Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Global Economic History - AOAC2173RXML

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 May 2024

Fixed Term: Until 30 June 2025, Start: 1 September 2024

We wish to appoint a fixed-term Associate Lecturer (education focused) within the School of History. The position will be held from 1st September 2024 until 30 June 2025. You will be a scholar with a growing international reputation in economic history and the global history of capitalism, and a commitment to delivering high quality teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to be capable of teaching the subject to students from a wide range of backgrounds.   

Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline.  

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

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays         
  • 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 Professor Bridget Heal, Head of School ([email protected] ) or to Dr Malcolm Petrie, Director of Teaching ([email protected] ).  

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University. We also welcome applications from candidates who have had recent career breaks or other non-linear career paths (we invite you to describe any such circumstances in your covering letter).  

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 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:

Interviews will be held on 11 June 2024

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Closing Date: 24 MAy 2024

Further Particulars: AOAC2173RXML FPs.doc

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