Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Jobs at UNSW. Ranging from information on the recruitment process to casual work opportunities at UNSW.

All applications close at 11:55 pm on the advertised closing date.

Approximately 2-3 weeks after the closing date, you will be contacted by the Talent Acquisition Consultant if you have been shortlisted for interview. Interviews are generally held within one month of the closing date. Generally, a decision is made shortly after the last interview is held, and an offer is made within the week. Offers are made subject to reference checks, verification of qualifications, and any relevant pre-employment checks.

You will receive an auto response from Recruitment when your application is submitted online. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept speculative CVs. However, you can stay up to date with positions you are interested by signing up to our Job Alerts. Enter the criteria of the type of position you are looking for and your email address, and you will receive an email if a job is posted that matches your nominated criteria.

All employees working in Australia must either be permanent residents or have a valid working visa. The University may sponsor an applicant for a visa at its absolute discretion.

Please ensure that referee details are included in your initial application. For some academic positions, written references are required prior to interview stage.

Please contact the person listed on the advertisement.

Please contact the person listed on the advertisement. 

If you’d like to update any documentation you can log into your account at any time prior to the close off and make changes.

Late applications will be accepted at the discretion of the selection committee. Please email the contact person listed on the advertisement for further advice.

Please contact the person listed on the job advertisement for any information about the position.

If you’re having difficulty applying via the online application form, please email the contact person listed on the advertisement.

Your application should include the following: 

  • Cover letter 
  • Responses to the selection criteria 
  • Current CV 

Casual positions are advertised on and also at Alternatively, you can enquire with specific Faculty or School in which you would like to gain casual employment. 

Employment conditions at UNSW are outlined in our Enterprise Bargaining Agreements:

  • UNSW (Academic Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2018 
  • UNSW (Professional Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2018