In the ORC we have over 100 academic and researcher staff, 80 postgraduate students and 15 administrative staff who support the research we undertake.
We have access to over 65 research laboratories and the state of the art Zepler cleanrooms, the latter being among the most advanced academic cleanrooms in Europe. These facilities are supported by over 40 technical and infrastructure support staff all with extensive and highly knowledgeable skills.
We have very strong links with local, national and international industries, and collaborate with numerous university groups as well as other departments within the University of Southampton. Colleagues are also encouraged to pursue industrial links and entrepreneurial activity. The ORC has produced many highly-successful spin-offs creating impact and contributing not only to scientific progress, but the wider economic success of the local economy.
We are a top 100 global university (QS World University Rankings, 2022) and a founding member of the Russell Group, with over 150 years of history. Home to over 19,000 students from more than 130 countries, and around 6,000 members of staff, we are proud of our diverse, vibrant and welcoming community.
Our innovative thinking and pioneering research is making an impact on a global scale; we are finding solutions for some of the biggest challenges which our planet is facing. This is the place where fibre-optic research is creating a faster, smarter internet; where the immune system is leading the fight against cancer; where expertise is tackling the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance; and where resources are being secured for the world’s growing populations.
This is the place to explore your staff life beyond work. Discover more about where you’ll live, our beautiful campuses, our social life, and all the things you can do when you join our friendly, international community.
Cycle routes and Unilink buses make it easy to get around town.
Our city is filled with parks and waterside walks. You’ll work and relax among the trees and gardens on our campuses.
Our south coast location makes us one of the warmest and sunniest places to live in the UK.
We truly are international, our colleagues from around the world work together to create a positive global impact.
The University of Southampton is an exceptional place to work; its people achieve remarkable things. Shape our success. Join our remarkable community.