Our staff

Within the Faculty of Science team and across our seven departments we have exceptional academic, teaching and research staff who are supported by committed professional services teams.

As an institution, the University of Sheffield has been listed in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For list. In the last Staff Survey, 94% of staff said they were proud to work at the University of Sheffield, and 89% would recommend the University as an excellent place to work.

Faculty leadership

The Faculty of Science at the University of Sheffield is led by the acting Vice-President and Head of Faculty, Professor John Derrick. He is supported by a team of academic and professional services directors who are responsible for key areas of Faculty business. 

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Faculty teams

The Faculty of Science has teams dedicated to supporting our seven departments in the areas of student recruitment and outreach, learning and teaching, research support, knowledge exchange, estates and IT, and marketing, communications and staff engagement.

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Support for staff

Staff at the University of Sheffield can access a number of initiatives to support them in their day-to-day work and their long-term careers.

Our award-winning integrated approach to staff, leadership and management development is designed to support staff at all levels: Develop, MANAGE, Lead

Our pay, rewards and benefits scheme is a personalised system for recognising the exceptional contributions our staff make: The Deal

Our health and wellbeing scheme offers staff a range of fun and energising activities, plus lots of healthcare resources and advice: Juice

Researcher development

Researchers in the Faculty of Science benefit from an ongoing programme to help them build their professional skills and competencies, and develop an awareness of career development opportunities.

This links into the the award-winning Think Ahead framework that helps researchers across the University of Sheffield develop their careers.

Researcher Development in the Faculty of Science

Think Ahead at the University of Sheffield

Technician commitment

Technician Commitment

The University of Sheffield is a signatory of the Technician Commitment and pledges to ensure visibility, recognition, career development, and sustainability for all technical staff working in higher education and research.

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