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UCalgary Careers

Be part of an ambitious university

At the University of Calgary, we don’t wait for change. We make change. A new solution for a problem, a new creative composition, a new look for a downtown block or a new technology to transform the marketplace – we’re here to help Calgary’s economy, grow, prosper, and diversify in the years ahead. UCalgary is where people come to Start something.

UCalgary has been recognized as one of Canada’s top research universities. The future of UCalgary and our city is connected, and is at the heart of why we continually work to build meaningful relationships that support our community and economy. Through partnering with businesses, social groups and governments we are adding value – and you can too.

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Work in a leading city

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Work where it makes a difference

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Work where you belong

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Academic Careers

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Management & Staff Careers

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Postdoc Opportunities

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UCalgary – A Great Place to Work


Alberta’s Top Employers is a special designation recognizing Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.


Canada’s Best Diversity Employers recognizes organizations from across Canada with exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.


Mental Health at Work Gold Level Certification recognizes UCalgary for outstanding policies, strategies and practices in supporting mental health in the workplace. 

What Makes Working at UCalgary Great?


Start something

Self-discovery starts at UCalgary. Focus your potential through innovative learning experiences, bold discoveries and lifelong connections. Find your starting line.

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We have comprehensive benefit programs, a variety of learning opportunities and an inclusive Employee and Family Assistance Program that offers a wide variety of immediate and confidential support to employees and their family.

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Drive your career

Part of the university working experience includes access to a mix of professional and personal learning and growth opportunities. This includes access to our Tuition Support program.



UCalgary is committed to pluralism, and to an equitable, diverse, inclusive and accessible campus. We are dedicated to creating safe environments for all, including gender-diverse, culturally diverse and intersex members of our campus community. Events like EDI Week and resources through the Faith and Spirituality Centre, the Writing Symbols Lodge, Student Accessibility Services, the Q Centre, and the Women's Resource Centre contribute to a campus that is full of different ideas and spaces for everyone.



At UCalgary we understand the importance of our campus community’s mental health and well-being and have a bold strategy to create a community of caring.

We offer hybrid work options and flextime so that you can feel and do your best. We offer programs and services that promote healthy living, a healthy work environment, and a healthy life outside of work. Learn more about wellbeing & worklife balance and our benefits and pension plan.


Vibrant Campus

Our main campus enjoys beautiful and ethical green spaces, trees and ponds that build resiliency and adaptation while respecting natural laws and focuses on community well-being. There is also easy access to the trendy University District.

Our other campuses, located both near (e.g. Downtown campus) and far (e.g. Doha, Qatar), offer a number of amenities and great surroundings for employees to enjoy.

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UCalgary and The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are committed to a inclusive campus that is accessible to all. The OEDI is a dedicated resource for equity, diversity and inclusion through resources and education, that foster a community of change-makers. Workplace Diversity, and Inclusion are deeply valued at the university and are integral to the wellness of our campus community.

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Opportunities with an Indigenous Scope or Focus

The Office of Indigenous Engagement and ii' taa'poh'to'p guide UCalgary on its path of transformation,and communicate its commitment and responsibility for truth and reconciliation. We are embracing new ways of knowing, ways of doing, ways of connecting and ways of being. We are exploring our past, incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our research and practices and breaking down barriers to access education. We are committed to doing things differently where we are walking on a parallel path with Indigenous peoples in a shared, ethical way.

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Inclusive Excellence Cluster Hire Initiative

The University of Calgary has made foundational commitments to inclusive excellence, to attracting and supporting diverse talent, and to creating equitable pathways within the academy. This hiring initiative was developed in accordance with Section 101 of the Alberta Human Rights Act and is only open to qualified academic scholars from equity-deserving groups (women, Indigenous peoples, racialized/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+). UCalgary is seeking candidates across several faculties and disciplinary areas. Inclusive Excellence Hire positions will be posted on the academic careers page. More information about the Inclusive Excellence Cluster Hire Initiative is available here.