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JOB: University Teacher in Statistics at the University of Edinburgh
jueves, 30 marzo 2017

University Teacher in Statistics at the University of Edinburgh

The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher in Statistics. This is a fixed-term position, focusing mainly on teaching across a range of statistics courses, but with opportunities to take part in our world class research activities. The duties allocated will be dependent on the expertise of the appointee and will include delivering effective teaching to undergraduate and/or taught postgraduate programmes. The role will also include the supervision of student projects and involvement in assessment of students, helping to develop courses and programmes where this is appropriate, and teaching related administration. It is expected that the postholder will engage with the research activities of the School relevant to them. The School takes career development seriously: we will mentor the postholder to develop key skills and experiences in teaching and learning and support participation in the Edinburgh Teaching Award, which leads to a Higher Education Academy Fellowship.

The University of Edinburgh's School of Mathematics is one of the world’s leading mathematical sciences departments, home to world-class researchers and to an innovative educational environment for both undergraduates and postgraduates. We are proud to have a highly international faculty and students from around the world. Our location in the beautiful and historic capital of Scotland puts us in the centre of a vibrant intellectual community, rich in cultural institutions, industry partners and research institutes.

Statistics within the School is led by Professor Ruth King, holder of the Thomas Bayes’ Chair of Statistics, named after Thomas Bayes, who was himself a student at the University of Edinburgh in the 18th century. The statistics group is currently undergoing a period of substantial growth with the aim of establishing a world-leading Centre for Statistics within the University of Edinburgh.

A PhD in Statistics (or closely related discipline) and experience of teaching statistics at University level is essential, as is the ability to demonstrate effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.

This post is fixed term until 31 August 2019.

The closing date for applications is 26 April 2017 and the post is available at a mutually agreed date from 1 August 2017.

Salary Scale: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum.

For further details, including how to apply see:

https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=039374

Informal enquiries can be made to: Professor Ruth King, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it