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We want to be the UK's leading professional Arts University and we're well on the way to achieving that goal – but we can't make it without some serious talent. That’s where you come in!

Whether you’re looking for an academic role or to join our professional services, we want people who can share that vision. As well as joining a vibrant, creative culture, you’ll be working on a lively campus in a friendly seaside town, next to some of the UK’s most spectacular countryside.

We welcome experts in all sorts of fields – academic, business and support. You’ll be in good company. We have links with Framestore, Burberry, Aardman Animation and the National Theatre to name but a few.

We want to recruit great people, just like you!

Whether you’re applying for an academic role or a role in professional services the process is slightly different. Before you apply, have a read through our staff benefits and how we’ll make sure that you have the resources available to continue both artistic and professional development.

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Staff benefits

We value our staff, doing all we can to help you develop and adjust in our creative environment. Take a look at our staff benefits

Staff research and development

There's no reason to stop learning – we're firm supporters of enabling you to develop your artistic and professional skills

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Read how AUB is committed to creating an inclusive place to study, practise and work

How to apply

Before you start an application, read through our handy guide below. It outlines what to expect from the application process and the interview, too.

We’ve made applying for jobs easier than ever. You just need to register on our secure application system – it saves your details so you don’t have to enter them again. Whether you’re applying for an academic or professional services role, we’ve made the process as easy as possible.

You’ll need to upload a covering letter and CV with your application. In your covering letter, you’ll explain how you meet the requirements of the person specification of the role.

Covering letters are an important part of the shortlisting process, so take your time on yours and make sure it’s detailed enough to give us the best picture of your knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications possible.

After you’ve applied, we’ll email you to confirm we’ve received your application. Once we’ve completed the shortlisting for the job we’ll email you to let you know if you’ll been successful in reaching the interview stage.

Interview:
Your interview is likely to comprise of a presentation, as well as an interview with separate staff and student panels.

You will need to bring to the interview:

  • Proof of nationality and right to work, i.e. valid passport, national ID card, relevant visa
  • Original certificates of relevant qualifications
  • A recent portfolio of your industry or teaching practice
  • After the interview, we’ll email you as soon as possible to let you know whether you’ve got the job.

If you’ve been successful, we’ll contact you by phone to discuss a potential start date. Following that, we’ll send a contract in the post with an offer pack.

To apply you just need to register on our secure application system, which saves your details so you don’t have to enter them again.

When you apply, we’ll ask you to answer some questions which are based around the person specification for the role. Your answers will be an important part of the shortlisting process, so make sure you consider them carefully.

After you’ve applied, we’ll email you to confirm that we’ve received your application. Once we’ve completed the shortlisting for the job we’ll email you to let you know if you’ve been successful in reaching the interview stage.

Interview:
Your interview is likely to comprise of a presentation, as well as an interview with separate staff and student panels.

You will need to bring to the interview:

  • Proof of nationality and right to work, i.e. valid passport, national ID card, relevant visa
  • Original certificates of relevant qualifications
  • A recent portfolio of your industry or teaching practice
  • After the interview, we’ll email you as soon as possible to let you know whether you’ve got the job.

If you’ve been successful, we’ll contact you by phone to discuss a potential start date. Following that, we’ll send a contract in the post with an offer pack.

We’ve made applying for jobs easier than ever. You just need to register on our secure application system, which saves your details so you don’t have to enter them again.

When you apply, we’ll ask you to answer some questions which are based around the person specification for the role. Your answers will be an important part of the shortlisting process, so make sure you consider them carefully.

After you’ve applied, we’ll email you to confirm we’ve received your application. Once we’ve completed the shortlisting for the job we’ll email you to let you know if you’ve been successful in reaching the interview stage.

Interview:
We use interviews to help us find the best person for the job.

You will need to bring to the interview:

  • Proof of nationality and right to work, i.e. valid passport, national ID card, relevant visa
  • Original certificates of relevant qualifications
  • After the interview, we’ll email you as soon as possible to let you know whether you’ve got the job.

If you’ve been successful, we’ll contact you by phone to discuss a potential start date. Following that, we’ll send a contract in the post with an offer pack.

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