University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 713-UT [#14030, 048280]
Position Title: University Teacher in Mathematical Sciences
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3JZ, United Kingdom [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/07/15help popup finished (2019/06/17, finished 2020/01/19, listed until 2019/07/15)
Position Description:    

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University Teacher in the Mathematical Sciences The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher. This is a fixed-term position, focusing mainly on teaching across a range of mathematical topics, including general courses that we offer in the first two years of our curriculum. The duties allocated will be dependent on the expertise of the appointee and will include delivering effective teaching to undergraduate and/or taught postgraduate programmes. The role will also include involvement in assessment of students, helping to develop courses and programmes where this is appropriate, and teaching related administration. The School takes career development seriously: we will mentor the postholder to develop key skills and experiences in teaching and learning and support participation in the Edinburgh Teaching Award, which leads to a Higher Education Academy Fellowship. A PhD in Mathematics and experience of teaching mathematics at University level is essential, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills. This post is fixed term for two years. The closing date for applications is 15 July 2019 and the post is available at a mutually agreed date from 1 August 2019. Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Iain Gordon, email Salary Scale: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum.

Application Procedure

All applicants should apply online via our Vacancy Website. The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application.

Please attach your curriculum vitae and a brief document outlining your teaching experience and your approach to teaching. We also require details of three referees, two of whom must be able to comment on your teaching. The closing for applications is 5pm on 15 July 2019. You will be notified by email if you have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us by 1st August 2019 please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Informal Enquiries Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Iain Gordon email Further information about the School may be found at

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