How to apply

Once you have found a vacancy that matches your skills and experience and determined that you have the relevant qualifications and skills you may apply directly via our online application system.

Please note: If using the online application system please do not copy and paste from a formatted document e.g. Microsoft Word® as formatting will not be transferred correctly to the final application form submitted to recruiting managers.

If you receive any error messages while completing the online application form please contact us ASAP to report these prior to the closing date. If we cannot resolve these then you can download a Word Version of the application form. If you require any documentation in an alternative format please contact us with your requirements.

For further information and guidance on how to apply please download our application guidance document. If you need help using our online application form please see our step-by-step guide. 

Please note that CVs will only be accepted in support of a fully completed application form.

If you do not use our online application system you may submit your completed form via email, by midnight of the closing date, to

Alternatively, you can post it to:

Human Resources
People & Organisational Development
De Montfort University
Eric Wood Building
The Gateway

Please note that all applications must be received by midnight of the relevant closing date. 

If you apply online, we will send you an acknowledgement by email to say we have received your application. However, we are unable to acknowledge the receipt of application forms received through the post but you are more than welcome to telephone us on +44 (0) 116 250 6168 to check that your application has been received.

If you have any questions about applying for a position at De Montfort University (DMU), that you can't find the answer to on our frequently asked questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that interview travel expenses are not ordinarily paid, however in some circumstances, these expenses may be reimbursed. This however must be agreed before they are incurred by contacting HR.

Equality and Diversity questionnaire

We'd like to encourage you to complete this questionnaire as it allows us to gather data and monitor the equality and diversity of our recruitment and selection procedures, the impact of our Equality and Diversity policy and how well we are working to the standards we have set.

Monitoring of this sort is completely anonymous and the information is not disclosed to the shortlisting or interviewing panel.

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