SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

All applications must be made on our online application management system. This ensures all relevant information is gathered in a consistent format to ensure a fair and objective process for all.

In order to apply on-line you will need to register your details/create an account to be able to access the current vacancies and submit an electronic application. We would recommend that electronic applications are sent at least 24 hours in advance of the deadline, to ensure there are no technical difficulties.

PhD opportunities

Our PhD opportunities offer the chance to work with our internationally renowned research teams on a broad range of projects.

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How will the information on the forms be used?

The information collected on the equal opportunities monitoring form does not form part of the selection process and will not be circulated to the selection panel. It will be used solely to monitor the effectiveness of SRUC’s equal opportunities policy.

Your application form will be circulated to the selection panel. They will use this information to assess your suitability for the post against the selection criteria. If appointed, your application will be retained on your confidential personnel file. If you are unsuccessful, your application will be retained for six months and then disposed of securely.

At all times the information will be held securely in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Leading the way in agricultural and rural research, education and consultancy

SRUC is committed to valuing Diversity, advancing Equality and respecting Human Rights throughout the organisation and encouraging applications from disabled people using the “Disability Confident Employer” symbol. SRUC is a member of the Athena SWAN charter.

SRUC. A Charitable company limited by guarantee, SC003712. Registered in Scotland No SC103046.

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Application & interview advice

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Recruitment process

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Working for SRUC

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