Connecting European Neuroscience

Associate lecture/Visiting assistant professor in St Andrews/UK

19 November 2020

Associate lecture/Visiting assistant professor in St Andrews/UK

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St Andrews/UK


We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) to join our teaching team in the School of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews. This is a 1-year appointment with a start date of 18th January 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be a scholar committed to the delivery of high-quality teaching in the broad area of neuroscience. They will be a proactive member of the teaching team, playing a role in the design and delivery of high-quality teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, to students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Candidates should hold or be near completion of a PhD in neuroscience or a cognate discipline. A desire to educate and inform students on core neuroscience topics using a variety of teaching and assessment approaches is essential.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Gareth Miles, Head of School, (email:, or Dr Paula Miles, Director of Teaching (email:

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

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our engagement with diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

The School is happy to discuss flexible working options.

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1 year
University of St Andrews
School of Psychology and Neuroscience

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Simon Sharples
School of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of St Andrews
St Mary's Quad
South Street
St Andrews
KY16 9JP

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