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Friday, 11 May 2018

Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Computer Science - AO1541SB -close date 6 June 2018

Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Computer Science - AO1541SB 

The School of Computer Science is looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer.  In the first instance, at least, this is a fixed-term position of 9 months with a start date of September 2018. 

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. 

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter; The School's commitment to advancing gender equality has been recognised by an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. 

Please quote ref:  AO1541SB

Closing date:  6 June 2018

Further Particulars: 
 AO1541SB FPs.doc

School of Computer Science
Salary: £32,548 - £35,550 per annum pro rata
Start: September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed term for 9 months

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