Job offer available in Scotland Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) – AOAC315XXSB at University of St Andrews

Start: August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed term for 3 years.

The School of Computer Science is looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused). In the first instance, at least, this is a fixed-term position of three years with a start date of August 2019.

Associate Lecturers provide the backbone of our teaching capability, focusing more on the delivery of high-quality taught programmes while still having opportunities for research. You will be committed to innovation and delivery of high quality teaching within the broad field of Computer Science and its applications. The successful candidate will be expected to be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students who come to us with a wide range of backgrounds. The Associate Lecturer comes with an Education focused academic promotion track to Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor.

Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. A PhD in a cognate discipline is an advantage, as is industrial or other experience. We are especially interested in individuals wanting to experiment and innovate in improving our student experience.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Simon Dobson ( or Dr Dharini Balasubramaniam (

The role may be offered on either a full-time or part-time basis, and flexible working may be available to suit the right candidate.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in Computer Science posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

Please quote ref: AOAC315XXSB

Closing Date: 19 April 2019

Further Particulars: AOAC315XXSB FPs.doc


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