Associate Lecturer - Real Analysis

Birkbeck, University of London
March 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£66.70
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Associate Lecturer - Real Analysis

Birkbeck, University of London, has an excellent opportunity for an Associate Lecturer in the School of Computing & Mathematics to teach the Real Analysis module this Summer Term.

Salary range

£66.70 per hour

Contract type

Fixed term


Part time



Business Unit

School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Closing date for applicants


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Birkbeck, University of London, has an excellent opportunity for an Associate Lecturer in the School of Computing & Mathematics to teach the Real Analysis module this Summer Term.

As an Associate Lecturer you will be teaching Real Analysis, a level 6 module that is integral to Birkbeck's online Graduate Certificate in Mathematics. The programme is a conversion course attended by strong, well-motivated adult learners with a background in a numerate discipline other than mathematics, and comprises of rigorous modules in algebra and analysis.

The module syllabus includes number systems, epsilon-delta analysis, sequences and series, continuity and differentiability, the Riemann integral and power series.

You will deliver nine 3-hour online teaching sessions, and set and mark coursework assignments, as well as the final written examination which takes place in July, and the reassessment examination which takes place in late August.

You will have a sound knowledge of real analysis and be capable of delivering such material via online lectures, as a first introduction to rigorous analysis. Ideally, you will have experience of setting a variety of assessments at undergraduate level.

Further to the person specification listed in the Job Description pack, essential requirements for the role of Associate Lecturer are:

  • a good degree in Mathematics, or related subject, and experience of (or willingness to develop) a wide range of teaching and assessment methods;
  • demonstrably effective communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, across a range of relevant contexts and platforms;
  • a working knowledge of IT including Latex, Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, and experience of (or willingness to use) Moodle;
  • willingness to engage within a blended learning environment (with elements of both in-person teaching and the use of recorded materials).
  • Please note: you will need to demonstrate competence or significant potential in all areas. A full set of detailed notes will be made available to the successful candidate.


    Payment is based on an hourly rate depending on length of continuous service with the College (starting rate £66.70 per hour inclusive of pro-rata London Allowance and holiday pay) for contact hours worked.

    This hourly rate is based on the starting point of Grade 7 and is inclusive of a ‘Duties Related to Teaching Multiplier' which covers preparation, teaching, assessment marking and administration in connection with the course.

    Terms and Conditions

    Fixed-term contract; April 2024 – September 2024. Please submit a CV for consideration. Closing date: 10 March 2024, interview date: wc 18 March 2024 includes a five minute online presentation.


    If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact [email protected]

    If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected], providing your name and the job reference number of the position. While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

    We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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