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Applications for these roles have now closed, however, if you need to contact us please telephone 0161 247 1505 or email

We are one of the UK’s largest and most popular universities. We have transformed our estate and research infrastructure with a £350 million investment in our award-winning campuses.

In 2013, we instigated a wide-ranging, independent review of our research and knowledge exchange outputs and strengths. This demonstrated that in terms of output and impact, we have significant depth and breadth in our research excellence.

A key strategic aim is to be among the UK’s leading research universities by 2020. Our Governors have approved an innovative and ambitious research strategy, with a bold statement of our commitment to, and future investment in research excellence. In support of this strategic aim, we are investing in our research capabilities and capacity across all our faculties.

We are inviting applications from world-class researchers to join us as Professors within our rapidly-developing research community. We will provide investment, support and access to world-class facilities to help you develop your research impact, profile and career, and help us create our future.

Malcolm Press Thumbnail 2Professor Malcolm Press
Manchester Metropolitan University