Teaching Fellow

School of Mathematics

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Birmingham, United Kingdom

Overview

  • Posted on: 12th Nov 2021
  • Salary: 25,000RMB per month, with consideration for exceptional candidates to a maximum salary of 30,000RMB plus accommodation.
  • REF: 98459
  • Closes: 12th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Position Details

School of Mathematics

Location: Jinan University, Panyu Campus, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, PR China

Full time starting salary is normally in the range 25,000RMB per month, with consideration for exceptional candidates to a maximum salary of 30,000RMB plus accommodation.

Grade 7

Full Time FTC up to 12 months

Closing date 12 December 2021

Overview
概述

Applications are invited for 3 Teaching Fellow positions within the University of Birmingham School of Mathematics, based at our Joint Institute in Guangzhou, China. The positions are for up to 1 year in duration. Candidates must have a PhD in mathematics, statistics or a closely related discipline, or have submitted their PhD thesis before taking up their appointment.
伯明翰大学数学学院(数学学院)现诚聘3位数学讲师。工作地点为位于中国广州的暨南大学-伯明翰大学暨伯学院’任期最长为1年。应聘者必须持有数学,统计学或相近学科的博士学位’或在任职前已提交博士论文。

The successful candidates will support the delivery of the University of Birmingham’s taught courses at the Jinan University – University of Birmingham Joint Institute (J-BJI), and undertake research under the supervision of academic staff within the University of Birmingham School of Mathematics. Applicants may start as soon as possible but must be in post no later than 1st February 2022.
经录用的应聘者将为伯明翰大学在暨南大学-伯明翰大学暨伯学院(“暨伯学院”)开设的教学课程提供教学支持’并在伯明翰大学数学学院教学人员的指导下开展研究工作。录用者须不迟于 2022年2月1日尽快到岗。

Key Information
关键信息

Location: Jinan University, Panyu Campus, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, PR China
地点:中国广东省广州市暨南大学番禺校区

Teaching Fellow: Full time starting salary is normally in the range 25,000RMB per month, with consideration for exceptional candidates to a maximum salary of 30,000RMB plus accommodation.
博士后:全职起薪一般每月在25000元人民币左右’特别优秀者薪酬每月最高可达30000元人民币’外加提供住宿。

Contract duration: up to 1 year.
合同期限:最长1年

Contracted hours per week: 37.5
每周合同工时:37.5小时

Closing date: 12 December 2021
截止日期:2021 年 12 月 12 日

About the School of Mathematics
关于数学学院
The University of Birmingham has an excellent international reputation, and is ranked 87th in the 2021 QS World University Rankings. The University of Birmingham, School of Mathematics (SoM) is one of the UK’s best mathematical sciences departments with an outstanding reputation in research, teaching, and student experience. It has a longstanding tradition of delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and places a particular emphasis upon fostering a supportive and inclusive learning community amongst all staff and students. The SoM ranks an excellent 5th in the UK for Mathematics (Guardian University Guide 2021).
伯明翰大学在国际上享有盛誉’在2021年QS世界大学排名中位列第87位。伯明翰大学数学学院是英国最优秀的数学科学院系之一’在研究,教学和学生体验方面享有杰出的声誉。它在本科和研究生课程教学方面具有悠久的传统’并特别注重为所有教职工和学生打造具有支持性和包容性的学习环境。数学学院的数学学科能力在英国排名第 5(2021年卫报大学指南)。

The SoM consists of over 60 research active academic staff, around 20 postdoctoral researchers and around 50 PhD students, with research groups in a variety of areas of mathematics. It possesses a vibrant and inclusive research and teaching culture with many visitors, seminars, international conferences and workshops being hosted and organised by its members.
数学学院拥有有60多位活跃于研究领域的教学人员,大约20名博士后研究人员和大约50名博士生’并在多个数学领域设有研究小组。学院拥有充满活力和包容性的研究与教学文化’主办和组织过许多学术访问,研讨会,国际会议和研习会。

We aim to provide a supportive and friendly environment for staff to develop as researchers and teachers. The SoM is a supportive and people-focused friendly environment, committed to equality, diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from the widest community and provide equal opportunities in our recruitment processes. The SoM holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, supports the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme, and is a member of the Piscopia.
我们的目标是为教职工提供具有支持性的友好环境’使其作为研究人员和教师得到更好的成长。数学学院拥有以人为本,友好,支持性的氛围’致力于促进平等,多样性和包容性。我们欢迎各界人士应聘’并保证在招聘过程中提供平等机会。数学学院曾荣获雅典娜天鹅铜奖’为伦敦数学学会的良好实践计划提供支持’是Piscopia组织的成员。

For more information, please visit the SoM website:
如需了解更多信息’请访问数学学院网站:
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/mathematics

The Jinan University – University of Birmingham Joint Institute (J-BJI) had its first intake of students in 2017. Currently the J-BJI provides high quality education in collaboration with our partner Jinan University (JNU) to approximately 850 undergraduate students, across four years of study, on four undergraduate dual degree programmes. All four dual degree programmes contain a core of mathematics modules, which are delivered by academics from the SoM. JNU academic staff deliver modules in English Language, Economics, Statistics, Information Computing Science and Mathematics. The combination of these modules forms the four dual degree programmes delivered at the J-BJI. All teaching at the J-BJI is delivered in English.
暨南大学-伯明翰大学联合学院(“暨伯学院”) 于2017年首次招生。目前’我们与暨南大学合作的暨伯学院为约850名四年制本科生提供高品质的教育体验’涵盖四个本科双学位的课程。这四个双学位课程都以一个数学模块为核心’由数学学院的学者教授教学。暨南大学的教学人员负责英语,经济学,统计学,信息计算科学和数学模块的教学。这些模块结合构成了暨伯学院开设的四个双学位课程。暨伯学院的所有课程均采用英语教学。

Role Description
职位描述
Applications are invited for 3 full time (37.5 hours per week) Teaching Fellow in Mathematics which will run for 12 months, starting no later than 1st February 2022. Teaching duties will be based around supporting the delivery of lecture courses taught by University of Birmingham academic staff.
诚聘3位全职(每周37.5小时)数学讲师’任期为12个月’于2022年2月1日之前到岗。基本教学职责是为由伯明翰大学教学人员讲授的课程提供支持。

Teaching Fellowships offer the opportunity of valuable experience to those early in their academic careers. The post of Teaching Fellow will involve a teaching load of approximately 18 hours per week during the two 20-week semesters at the J-BJI, albeit some teaching and teaching-related administrative responsibilities (related to exams) may extend into the holiday periods. Successful applicants will be able to communicate clearly in English given that all teaching at the J-BJI is delivered in English. Moreover, successful applicants will be capable of supporting a variety of modules delivered by University of Birmingham at the J-BJI covering core mathematics, statistics, optimization and mathematical finance (for example a complete list, see here for details).
讲师职位可为初启学术生涯的人士提供宝贵的经验。在暨伯学院两个学期,每期20周学时的任职时间中’讲师一职的教学工作量为每周约18小时’而部分教学和教学相关的行政职责(与考试相关)可能会延长到假期。由于暨伯学院的所有课程均采用英语教学’合格的应聘者应具备清晰的英语交流能力’并能对伯明翰大学在联合暨伯学院开设的各模块提供教学支持’如核心数学,统计学,优化和数学金融等(如需查看完整清单’请点击此处了解详情)。

Research is a component of these roles, and accordingly, successful candidates can expect to spend approximately 18 hours per week on research during the semesters in addition to their teaching commitments. Under supervision from (or in collaboration with) an academic in the University of Birmingham SoM, successful candidates will pursue a research project (agreed in collaboration with the corresponding University of Birmingham academic) throughout the year.
研究工作也是本职位的职责之一。因此’除了教学责任外’应聘者在学期期间还需进行每周大约18小时的研究工作。应聘者需在伯明翰大学数学学院的一名学者的指导下或与其合作’开展一项全年的研究项目(与相应的伯明翰大学学者合作商定)。

Additional opportunities related to education and scholarship exist for those wishing to develop their cv in this area. Alongside the role, the SoM can also provide support and mentoring to aid candidates seeking to develop their teaching and learning expertise, and those looking to achieve national recognition in teaching and learning.
对于希望在数学领域增加履历的人士而言’上述职位还可提供与教育和学术相关的其它机会。除工作方面的支持外’数学学院还可为应聘者提供支持和指导’帮助其培养教学技能,以及在教学和学习方面获得国家资格认证。

It is expected that successful candidates will have a record of excellent teaching in the mathematical sciences or within a discipline with substantial mathematical content, or sufficient potential for excellent teaching. This record may include teaching conducted as a postgraduate teaching assistant supporting lecture course delivery. All applicants will be expected to demonstrate during the application process their interest and commitment to excellent teaching and support for student learning within the mathematical sciences.
被录用的应聘者需在数学科学或包含大量数学内容的学科中具备出色的教学经验,或具备足够的优秀教学潜力。相关教学经验可包括担任研究生助教’为课程授课提供支持。所有应聘者应在职位申请过程中展示其在数学科学领域对优秀教学和学生学习支持的兴趣和责任心。

Successful candidates will join the J-BJI academic team within the SoM, and receive regular support from the J-BJI management within the SoM, their research supervisor, and the J-BJI academic team responsible for delivering courses to J-BJI students.
一经录用’应聘者将加入数学学院内部的暨伯学院学术团队’并获得数学学院内部的暨伯学院管理层,其研究导师,以及负责向暨伯学院的学生授课的暨伯学院学术团队的定期支持。

The posts are for a fixed period only, and it is not anticipated that the post will be extended beyond this fixed term. Successful applicants will ideally be in post by 1st February 2022. The post is offered full time, however if part time working would support, for example, family or personal commitments, suitable arrangements can be discussed at the offer stage.
上述职位为固定任期’聘任期结束后预计不会延期。录用者最好在2022年2月1日前到岗。职位为全日制’但如果兼职工作可以兼顾家庭或个人责任等事宜’则可在录用阶段商议进行适当的安排。

Key Duties
主要职责
•Support the delivery of mathematics and statistics modules taught by SoM academic staff. This will include:
•支持数学学院教学人员的数学和统计学模块教学’包括:

o1-1 / small group support for students;
o以一对一/小组式模式为学生提供支持;
omarking in-term assessments and examinations;
o对期中考核和考试进行评分;
odesigning and testing new mathematical content;
o对新的数学教学内容进行设计和测试;
oinvigilation of examinations;
o参加考试的监考;
otesting computer aided assessment questions.
o对计算机辅助考核问题进行测试。

•Undertake research under supervision of an academic in the University of Birmingham SoM. This should be on a project agreed between the supervisor(s) and the successful candidate.
•在伯明翰大学数学学院一名学者的指导下进行研究。研究项目应由录用者与导师双方商定。
•Manage your teaching and research responsibilities. This will include regular meetings with your research supervisor, and various members of the J-BJI academic team.
•对教学和研究工作进行管理’包括与研究导师以及暨伯学院学术团队的各成员的定期会议。
•Effectively complete any administrative or related roles allocated by the Head of School, J-BJI Deputy Dean, or J-BJI Head of Education in the SoM.
•高效完成数学学院院长,暨伯学院副院长或数学学院的暨伯学院教育主管分配的所有行政或相关工作。
•Contribute to an inclusive and respectful community in which diversity is embraced and celebrated, and all staff and students are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
•帮助构建具有包容性,相互尊重的环境’接受和鼓励多样性’使所有教职工和学生得到公平,尊严和尊重。
•Engage with continued professional development opportunities provided by University of Birmingham.
•参与伯明翰大学提供的继续职业发展活动。
•(Optional) Development new computer aided assessment content J-BJI computer aided assessments, delivered in Möbius.
•(可选)开发新的计算机辅助考核内容:在Möbius上进行的暨伯学院计算机辅助考核。

Person Specification
任职要求
Candidates applying for this role will have recently completed their PhD, or will have submitted their PhD before commencing this role. Whilst they may have limited direct experience of the requirements for the post, they must outline their experience, skills and achievements to date which demonstrate clearly that they meet or that they have the potential to achieve the following essential criteria:
该职位的应聘者应在最近已完成其博士学位’或在开始任职之前已提交其博士论文。如应聘者无法完全满足本职位所要求的直接经验’则须概述其此前的经验,技能和成就’以清楚地表明自己符合或有潜力达到以下基本条件:

•An excellent degree in Mathematics or a discipline with a substantial mathematical component equivalent to a UK Class 2:1 degree or above.
•取得数学或包含大量数学内容的学科的优秀学位’相当于英国2:1(二等一级)学位或更高学位。
•A PhD (or be close to submission) in Mathematics or a closely-related subject, or equivalent demonstrable practitioner experience.
•数学或与数学密切相关的学科的博士学位(或即将提交博士论文)’或同等的可证明实践经验。
•Experience of teaching and assessing at university level with positive student feedback gained.
•大学水平的教学和考核经验’并获得积极的学生反馈。
•Experience of contributing to the development and delivery of high-quality teaching or assessment materials.
•参与高质量教学或考核材料的开发和应用的经验。
•Demonstrate the ability to participate in the collegial/administrative activities of an academic department and discipline. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to engage with a range of students and colleagues across a variety of forums.
•具备学系和学科的社团/行政活动的参与能力;出色的口头和书面沟通技巧’能够在各种论坛上与学生和同事互动。
•Must have Chinese residency and be able to work from the start of the term of employment.
•必须有中国居留权’能从聘用期开始就投入工作。
•Must be able to communicate clearly in English.
•必须具备用英语进行准确沟通的能力。

Application process
申请流程
All applicants are asked to submit the following in support of their application:
所有应聘者应提交以下文件:
•A CV and covering letter. The covering letter of no more than 2 pages should clearly state:
•简历和求职信。求职信不超过2页’应明确说明:
ohow their teaching experience and skills demonstrate that they meet the criteria for the role (see Person Specification, and Key Duties above);
o应聘者的教学经验和技能如何表明其符合该职位的条件(见上文“任职要求”和“主要职责”);
othe academic supervisor in the SoM who will supervise their research project;
o负责指导其研究项目的数学学院学术导师;
oa short summary of their research project;
o研究项目简介;
otheir academic aspirations;
o学术抱负;
•Applicants are expected to have discussed and agreed their research project with their academic supervisor in advance of their application submission.
•应聘者应在提交申请之前与其学术导师讨论并商定其研究项目。
•Names and contact details of 3 referees should be included in your CV.
•简历中应包含三位推荐人的姓名和联系方式。

The assessment for the post will include the delivery of a 30-minute teaching session, followed by an interview. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and assessment soon after the closing date.
对该职位应聘者的考察包括30分钟的授课’然后是面试。入围应聘者将在招聘截止日期后不久接受面试和考察。

Further Information
更多信息
Informal enquires should be made to SHANG Xiaocheng, email: x.shang.1@bham.ac.uk
非正式的沟通请联系SHANG Xiaocheng’电子邮件:x.shang.1@bham.ac.uk

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTSApplications received through this system will not be considered. Please send your cv and cover letter to Ms Carol Wang – email: c.wang.2@bham.ac.uk

Valuing excellence, sustaining investment
追求卓越’持续精进
We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Birmingham and welcomeapplications from all sections of the community and are open to discussions around allforms of flexible working
伯明翰大学重视多样性和包容性’欢迎来自社会各界人士的求职申请。工作形式灵活可议

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