Specific questions about an advertised job should be directed to the person named under the Enquiries section of the job advertisement. For technical difficulties or general HR enquiries please contact us.

Can I start a new application from my Applicant Profile page?

New applications can only be started by clicking on the 'Apply now' button, either at the beginning or end of the advertisement. After clicking 'Apply now', the system will prompt you to log into your applicant profile.

Can I update my application after submission?

Please do not withdraw your application. For assistance with updating your application contact your Human Resources Professional Services team - https://professional-services.uq.edu.au/professional-services-teams.

Can I update my details?

Yes, when you log in to UQ Jobs as an 'Existing Applicant' you can:

  • Update your Curriculum Vitae / Résumé
  • Update your profile (personal details)
  • Change your password.

Can I withdraw an application?

You can withdraw your application at anytime. Log in to UQ Jobs as an 'Existing Applicant' and click the Withdraw button provided next to the application you wish to cancel.

Do I need an email account to apply for a job online?

Yes, when applying for an job online an email address is required. This email address allows the University to provide you with, or request from you, additional information that is pertinent to the job. In addition, the email address is the basis for establishing your applicant profile and is used as your "User Name" when you log in to UQ Jobs to view the progress of your application.

Note: The email address is validated to ensure duplicate profiles are not created. Subsequently, if two people (who might normally share an email account) apply for a job at the University and use the same email address, the second application will not be accepted.

Do I need to respond to the selection criteria?

The selection criteria are an important part of the selection process. It assists the selection committee in deciding whether or not you are a suitable candidate for the advertised position. Failure to address the selection criteria could mean that you will not be invited to interview for the job.

How many referees should I include with my application?

You should attempt to nominate at least three referees, one of whom should be your current supervisor/manager.

The Qualification, Experience and Referee page of the Online Application form provides space for the referees to be listed. This section of the form is not mandatory, as you may choose to include the referees in your Curriculum Vitae/Résumé.

What does 'Internal applicants only' mean?

Jobs that have ‘Internal applicants only’ listed in the title are only open to current employees of The University of Queensland. UQ Students and Scholars are not eligible to apply for these jobs.

When should I give notice to my current employer?

If you are the preferred applicant, you will receive a written Offer of Appointment. Do not take any action, such as resigning from your current position, before you receive the written offer.

Why am I unable to access and read the Position Description?

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