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COMMUNITY. OPPORTUNITY. INNOVATION.

At Queen’s, our people are at the centre of everything we do.

As a Queen’s employee, you’ll be part of a supportive, collaborative community that has ambitions to shape a better world through our teaching, research and influence.

QUEEN'S AT A GLANCE

 
4,000 STAFF
 
24,000 STUDENTS
 
TOP GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
 
200,000 ALUMNI ACROSS THE WORLD
 
AN EXTENSIVE NETWORK OF RESEARCH CENTRES AND INSTITUTES
 
200+ DEGREES
 
ICONIC CAMPUS IN CENTRAL BELFAST
 
8TH IN THE UK FOR RESEARCH INTENSITY (REF 2014)
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THE POTENTIAL IS LIMITLESS

We’ve been innovating since 1845.

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research intensive universities.

We know our success is down to our outstanding staff who share our commitment to excellence and our student-centred ethos.

Our support for the personal, professional and career development of our researchers has led to us retaining the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award.  
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QUEEN'S CAMPUS AND CULTURE

We understand the importance of investing in people, so you’ll receive great benefits and rewards and access to cutting-edge resources and to a community of over 4,000 staff and 24,000 students.

The leafy Queen’s Quarter, just a short walk from Belfast city centre, is perfectly laid out to help you maximise work-life balance, with a cinemaart gallerygym,  swimming pool and wellbeing spaces right on your doorstep.

Get some headspace in Botanic Gardens in your lunch break, which is next door to Queen's main campus buildings or taste the flavours of the world on Botanic Avenue. 

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS


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“My career has developed rapidly, and I have achieved a healthy work-life balance.” Professor Teresa McCormack
Head of School for Psychology
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A LEADER IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY

We are committed to providing a positive culture throughout the University that celebrates diversity and is welcoming and inclusive.

Staff networks include PRISM LGBT+ and iRise BAME and International staff.

We are one of only 18 UK universities to hold Athena Swan Silver status, an accolade that recognises our commitment to progressing gender equality. At Queen’s, you will find a working culture that supports and celebrates remarkable women and provides an opportunity for women to aspire to leadership roles.

We’re proud of the diversity of our staff, with over 80 countries represented in our multicultural, inclusive and vibrant campus community.

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BELFAST: WHERE AMBITION THRIVES

Thanks to a multimillion pound economic growth programme, there has never been a better time to live and work in Belfast.

At Queen’s, you’ll be working in a capital city with innovation at its heart; a mine of knowledge, investment and enterprise.  

As one of Northern Ireland’s biggest employers, we enable our staff to achieve by embracing change, applying new technology and investing in the advancement of knowledge.

Staff Cost of Living

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CAREER STORIES

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“I was initially encouraged to move to Queen’s because of the strong research that was already being carried out, as well as the state-of-the art lab facilities, which include virtual reality technology. Once at Queen’s, I was particularly impressed with the supportive environment for new lecturers, including mentorship from more senior academics.” Dr Ioana Latu
Lecturer
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“I moved to Queen’s from Belgium to join the strong group of researchers specialising in my area and because of the state-of-the art facilities and labs. I very much enjoy living in Northern Ireland. People here are very friendly, the city provides a variety of activities and cultural events, and areas of supreme natural beauty are only a short drive away. I find living and working here very rewarding.” Dr Mihalis Doumas
Lecturer
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“Queen’s is a fertile ground for research. The University’s investment, coupled with internal and external collaborations in my area have led to significant, high quality research outputs. As an academic, it is important to me that I can conduct excellent applied research in a supportive environment.” Dr Martin Dempster
Senior Lecturer

SHAPING A BETTER WORLD

At Queen's University we have a bold ambition to lead the way in the challenges we see ahead. Everyday we touch thousands of lives in our pursuit of excellence.

ANNUAL REPORT

Athena Swan
HR Excellence Award
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Award Winner best Lgbt Initiative
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Stonewell Diversity Champion