University Teacher in Mathematics Job at University of Edinburgh – in Edinburgh
Salary – £33,797 – £40,322
School of Mathematics
Fixed term for 1 year
The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher in Operational Research (OR) This is a fixed-term position, focusing mainly on teaching across a range of OR and Optimization courses.
The duties allocated will be dependent on the expertise of the appointee and will include delivering effective teaching to undergraduate and/or taught postgraduate programmes. The role will also include the supervision of student projects and involvement in assessment of students, helping to develop courses and programmes, possibly online where this is appropriate, and teaching related administration. There will be opportunities to take part in the research activities in our School.
The School takes career development seriously: we will mentor the post holder to develop key skills and experiences in teaching and learning, and support participation in the Edinburgh Teaching Award, which leads to a Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship.
A PhD in Operational Research or Optimization (or a closely related discipline) and experience in teaching these topics at University level is essential, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.
The post is available as soon as possible and is fixed term for one year.
Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Miguel Anjos or Professor Chris Sangwin.
Salary Scale: £33,797 – £40,322 per annum.
As a valued member of our team you can expect:
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.
If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.
The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. This will depend on a number of factors specific to the successful applicant.
As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.
The School of Mathematics is one of the world’s leading mathematical sciences departments, home to internationally excellent researchers and to an innovative educational environment for both undergraduates and postgraduates. Our location in the beautiful and historic capital of Scotland puts us in the centre of a vibrant community of academics, cultural institutions, industry partners and research institutes.
As a School we value both the breadth and depth of our mathematical research. We have over seventy permanent members of academic staff and over twenty research fellows and research associates, who come from across the world and together cover a broad range of research topics in pure and applied mathematics, operational research and statistics. Our Graduate School has over eighty research students and over one hundred MSc students, and our postgraduate provision has gone from strength to strength with the recent introduction of Doctoral Training Centres in Analysis and its Applications, and in Data Science. We have close links with the School of Informatics and are actively involved in current data science developments, particularly as one of the 5 UK-wide partners in the Alan Turing Institute.
The School is passionate about delivering a world-leading educational environment for its students and is constantly exploring new ideas in mathematical education in order to provide a stimulating learning environment. Quantitative skills have never been more in demand in the world, and our students graduate with strong skills in critical thinking, independent learning and communication. Within 6 months of graduating, 93% of our students are in full-time employment or study. In 2010 the Teaching Programme review “welcomed the excellent quality of education” provided by the School.
The School of Mathematics holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing the representation of women in mathematics.
Further information about the School, our research and our teaching is available at http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk
Company: University of Edinburgh –
Company Location: Edinburgh