Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Theology – AOAC2250RXMR

We are recruiting for an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Theology with a specialty in Non-Christian Religions, Religious Studies, and/or Interreligious Dialogue.  


We are looking for a scholar who is committed to delivering high quality teaching in theology, primarily at undergraduate level with an opportunity to teach at postgraduate level.  


This is a full time (36.25 hrs per week), temporary 12-month appointment, with a start date of 1st September 2023, to provide cover for staff research leave.  


Applications should consist of a covering letter; a curriculum vitae; a 500-word statement of teaching philosophy, together with full details of teaching experience (with evaluations if appropriate); a statement of current and future research; and full contact details for three referees. Referees will be contacted by the University directly as required. Publications should not be submitted at time of application, though they may be requested at a later date.   


Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Oliver Crisp, Head of School:  


Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University.    


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:


Please quote ref: AOAC2250RXMR


Closing Date: 8 June 2023


Further Particulars: AOAC2250RXMR FPs.docx


School of Divinity

Salary: £36,333 per annum

Fixed Term: 12 months

Start: 1 September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Theology – AOAC2250RXMR