Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) - AO1501HM
School of Computer Science
Vacancy Description
School of Computer Science, Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum, Start Date: January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
The School of Computer Science is looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused). We are especially, but not exclusively, interested in those working in Human Computer Interaction.
Associate Lecturers (Education Focused) 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 focussed academic promotion track to Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor.  

A PhD in a cognate discipline, excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. Industrial or other relevant experience will be an advantage. 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 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.

Closing Date: 25 October 2019

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School of Computer Science
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Start Date: January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter