Recruitment advice

Application overview

Here is an overview of what you can expect when applying for a job with UOW.

1. Advertisement and position description
2. Submitting your application
3. Confirmation of receipt
4. Interviews
5. References
6. Offer of employment

Advertisement and position description

The advertisement provides a broad outline of the position. There will be a link to a detailed position description within the advertisement.

Submitting your application

Applications are submitted online. Our system will allow you to create your own personal profile and store your resume and any other attachments, ready for submission by the advertisement closing date.

Applications generally require completion of an online questionnaire and a resume. You may also wish to submit a covering letter. However, you should carefully read the advertisement to for all submission requirements.

Confirmation of receipt

After you submit your application, you will receive an email confirming that your application has been successfully received. 


If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted (generally within 3-4 weeks of the advertisement closing date) to arrange an interview.


Reference checking is part of our process. If you attend an interview, you should be ready to provide contact details for your most current referees.

Offer of employment

If you are the successful candidate you will receive a formal offer of employment from UOW. 

If you have any further questions about the process, either check out our FAQs page or contact us on + 61 2 4221 4494 or email