University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 713-UT1 [#14031, 048279]
Position Title: University Teacher in Mathematical Sciences Computing
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 Mathematical Sciences Computing

The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher. This is a fixed-term position in the first instance, focusing mainly on the School’s teaching and learning that is associated with computing, with opportunities to take part in the broader teaching & learning, and research activities in our School. 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.

A PhD in the Mathematical Sciences or related discipline, with extensive experience of computing, knowledge of the Python language, and experience of teaching at University level are essential, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.

This post is fixed term for three years.

Salary Scale: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum.

The closing date for applications is 15 July 2019 and the post is available for an immediate start.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Iain Gordon, the Head of School, email

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.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Iain Gordon, the Head of School, email Further information about the School may be found at

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