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Position: Lecturer in Statistics
Institution: University of Glasgow
Department: School of Mathematics & Statistics
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Duties: To make a substantial and positive contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes involving Statistics, to scholarship and to an excellent student experience, through contributing to curriculum design and development, teaching and assessment. To engage in scholarship in order to contribute to the advancement of the discipline and/or its teaching practice at course, degree programme, school, institution, profession and national levels
Requirements: Honours degree (SCQF Level 10) in a relevant discipline and PhD (SCQF Level 12) or equivalent in Statistics or a related field. Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of research and developments within teaching practices. A developing reputation in Statistics teaching and/or research, nationally and/or internationally. Evidence of innovation in teaching methods. For appointment at Grade 8: A growing reputation for scholarship within the subject area. Ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. Excellent team leadership skills including demonstrable supervisory skills. Excellent interpersonal skills including team working and a collegiate approach. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in appropriate range of contexts. Strong problem solving skills including a flexible and pragmatic approach. Self-motivation, initiative and independent thought/working. Ability and willingness to take on appropriate administrative duties within the School. A commitment to high quality, research led, student orientated teaching. Leadership, influencing and facilitation skills. Ability to provide strategic contribution at subject or School level. Time/project/people managements skills as appropriate. Capacity to develop and design innovation and to lead innovation in team activity. An empathetic approach in dealing with students that have encountered problems, both academic and personal. Ability to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences to promote understanding. For appointment at Grade 8: Established track record of scholarship and development and delivery of teaching, and proven ability to meaningfully contribute to the development of teaching programmes, techniques and methods. Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in Statistics to develop teaching programmes/methodologies/learning support. Proven ability to contribute meaningfully to the design, review and enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment. A demonstrable excellent teaching track record. Experience of development and maintaining innovative teaching practices. Experience in designing and developing undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses. Experience of student supervision. For appointment at Grade 8: An excellent track record of performing administrative duties in a research-led institution. Continuing engagement with current practice and developing knowledge
   
Text: Lecturer in Statistics Reference Number 023546 Location Gilmorehill Campus / Main Building College / Service COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & ENGINEERING Department SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS Job Family Research And Teaching Position Type Full Time Salary Range Job Purpose To make a substantial and positive contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes involving Statistics, to scholarship and to an excellent student experience, through contributing to curriculum design and development, teaching and assessment. To engage in scholarship in order to contribute to the advancement of the discipline and/or its teaching practice at course, degree programme, school, institution, profession and national levels. Main Duties and Responsibilities 1. Develop and deliver a range of high quality teaching at various levels within our Statistics provision in accordance with established School strategic aims. 2. Play an innovative role in the ongoing development and design of an inclusive Statistics curriculum and approaches to teaching and learning. Support a research-led and scholarly-informed approach to student learning and share results with colleagues and the wider Higher Education community. 3. Contribute to establishing a national and international reputation for the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow as a centre of excellence in Statistics education. 4. Play a collaborative role in the design of assessment and examination techniques at School level consistent with University policy: organise the delivery of effective, timely and appropriate feedback utilising a variety of methods and techniques, including embedded learning technologies, which will support student learning. 5. Engagement in scholarship: attendance and participation in seminars/conferences within subject area and in relation to teaching practice. Ensuring that teaching practices are of the highest standard relative to international best practices. 6. To seek and obtain financial support for research/scholarship in given area of expertise and maintain a record of publication in the appropriate recognised outlets. 7. To actively maintain knowledge of the specialist areas, ensuring research-led teaching practice. 8. Supervision of individual student projects at undergraduate and postgraduate level 9. Take an active role in student recruitment, orientation and induction and the pastoral care of undergraduate and postgraduate students. 10. To contribute to the shared objectives of the University, College and School: maintain and improve the quality and student experience of the students; improve retention rates; grow PGT numbers; recruitment of international students; employability via transferable skills. 11. Create and develop effective networks with students, staff across the University, and external stakeholders to oversee the embedding of key University priorities such as graduate attributes, professional requirements, work-related learning, transitions support, student mobility and quality enhancement within credit bearing and non-credit bearing activities. 12. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate. 13. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan - Inspiring People - Changing the World. http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/strategy/people/ 14. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School. Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience Knowledge/Qualifications Essential: A1 Honours degree (SCQF Level 10) in a relevant discipline and PhD (SCQF Level 12) or equivalent in Statistics or a related field A2 Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of research and developments within teaching practices. A3 A developing reputation in Statistics teaching and/or research, nationally and/or internationally. A4 Evidence of innovation in teaching methods For appointment at Grade 8: A5 A growing reputation for scholarship within the subject area. Skills Essential: C1 Ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level C2 Excellent team leadership skills including demonstrable supervisory skills C3 Excellent interpersonal skills including team working and a collegiate approach C4 Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in appropriate range of contexts C5 Strong problem solving skills including a flexible and pragmatic approach C6 Self-motivation, initiative and independent thought/working C7 Ability and willingness to take on appropriate administrative duties within the School C8 A commitment to high quality, research led, student orientated teaching C9 Leadership, influencing and facilitation skills C10 Ability to provide strategic contribution at subject or School level C11 Time/project/people managements skills as appropriate. C12 Capacity to develop and design innovation and to lead innovation in team activity. C13 An empathetic approach in dealing with students that have encountered problems, both academic and personal. C14 Ability to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences to promote understanding. For appointment at Grade 8: C15 Established track record of scholarship and development and delivery of teaching, and proven ability to meaningfully contribute to the development of teaching programmes, techniques and methods. C16 Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in Statistics to develop teaching programmes/methodologies/learning support. C17 Proven ability to contribute meaningfully to the design, review and enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment. Desirable: D1 Experience in teaching research methods D2 Experience and specialist knowledge in innovative approaches to assessment and feedback in HE Experience Essential: E1 A demonstrable excellent teaching track record E2 Experience of development and maintaining innovative teaching practices. E3 Experience in designing and developing undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses E4 Experience of student supervision For appointment at Grade 8: E5 An excellent track record of performing administrative duties in a research-led institution E6 Continuing engagement with current practice and developing knowledge. Job Features Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8, £35,210 - £39,610 / £43,266 - £50,132 per annum. Interviews for this position are expected to be held in the week commencing 14th January 2019. The post is full time and open ended. The successful candidate will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career. New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months. The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits. Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate. It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity. The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401. Vacancy Ref: 023546, Closing Date: 02 December 2018
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