Human Resources

Working at the University of Portsmouth

Our goal is to make sure you are part of of an engaged University community, contributing actively to help us deliver on our aims and objectives. We want you to feel you are a part of something bigger - our students, staff and alumni should feel they'll always be part of Portsmouth.

With a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a challenging and stimulating working environment for all our staff. At the heart of one of the UK’s most historic cities, our location offers the best in compact city life combined with a stunning waterfront.

Read a brief history of the University and discover the many changes since it began in 1869 as Portsmouth and Gosport School of Science & the Arts.

You can find out about the University’s leadership and governance, corporate information, and the University structure on the University’s about us page.

Our My Benefits page provides lots of information on the benefits available to current members of University staff, including use of University facilities, the NUS Extra card, travel, parking and Childcare Vouchers.

Information on our salary scales and the pension schemes available to University employees are available on our Pay, Reward and Benefits section.

Applying for a role

Find out more about applying for a role at the University of Portsmouth, including:

  • Checking our current vacancies and how to apply
  • The selection process
  • Attending for interview
  • Claiming interview expenses
  • Proving your Right to Work in the UK