Working with our Fellows – the UK’s leading engineers and innovators – our employees help deliver the Academy’s mission: to advance engineering excellence for the benefit of society. Our teams support excellent researchers and entrepreneurs in the UK and abroad, improve engineering education, develop top quality policy advice, build partnerships, support the Fellowship, administer awards, engage the public, and help keep the charity running.  

If you’re interested in technology, innovation, and social impact, and would like to work collaboratively with the leading experts in engineering and technology, the Academy could be the place for you.

How to apply: the Recruitment Portal

All our current vacancies are advertised on our online recruitment portal. Please use this portal to view vacancies and apply for positions at the Academy.

On the portal you can browse and search our vacancies. If you wish to apply for a vacancy you will need to register and create a profile. If you have previously registered with this system, please log in to submit a new application or to view your existing applications.

Recruitment Portal

We hope that you will find the information below helpful in preparing for your application.

To apply you will need to:

  • Provide an up-to-date CV that shows your career history – we recommend that this is no longer than three pages
  • Write a supporting statement detailing how you are a good candidate for this post, clearly addressing the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification – we recommend that this should be a maximum of two pages
  • Confirm your eligibility to work in the UK
  • Indicate if you are not available on the interview dates specified
  • Complete the candidate diversity monitoring information

Please also ensure that your full name is on all documents provided.

Please note that applications will not be considered unless all documents are provided.

Agencies not required.


In accordance with best practice within recruitment, following the closing date (unless otherwise specified), your application will be shortlisted against the person specification for the role you are applying for. The person specification illustrates the minimum essential and desirable criteria required to be considered for the post and you should therefore ensure that these are clearly shown and evidenced in either your CV or supporting statement.

The Academy is committed to providing equality of opportunity in all employee matters, whether in recruitment and selection, promotion or training and development. As a Disability Confident Committed employer, the Academy offers to interview disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria stated on the person specification. Please indicate whether you have a disability when prompted in the general question section of the application process. You will be able to request reasonable adjustments should you be short listed for interviews.

We look forward to hearing from you.