All applications should be submitted online. The first step in the process is to visit the UT Recruitment website and choose from one of the two applicant gateways depending on whether you are interested in faculty or staff positions. If you are an external candidate, you will create a new account to submit your application. You will be guided through the application process and be able to search and apply for open positions.
If you need assistance with completing the online application, call the UT Human Resources Call Center at (888) 444-UTHR.
To complete the online application, an email address is required. You will receive an email message to confirm you have applied for a specific position and again when your application is forwarded to a hiring department for consideration. Additional notifications will be sent as appropriate via email throughout the recruitment process.
You will receive an email confirmation upon completing the online application process. To ensure that you submitted accurate information, you are encouraged to log in to your account and review your information.
You may visit UT Human Resources Offices located on each campus, listed on the right side of this page. A listing of offices and addresses is also available at: humanresources.tennessee.edu/campushr.html.
Go to the login screen and click on "Forgot your Password?" You will need to enter your email address. Once submitted, an email message with the subject line "Password Recovery" will be sent to the email address for your user profile. Click on the link in the email and follow the instructions to reset your password. You will receive an email confirmation when your password has been successfully reset.
Go to “Search/Apply for Jobs” to search for positions by location, type of position, entity, shift, requisition number, keywords or by the date a position was posted.
You will receive an email confirmation when you have successfully applied to an open position. Your application and qualifications will be reviewed for the minimum qualifications and preferred skills and experience for the position. The hiring manager will review applications and select those he/she is interested in contacting for an interview. The hiring manager will contact an applicant directly to arrange an interview. Following interviews, the hiring manager will select the most suitable candidate for the position. You are encouraged to log in to check the status of your application at any point in the process.
The hiring department can provide this information during the selection process.
The hiring department determines which applicants it is interested in interviewing for an open position.
Faculty positions are handled by individual departments seeking candidates for those positions.
Any position that appears on the job postings website remains open. You may also check the status of positions you have directly applied for through the job submission status section in your account. The job status column contains the current status of positions you have applied for directly.
Positions are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. UT does not have defined closing dates for positions. A position will remain open until filled.
If a position is no longer on the website, the position has either been filled or closed. You also can review your application status (see information below on this feature) which will show when a position you have directly applied for has been filled/closed.
If you need assistance with the employment process, call the UT Human Resources Call Center at 1-888-444-UTHR, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. eastern.
You can log in to your account and click on the job submission status for an update on those positions to which you have applied. The job status column in this feature will show you the current status of the position. The HR status column in this feature will show your individual status within the position.
You can monitor the status of your application online through the job submission status feature. If your resume is forwarded to a hiring department for consideration, you will receive an email, and your job submission status will be updated. You will be contacted if the University is interested in speaking with you regarding the position. Due to the volume of applicants UT receives, we regret that we are unable to respond to candidates individually regarding the status of their applications.
A recruiter or hiring manager will contact you if he/she is interested in speaking with you about a position you applied for. Due to the volume of applicants UT receives, we regret that we are unable to respond to candidates individually regarding the status of their applications.
In an effort to protect the University, its employees, students and visitors, UT completes pre-employment background checks for all regular faculty and staff positions. Background checks also are conducted for current employees who apply for certain internal positions or who have direct contact with minors through certain programs.
The background check will include: