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Why apply to UVic?

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At UVic, we combine outstanding scholarship with inspired teaching and community engagement. We’re committed to recruiting, developing and retaining people who help us build a better future.

UVic community

We’re one of Canada’s leading research universities, with a vibrant community of:





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Employer of choice

We’re one of the largest employers in Victoria. We’re also one of the Best Diversity Employers and Greenest Employers in Canada, as well as one of Canada's Top Employers.         

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How to apply for jobs

We post all staff postings at UVic through our online job-management system, UVic Careers. See our guide to applying to learn about:

  • applying for a job – a step-by-step guide
  • managing your application and checking application status
  • preparing your resume and cover letter
  • signing up for UVic Careers job alerts

Each UVic faculty/department coordinates their own faculty and librarian search and hiring process. We post all faculty and librarian postings online on our faculty and librarian postings page. You will find information on how to apply listed at the bottom of each individual job posting.

If you’re a current UVic employee applying for a position through the UVic Careers system, you must sign in using your Netlink ID.