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Teaching Fellow in Mathematics and Statistics

University of Surrey - Department of Mathematics

Location: Guildford
Salary: £33,309 to £50,269 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd September 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: 058621

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Surrey invites applications for the post of Teaching Fellow A or B in Mathematics and Statistics to support our professional training year and wider employability activities as well as other teaching activities. The post holder will contribute to the high-quality delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Mathematics, Mathematics with Statistics, Financial Mathematics and Mathematics with music. These programmes attract high calibre students.

As a Teaching Fellow in this post, you will support our students in their preparation for their professional training year together with the University’s Placement Team, coordinate the support during their placement year, as well as coordinating our wider skills and employability training in collaboration with the University’s Skills Team.  You will also be preparing and delivering material associated with one or two courses, running and assessing tutorial classes, and assessing, via coursework and examination, taught courses, principally at undergraduate level, although there might be some scope for postgraduate activity. You will also be expected to act as a personal tutor to students and undertake administration associated with the taught programmes.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and supportive Mathematics department with a consistently high level of student satisfaction.  Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related discipline. Affinity with employability and experience of delivering and assessing mathematical or statistical material at HE level is essential. Experience with employability and transferable skills training is desirable. Candidates with expertise in areas not covered by our research activities (such as algebra, discrete mathematics, number theory, operations research) are especially encouraged to apply.

This is a permanent and part-time position for 0.5 FTE. Within the constraints of the need to be available during semester time, the Department will consider applicants looking for flexible working hours. We are looking for fill the post from 1 November 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The University is located close to the Surrey Research Park in Guildford and within easy commuting distance of London.

An application consists of a Curriculum Vitae, a summary of teaching experience and a statement of no more than one side of A4 describing your approach to embedding transferable skills/employability in the curriculum of the department.   Application forms can be found via the link below. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Jon Bevan, Deputy Head of Department (j.bevan@surrey.ac.uk) or to Dr Jan Gutowski, Director of Learning and Teaching (j.gutowski@surrey.ac.uk).

Further information about the Department is available at https://www.surrey.ac.uk/department-mathematics.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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