Help with applying

Finding vacancies

View our current vacancies, they can be viewed all at once, or you have the option to filter them by the department/area, type of role, campus location, full-time/part-time hours.

How to apply

If you are interested in a post, click the Apply Online button within the job advert and you’ll be asked to register and set up an account on the site or log into the account you’ve already created.  Be sure to provide an email address you use regularly, because that’s how we’ll keep in touch with you about your application.

If you require the application form in an alternative format e.g. large print; audio etc. please contact HR on +44 (0)1483 68 9955.  All applications must be submitted online by the closing date.

Application form

The online application form can be completed in stages and you can login/logout at any time.  The form automatically saves as you enter your information and it is simple to move backwards and forwards within the form at any time prior to submission.  Help is available at each stage to guide you through the form.

Before final submission, you can preview your application and can then choose to refine or submit the form.

When preparing your application, please consider how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification section of the Job Purpose or Role Profile, and as directed in the 'Supporting Statements' section of the on-line application process.  When applying for non-academic roles you may also like to review the University's Competency Framework.

After applying

Once you have submitted your application, you will see in the 'My Applications' area, that the status of your application will be marked as "submitted" along with the date of submission.

The following day you will receive an acknowledgment email.

After closing date

The selection panel will assess all applicants against the requirements of the job purpose/role profile and person specification and then notify the HR Team of their shortlisting decision.

The HR Team will then contact applicants as appropriate.

Coming to an interview

We understand that interviews can be quite stressful, to make things easier on the day check out our tips below:

  1. Plan your journey: 
    1. Find out the best way to get here
    2. Download a campus map (PDF) 
    3. View our accessibility information.
  2. Book your accommodation (if required): If you are travelling from overseas or a long distance, you may wish to stay locally before your interview. There are a limited amount of short-term rooms available at the University for visitors
  3. Find your documentation: If you have been asked to, please ensure you bring your right-to-work documents to the interview with you as well as any qualification certificates relevant to the role.