Definition of Fixed-term Contract
"A contract with the University which ends on a specific date or, on completion of a specific task, eg a project. See: https://www.gov.uk/fixed-term-contracts."
If a fixed-term contract is the correct engagement route, you should refer to the HR Recruitment toolkit on Workspace. This section provides you with a clear, step-by-step guide to recruiting the best staff in your area.
It covers all the stages of recruitment; from approval to fill a post, grading a post, advertising, interviewing (including giving feedback) to your legal obligations.