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How to Apply

Finding vacancies 

Are you interested in joining the Leeds community? Explore all our job opportunities here- filter your search by job category or post type to find the most suitable roles.

Our recruitment system is updated daily and lists positions from every school and department within the University. To receive our latest jobs opportunities straight to your inbox sign up to our Jobs by Email service - you’ll only receive roles that match your specified criteria, including, job category, salary or post type.

When you identify a position that interests you, review the requirements carefully and if your skills and background match, apply online.

How to apply? 

  • To make an online application click the 'Apply Online' button next to the vacancy. This will take you to a login page where you can either login to your existing account or register for a new account.
  • Applying online is easy; you can complete your application form in simple stages and you can login/logout at any time.
  • Help is available at each stage to guide you through the process via the 'Help' option on the top right of each screen.
  • Each stage will automatically save. You can revisit and amend your application until you submit it.
  • After submitting you’ll receive an acknowledgment email. Your application will also be displayed under 'My Applications’ along with its date of submission and status.
  • You’ll receive email updates about the status of your candidacy throughout the hiring process.

Application Advice 

  • You should take your time to review the points listed under the ‘Qualifications and skills’ section of the Candidate Brief. You will need to provide evidence and examples of how your skills and experience are relevant to these points.
  • Some roles may require a covering letter, such as an academic plan, this will be specified in the job advert.
  • You’ll be asked for your referee details, so have these to hand.
  • Submit your application before midnight (23:59 - UK time) on the advertised closing date.
  • You’ll only be able to apply for one vacancy at a time.
  • Your details and any previous applications will be saved, making it easier to apply for future vacancies.
  • Your application form cannot be viewed by any Leeds University staff until you submit it.


If you would like the application form in an alternative format, for example, paper; large print; or audio, please contact Human Resources, via email at, or telephone on + 44 (0)113 343 4146 and quote the Job Reference number.

If you would like to discuss and arrange any reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply for a role with us, or would like more information on workplace accessibility, please contact Human Resources, via email at or telephone on + 44 (0)113 343 4146. We will be more than happy to help.

You are not obliged to inform us of any disability, but you’ll still be covered by the Equality Act (2010) if that disability becomes known to us.

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