Application process

To apply for any current vacancy, you’ll need to download, complete and send us the relevant application form and our Equality Monitoring Form.

BU is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and staff. Our safeguarding vulnerable groups webpage contains links to BU's policies and procedures relating to children and vulnerable people which will help you understand the steps we take to ensure safer recruitment.

We do not accept speculative employment requests or CVs only. You are, however, welcome to submit a CV in addition to your application form.

Please note: you must complete and submit both the application form and our Equality Monitoring Form in order for us to progress your application.

Submitting your application

1. Download and complete the relevant application form

Application form for academic vacancies (doc 938kb)

Application form for all other vacancies (docx 74kb)

Application form for KTP Employment vacancies (docx 76kb)

2. Download and complete our Equality Monitoring Form

Equality Monitoring Form (docx 1mb)

3. Send us your application

Once you have completed both forms, please email them to us at [email protected]

After sending us your completed forms, you’ll receive an automatic response confirming we’ve received them. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours, please contact us.


Postal application process

We encourage you to submit your application by email if possible; however, if you have difficulty with this, we do accept postal applications. 

To apply by post, download, print and complete the relevant application form and the Equality Monitoring Form, then send them to our postal address:

Bournemouth University
Human Resources & Organisational Development
Studland House
12 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
BH1 3NA

Due to the large number of applications we receive, if you apply by post, we are usually unable to acknowledge receipt of your application.