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Assistant Professor (Education) in Mathematics

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Mathematics

Location: London
Salary: From £61,446 per annum inclusive and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th December 2023
Closes: 14th January 2024

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and people from ethnic minority groups.

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £61,446 pa inclusive and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website.

The Department of Mathematics at LSE seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor (Education). Their role is to provide excellent academic and pastoral support, and academic activities to enhance the student experience. The post holder is expected to teach and develop mathematics courses and courses involving programming and other computer use, and to assist faculty in expanding the use of computer programming in their courses. A second role is to act as Departmental Tutor for academic advice (e.g. on course choices) and arrangement of pastoral care, primarily for undergraduate students.

Candidates for this post should have a track record of excellence in teaching, a strong commitment to education, the ability to teach computing courses, and experience or interest in using computational tools in mathematics teaching. This is an Education Career Track post, with the prospect of further promotion based on excellence and innovation in education.

Candidates must have a completed PhD in a mathematical subject by the intended start date 2 September 2024 of the post. They should have strong interpersonal and networking skills. Experience of course level leadership, including course design, delivery and management is desirable.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary, the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a collegial faculty environment, and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the document on how to apply, job description, and the person specification.

Further information on the Department can be found at http://www.lse.ac.uk/maths/

To apply for this post, please click the 'Apply' button above. 

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page.

Should you have any queries about the role, please email the Head of the Department of Mathematics, Professor Bernhard von Stengel (b.von-stengel@lse.ac.uk).

The closing date for receipt of applications is January 14, 2024 (23.59 UK time).

We are unable to accept any late applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet with an appointed selection committee and academic members of the Department in February 2024.

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