Become our next professor

Be supported. Feel valued. Drive your research impact.

Join a university where 91% of our research impact is world leading or internationally excellent*, that’s consistently in the top five for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, and where research improves lives.

As a talented and driven academic, you’ll play a leading part in our collaborative, multidisciplinary and supportive working environment, and help lead our advances as a global research and education institution.

Explore our research opportunities

91% of our research impact is rated
“world leading” or “internationally excellent”

(*REF 2021)

“If you want to do research that makes a difference, that’s impactful, that makes the world a better and more sustainable place… this is the university for you.”
Professor Malcolm Press CBE, Vice-Chancellor

“This is a ‘can-do’ place for academics. We choose people who bring new thinking and new ways of working to help solve the grand challenges that society faces.”

Professor Tim Cable
Director of the Institute of Sport

Make a difference

You will join a leadership community to support Manchester Metropolitan’s long-term research strategy, enriching students’ lives while having a positive effect on our world.

Browse this site for more details on what this opportunity could mean for you, what it’s like to work at Manchester Metropolitan, and why this city is such a great place to be.

Discover our offer to you

Explore our research areas

Take a look at some of the areas of world-changing research that we’re looking to grow. And even if you specialise in another area of expertise or you’re an education-focused professor, we’d still love to hear from you.

City of Manchester

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