Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader (ASER), Mathematical Sciences

University of Essex

United Kingdom

October 17, 2022

Description

Job title

Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader (ASER), Mathematical Sciences

Job reference

REQ06498

Application closing date

17/10/2022

Location

Colchester

Salary

Lecturer: £43,414 - 51,805 per annum, Senior Lecturer and Reader: £54,949 - £61,823 per annum

Employment type

Permanent, Full-time

Job category/type

Academic, Education, Research

Attachments

REQ06498 Lecturer Jobpack.pdf REQ06498 Reader Jobpack.pdf REQ06498 Senior Lecturer Jobpack.pdf

Job description

Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) This is an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS). The Department is a growing and vibrant department in the Faculty of Science and Health. DMS is internationally known for its research in a range of areas and offers an excellent education to its students.

The Department is looking to appoint one academic in Statistics and Data Science and two academics in Statistics to be a part of the department expansion strategy to improve its research profile in statistics and statistics and data science and the provision of statistics and data science teaching and learning. The post may include teaching on our actuarial science, data science and statistics courses at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. This may include delivering statistics, data science, or actuarial science modules with existing lecture materials and developing new master level modules. It will also include supervising Statistics, Data Science and Actuarial Science master students.

Duties will include designing, planning and delivering learning across a range of modules or within subject area, assess and feed back to learners, supervise student projects, fieldwork and placements, engaging successfully and effectively in substantive teaching and generating research income appropriate in scale to career stage.

At Senior Lecturer and Reader level you will make significant research-led and pedagogically informed contributions to module/curriculum design and development.

To be successful you will have evidence of a clear publication plan for submission to future Research Excellence Framework (REF) programmes and evidence of a research agenda, engagement in high-quality research activity and a developing research profile, along with a relevant doctoral level research degree or related discipline or equivalent professional experience or practice or be close to completion of PhD. You will also have experience of designing and planning learning activities, developing effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance and research interests in some field of data science and statistical methodology, such as computational statistics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

A full list of duties and the person specifications can be found within the relevant job packs attached (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader). Please do note on your application form which you are applying for.

At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.

To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact resourcing@essex.ac.uk

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Founded in the year 1964, the University of Essex is one of the leading universities located in England, the U.K. same year, 122 students enrolled themselves at the university, which grew up to nearly 1,00,000 during the subsequent 50 years....