Our offer to you

This is a chance to build a research portfolio in your vision, backed by an extensive support network across the University

A strong academic environment

We’re offering you a strong academic environment with the freedom to pursue the research you care about – a research culture that gives you every opportunity to thrive.

You get the security of our investment in you as well as ongoing support to nurture your skills as a global leader.

Working at Manchester Met
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Everything is accessible in Manchester, both socially and in terms of access to world-leading experts, and collaborations with other universities, industry and local government. It’s a place where sport and health research can make a big impact.

Dr Gladys Pearson

Your research package includes


Attractive salary


Annual performance-based salary review


Help with relocating to the area, if necessary


Excellent annual leave plus bank holidays and discretionary Christmas closure


Leadership development programmes


Support for your PG Cert or Principal Fellow of Advance HE


Generous defined-benefit pension including life cover


Private health insurance

Hear what our professors value about working at Manchester Metropolitan

“Wherever you are, someone recognises you and values your contribution, so you will feel rewarded.”

Professor Liangxiu Han

“It’s exciting to see our work making real impact in the world.”

Professor Bamidele Adebisi

“Manchester Met is the sort of university where people want to drive the research agenda forward, and that’s an exciting place to be.”

Professor Nicola Ingram

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-focussed professor, we’d still love to hear from you.