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Application Process

Finding Vacancies

Our current vacancies are listed on this website and can be filtered by job category, location, faculty/service area or by job hours (full time / part time). If you wish to see all current vacancies, you can select the option 'view all categories'.

How To Apply

If you are interested in a post, click the 'Apply Online' button within the job advert. You will be asked to register and set up an account on the site (Why do I have to register?) or log into the account you’ve already created. Be sure to provide an email address you use regularly because that’s how we’ll keep in touch with you throughout the application process.

Application Form

The online application form can be completed in stages and you can login/logout at any time. The form automatically saves as you enter your information and it is simple to move backwards and forwards within the form at any time prior to submission. Help is available at each stage to guide you through the form.

Before final submission, you can preview your application and can then choose to refine or submit the form.

Application Form - Supporting Statement guidance

Our application form asks you to prepare short supporting statements for individual person specification criterions that have been identified as to be assessed through an application statement. You can identify which attributes may require a supporting statement by checking the 'method of assessment' column on our job description person specifications.

The following Edge Hill University Careers service guidance may be supportive when preparing your supporting statements and making your job application. 

Making Applications

Top Tips for Application Forms

Identifying your Skills and Abilities

What employers look for

Video masterclasses to help improve your application

All applications must be submitted online by the closing date. Applicants with special circumstances related to a disability and who require an adaptation to our process should discuss their circumstance with the Staff Recruitment Team who can be contacted on 01695 657240 or

After Applying

Once you have submitted your application, you will see in the 'My Applications' area, that the status of your application will be "submitted" and it will also show the date of submission.

The following day, you will receive an acknowledgment email.

After Closing Date

Staff Recruitment contact all applicants to keep them updated on how their application is progressing and to advise them of any arrangements for assessment or interview.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find all FAQs here

Existing Account / Staff Member

Do you have an existing account, or are you a member of staff?

New User

For new applicants, please register for an account

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