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Associate Lecturer in Mathematics / Departmental Computer Officer

Department
Mathematics
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Fixed term
Salary
32,236 - 39,609 per year
Posted Date
06/11/2018
Apply by
16/12/2018
Job Reference
7151
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Role Description

Department

The Department of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a 0.5 Associate Lecturer / 0.5 Departmental Computer Officer. The successful candidate will provide teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, especially in modules involving computational and numerical projects.  As departmental computer officer, you will co-ordinate the purchase, installation and maintenance of the department’s computer equipment, and represent the department on appropriate committees and user groups.

Role

The main responsibilities are:

  • To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • To carry out on-going curriculum review, including module content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative responsibilities

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • You will have a postgraduate qualification (ideally a PhD), or equivalent professional experience.  You should also hold an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.
  • You will have extensive specialist knowledge of mathematical software and programming languages, sufficient to develop teaching and provide relevant learning support to students across different levels of academic ability.
  • You will have experience of teaching in HE at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, using different delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students.  You will be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully plan and design teaching material.  You will also have the ability to supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems.
  • You will have highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media.

Enquiries may be made to Prof Niall MacKay (niall.mackay@york.ac.uk) or Dr Henning Bostelmann (henning.bostelmann@york.ac.uk)

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