Strategic Teaching Fellow in Statistics

Fixed TermFull Time
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £35,850 – £44,220 plus benefits
Job Description

Job summary

The Department of Mathematics wishes to appoint a Strategic Teaching Fellow in Statistics, to be in post by February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This is a 48 month fixed term contract.
Duties and responsibilities

The post holder will support a review of the Department’s undergraduate curriculum and provide teaching cover (for up to five hours a week of lectures and classes) involving the delivery of Statistics modules to Mathematics students at undergraduate and MSc levels, and ancillary modules. The post holder will also carry out personal tutoring and undergraduate and MSc project supervision work within the Department of Mathematics. Support for curriculum review will involve liaison between the Department’s curriculum review group, Imperial’s Educational Development Unit, and strategic teaching fellows from other disciplines. The post-holder will also assist with the development of innovative forms of pedagogy within the Department.
Essential requirements

•You will hold a degree or equivalent with substantial Mathematics and Statistics components and have completed or be nearing completion of a PhD in one of those disciplines.
•You will have, or be working towards, a recognised teaching qualification, or be able to demonstrate experience in a formal teaching environment. A specialist knowledge of Statistics, or closely related field, and of teaching methods and techniques within the field of Mathematics is essential.
•You must have recent experience and proven competence of teaching or tutoring at an undergraduate level, and be able to demonstrate the potential to teach Statistics effectively and enthusiastically at an undergraduate level.
•You must have experience of promoting effective learning and interaction with students, together with an ability to motivate Mathematics students in the study of Statistics.
Further information

Informal enquiries about the role are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Niall Adams (Professor of Statistics): n.adams@imperial.ac.uk

Closing date: 8 January 2018

Should you have any recruitment queries please contact:
Nina Tailor- nina.tailor@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk
About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.
Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
Deliver positive outcomes
Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
Develop and grow skills and expertise
Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.