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Supervising others; managing change; mediation; supervisor updates.

Recruitment and Selection (Academic and Research Staff)

Date: Fri 12 Apr 2019
Time: 1330-1700 (No lunch provided)
Programme: Passport to Research Futures
Programme: Academic Staff Development Programme

Target audience

Academic staff

Course pre-work

Completion of the HR Online Recruitment & Selection Module. Available here:


Dr Rikard Jalkebro

Course provider

Website: CAPOD



C5 Seminar Room, Bute Building - This venue does not have full mobility access. If you have any access requirements, please contact CAPOD direct at

Course information

This course is for academic staff in all academic schools who participate in recruitment and selection activities.

The format will be a combination of interactive elements, discussion and quizzes.  Participants will take part in shortlisting, interview design and asking questions at interview.

This practical session supplements and extends the HR online training module in Recruitment and Selection which all participants must complete prior to attending.

Aims and objectives

By the end of the course participants will be:  

  • Reminded of the broad legal framework and be aware of key legal issues relating to recruitment
  • Familiar with the key stages in the University recruitment and selection process
  • Able to shortlist applications using selection criteria identified in the person specification
  • Able to design the selection process using a combination of activities to assess candidates against selection criteria
  • Able to prepare, structure and participate in recruitment interview panels with an awareness of practical considerations, University procedure and questioning techniques
  • Aware of the University resources and support available to recruiters from Human Resources and on the University website



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