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‘A highly motivated and energised workforce is a prerequisite for achieving our ambitions. We must recruit, develop and retain the best academic and professional services staff and provide them with a challenging, high-performing and supportive environment.’

Professor Guy Orpen Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost


An effective and professional resourcing process is vital to recruiting and retaining the quality staff that the University needs to remain successful in the future. Here you will find all the information you need to successfully undertake this process in partnership with Human Resources, including:

A quick reference guide to who does what in the recruitment process can be found here (PDF, 354kB).

If you have a vacancy or other resourcing need then you should contact your Faculty or Divisional HR Team in the first instance to discuss how best to take this forward and the support that HR will provide.

You may also find it useful to look at the Recruiting the right person (PDF, 139kB), one of the Leadership guides developed for academics at the University.