Find your HR contact

The University does not have a centralised HR function: each department has an HR contact or HR team and most questions about employment matters need to be addressed to them in the first instance. You can find their contact details listed on this page. 

Who to contact

HR Self-Service

HR Self-Service is an online HR portal enabling staff to access HR and payroll data, edit personal details and check pay online. Click here to log in to your HR Self-Service account.



Find the HR contact for your division or department

Please note the below contacts are not intended for use as mailing lists. If you wish to reach groups of HR colleagues in divisions and departments, please contact Lois May (, Senior Communications Manager, for advice. 

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Department Email address
GLAM Divisional Office
Botanic Gardens
Pitt Rivers Museum
Department Email address
Humanities Divisional Office
Humanities Academic Appointments
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Classics Recruitment
English Faculty Recruitment
History Faculty Recruitments
Modern Languages
Philosophy Personnel 
Rothermere American Institute
Ruskin School of Art 
Voltaire Foundation


Department Email address
MPLS Divisional Office
MPLS - Academic HR
Begbroke Directorate
Computer Science
Doctoral Training Centre
Earth Sciences
Engineering Science
Mathematical Institute


 - visa and recruitment matters

- all other HR matters



Department Email address
Medical Sciences Division



Biomedical Services 

Clinical Neurosciences 

Experimental Psychology 

Nuffield Department of Medicine - Experimental Medicine  

Nuffield Department of Medicine - Target Discovery Institute

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences   

Nuffield Department of Population Health 

Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health    



Pathology Dunn School 


Physiology Anatomy and Genetics 

Primary Care Health Sciences 


Radcliffe Department of Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine  

Radcliffe Department of Medicine – Investigative Medicine  

Radcliffe Department of Medicine - Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism  

Surgical Sciences 

Tropical Medicine 

For HR queries, contact

Department Email address
Social Sciences Divisional Office 
Blavatnik School of Government 
Department of Economics
Department of Education
Department of International Development
Department of Politics and International Relations
Department of Social Policy and Intervention
Department of Sociology
Law Faculty
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford Martin School
Said Business School (professional services staff) (academic staff)

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography
School of Archaeology
School of Geography and the Environment
School of Global and Area Studies 

Check the job advert or job description for the post and you will find contact details for someone who can help you. Our Jobs page has information about making an application. 

The University does not have a centralised HR function and the records needed for referencing are only held within individual departments.  If you need a reference for a University employee (current or past) please ask the individual to give you contact details for the HR team in the department where they were employed.

If you have a  question about how a policy on this website applies to you, or a case you are currently involved in, please speak to your division or department HR contact

If you work in a departmental HR team then speak to your HR Business Partner.

If your question is about how the policy is set out here, including information about broken links etc,  please email