We wish to appoint a Lecturer within the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, with a growing international research reputation in Earth surface processes, in particular with expertise in sedimentary environments, sedimentary processes, and/or sedimentary geology. Specific areas of interest could include (but are not limited to): processes of sediment transport and deposition, evolution of terrestrial and/or marine depositional systems, geomorphology, basin analysis, stratigraphy, or natural hazards related to the Earth surface.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a related discipline and engage in research that complements the diverse and vibrant research environment of the school. The appointed candidate will develop an externally funded, innovative and impactful research programme. They will contribute research-led teaching in Earth surface processes to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students. The appointee will have the opportunity to offer students a high level of experiential learning - for which the school is renowned - including training in field, laboratory, and computational skills.

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

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Financial contribution to relocation
  • 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, access to training and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives including membership of Peppy, a health application that connects staff to expert practitioners and personalized support on health matters

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Richard White, rww3@st-andrews.ac.uk or Dr Catherine Rose, cvr@st-andrews.ac.uk.

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 and form a central pillar of the University Strategy. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). 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: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/

Closing Date: 23 July 2024
Interview Date: 20 August 2024
Please quote ref: AC2096NB
Further Particulars: AC2096NB FPs.docx
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Salary: £45,585 - £56,021 per annum
Start Date: To be agreed

posted: 11 June 2024     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.