University Teacher in Statistics and Data Science at the University of Edinburgh

JOB: University of Edinburgh: University Teacher in Statistics and Data Science

The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher in Statistics and Data Science. This is a fixed-term position, focusing mainly on teaching across a range of statistics 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 where this is appropriate, and teaching related administration. It is expected that the postholder will engage with the research activities of the School relevant to them. 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 Statistics (or closely related discipline) and experience of teaching statistics 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.

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

For further details including how to apply see:

The closing date for applications is 5pm GMT, 10 January 2019.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting: Professor Ruth King, e-mail:

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