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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.

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 now. 

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LGBTIQ+ Employer of Choice

We're proud to be recognised as a gold employer of choice for the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Find out more about our work on diversity and inclusion.  


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

Research with impact

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s top 50 research universities. Our researchers are finding solutions to the world’s most pressing issues by changing the way they look at them.

See how we're unlearning the world's greatest challenges

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. Our many support networks ensure that those from all backgrounds and ways of life are supported, and you will be 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 build strategic global partnerships that change lives through high-impact collaboration –leadership in research, teaching and international experiences. You’ll work with eminent academics, the latest technology and leading researchers to turn your personal focus into significant outward impact.

Forge international partnerships

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander careers

Join our workplace community

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment is a key focus for our University. We support our professional and academic staff to realise their career ambitions and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to consider a career with us.

Careers for people with disability

Join our empowering and inclusive community

The University recognises that diversity of talent provides diversity of experience. We aspire to be an employer of choice for people with disability and draw upon their diverse talents.


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Australian Network on Disability Gold Member

Diversity Council Australia

Australian Workplace Equality Index Silver Award

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Project F Certified

Academic Letter of Recommendation

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