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Associate Lecturer

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Fixed term
33,309 - 40,927 a year
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Role Description


The Department of Mathematics is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Financial Mathematics and Statistics or a related field for a fixed term of two years. The successful applicant may have a background in any area of applied mathematics, statistics, or operational research.


The successful applicant will be expected to teach modules and supervise MSc dissertations in support of the Department's portfolio of MSc programmes in Mathematical Finance, Financial Engineering, and Statistics & Computational Finance.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

  • Detailed knowledge in Mathematical Finance or a related area sufficient  to develop teaching and provide relevant learning support to students across different levels of academic ability
  • Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
  • Ability to design and deliver teaching material either across a range of modules or within a subject area
  • Ability to supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems
  • Ability to contribute to the design of course material, content and new teaching approaches in the department
  • Ability to manage and deliver own teaching
  • Ability to plan, manage, organise and assess own teaching contributions
  • Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context
  • Experience of using different delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students
  • Evidence of successfully planning and designing teaching material

Interview date: to be confirmed

For informal enquiries: please contact Prof Jacco Thijssen,

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