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The University has outlined its commitment to five Interdisciplinary Challenge Areas that address the biggest challenges of our time:

  • Energy Transition
  • Environment and Biodiversity
  • Health, Nutrition and Wellbeing
  • Social Inclusion and Cultural Diversity
  • Data and Artificial Intelligence

Our vision is to place interdisciplinarity at the heart of the University to create innovative and sustainable solutions to the key global challenges facing society, to provide a focus for interdisciplinary research and to enhance student learning through the integration of approaches and collaboration across multiple branches of knowledge. In fulfilling this vision, we will contribute to transformations locally, nationally and globally to enhance human society and the planet.

We are now recruiting twenty 5-year fellowships aligned to our new Interdisciplinary Challenge areas.

The University has been credited for its international reach, influence on national policy and its commercialisation of research ideas into spin out companies. In recognition of our world -leading and life changing research, we were awarded The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2018 and 2021.

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Teaching Fellow, Law

The School of Law is looking to appoint to 1 x 1.0FTE post.  This may be filled by one full-time Teaching Fellow, or more than one candidate if on a part-time basis, to assist in the teaching of core elements of the LLB syllabus and/or to contribute to teaching on the interdisciplinary MA in Sociology and Criminology programme.  This post will be fixed term to mid-September 2023.

School/Section: Law
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Part Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £35,333 - £42,155
Ref No: LAW062A
Closing Date: 13-OCT-2022

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Senior Lecturer, Education

We are looking to recruit a full-time Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research) within the Department of Postgraduate Taught and Professional Learning to lead our flagship Master’s in Professional Education (MEd) programme. Our Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma programmes have continued growth and provide pathways to the Masters of Education (MEd) programme.

School/Section: Education
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £54,949 - £61,823
Ref No: EDU125AX
Closing Date: 14-OCT-2022

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Lecturer in Law, Law

The School of Law at the University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint 2 x 1.0FTE Lecturers in Law to join its growing team.  We would particularly welcome applications from candidates having an interest in one or more of the following areas:Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and/or Criminology;Family Law;The Law of Evidence; and/orPublic International Law generally.Applications are welcome from candidates on either the Teaching and Research or Teaching and Scholarship career track, and from candidates wishing to work part-time.

School/Section: Law
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: Pro rata for part-time appointments
Ref No: LAW061A
Closing Date: 13-OCT-2022

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Research Fellow in Sustainable Food Systems, Geosciences

The purpose of the post is to manage and deliver the requirements of an international European research project into sustainable food systems, ranging from production to consumption. The post will support the lead investigator in the delivery of the work package Work Package 5 “Leverage points in the agri-food system” and deliver research in a number of case studies in the UK.

School/Section: Geosciences
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Research
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £35,333 - £42,155
Ref No: GEO434R
Closing Date: 14-OCT-2022

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Clinical Research Fellow in Oral Medicine/Periodontology, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Institute of Dentistry and the Cardiovascular and Diabetes Centre in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen.This Clinical Research Fellowship is supported by a British Heart Foundation Project Grant awarded to Dr Karolin Hijazi, Reader in Oral Medicine, and Professor Dana Dawson, Chair in Cardiovascular medicine in collaboration with Professor Marco Oggioni, Chair in Microbial Genetics at the University of Leicester. The project investigates the hypothesis that epigenetic phase variations regulate pathogenic phenotypes of oral bacteria driving bloodstream invasion, low-grade systemic inflammation and atherogenesis/plaque instability as potential contributor to acute myocardial infarction. The study will disclose a novel target for periodontitis interventions to curb its contribution as a risk factor for coronary artery disease.  

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Dentistry
Staff Category: Research
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Clinical Lecturer
Salary: The salary will increment on an annual basis to the next point on the scale for Clinical Academics below the level of consultant
Ref No: DEN035R
Closing Date: 19-OCT-2022

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