Hourly Paid Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

Coventry, United Kingdom
£21.06 per contact hour
Nov 25, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 08, 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Application closing date 08/12/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £21.06 per contact hour
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Hourly Paid Lecturer

Job description

The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics is looking for hourly paid lecturers in Mathematics and Statistics to supplement its full time staff.

The Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing at Coventry University is one of the largest in the UK and is nationally and internationally renowned as a centre of innovation for its teaching, learning and research of computing subject areas. The School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics is one of three schools within the faculty and has a very successful suite of courses supported by excellent staff, teaching facilities and laboratories. The school is responsible for the development of a thriving portfolio of teaching and research.  We offer undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, Mathematics & Statistics, Mathematics & Data Analytics, Mathematics & Physics, and Physics. Our postgraduate courses include Data Science and Computational Intelligence.

We are interested in supplementing the mathematics, statistics, and physics team primarily in the areas of:

  • ​Engineering Mathematics
  • Optimisation
  • Statistics
  • Operational Research
  • Data Science
  • Matlab
  • SPSS
  • R

Other areas related to the teaching in the school will also be considered.

The position is part time and temporary, initially for the period Jan to May 2020, although it may be possible for the posts to extend beyond that period. Positions will be for a maximum of 200 hours per year.

The position will include activities such as -

  • Marking assessment
  • Helping with labs
  • Helping with tutorial sessions
  • Delivering lectures

The hourly rate includes appropriate time for preparation and marking.

You will be responsible for the delivery and support of learning, teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will work closely with the course teams to help provide the high-quality learning environment our students expect.

Applicants should hold a post-graduate degree in Mathematics or Statistics, or a related subject. Applicants with substantial professional experience with professional qualifications and/or membership in a professional body will also be considered. Experience of working in higher education will be very useful.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything you do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge of your area of specialisation.

As one of Coventry's biggest employers we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations.

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