Strategic Teaching Fellow in Statistics

Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics

Campus: South Kensington, London

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

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

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