Applying

Are you interested in a role at Leeds Beckett University?  We want you to have a positive experience while applying for our vacancies so to help with your preparation we've gathered any information that will be useful on your journey.
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The Application Process

01. Search our job vacancies

Head over to our job search pages to find the perfect position for you. You'll be able to filter by a specific keyword, or filter by job category or type.

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02. Log in

Once you've found your dream position, you'll be prompted to log in. External applicants will be asked to put in a personal email address, while internal applicants will be encouraged to use their staff profile.

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03. Application summary

After logging in, you'll be directed through to an application summary for the job you clicked 'apply' for.  This is where everything regarding you application will be saved - you don't need to do it all at once, you can come back to it and finish it as and when!

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04. Fill out the application pages

The application summary will show you which application pages you have left to complete. A red icon will show for incomplete pages and a green icon for completed pages. It's a good idea to refer to our dos and don'ts below while filling out your application!

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05. Submit

Once you're happy with your application content and all the application pages on the summary page show a green icon next to them, you can go ahead and press submit. Don't worry, the 'submit' button will only be activated if all the icons show as green, so there can't be any accidents!

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FAQs

Please email hris@leedsbeckett.ac.uk and we will do our very best to assist you. Please note that support is provided 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding UK public holidays.

You will receive an automated acknowledgement via email when you submit your application. Once the vacancy has closed, the selection panel will review every application that has been submitted and agree which candidates they would like to interview for the role. Shortlisting usually takes place within four weeks of the advertised closing date. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should consider that, unfortunately, your application has not been successful. If there are any significant delays to the selection process due to panel members’ commitments you will be sent an email to inform you.

Please click on the ‘Forgotten Password’ link. As the process for this differs for external and internal candidates, please read the following:

  • External Applicants: Please enter your details below and select Submit. You should receive an email within 5 minutes containing a link that will enable you to reset your pass-word.
  • Internal Applicants: If you currently work at Leeds Beckett University, please login with the username shown on your staff card and your main University pass-word. Do NOT continue with this Forgotten Password process.

Please note that if you have attempted to login 5 or more times, your account will have been deactivated and you will need to contact hris@leedsbeckett.ac.uk to request that it is reactivated. Being issued with a new pass-word at this point will not reactivate your account.

Yes! The number of criteria on our employee specifications differs across all of our vacancies. The maximum number is 10 however which is why our online application form is set up in this way. If the vacancy you are applying for has only 8 criteria, for example, you are only required to complete the first 8 fields.

If you have forgotten your user name please contact hris@leedsbeckett.ac.uk to resolve this. Please note that if you have attempted to login 5 or more times, your account will have been deactivated and you will need to contact hris@leedsbeckett.ac.uk to request that it is reactivated. If you are a new user, and do not currently work at the University, please search for a vacancy, click on Apply Online and select the New User Registration link. 

Internal Applicants: If you currently work at Leeds Beckett University, please login with the username shown on your staff card and your main University password.

If you currently work at Leeds Beckett University, please login with the username shown on your staff card and your main University password. You will not be able to view vacancies restricted to internal applicants only unless you login with these details before searching for vacancies.
For all posts we are legally obliged to confirm that our preferred candidate is eligible to work in the UK before they can start working for us. You must therefore indicate on your application form if you have permission to live and work in the UK. If you are selected for interview you will be required to verify this by producing appropriate documentation. For more information, please view our documentation.