Employment at UT

Employees are the University of Tennessee’s greatest asset and are critical to its ability to achieve success in classrooms, communities, and offices across the state.

The University is committed to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest faculty and staff and strives to be an employer of choice by focusing on employee needs and seeking feedback at every opportunity.

Whether you are a current employee looking to make a change or are considering a career at the University for the first time, you are encouraged to explore the openings and find your own place in the UT Space Institute family.

Staff positions

Internal applicants                                         External applicants

*Internal Applicants: Active UT Regular and Term Employees

Note to Current Students – Current undergraduate and graduate students wishing to apply for jobs in the system will need to register as an external applicant.

Frequently asked questions 

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact the UTSI HR office at 931-393-7226 or 931-393-7504 or email hr@utsi.edu.


Applicants for staff positions must apply online. Please use a desktop or laptop computer to apply.  The online applicant system does not allow applications to be submitted by Smartphones (i.e. i-phone, Droid, etc).  If you do not have a computer, an application station is located in the UT Space Institute Human Resources office. Please call 931-393-7226 to set up an appointment.

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UTSI Faculty positions:

For individuals interested in applying for faculty positions, a listing of the positions currently available at UTSI can be found here (https://www.utsi.edu/index.php/utsi-faculty-openings/ ). The application process for faculty positions currently is not a part of the online application system.



Background Check Authorization Form

Benefit Overview

Research Intern Addendum

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement