Careers at Falmouth University
There couldn't be a better time to work with us at Falmouth University. For more than a hundred years, we've been at the forefront of creativity and innovation. Building on that heritage, we're now harnessing the power of digital technology to ensure we're making an impact in the future economy.
We are passionate about ideas and innovation. Our approach is rooted in collaboration and transdisciplinary working, believing that only together can we deliver the bold thinking that will solve the most complex issues of our time.
Rethinking the shape of Higher Education
At Falmouth we're also rethinking the shape of Higher Education. We're supporting our students to do it for real, working in professional-standard facilities, in partnership with industry and with an entrepreneurial mind-set.
We're proud of our world-class learning, research and innovation environments. Whether you're seeking an academic, technical or professional services position at Falmouth, you'll be immersed in an inspiring, supportive community that will give you the platform you need to thrive.
Salary and bonuses
We offer competitive salaries with an annual incremental salary scheme. Exceptional performance is rewarded through non-contractual bonuses and our annual Staff Excellence Awards
We provide all new staff with a generous defined contribution pension scheme. It offers a flexible range of tiered matching contribution levels, with a 10% employer contribution on the standard level, and generous ill health and death in service benefits.
We offer all staff a minimum of 28 days annual leave each year in addition to 8 days bank holidays and paid closure days over the Christmas period.
Our University has an annual programme of internal training to support staff in their roles, as well as an extensive online library of professional resources to guide staff in their personal and professional development. Each member of staff has an annual personal Performance and Development Review.
"There’s always plenty of inspiration around you at Falmouth. You're surrounded by innovation and creativity on campus, and this makes it a very exciting and vibrant place to work."
Laurence Mesropians, Designer
We offer enhanced maternity and paternity pay for eligible staff. There are nursery facilities at both the Falmouth and Penryn Campuses with discounts for staff.
Wellbeing and support
Free and confidential counselling and support services are available to all staff.
Staff and students enjoy working in professional standard environments which include state-of-the-art studios, workshops, computer suites and our two libraries.
Discounted membership is available to staff for our sports centre on the Penryn campus. Our sports centre offers the latest fitness equipment, a free-weights area, a fitness studio and a variety of regular exercise classes.Explore our facilities
Living in Cornwall
Cornwall offers a lifestyle a little beyond the ordinary. Its stunning coastline, picturesque villages and unique community has inspired countless innovators throughout Cornwall's history – and will continue to inspire hundreds more.Find out more