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Position: Lecturer in Statistics
Institution: University of Leeds
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has an interest in Statistics and Data Science, to join the Department of Statistics within the School of Mathematics and/or the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA). This role is part of a strategic investment by the University to develop online distance-learning postgraduate programmes in statistics and data science. You will contribute to the University’s research-led teaching and management of student education and will play an important role by contributing to the development of outstanding graduates and scholars. Also, you will be expected to take an active role in the development of our curriculum, aligning with the Institutional-led Curriculum Redefined principles and practices, and in particular to support the development and delivery of online teaching
Requirements: With a PhD, or equivalent experience, in Statistics or Computing, or a closely related discipline such as Mathematics, you will have a demonstrable ability to teach Statistics or Data Science. You will have an enthusiastic and innovative approach to all aspects of student education, good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to use technology effectively and innovatively in the preparation and delivery of blended learning material. You will also be interested in developing pedagogic research and scholarship
   
Text: Lecturer in Statistics (Teaching and Scholarship) Are you an enthusiastic academic, committed to delivering a first class learning and teaching experience with a proven ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and postgraduate level? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Do you want to develop and further your skills in online teaching and learning and digital education? We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has an interest in Statistics and Data Science, to join the Department of Statistics within the School of Mathematics and/or the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA). This role is part of a strategic investment by the University to develop online distance-learning postgraduate programmes in statistics and data science. You will contribute to the University’s research-led teaching and management of student education and will play an important role by contributing to the development of outstanding graduates and scholars. Also, you will be expected to take an active role in the development of our curriculum, aligning with the Institutional-led Curriculum Redefined principles and practices, and in particular to support the development and delivery of online teaching. With a PhD, or equivalent experience, in Statistics or Computing, or a closely related discipline such as Mathematics, you will have a demonstrable ability to teach Statistics or Data Science. You will have an enthusiastic and innovative approach to all aspects of student education, good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to use technology effectively and innovatively in the preparation and delivery of blended learning material. You will also be interested in developing pedagogic research and scholarship. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements. What we offer in return 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) - That’s 42 days a year! Generous pension scheme plus life assurance- the University contributes 14.5% of salary. Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls. Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team. Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available. And much more! To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Dr Stuart Barber , Head of Statistics, Department of Statistics (Tel: 44(0)113 343 5146 or email: S.Barber@leeds.ac.uk ) Professor Kurt Langfeld , Head of School, School of Mathematics (Tel: 44(0)113 343 5414 or email: K.Langfeld@leeds.ac.uk ) Professor Paul Baxter , Director of Education and Training, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (Tel: 44(0)113 3643 9078 or email: P.D.Baxter@leeds.ac.uk ) Location: Leeds - Main Campus Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences School/Institute: School of Mathematics Category: Academic Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 p.a. Working Time: 37.5 hours per week Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (Up to 2 years - To complete specific time limited work.) Release Date: Friday 24 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: EPSMA1108 Downloads: Candidate Brief
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