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Application and Appointment Process

How to Apply

Professor, Associate Professor and Principal Lecturer posts only

For Professorial, Associate Professorial and Principal Lectureship posts, applications should be made in accordance with the instructions in relation to senior academic posts by following the link below:

Professorial, Associate Professorial and Principal Lectureship Application Form

All Other Posts - Support and Academic

You can download the application form by the links below or request a hard copy by emailing

You must return a Personal Details form (pages 1-3 or 1-4, depending on the version) and a Work History form (pages 4-8 or 5-8, depending on the version) for your application to be accepted. 

Please only use one version of this form.


Personal Details and Equal Opportunities 

Work History and Further Information 

PDF Version of Application Form

Standard Application Form 1-3 (PDF Version)

Standard Application Form 4-8 (PDF Version)

Word Version of Application Form‌

Standard Application Form 1-4 (Word Version)


Standard Application Form 5-8 (Word Version)


It is important that you complete the application form as fully as possible, including the separate Equal Opportunities section, which is required for monitoring purposes. Pages 1 to 3 are designed to be detachable and will not be provided to any selection panel. In the interest of equal opportunities, the University does not accept Job Applications by covering letter and Curriculum Vitae alone; an application form must be completed. If you do enclose a CV please include your surname, initials and details of the post you are applying for only. No other personal details are required.  

Closing Date for Applications  

Applications should be received by the date specified in the job advert. 

Applications and Job Enquiries 

All job enquiries and applications should be directed to:


Fax: +44(0)151 291 3188

Telephone +44(0)0151 291 3189

By Post: Personnel, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD

Selection Process

If short-listed for academic roles, you will normally be required to deliver a presentation as well as participating in an interview.

For senior posts, in addition to the presentation and interview, applicants will normally be asked to undertake one-to-one meetings with senior staff from the University. It is also possible that the successful candidate from this phase may be invited back for further discussions before a formal offer is made.