The Application Process

Our people strategy is simple.
We want the best people to come to UNSW to do their best work; work that matters.

As one of the leaders in Australian higher education, our strengths are built on our traditions of the highest academic standards. With our global outlook, we have a record of leading the way with industry and community partnerships.

Our talented, passionate and vibrant workforce are actively encouraged and challenged to pursue excellence, innovate and collaborate, respecting and embracing our diversity.

At UNSW, you'll thrive in a career that will challenge you and let you work with some of the best minds and ideas globally. We strongly believe in investing in the capability of our people through extensive and varied professional and career development opportunities.

If you’re looking to join UNSW you can find jobs advertised on this website by selecting Browse Jobs. If you're an existing staff member you can select Jobs for Current Staff to search for internal vacancies and access support with your applications and interview preparation at our UNSW Learning Portal.

We also advertise on different social media and job search platforms such as Seek, LinkedIn, Indeed and other industry-specific platforms such as associations and journals. 

Once you hit ‘Apply Now’ in the job ad, you will be directed to our online application portal to collect your details and supporting documentation.

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Find out more about the steps in our application process below.