Human Resources

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Attention Applicants: application system unavailable November 23 - 28

Working at Western, our online application system will be unavailable from Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 12:00 noon until Wednesday, November 29 at 8:00 am to allow for a system update. During this time, you will not be able to view job postings or apply. Please note: any postings scheduled to close during this time will be extended until midnight December 4th. You may need to re-enter some information on your application and update your browser favourite.  Read more.


Founded in 1878, Western delivers an exemplary learning experience that engages the best and brightest people.  Those who work at our University have the opportunity to pursue a career that is rewarding, engaging and satisfying. We encourage you to consider a career at Western and become a part of 'The Western Experience'.

What positions are posted on Working at Western?

On Working at Western you will find:

Full-time faculty positions can be accessed from the menu on the left.  New opportunities arise frequently so please check back often. There may be more than one page of job postings.

Use "Advanced Search" to find positions

On the pages where positions are listed, you can click on Advanced Search and use the drop downs to select either Staff or Faculty roles.   screen shot showing location of advanced search buttonYou can further narrow your search by Faculty/Unit, Department, Employee Group, and Full-Time/Part-Time if you wish. Use clear to reset your search.

Submitting your application

When you apply online for a position for the first time, you will be asked to provide an active email address and current phone number, as well as details about your employment history and qualifications.

You have the option to upload attachments such as a cover letter or resume along with your application. Read more about attachments in our detailed guide called Applying to Working at Western (PDF opens in new window).

If you do not have access to a computer, you are encouraged to visit us on campus.  Computer access and assistance are available in the Human Resources office located in the Support Services Building, Room 5100.

Logging in

If you are experiencing difficulty with Working at Western or My Human Resources, please read our troubleshooting tips.

To go to Working at Western, select the link that best describes you:

I am a current Western employee or I have worked at Western within the past six months

The above link will allow you to log into My Human Resources.   Select Working at Western.  Then select Careers to bring up Careers Home where you may review postings and apply.

User name and password assistance for current and recent employees

I do not work at Western and have not worked at Western within the past six months

The above link will take you to Careers Home, where you may review postings and apply.  First-time external applicants will select “click here to Register” -  create a user name and password.  

If you have applied before, login with the user name and password you previously created.  Select Login Help if you need assistance.

After login, under My Career Tools, select “My Profile” to add or update your personal and contact information.

Need help?

Here's more information and tips about Applying to Working at Western (PDF opens in new window).

For further information or assistance, please contact Western Human Resources.

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Western is committed to employment equity

Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.  Western is committed to ensuring that each individual will have genuine, open and unhindered access to employment opportunities.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.

Learn more about diversity in the workplace from Western's Equity & Human Rights Services website.