University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 713-UT_OR [#17916, 1641]
Position Title: University Teacher in Operational Research
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3JZ, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/08/19 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/07/22, listed until 2021/08/19)
Position Description:    

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The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher in Operational Research (OR). This is a 12 month fixed-term position, focusing mainly on teaching across a range of OR and Optimization courses.

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 the supervision of student projects and involvement in assessment of students, helping to develop courses and programmes, possibly online where this is appropriate, and teaching related administration. There will be opportunities to take part in the research activities in our School.

The School takes career development seriously: we will mentor the post holder 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 (HEA) Fellowship.

A PhD in Operational Research or Optimization (or a closely related discipline) and experience in teaching these topics at University level is essential, as well as the ability to demonstrate
effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.

The post is available as soon as possible and is fixed term for one year.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Miguel Anjos or Professor Chris Sangwin.

Salary Scale: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum.

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Deadline: 19/08/2021, 17:00

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