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Position: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics (Operational Research)
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Mathematics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The duties and responsibilities of the post will include the development and participation in the Department of Mathematics teaching programme at undergraduate and graduate level. This includes lecturing, tutoring and dissertation supervision. The post holder will be responsible for research student teaching and supervision as well as curriculum development of new course modules covering aspects of Operational Research and Data Science. They will also be involved in contributing where necessary to the assurance and enhancement of teaching quality, and the recruitment and selection of students
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Operational Research or related discipline with a commitment to sustained excellence in research and teaching. The ideal candidate should have substantial relevant teaching experience in Mathematics with a record of international research excellence and publishing in the field of Applied Mathematics/Operational Research and experience in research in Data Science (e.g. Machine Learning, Statistical Data Science, Natural Language Processing and Applied Bayesian methods). They should have a record of presenting Mathematics research at national and international conferences, meetings and workshops and have a record of attracting relevant external funding to support research activity. The candidate needs to be willing to apply research to real-world applications as well as methodical research and have excellent written and verbal communication, as well as good presentation skills. In addition they need to have excellent team working skills
   
Text: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics (Operational Research), - Ref:1789708 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Mathematics Specific unit / Sub department Clinical Operational Research Unit Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?43,884 - ?51,769 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Clinical Operational Research Unit (CORU) invites applications from candidates for two posts of Lecturer in Applied Mathematics (Operational Research). The duties and responsibilities of the post will include the development and participation in the Department of Mathematics teaching programme at undergraduate and graduate level. This includes lecturing, tutoring and dissertation supervision. The post holder will be responsible for research student teaching and supervision as well as curriculum development of new course modules covering aspects of Operational Research and Data Science. They will also be involved in contributing where necessary to the assurance and enhancement of teaching quality, and the recruitment and selection of students. The new appointee would be expected to undertake research directly applicable to health and health care that complements our current research activity by conducting a high-quality research programme in one or more of the following: Operational Research, Mathematical Modelling and Optimisation, Applied Medical Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. The postholder is also expected to generate external income to support research programmes within a few years of appointment and submit high quality publications regularly to refereed journals and participate in national and international conferences. The candidate will need to maximise the impact of research. The post is available immediately with the latest start date 1 September 2019. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Operational Research or related discipline with a commitment to sustained excellence in research and teaching. The ideal candidate should have substantial relevant teaching experience in Mathematics with a record of international research excellence and publishing in the field of Applied Mathematics/Operational Research and experience in research in Data Science (e.g. Machine Learning, Statistical Data Science, Natural Language Processing and Applied Bayesian methods). They should have a record of presenting Mathematics research at national and international conferences, meetings and workshops and have a record of attracting relevant external funding to support research activity. The candidate needs to be willing to apply research to real-world applications as well as methodical research and have excellent written and verbal communication, as well as good presentation skills. In addition they need to have excellent team working skills. It is desirable that the candidate would have a record of successful supervision and mentoring of graduate students and research staff and an established record of supervision of student projects or dissertations. Ideally they should have experience of programme and course development as well. It would be advantageous if they have experience of leading research projects in Mathematics or related discipline. Exceptional candidates will also have a clear vision for the potential impact of their research. It would also be desirable for the candidate to have experience of successful funding applications to EPSRC or MRC, of research relevant to health care and interdisciplinary research collaborations. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Ruksana Begum email ruksana.begum@ucl.ac.uk. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Christina Pagel, email c.pagel@ucl.ac.uk. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 15 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Further Particulars Apply Now
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