Newcastle University is one of the largest employers in the North East of England.
A good place to work
92% of our staff think the University is a good place to work (last staff survey). It has:
- more than 5,700 staff from more than 85 nationalities
- more than 24,000 students
- an annual turnover of more than £470m
We are a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We have an international reputation.
Helping the region
We make a major contribution to the local economy. We are a key partner in the economic and social development strategy. We're closely involved in the Newcastle Science City initiative.
Apply for jobs
All applications are taken through our e-recruitment system. You can also find vacancies at INTO Newcastle.
For enquiries or help with your application, please contact a Human Resources Assistant in the relevant faculty or service team (eg for a job code Cxxx, contact Team C).
If you fail to follow this procedure there will be a delay in responding to your enquiry.
How to Apply
We have an e-recruitment system showing the latest job vacancies. This service also gives you the online process for submitting a job application.
Searching for jobs
Searching for jobs
You can tailor your search to match your skills. Options include:
- All Faculty/Service - to view jobs in a particular school, institute or service
- All Unit - to view jobs within particular units of a faculty
- All Staff Category - to view jobs of a particular type
- All Contract Type - to search for permanent, fixed-term, term-time or casual posts
- All Hours of Work - to search for full-time, part-time or shift work
- Location - to search for jobs in Newcastle, London, Malaysia or Singapore
General guidanceGeneral guidance
All job applications must be made via the website unless otherwise stated. We do not accept speculative CVs.
Preliminary questions/mandatory answers
You may be asked a few preliminary questions with yes/no answers. These may relate to key criteria for the vacancy. Depending on the answer, you may be ineligible to continue that application.
When making your application, there are some details you must provide. These mandatory fields are marked with a star. You will not be allowed to proceed with your application until these fields have been completed.
We normally take up references prior to interview. If you do not wish us to contact your referees at this stage, please indicate this in your application.
You will receive automatic e-mail acknowledgement when your application is received.
Applications will be considered and a shortlist will be drawn up for interviews.
Communication about your application's progress will be by email so you should check your inbox regularly.
Attending an interviewAttending an interview
If you are shortlisted, we will contact you via email to invite you to attend an interview. If communication by email is not possible, let us know.
You will be interviewed by at least two people. If you are required to give a presentation or undertake a test, you will be given full details when you are invited.
Equal opportunitiesEqual opportunities
When making your application, you will be asked to provide information for equal opportunities monitoring. This information is not made available to those engaged in shortlisting for the position.
There is more information on the University’s policy on the Diversity website.
If you wish to be notified of future vacancies that match your criteria you must set up an email 'job alert'.
At the bottom of our Job Vacancies search page, you'll find a red Vacancy Alert button.
Once pressed, a pop-up will appear with mandatory fields and options for setting up email alerts about jobs that have been posted.
The mandatory fields are:
- your email address - so we can send you the alerts
- delivery frequency - whether you want alerts daily, weekly or monthly
- day of delivery - which day you want the alert if you choose weekly or monthly
Beyond these mandatory fields, there are options for refining the alerts you receive, including:
- keywords - words which might be in a job title or description that would interest you
- faculty/services and unit - ability to choose specific schools or services you want job alerts for
- staff category - what type of role you want to be alerted about
- contract type - what type of contracts you want to be alerted about
- hours of work - whether you want alerts for part-time, full-time or shift work
- location - whether you want to hear about jobs in Newcastle, London or abroad
Then request your alert.
We strive to help job candidates who are registered as disabled or believe they have a disability.
Guidance for Disabled Candidates (PDF: 75KB) sets out our recruitment process.
It can be supplied in different formats - eg large print - if required.
Help and advice
Contact the Equality and Diversity Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +44 (0)191 208 8794.