Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Environmental
Earth Science - AO1792NB

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Salary: £35,333 - £42,155 per annum
Start Date: On or before 4 January 2023
Fixed term: 12 months

Vacancy Description

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Environmental Earth Science for a fixed 1-year term, to contribute to the teaching programme within the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The School delivers two BSc Honours degrees (Geology and Environmental Earth Sciences), an integrated undergraduate Masters in Earth Science (MGeol), and two taught MSc programmes, one in Geochemistry and another in Strategic Earth Resources.

Specifically, we seek a new colleague who can deliver undergraduate classroom and field training in Biogeochemistry. The successful candidate will also be asked to contribute to the delivery of some other aspects of teaching across our undergraduate Programme including areas such as Weathering, Contaminant Issues (including remediation), Atmospheric Carbon Reduction and Hydrology/Hydrogeology (in the context of contaminant transport and remediation).

The school is noted for its field-based training therefore the appointee will be actively involved in this aspect of degree delivery. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Earth and Environmental Science or a cognate discipline and have experience in teaching undergraduate students.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Richard White ( or Professor Robert Wilson (

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:

Closing Date: 30 September 2022
Interview Date: 19 October 2022
Please quote ref: AO1792NB
Further Particulars: AO1792NB FPs.doc

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