SAS Coordinator and Teaching Fellow (part time) (JS10264)

University of Bath
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:£35,333
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Job title SAS Coordinator and Teaching Fellow (part time)

Department Skills Centre

Salary Starting from £35,333, rising to £42,155 (pro rata)

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Thursday 19 January 2023

Closing date Sunday 05 February 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JS10264


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Skills Centre at the University of Bath for a SAS Coordinator and Teaching Fellow. This role will lead, manage, deliver and monitor the Statistics Advisory Service (SAS) within the Mathematics Resources Centre (MASH). This extracurricular service offers advice, support and enhancement of learning for students with higher-level statistical and data analysis requirements.

We are looking for someone with experience in the use of applied data analysis, with management experience and high-level communication skills to:

  • provide expert advice, to undergraduates, postgraduates or staff undertaking research, on the analysis of data and use of statistics
  • manage a team building high-quality data analysis support, revision and student-centred learning experiences
  • MASH provides high-quality maths and statistics support to all members of the university. We are a flagship for academic skills support in the university, and are highly regarded at the national level where we contribute significantly to the work of the Sigma Network.

    As part of the MASH team, through the continual review and improvement of our services, help us meet the needs of all our students!

    About you

    As a graduate with a good first degree, and possibly a postgraduate qualification, in statistics, data science or with high statistical content you will have proven skills as an applied statistician and/or data scientist. Your experience and expertise will include:

  • Extensive knowledge of techniques and technology for data and statistical analysis
  • Experience providing expert guidance, advice or consultancy and of establishing collaborations with colleagues from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds
  • Experience of leading services or projects and of managing staff
  • Your experience providing support to non-specialists will demonstrate your strong communication skills and empathy with those for whom statistics or working with data is unfamiliar or daunting.

    A desire to engage with the wider mathematics support community, for example through Sigma, is beneficial.

    Do you have the skills, experience, and motivation to help us to do this? If so, we encourage you to apply.

    This is a permanent position working 18.25 hours per week (0.5 FTE).

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Karen Spillard on [email protected] however please ensure that you submit your application through the University website.

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

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