FAQs and help
How can I find out more information about life at King's?
Detailed information about individual departments is available via our organisational structure.
See the latest news and events from King's, including press cuttings, podcasts, videos and blogs. Also, many of our Faculties and departments have Twitter feeds to allow you to engage, interact and keep up to date with their latest news and announcements.
Check the vacancy details for information to arrange an informal discussion with a member of staff from the department.
Guided campus tours are provided at four of our five river-side campuses. Visit us to find out more about King's, our world-class teaching and research, outstanding facilities and excellent student experience.
The King's Walks show some of the interesting places to visit between the King's campuses.
Our In the Service of Society book describes the many personalities who have contributed to the history of King's and its constituent institutions. It is available to buy from the King's Online Shop.
Our Library Services staff provide wide-ranging support and guidance.
If you wish to visit any of our libraries or archives, please contact the appropriate library in the first instance.
Our King's publications – Profile, Report and InTouch – provide an insight into life at the university, our structure, our strengths, the latest developments, our history, facts and figures, our range of teaching and research, recent achievements, and news about our worldwide alumni community.
King's Business provides a gateway for business and the public sector
to access the wealth of knowledge and expertise available at King's.
Our Ideas with Impact publications inform both about the services King's offers and the impacts of our research, teaching and innovation.
Connect with King's via Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, SoundCloud, Twitter and YouTube.
How can I stay up to date with any new job opportunities?
King’s provides tweets to all our external job vacancies. Follow us on Twitter @KingsJobs
How can I view the job description and person specification documents?
To view our HireWire job board and download the job descriptions and person specifications, a 30 second registration process is required. HireWire will ask you to register by indicating your name, email address, and confirming a password. Please note that this information will be kept strictly confidential.
The job description and person specification documents (also known as the job pack or further details documents in some instances) provide more specific information about the post in which you have an interest. A summary of the terms and conditions of service will be included.
If you can not open these documents, then you may not have the correct software installed. Please see our help with downloading documents page for help. Documents can be provided in alternative formats such as large print, Braille, tape, and on CD, upon request to the Human Resources department.
What is the cut off time for submitting an online application on the day of the closing date?
Unless otherwise stated, the cut off time for all adverts is midnight (London time) on the date specified.
What happens to my application once it is submitted?
All applications will be considered with respect to the criteria outlined in the person specification. We will contact you within four weeks of the closing date to inform you if you have been selected for interview.
How is the interview conducted?
All interviews are conducted by a panel who have received training in the university's recruitment and selection procedures, which includes guidance on ensuring all candidates are given equality of opportunity during the interview process.
When will I find out if I have been successful?
After the interview you will contacted as soon as possible and informed whether or not you have been successful. We will provide interview feedback on request. All offers of employment are conditional subject to satisfactory qualification checks; reference checks; medical checks; criminal records disclosure checks; and proof of entitlement to work in the UK.
Who can I contact with any other questions?
Please see our Contact us page.