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Position: Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences
Institution: Newcastle University
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences within the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. The posts are offered as fixed-term for 11 months to commence in July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post holders will provide high quality teaching to undergraduate students within the School, and students from outside the School taking service courses
Requirements: PhD (including soon to be completed) in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related subject; Relevant teaching qualification
   
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Contract Type All Faculty/Service Cluster All Academic/Service Unit All Requisition ID All Working Pattern All Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Create Alert × Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Apply now » Already a colleague at Newcastle University? Click here for our Internal Careers page Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences Requisition ID: 27169 Location: Newcastle, GB Contract Type: Fixed Term Working Pattern: Full Time Posted Date: 28 May 2024 Salary: £33,966 per annum Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits . We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you. Closing Date: 21 June 2024 Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences within the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. The posts are offered as fixed-term for 11 months to commence in July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post holders will provide high quality teaching to undergraduate students within the School, and students from outside the School taking service courses. More information about the School can be found at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/maths-physics/ We are looking for enthusiastic academics with expertise in any area of mathematical sciences with a preference for candidates with experience teaching statistics. The successful candidates will deliver an excellent student experience through innovative teaching and assessment methods and will engage in scholarly activity. Depending on interest and expertise, there will be opportunity to participate in research activities of the School. We are committed to building an environment with Equality and Diversity at its core. As such, the successful applicants will have a genuine interest and commitment to developing the role of under-represented groups in the mathematical sciences. In addition, the successful candidates will need to demonstrate the potential to be strong role models for the values of equality, diversity and inclusion. To apply , please complete the online application including a covering letter (max. 2 pages) and a CV. The covering letter should address the following: 1) your fit to the person specification (noted below) 2) what constitutes excellent teaching to you 3) your past contributions to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and what your contributions to EDI at Newcastle will be. For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Dr Andrew Baggaley andrew.baggaley@ncl.ac.uk or Dr Daniel Henderson daniel.henderson@ncl.ac.uk For further details about the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, click here For further details about Newcastle University please visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network. Closing date for applications is June 21st 2024. Key Accountabilities • To take full responsibility as module leader for teaching specific courses as directed by the Head of School. This will include preparation of all materials, delivery of lectures and tutorials, and all assessment. The modules to be taught will be discussed with the Directors of Statistics and Applied Mathematics • To contribute to the teaching and assessment of other modules. This might include delivery of tutorials, supervision of group projects, and marking of assignments and examinations • To contribute to the School’s recruitment and outreach activities as directed by the Director of Education • As a full member of the School, to participate in relevant School Committees such as Board of Examiners The Person Knowledge, Skills and Experience • Ability and expertise to teach and assess a range of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses autonomously, including large group and small group teaching and project supervision • Broad mathematical knowledge covering introductory courses in statistics and mathematics • Willingness to teach statistics and mathematics to students beyond the school through service teaching and contribute to the administration of the School • Proficiency with teaching support tools, including virtual learning environments • Effective time management and prioritisation skills and the ability to meet deadlines • Contributing towards a positive, collegial workplace culture and promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity • Excellent communication and teamworking skills Desirable • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and to encourage the commitment of others • An interest in course development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels • Knowledge of statistics as covered in the statistics curriculum taught within the Newcastle mathematics and statistics programmes • Experience of university-level teaching Qualifications • PhD (including soon to be completed) in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related subject Desirable • Relevant teaching qualification Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution. We are committed to being a fully inclusive university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all of our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams, we believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population. At Newcastle University we hold a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. We also hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze award in recognition of our work towards tackling race inequality in higher education REC. We are a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role as part of the offer and interview scheme. In addition, we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe. Requisition ID: 27169 Contact Us Apply now » Find similar jobs: View All University Opportunities, Academic/Clinical Academic Careers Careers Home View All Job Categories Register Privacy Policy Contact Us © 2023 Newcastle University
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