Research job vacancies

Who we are looking for

If you are committed to finding inspiring and sustainable solutions to fundamental social, economic and environmental problems, then University of Hertfordshire is the right place for your research.

Climate change, energy, engineering, healthcare, science and technology are just some areas where we are breaking new ground for the benefit of people in the UK and across the globe.

We offer a research culture which is defined by a strong spirit of enquiry, innovation and enterprise. Research also feeds into teaching and learning to enrich our students' experience.

Where you will work

You will be part of our vibrant research community working across one or more of our research themes. Find out more about what we do and get a better idea of where you could conduct your new research...

Research themes

Food research


Our research applies science and technology, and social and cultural investigation to food consumption and production, forging cross disciplinary collaborations...

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Global Economy research

Global Economy

Our research addresses issues in the Global Economy including, innovation, development, and economic growth, with an emphasis on inclusive, sustainable processe...

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Health and Wellbeing research

Health and Wellbeing

Poor health impacts on the quality of life of those directly affected as patients but also on families, health systems and societies. Achieving and maintaining ...

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Heritage, Cultures and Communities research

Heritage, Cultures and Communities

This theme spans a wide range of research that explores our cultural history and heritage and the ways in which contemporary communities create identity and soc...

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Information and Security research

Information and Security

Information is vital to innovation in a rapidly changing world. With the advancement of information and communication technologies, an ever-increasing large vol...

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Space research


Our researchers work in diverse areas of Astrophysics, Atmospheric Physics and Mathematics, including both pure and applied research...

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