School of GeoSciences

Recruitment Advice and Guidance

This page provides guidance for all managers undertaking recruitment of new staff.

The University of Edinburgh has a webpage on good practice for recruiters, which we encourage all recruiters to review. 

 Access the recruiters guide here

The School has a detailed guidance manual, which covers the entire recruitment process. 

Access the guidance manual here 

You should refer to this manual before the start of any recruitment process. The manual has detailed guidance on creating and grading posts, advertising, shortlisting and interviewing. 

Useful Contacts 

Rodaidh McLaughlin

Administrative Assistant (Research Institutes and HR)

  • The School of GeoSciences

Contact details



Room 344
The Grant Institute
The King's Buildings


  • Short-listing processes
    Interview processes
    Induction support