Tuesday, March 26, 2019

[DMANET] University Teacher in Operational Research and Data Science in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh

The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher in Operational Research (OR) and Data Science. This is a fixed-term position, focusing mainly on teaching across a range of OR and Optimization courses, but with opportunities to take part in the world class research activities in our School.

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. The School takes career development seriously: we will mentor the postholder 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 Fellowship.

A PhD in Operational Research or Optimization (or closely related discipline) and experience of 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 at a mutually agreed date from 1 June 2019, fixed term until 31 Aug 2021.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Iain Gordon (i.gordon@ed.ac.uk<mailto:i.gordon@ed.ac.uk>)

Salary Scale: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum.

The University of Edinburgh promotes equality and diversity. We strive for a family-friendly School of Mathematics<https://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/sites/default/files/atoms/files/familyfriendlypolicies.pdf>. The School holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award and supports the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme.

All applicants should apply online at www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=047181<http://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=047181>
Please attach your curriculum vitae and a brief document outlining your teaching experience and your approach to teaching.

Closing date for applications is Monday 1 April 2019 at 5pm (GMT).

Joerg Kalcsics
Lecturer in Operational Research
Programme Director OR MSc
School of Mathematics
University of Edinburgh

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Peter Guthrie Tait Road
Edinburgh, EH9 3FD, UK

Room: 6226
Phone: +44 (0)131 650 5953
Email: joerg.kalcsics@ed.ac.uk<mailto:joerg.kalcsics@ed.ac.uk>
Web: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/people/show?person=450

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