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Emory provides an uncommonly rewarding work environment. People are drawn to work here to enrich, change, and save lives. In June 2019, Forbes released its first-ever list of America’s Best Employers by State, and on it, Emory was ranked No. 2. 

Here are some of the main reasons that top candidates seriously consider a career at Emory and that so many faculty and staff carve out long, productive careers here:

Exceptional Benefits

From a generous retirement contribution to benefits that support health, well-being, and education, Emory’s benefits programs are one of the great rewards of working here.

Health and Well-Being

Committed to helping our faculty, staff, and students be their healthiest, Emory offers an abundance of wellness programs, including onsite athletic facilities, wellness challenges, walking groups, workshops, and much more.

Work-Life Integration

Emory has been recognized nationally for its robust work-life programs, which offer resources for child care, adult care, workplace flexibility, and financial education.

Commitment to Excellence

No matter what your position, you will be working alongside Emory community members who value creativity and innovation and strive for excellence in their work.


Ranked among the top 10 “greenest universities” in the country, Emory is committed to helping restore the global ecosystem, fostering healthy living, and reducing the university's impact on the local environment. Founded in 2006, Emory’s Office of Sustainability Initiatives has firmly established the university’s place as a sustainability leader in higher education.

Diversity and Inclusion

Dedicated to building and maintaining community and diversity across campus, Emory's faculty, staff, and students collaborate on a variety of programs to facilitate access, enhance equity, and broaden inclusion.

Human Resources

Emory "Extras"

The university has the competitive benefits applicants might expect from a large employer, and adds in Emory "extras":

  • Health plan choices, plus special access to Emory doctors
  • Retirement plan choices, plus a generous match based on tenure
  • Courtesy scholarships
  • Continuing education discounts
  • Athletic facilities
  • Discounted and free admission to campus cultural events
  • Volunteer opportunities

Consult the Human Resources website for more complete information.

Emory is an EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Employer.

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