Application process

  1. Select the position that interests you from the job vacancies page.
  2. Check that you are eligible.
  3. Complete your application online and submit before the closing date.
  4. Applications for the position are considered and we will create a shortlist.
  5. We will invite shortlisted applicants to an interview.
  6. We will notify candidates if they have been successful or not.

Tips for applying

  • Read all information about the role so you understand what is required.
  • Ensure the role is suited to your skills and qualifications.
  • Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application.
  • In your selection criteria demonstrate clearly how your skills and experience meet each point. Do not go over four pages in total.
  • Use plain English throughout your application.


If you need help with the application process, please phone Human Resource Services on +61 2 4033 9999 or email

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.