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Recruitment

The University of Greenwich is an exciting place to work and we aim to be one of London's leading Universities. We make a significant contribution to the education sector and are proud of the cultural diversity of our staff. Our aim is to continue growing by attracting high quality staff, working at the cutting edge of their specialism, to raise our reputation at a regional, national and international level.

Before seeking approval to recruit, please ensure you have read the information and documents provided

Recruitment  Panel Member Training

If you are new to recruitment panelling, you will need to attend both our "writing to recruit" and "interviews skills" training courses as advertised on the Learning and Development Course Calendar. These courses are also for staff engaged in recruitment requiring a refresher.    

On-line Recruitment 

The University recruits staff through an on-line recruitment system. For further information on how to register and apply, frequently asked questions, applications from non UK/EEA residents and our current vacancies, please see our recruitment site Jobs at Greenwich.

Academic Staff Recruitment

The procedure for Academic staff recruitment is outlined in the new Appointment of Academic Staff Regulations  document, which sets out the principles and recruitment approach for appointment of permanent and fixed term academic staff. Related guidance and documents are outlined below. The job descriptions and supporting criteria which are aligned to the Career Pathways, should be used when submitting a job request

Enterprise Career Pathway

 Research Career Pathway

 Teaching and Learning Career Pathway

 Job Description for AC2/3 Across all Three Career Pathways

 Application Shortlisting Criteria

Further Documentation

Professional Services Staff Recruitment

The procedure for Professional Services staff recruitment is outlined in the Appointment of Professional Services Staff Regulations, which outlines our recruitment approach for professional services staff.

Professional Services Job Descriptions

Where recruitment is sought for a new post or vacant post that requires revision, a new job description should be produced and submitted for a HERA role evaluation by Human Resources. This will help ensure the HERA evaluated rate of pay remains consistent with the grade for the post. 

The job description template for new posts can be found at Job Advert Template

Please note: Both Academic and Professional Services recruitment are with the exception of senior appointments made by Court.

Student Staff Recruitment

Our JobShop student appointments make a significant contribution to our University and its goals and we value them greatly.  If you have any queries please e-mail: jobshop@gre.ac.uk.

Please note: recruiting managers are strongly advised to complete the University's e-Recruitment training online in order to submit a request.

Job Description Templates

The following sample job descriptions have been HERA role evaluated by Human Resources, and should be used for reference when submitting your job request.  When completing your job description template, only minor adjustments from the sample job descriptions are advised in order to help ensure the HERA evaluated rate of pay remains consistent.  If you require any further support, contact jobshop@gre.ac.uk.

Further Forms and Information