16 Oct 2020

Teaching Fellow in Mathematics / STACK Technologist

Teaching Fellow in Mathematics / STACK Technologist, – Ref:1872255

UCL Department / Division
Location of position
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
£40,125 – £43,533 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Mathematics of UCL invites applications from candidates for a Teaching Fellow /STACK technologist post. The successful candidate will coordinate the development of online assessment and teaching using STACK, and act as a champion for STACK within the department. They will also promote and develop the use of technology within the department to ensure online teaching materials are accessible to all students.

For more information regarding STACK please see: https://stack-demo.maths.ed.ac.uk/demo/

The post is for 3 years in the first instance, starting as soon as possible, but no later than 1st December 2020.
Key Requirements
The successful candidate will be able to lead development of STACK assessments in coordination with members of the department. They will be passionate about the use of technology in teaching assessment of Mathematics. The successful candidate must have a good masters level qualification in Mathematics and be able to demonstrate computer coding ability in Maxima, Python or some similar programming language. They will have excellent oral and written communication skills and show commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students as well as be passionate about the use of technology in the teaching and assessment of Mathematics.

Outstanding candidates will demonstrate experience in use of technology for teaching and using STACK for online teaching and assessment. They will have a PhD or equivalent qualification in mathematics or related subject area and have experience of teaching mathematics at undergraduate level.
Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

UCL Mathematics is committed to developing the careers of all its academic and professional service staff by providing a supportive environment enabling them to flourish. Our achievement is recognised by an Athena SWAN Silver award, support of the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme and excellent results in recent staff surveys on questions related to equal opportunities. Members of the department work closely with the University in developing a positive working environment for all UCL staff, which has led to an Athena SWAN Silver award for the institution. The Department actively promotes UCL’s work-life balance policy which acknowledges that its staff are most productive when they have achieved a work-life balance that enables them to meet their responsibilities outside work.

Candidates unable to apply online or with queries about the application process should contact Adrianna Mickiewicz, a.mickiewicz@ucl.ac.uk

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Helen Wilson, Head of Department, tel. +44(0)20-7679-2853, email helen.wilson@ucl.ac.uk
UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Closing Date
8 Nov 2020
Latest time for the submission of applications
Interview date
December 2020
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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