With a good work-life balance, flexible work timings, the opportunity to work with some of the brightest students and collegaues you may ever come across - Lancaster Univesrity is a great place to work if youre looking for a university job. Especially those with a research oriented mind, will find the research facilites to be amongst the best in the country.
Some of the infrastructure is showing its age. The pay isnt the greatest in the industry.
Very good research wings across departments and great work atmosphere featuring a casual and educative staff.
Lancaster University is approaching its 50th anniversary with a world-class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching, scholarship and research. Ranked as a Top 10 UK university and in the Top 125 universities in the world, Lancaster continues to sustain its reputation for teaching and research excellence both nationally and internationally. Key Facts: * Lancaster University is in the top band of UK Universities with a high proportion of its research rated as ‘world leading’ in the latest Research Assessment Exercise published in 2008. Overall, 92% of research at Lancaster is recognised as being of an international standard and all units of assessment included world leading research. * Thirteen departments are in the Top 20 of UK institutions for their individual disciplines. This equates to 73% of staff. * Lancaster is ranked joint 15th out of 147 UK institutions for the amount of research judged to be of world leading importance. * We have over 12,000 students across one of the safest campuses in the UK. * More than £350m has been invested into the campus since 2002. We opened a £10m centre for the Creative Arts in 2010. * Lancaster is a member of the 1994 group of research led universities. The Times Good University Guide has placed 1994 Group universities top in six regions of the UK with Lancaster being the most highly rated in the NW.