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Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Geography & Sustainable Development - AO1664SB
School of Geography & Sustainable Development
Vacancy Description
School of Geography & Sustainable Development, Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum, Start: As soon as possible, Fixed term for up to 3 years
We invite applications from candidates with interests in any area of Geography and/or Sustainable Development and a commitment to excellence in teaching. You will contribute to the highly successful undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in Geography and Sustainable Development at St Andrews, with opportunities to interact with our excellent research clusters. The positions are fixed-term, full-time and available as soon as possible.

Your role will involve engaging the interest and motivation of students and inspiring them to learn by fostering debate and developing their ability to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking.  You will work as a member of our teaching teams under the overall direction of the School’s Director of Teaching. You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, and the ability to communicate complex information and ideas effectively. You will be encouraged to seek ways to improve performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery, and by analysing feedback. 

You will have completed, or be about to complete, a PhD in Geography, Sustainable Development or a related area. Those with research and teaching interests in any area of Geography/Sustainable Development will be considered. Experience with a range of teaching formats, including lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratory, practical and field classes as well as the supervision of group work would be an advantage, as would experience of teaching within the Scottish university system.  

Informal enquiries can be directed to: Prof Keith Bennett, gsdhos@st-andrews.ac.uk, or Dr Sharon Leahy, ggdot@st-andrews.ac.uk

We particularly invite applications from groups who are typically underrepresented in Geography and Sustainable Development.

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 http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

The School of Geography and Sustainable Development holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and is fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. More information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/gsd/athenaswan/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

Please quote ref:  AO1664SB

Closing Date:  29 September 2020

Interview Date:  22 October 2020  

Further Particulars:  AO1664SB FPs.doc

School of Geography & Sustainable Development
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Start: As soon as possible
Fixed term for up to 3 years