Further information for legal or monitoring purposes:
The University of Essex confirms its commitment to a comprehensive policy of equal opportunities within the University. In order to help us to monitor the effectiveness of this Policy in our recruitment procedures (and for no other reason) you are requested to assist us by completing the Equal Opportunities Section of the application. Any information supplied will remain confidential and will not be seen by anyone outside the Human Resources Section and will not be used for selection purposes.
Disability Discrimination Act 1995:
You are asked as part of our Equality monitoring information if you consider yourself to have a disability. The University holds 'Two ticks - positive about disabled people' accreditation and has a commitment to interviewing any candidate with a declared disability who meets the essential criteria for the job. You can choose whether or not you wish to be considered under this scheme. If you have a disability, we will ask you at interview stage if there are any adjustments which you feel should be made to the recruitment process to assist your application. If offered the post we will ask you to inform us of any adjustments which you feel should be made to the job itself which would enable you to carry out the job.
The University of Essex has a notification under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998 to enable it to hold and process personal data about potential members of staff for recruitment purposes. The data provided in this application is required to enable the University to undertake its recruitment procedures and to monitor those procedures. Data will be kept secure and accurate and will only be disclosed to people who have a need to know in accordance with the University�s notification under the Act. In the case of subsequent appointment as a member of University staff, the data will be retained as the basis for the individual staff record.
Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006
You are required to state in your application whether or not you need permission to work in the UK. (The University of Essex has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to work in the UK. For academic and research posts or those that require a degree or highly specialist skills we may be able to obtain a work permit for a suitably qualified applicant who is not currently eligible to work in the UK. However, for all other posts it is extremely unlikely a work permit would be granted. In such cases we will unable to consider an application from someone who is not currently eligible to work in the UK). Further information is available on the Home Office UK Border Agency website: http://www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk/.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
You will be asked in your application whether you have ever been convicted of a criminal offence. You are not required to give details of a �spent' conviction unless the post is one that involves direct contact with children or vulnerable adults where we need to know about all convictions. Please refer to the job description for details.
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