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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 Helix initiative.

A physics lecturer enjoys a joke with students during one of our seminars.
An academic enjoys a joke with students during one of our physics seminars.

Apply for jobs

Online service

All applications are taken through our e-recruitment system. You can also find vacancies at INTO Newcastle.

Job enquiries

Job enquiries

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
Searching and applying for a job with us is an easy process.
Our city campus provides an excellent environment for work.

Job Alerts

If you wish to be notified of future vacancies that match your criteria you must set up an email 'job alert'.

Vacancy Alert

Vacancy 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.

You can get alerts about our jobs directly to your e-mail on your smartphone.
You can get alerts about our jobs directly to your e-mail on your smartphone.

Disabled Candidates

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 or by phone on +44 (0)191 208 8794.