Duties and Responsibilities
The UCL Department of Mathematics invites applications from candidates for the post of Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Mathematics, available to cover replacement teaching during the Term 2 of the 2021/2022 academic year. The successful candidates will be expected to carry out teaching of undergraduate courses in Mathematics, in particular on the module STAT0001 Economics 2, which is taken by second year undergraduates on the Mathematics with Economics and Statistics with Economics degree programmes; to produce course materials for remote and face-to-face teaching; and to assist with administration within the Department. It will also involve the writing and submission of the exam for that module.
The responsibilities of the post will include: to teach 1 course in Economics at undergraduate level in Mathematics, as allocated by the Head of Department and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department, develop teaching materials for online delivery of material, and assist other staff with carrying this out for their own courses as well as assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance.
The department has internationally recognised research groups in pure and applied analysis; fluid mechanics; mathematical physics; geometry and topology; algebra, number theory and combinatorics; mathematical modelling in biology, finance, industry and society.
The post is funded for the following dates, Monday 10th January 2022 to Friday 25th March 2022, in the first instance.
The successful candidate should have a PhD or equivalent qualification in mathematics or a related subject area, they must be able to demonstrate teaching ability in mathematics at degree and/or masters level and have the interpersonal skills required to work well with students and academic colleagues. They should have the ability to teach Economics at undergraduate level, to adapt to remote teaching using relevant technology including (but not limited to) Moodle and to supervise academic work by undergraduate students.
A successful candidate should also have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students. An outstanding candidate will have experience in either teaching of, or research in Economics and in use of technology for teaching.
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20 Jun 2021
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