Working for us

Working at IDS offers a unique and exciting opportunity. IDS is home to researchers, knowledge workers, support staff and about 200 students.

IDS has a community feel and a level of staff involvement that we are very proud of. With community days, lunch-time seminars, research days, annual reviews, a staff council and research and teaching forum, there are various spaces to share ideas and take part in IDS life. We also have a social side to life here that includes our canteen, common rooms, our own IDS Band and an annual pantomime.

We are situated on the University of Sussex campus at Falmer in the tranquil and beautiful setting of the South Downs.

Latest jobs at IDS

See the latest Jobs at IDS. Please note that we are unable to keep speculative CVs on file so do not send anything unless you are responding to a particular advertisement. Please do browse through any of the current jobs before deciding whether to apply.

In order to be fair and consistent to all applicants, we request that your application is made via the IDS Jobs websiteA completed application form is required for each appointment as the Appointing Committees will be different.

For non-European Union nationals

If you are a non-EU National then please refer to the UK Border Agency website for information regarding your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom. Please note that we are not able to fund interview expenses for anyone travelling from within the European Union.