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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position in Statistics and Data Science

Coventry University - School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics

Location: Coventry
Salary: £32,243 to £54,772
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th May 2019
Closes: 23rd June 2019

£32,243 - £40,802    £38,467 - £54,772

In the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics we recognise the importance of developing a strong practical insight into the subject area of one’s degree, as well as a solid theoretical foundation. This is achieved through an activity led learning approach, where the academic knowledge is cemented by practical real world examples the students can explore on their own and in groups.

To expand our expertise in both teaching & learning and research we are looking for a lecturer or senior lecturer in Statistics and Data Science. The successful candidate will be able to support teaching in areas of Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science with a particular research interests in statistics and/or data science.

You will be responsible for the development, preparation and delivery of learning, teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level in statistics including the use of computational methods and software in statistics. You will ensure that the teaching for which you are responsible is informed by contemporary research in the relevant field and develops the ability of students to engage in debate, critical discourse and rational thinking. The ability to teach undergraduate mathematics modules would be desirable.

You will actively contribute to research, assisting with bids and tenders for external projects or contracts. You will also be disseminating research outputs using a range of media and develop external networks nationally and/or internationally.

With a PhD and appropriate professional qualification and/or membership, you will need to demonstrate teaching experience at higher education level with evidence of successful student learning outcomes. Experience of working on applied research projects or contracts, supported by evidence of contribution to appropriate output or experience of professional practice/consultancy will be required.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything you do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge of your area of specialisation and of developing a research culture.  

As one of Coventry’s biggest employers we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations.

For more information or to apply online, please visit

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Professor Damien Foster (

Application closing date: 23/06/19

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