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The Jobs

The VEC has several new roles available for a limited time. The deadline for applications may differ for each job. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: vec@liverpool.ac.uk

*Please note our offices will be closed from midday on Friday 22nd – 9am Tuesday 2nd January 2024. 


Who are the VEC?

Part of the Institute of Digital Engineering and Autonomous Systems (IDEAS), the VEC was established in 2010, with a remit to support the Northwest aerospace sector and industry by providing a focal point for leading and emergent technology, research, and expertise. The VEC has since become a national exemplar model for new technology exploitation across multiple sectors, including manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, heritage and more.

A leading technology innovation centre, the VEC offers technology development, research, training and knowledge transfer through the adoption and application of advanced visualisation and modelling, simulation, AI, 3D immersive technologies and more, supporting product design and process innovation to drive global competitiveness.

The VEC has developed an outstanding reputation for supporting SMEs in developing their digital strategies and driving change through implementing digital technologies to develop new products and processes whilst overcoming industrial challenges and barriers. The VEC has also worked alongside widely recognised organisations such as Bentley, Airbus, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, the Dogs Trust and St George’s Hall in the heart of Liverpool.

A career at the VEC provides the chance to join a growing and innovative organisation alongside unparalleled career development opportunities. An exciting place to work, the VEC’s expertise comprises an in-house multi-disciplinary team of engineering and business specialists, supported by leading academics and scientists from across the University of Liverpool and beyond.


Benefits of working at the VEC

  • Work within a friendly and multi-disciplinary team where you can collectively learn and develop new and adaptable skills.
  • Hybrid working model – in addition to working remotely, the VEC teams can be based across multiple sites including Sci-Tech Daresbury and our Digital Innovation Facility based in the heart of the University campus. Here, you will work in a professional yet friendly environment across world-class facilities to ensure you reach your right work/life balance.


Benefits of working for the University of Liverpool

There are many benefits to joining or continuing a career within the University of Liverpool including:

  • A competitive pension
  • Rewarding salary scales
  • Generous holiday allocation
  • Development opportunities through The Academy and other avenues
  • The University of Liverpool is a Real Living Wage accredited employer
  • Family friendly initiatives – childcare vouchers and childcare leave policies
  • This is in addition to offering supplementary benefits such as access to software, public transport loan schemes,and exclusive discounts across an array of high street shops and brands.
  • Mental health support. – access to a wellbeing hub and even a sports centre offering discounts to staff.

Team stories

Learn more about what it is like to work at VEC and how we support skills development:

Contact us here for more information or any questions.