University Community

Faculty & Staff

The central mission of Washington University in St. Louis is education, but we also take great pride in programs of original scholarship, research, medical care and service to our community and to society at large.

Washington University faculty and staff make essential contributions that enrich students' learning experiences, support research and clinical endeavors and help achieve excellence in all that we do. Each employee has a unique opportunity to contribute to making Washington University an inviting environment where learning and discovery can occur. The extraordinary achievements of Washington University students and faculty are made possible because of the contributions and dedication of all employees.

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Washington University faculty are leaders in their fields. They care deeply about the subjects they study and about the students they teach.

For more information about undergraduate, graduate and continuing education studies at Washington University, please visit Academics & Schools.

The university provides its faculty and staff and their families with tax-free tuition assistance to foster their continuing education.

Working at Washington University

Working at Washington University

The Danforth Campus and the Medical Campus are home to approximately 13,000 faculty and staff, making Washington University one of St. Louis' largest employers. As such, our mission is to be recognized as both an employer of choice and an exemplary place to work.

Career opportunities abound in a wide variety of areas including business administration, administrative and clerical support, research, development, student services, accounting and facilities.

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Campus Activities, Events & Services

Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage with the Washington University community by participating in activities, events and services offered on the university's campuses.

Many of the campus dining locations are open evenings and on weekends to accommodate visitors who take in a performance at Edison Theatre or any of the other venues on campus, or sports fans who support any of Washington University's many athletic teams.

For event information and calendars, please visit Arts & Culture.

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Living in St. Louis

The St. Louis region is one of the Midwest's key cultural destinations, boasting an abundance of museums, music and theatre venues, sporting events, shopping and dining districts.

For more information about the communities surrounding the campuses, please visit About St. Louis.