Start Date: As soon as possible. Applications are sought for a committed Lecturer in Sustainable Aquaculture to work in the School of Biology. The primary duties will be to support and develop online teaching of sustainable aquaculture within the School of Biology.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in a subject relevant to sustainable aquaculture and a proven ability in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post is offered on a standard contract, starting as soon as possible.

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/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives.
  • Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Sonja Heinrich, Director of Postgraduate Teaching,

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. The University operates a hybrid working environment including partial homeworking where appropriate. Remote and flexible working may be possible for this post subject to discussion at interview.

Closing Date: 2 August 2023, Please quote ref: AO1823NB


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