Research Fellow – AR2867HM

Applications are sought for a committed Post-doctoral Research Fellow to work with Dr Aaron J Cotnoir conducting research for an EPSRC funded project entitled Instruments of Unity: the Many Ways of Being One.  


The successful applicant will have a PhD in Philosophy with expertise in at least one of: philosophical logic, formal logic, formal ontology, and metaphysics.   


The post is available for 24 months starting 1 April 2024.  


Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

·       Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays

·       Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions

·       A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies

·       Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services

·       Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel

·       Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives  


Full details of the research project and post can be found by contacting Dr Aaron J Cotnoir (  


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online:  


Closing Date:    1 November 2023                                


Interview Date:  15 December 2023  


Please quote ref: AR2867HM


Further Particulars: AR2867HM FPs.doc


School of Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies

Salary: £37,099 - £40,521 per annum

Start Date: April 1 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Fixed Term: 24 months

Research Fellow – AR2867HM