About Online Applications

The following answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are provided to support applicants using the University's online recruitment system.

The link on the right of the page provides further advice regarding the content of applications.

Topic Description of Issues Covered
Compatible Browsers Ensuring your web browser is compatible with the University's recruitment system.
Logging On Account details; forgotten passwords; logging in.
Searching for a Vacancy How to search for a job at The University of Sheffield.
Creating an eMail Alert How to create eMail alerts for new jobs at The University of Sheffield.
Starting an Application Starting an application from the job search result list.
Navigation Moving between screens within an application.
Completing an Application Filling in an application.
Submitting your Application How to submit an application; how you know if the application has been successfully submitted.
Closing Dates When a vacancy actually closes; missing a closing date; registering for email alerts.
Progress and Correspondence What happens once you have submitted your application; how you are kept informed throughout the application and selection processes.
Accessibility Disability status; access to computers.