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Associate Lecturer in Statistics

Birkbeck, University of London - Department of Economics, Mathematics & Statistics

Location: London
Salary: £61.68 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd November 2021
Closes: 2nd December 2021
Job Ref: 466656

We have an excellent opportunity for an Associate Lecturer A  in Statistics for the following module:

  • Statistics: Theory and Practice [Level 6 module]
  • 27 hours of teaching
  • Wednesdays during the Spring Term, plus a revision session during the Summer Term

You will have knowledge of the methods and principles of classical statistical inference, multiple linear regression, stepwise regression, and have experience of implementing the practical aspects of these methods within R/R Studio.

Further to the person specification, essential requirements for this role are:

  • A good degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Statistical Data Science, Econometrics, or related.   
  • Experience of (or willingness to develop) a wide range of teaching and assessment methods.  
  • Experience in the use of R/R Studio.
  • Demonstrably effective communication, interpersonal and presentation skills across a range of relevant contexts.
  • A working knowledge of IT including Latex, Word, Excel, e-mail and experience of (or willingness to use) Moodle.     
  • Willingness to engage within a blended learning environment (with elements of both in-person teaching and the use of recorded materials).
  • Particularly able to work both as part of a team and independently as appropriate. 
  • Willingness to engage in reflective practice. 

Please note: You will need to demonstrate competence or significant potential in all areas.

Desirable:

  • A postgraduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Statistical Data Science, Econometrics, or related.
  • Relevant teaching experience, working with adult students within the HE sector.
  • A good understanding of the needs of part-time adult learners and be able to relate well to their individual needs and engage their interest and enthusiasm. 

Please refer to the person specification for further selection criteria.

Remuneration:

Payment is based on an hourly rate depending on length of continuous service with the College (starting rate £61.68 per hour inclusive of pro-rata London Allowance and holiday pay) for contact hours worked. This hourly rate is based on the starting point of Grade 7 and is inclusive of a ‘Duties Related to Teaching Multiplier’ which covers preparation, teaching, administration, assessment marking and other examining duties  in connection with the course.

Enquiries: 

If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Dr. Anthony Brooms, Lecturer in Statistics and Programme Director for the Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Statistical Data Science, at a.brooms@bbk.ac.uk or 020 7631 6439.

If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact jobs@bbk.ac.uk, providing your name and the job reference number of the position.

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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