Human Resources

Job Opportunities

Our faculty and staff, deeply involved on campus and in the larger community, bring Washington University to life.
 We conduct groundbreaking work and collaborate to shape the future of our university, our region and our world.

Washington University is an outstanding organization, known not only for its educational excellence but also for its stature as an employer of choice within the St. Louis area. We are proud to claim a community of highly dedicated staff and faculty, as well as diverse and talented students from all parts of the world.

Quick Help Guide - Applying for Jobs

If you are a prospective applicant not currently employed by Washington University, please visit to apply for a job. For instructions on applying, click here.


If you are a current Washington University employee applying for internal transfer, please access HRMS Self-Service to review and apply for positions of interest. For general information regarding the university’s internal transfer process, please review the transfer policy and procedure document. For questions, contact Norma Brown, transfer employee coordinator at 935-2701 or


About WashU

Washington University values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and cultural diversity. Partnering with the School of Medicine in the promotion of these ideals, staff members on the university’s Danforth Campus share the common goal of supporting the campus schools, faculty and students. Career opportunities abound in a wide variety of areas including business administration, administrative and clerical support, research, development, student services, accounting and facilities support.

Founded in 1853, the University ranks among the nation's leaders in higher education and research and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university that conducts a very high level of research activity (RU/VH). As the fourth-largest employer in the St. Louis metropolitan area, Washington University’s staff and faculty comprises more than 12,000 full- and part-time employees. The University’s mission is to be recognized as both an employer of choice and an exemplary employer; in recent years, Washington University was recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal among the city’s “Best Places To Work.”



Washington University is a founding member of the Saint Louis Regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (STLR-HERC). Visit the HERC job board at to easily search faculty and staff opportunities at 19 area universities, colleges and affiliated institutions.

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the University’s Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

It is the policy of the University to:

  1. provide equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and employees;
  2. administer recruiting, hiring, compensation and benefit practices, training, upgrading and promotion procedures, transfer and terminations of employment without discrimination because of race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual preference/orientation or veteran status with regard to any position or employment for which the applicant or employee is qualified;
  3. provide a workplace free from harassment based on any of the foregoing factors; and
  4. encourage the hiring of minorities, women, disabled-individuals, Vietnam era veterans and disabled veterans.

Clery Report: The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security compliance document is available on the University Police web site at

The web site contains information regarding campus security and personal safety issues, including topics such as crime prevention, University Police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance to security on campus. The web site also contains crime statistics from the three previous calendar years for crime reported on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Washington University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from campus.


Pay Transparency Policy Statement

As a federal contractor, Washington University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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