individuals and assist them in realising their full potential. The level of engagement and enthusiasm shown by our students, staff and members of the global university community in developing this Plan, gives us the confidence that together we will achieve our future ambitions.

Eileen Schofield, Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary

International applicants

As a university with an international outlook we welcome applicants from around the world.

Equality and diversity

Find out how we're committed to equality of opportunity and diverse representation in our community.
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Five-star rating

for teaching, employability, internationalisation, research, facilities, programme strength, environmental impact

QS Stars University Ratings 2024

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infographic: World-leading


80% of research activity rated either world-leading or internationally excellent

REF 2021

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We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award.

Contact us

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