Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Guide for new researchers

Being a researcher in Edinburgh: Beginning Your Research Position in Edinburgh. A PDF guide for you to download.

We have produced a PDF guide for research staff starting a research position at the University of Edinburgh. Developed by the Institute for Academic Development, this guide covers the following:

  • Links to relocation advice from within the University, for those moving to Edinburgh
  • Inductions available from around the University
  • Key areas to think about to successfully transition into your Postdoc

Beginning Your Research Position in Edinburgh (PDF) - download now

Other useful information

Thriving in your research position

A guide to support research staff starting a position at the University of Edinburgh ‘Being a researcher in Edinburgh: Thriving in Your Research Position has also been developed and this can be accessed here:

Being a researcher in Edinburgh: Thriving in your Research Position

University information for new staff

Induction information from HR

Relocation information to assist those new to Edinburgh to settle into the City

If you can’t find what you need here or if you find something that we could add to these pages, let us know (iad.researchers@ed.ac.uk)