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Careers at Sydney

Be part of something bigger

Our vibrant team of people are global leaders for good through their research and contribution to our community. Join us as we embark on the next stage in the dynamic life of the University of Sydney.

Leadership for good starts here

We offer flexible employment arrangements so you can maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We encourage innovation and excellence across the board. Every employee has the opportunity to participate in a performance development program that aligns with our core values.

We’ve created an inspiring working environment and are always looking for people who can both contribute and benefit from it.

So if you are passionate about what you do, and interested in what we do, search our current roles, or sign up for job alerts now.

5 reasons to work at the University of Sydney


Be part of something bigger

We are educators, researchers and scholars who create knowledge that benefits the community and the region. We work together to educate Australia’s future leaders. Join us to take up the challenge and be part of something bigger. Make an impact in your field where your role matters - and you have the chance to work with some of the brightest thinkers in the world.

Read how our leaders have improved lives

Join Australia’s first university

We combine a historical tradition of leadership with outstanding innovation in education and research. With a proud past and a pioneering vision, our talented experts and creative thinkers are building the future. Work alongside our team’s agile minds to develop your abilities and flourish in your career.

Help us shape the future

Challenge traditional ways of thinking

We believe that world-class research occurs where disciplines meet and complement each other. Our research teams are cross-institutional, so you will be at the forefront of global issues, seeking solutions by drawing on your colleagues’ knowledge and applying your own disciplinary expertise.

See how we’ve been doing some unlearning of our own

Diverse and welcoming community

At the University of Sydney, you're a part of a community where your individuality is valued. We promote whole-life balance with flexible working hours, various types of leave, and chances to grow yourself personally as well as professionally. Career mentorship and development is an important aspect of being a member of staff, as we encourage professional growth from day one and throughout your career. Our many support networks ensure that those from all backgrounds and ways of life are supported, and you will be warmly welcomed into our inclusive culture.

Find out what makes our culture supportive

Work in an exciting region

As a university in a pivotal region of the world, we are strategically situated to encourage international partnerships and global connections. We pride ourselves on promoting high-quality education and groundbreaking research that not only contributes to our local communities, but extends to tackling global problems. You’ll work with eminent academics, cutting-edge technology and leading researchers to turn your personal focus into significant outward impact.

Forge international partnerships


Recruitment team

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