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Durham has a rich history and it's entire town centre is a designated conservation area, with hundreds of listed buildings. The Cathedral Church of Christ is the most famous building here, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists flock to see the spectacular cathedral, as well as the observatory and the castle. Durham University is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious, with students coming from round the world to study there.

The historic University has a huge turnover of over £150 million, and with over 16000 students enrolled across many campuses it is one of the region's biggest employers. Over 3000 people work at the University, and the students, staff and the university itself spend over £60 million on local goods and services, sustaining a further 1500 jobs. The university provides research training and consultancy for over 3500 organisations, around half of which are situated in the north east.

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  • Firmware Engineer Total Jobs
    • £40000 per annum + share options, healthcare
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    ...Firmware Engineer Up to £40, 000 plus great benefits Durham Are you an exceptionally talented, ambitious and motivated Firmware Engineer who is eager to learn about new technologies? Do you want to join one of the world''s most innovative technology... more details

  • Senior MRI Radiographer Adzuna
    • Negotiable
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    ...We have a great opportunity for a qualified and experienced MRI Radiographer to work at our Durham site. Candidates must have previous MRI experience who would be comfortable with a wide range of examinations in a busy site. With a flexible... more details

  • Locum Pharmacist - Band 7 CV Library
    • £28 - £32/hour
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    ...MediLink Consulting are looking to recruit a clinical Pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical care to patients in an NHS Hospital based in County Durham. Hourly Rate: up to £30 per hour Contact: Stewart MacKenzie Start Date: ASAP Duration: On-going... more details

  • European Sales Engineer- Mechanical Total Jobs
    • £30000 - £41000 per annum
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    ...European Sales Engineer- Mechanical Advert Ref: AAB-2527/7 £30-40k + Bonus + Pension Northumberland, Cumbria, Durham, Newcastle An exciting opportunity has arisen for a European Sales Engineer - Mechanical to join the market leader in providing... more details

  • Product Manufacturing Engineer Total Jobs
    • £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, BUPA, Life, Shares
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    Product Manufacturing Engineer- Would you like to work for a young progressive high technology company? We are seeking a high quality experienced product manufacturing engineer to own and manage the production of new products through their... more details

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Tourism is a large and growing part of the economy in Durham, with over 1.5 million tourists visiting the area last year, spending 4.2 million nights in the area. In addition to this more than a staggering 16 million day visits were made. These visitors make a huge contribution to Durham's economy of over £650 million. Around 9,000 full time jobs are supported by direct tourist expenditure in the county, and a further 2200 are supported by indirect revenue from tourism. In addition to academic qualifications, make sure your CV demonstrates skills such as teamwork, communication and customer service. Work experience with any job involving direct communication with the public is useful, as well as any knowledge of foreign languages.