Careers at Deakin

Unlock your potential

Do you want to join a progressive and inclusive university with plenty of room to grow a rewarding career? Deakin is a connected community that gives you the opportunity to unlock the potential in yourself and others, so that collectively we can make a difference.

Join the team at Deakin

Deakin is known globally for its excellence in research, teaching and its goal of nurturing the personal development and wellbeing of its staff and students. If you’re interested in a fresh and exciting challenge, why not join the team at Deakin? Our jobs portal is regularly updated with new opportunities – whether you’re interested in academic, professional or casual roles.

Current jobs at Deakin

Internal jobs (current staff only)

Jobs for Deakin graduates

Employ Deakin graduates

Find the role for you

  1. Browse the list of jobs or use the search function to refine your results. Find out all the details of vacant roles, including the position descriptions and key selection criteria (if required for the application).

  2. Register for an account, which allows you to save the positions you're interested in as well as sign up for alerts on jobs that match your skills and experience. Save applications as you work through them and track the progress of any existing applications.

  3. Submit your application. Instructions can be found on our how to apply page.

How to apply

Found the perfect role for you at Deakin? Your job application is an opportunity to demonstrate that you have the relevant skills and attributes to do the job. Check out our tips on how to create a tailored resume and cover letter, and clearly address the selection criteria for the role, as well as how to apply.

Find out more about applying to work at Deakin

Why work at Deakin

Deakin offers a variety of benefits that ensure a positive balance between work and your personal life, and the opportunity to develop your career through advanced learning opportunities. We also have flexible work arrangements, salary packaging options and various leave plans to suit your needs.

Learn more about the benefits of working at Deakin

Why our staff love working at Deakin

Innovative, progressive, inclusive and flexible are just some of the ways our staff describe Deakin.

Relocating for a role at Deakin

Are you relocating from interstate or overseas to join Deakin? We’ve put together some useful information to help smooth your relocation. You may also be eligible for financial relocation support.

Find out more about relocation support

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment

At Deakin we recognise the unique cultural competencies required to be an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educator for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal academic and professional staff members and take these into account in staff selection and promotion. Culturally inclusive recruitment acknowledges cultural diversity with the aim of enabling applicants to show their expertise.

Learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment at Deakin

Contact the Human Resources Division

For more information on careers at Deakin, please contact us.
+61 3 9246 8139

Email the Human Resources Division

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