Washington University in St. Louis offers rewarding opportunities in various fields at all levels, with positions in engineering, nursing and health care, research, administration, technology, security and more. We seek people from diverse backgrounds to join us in a supportive environment that encourages boldness, inclusion and creativity.

WashU has been recognized as a 2024 recipient of Forbes’ annual America’s Best Large Employers and was honored by the St. Louis Business Journal as the third place winner of the 2024 Best Places to Work (giant company category)!

Employee Vaccination Notice: Please be aware that some Washington University faculty, staff, students and trainees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination, flu vaccination and any other required vaccines based on role. New hires who are required to obtain and show proof of full vaccination(s) must do so no later than 30 days from their official start date. Any offer of employment will contain a reminder of this requirement with details on how to comply.

Find your place at WashU

If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please email CandidateQuestions@wustl.edu or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149. Please leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.

Our external applicant FAQs provide help if you’re applying for a job at WashU for the first time.

As the top employer in Missouri, WashU is an exciting place to work every day. Whether you’re interested in a clinical, academic, professional, or support role, there’s a spot for you here. We work together in a warm, inclusive community that celebrates diverse perspectives, collaboration, and innovation all while achieving our missions of excellence in teaching, research, and patient care. If you are just beginning your career or you’re ready to take it to the next level, I hope you’ll consider a position at WashU.

Andrew D. Martin, Chancellor

Working at WashU

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Essential to every aspect of the university’s mission, our employees enrich students’ learning experiences, discover and build knowledge, advance health, save lives, and support excellence in all that we do.

The employee experience

WashU’s employee experience includes five areas of focus, concentrating on the dynamic relationship between all facets of well-being and the diverse needs of people. The employee experience spans many important areas, including work-life integration, growth and development, physical and mental health, financial well-being and a vibrant, inclusive culture and community. We want our people to thrive, personally and professionally, and empower everyone to engage, take care of themselves and their families and achieve success in a meaningful career to live out their life’s purpose at WashU while supporting our missions. Thanks, in part, to our employees, WashU is Missouri’s top employer, as ranked by Forbes.

Unique benefits

WashU is committed to providing you with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. You and your family have access to benefits and resources, such as health care, vision, dental and insurance coverage, tuition assistance and reimbursement for dependent children, financial well-being benefits as well as well-being and mental health programming and support. Learn more about our exceptional benefits.

Employee well-being

Our holistic approach to well-being includes more than your physical and mental health – we also want you to feel supported financially and professionally. From our employee assistance program, Work-Life Solutions, to our on-going programming for mindfulness, learning and development and financial security, we’re here to help you take care. Our well-being team also provides excellent health, dental, vision and insurance options in addition to many physical activity programming and employee perks.

For more information on benefits, development opportunities, wellness and engagement opportunities for employees, visit hr.wustl.edu.

Learn about safety and security at the university and view Clery reports and logs at police.wustl.edu