Application process

Make sure you familiarise yourself with our job application process. It will give you the best chance possible for the job you want.

Recruitment process

Submit all applications online prior to the advertised closing date for positions at Swinburne University of Technology. Contact the Recruitment team for support with the online application system.

Our positions require a resume, cover letter and response to the key selection criteria. Submit via the online application portal.

To make any amendments after the submission of an application contact us before the advertised closing date. If you select to withdraw your application, you will be unable to reinstate it.

Key selection criteria

Find the key selection criteria in Section C of the position description (above the ’How to apply’ section for each position). Provide a short paragraph addressing each of the key selection criteria.

Current staff

If you are a current Swinburne staff member, you should search and apply for positions through the staff intranet. The intranet has all advertised roles, including internal opportunities. Please note: casual staff members engaged through agencies are ineligible to apply for our internal only positions.

Contact us

For further information about a job or to follow up the progress of a recently submitted application, refer to the contact provided in the position information.

If you experience technical difficulties with your application, contact the recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 or by email at

For all Visa enquiries relating to your application, contact the People and Culture Assist team by phone on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 1) or by email at

Your information and privacy

Learn how we manage your personal information when you apply for a job at Swinburne.