We are seeking an outstanding researcher/lecturer to develop and introduce a taught MSc programme in Science & Religion delivered by academic staff from across the three Colleges of the University. We also wish to develop and introduce a distance learning version of the MSc programme in Science & Religion. This programme will be funded by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation (www.templeton.org) in the first instance.  Annual reports to the Templeton Foundation will be required of the successful candidate from 2012-15.


The successful candidate will be expected to engage actively in research, teaching and administration and play a full part in the collegiate life of the School of Divinity. Candidates should be qualified to doctoral level and have a proven track record of research in at least one area of the science and religion field.


The post is available from 1st April 2012; the start date is negotiable.


For further information on the School, please visit www.ed.ac.uk/divinity.

Informal inquires may be directed to the School Secretary in the first instance ([email protected]).


Salary Scale: £36,862 – £44,016


Please quote vacancy reference: 3014933


Closing date: 31 October 2011


For further particulars

https://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/jobs/index.cfm?action=jobdet&jobid=3014933 and an application pack visit our website (www.jobs.ed.ac.uk) or telephone the recruitment line on 0131 650 2511.