How to apply for a job at DMU

We are committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. 

As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such, we welcome applications from all potential candidates. To learn more, please see our Recruitment and Selection Policy.

All applications must be made via our online application system but please do note, you will be unable to 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 the Resourcing and Recruitment team to advise us prior to the closing date of the vacancy you are applying for.

If you require any documentation in an alternative format, please contact us with your requirements. 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.

Alternatively, you can post it to:

Human Resources
People & Organisational Development
De Montfort University
John Whitehead Building
12 The Newarke

Next steps

You will received an acknowledgement email to confirm 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 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 contact the Resourcing and Recruitment team and they will be more than happy to help you. 

Following the closing date of the vacancy, all applications are reviewed and assessed against the essential and desirable criteria required for the role by the hiring manager.

If you are selected for interview, we will contact you to arrange a suitable date and time. If however you have not been selected for interview, please feel free to review our other vacancies and make an application, if you feel you meet the essential criteria.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the interview, please do let us know prior to the interview taking place. 

For all successful candidates, we aim to provide feedback within a timely manner. Any offer of employment will be subject to the completion of relevant checks and these will be detailed in the offer paperwork. 

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.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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