Job Description, Person Specification & Further Particulars - Human Resources - Newcastle University

6. Job Description, Person Specification and Further Particulars

Job Description

A job description incorporating a person specification must be developed for all vacancies, irrespective of staff category.

  • Research posts: generic role profiles are available to assist in the grading of research posts.
  • Academic posts: the Academic Job Summary Guidance describes the expectations of an academic role.
  • Non academic posts: all new or amended job descriptions for non-academic posts must be graded prior to advertisement. Grading can take up to two to four weeks depending on evaluation panel availability.

Job Description and Person Specification Guidelines (PDF, 199KB)

Job Description Templates - Support, Academic and Research

Job description template for support roles (Word, 121KB)

Academic job details template for academic roles (Word, 118KB)

Clinical academic job details template for clinical academic roles (Word, 120KB)

Researcher job details template for research roles (Word, 118KB)

Job Description Templates - SAgE

SAgE Lecturer Grade F template (Word, 130KB)

SAgE Lecturer Grade G template (Word, 131KB)

SAgE Lecturer Grade H template (Word, 131KB)

Candidate Briefing Pack (previously Further Particulars of Employment)

For the recruitment of Professors, Readers and equivalent roles. Please note this was updated in June 2017.

Candidate Briefing Pack Template (Word, 4.7MB)

Senior Appointments Advert Template (PDF, 283KB)

On completion of these documents, or should you have any queries, please email Simon Critchley, Pamela Toole or Nathalie Bouleau-Chabot.