Recruitment and Selection Procedure
The University is committed to recruiting the highest calibre of staff in all categories who best meet the requirements of the post and to contribute to the attainment of its core objectives ensuring fair and equitable selection. The below procedure will be followed when appointing all staff.
The University’s commitment to excellence underpins the Recruitment and Selection process and builds upon the requirement to appoint applicants to posts solely on the basis of merit. The University is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all applicants irrespective of gender, including gender re-assignment; marital or civil partnership status; having or not having dependants; religious belief or political opinion; race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, including Irish Travellers); disability; sexual orientation and age. The University will make, where appropriate, reasonable adjustments in relation to applicants with disabilities.
The University shall ensure that for each Recruitment and Selection exercise there shall be an appropriately balanced Recruitment Panel for shortlisting and selection (the "Panel"), chosen from individuals appropriate to make a selection for that post. All members of the Panel, employed by the University, will have received training in Recruitment and Selection, including training in Equality, Diversity and Unconscious Bias. All data submitted by applicants' will be managed in accordance with data protection legislation.