Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics




Hertfordshire U.



Closing Date:


Deadline: January 16th, 2022


The School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, to support our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in this area and to conduct independent research. PAM is a research-active department with strengths in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics research, as well as in Astrophysics and Climate Science, currently funded through grants from STFC, NERC, the Royal Society and the Leverhulme Trust among others.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
You will undertake teaching and assessment at undergraduate level in Mathematics. You will also support learning through design and development of course materials including online content and undertaking necessary tutorial and administrative activities. This role will require you to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects and support undergraduate students through tutoring activities.
You will be expected to contribute actively to the research interests of the School and/or to develop short courses, commercial and Knowledge Transfer Partnership related activities in the School. You will supervise postgraduate research projects and apply for external funding to support research and/or commercial activities.
For the role of Senior Lecturer, you will also undertake an administrative role in the School such as Module Leadership, assisting with programme management, or other similar duties, provide leadership in an aspect of research or commercial activities and undertake other duties within the framework of the post as delegated by the Head of Department/Programme Leader.
Skills and Experience
You must have experience of working in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics or Data Science within Higher Education or in relevant sectors. In addition to this you will need proven experience of teaching or tutoring at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. You must have a strong commitment to teaching, learning and student support at University level and a potential to attract external research and/or commercial funding. You will have demonstrable proficiency in English Language, with excellent oral and written communication skills. You must have a strong desire to enthuse and engage our students and be effective within a team setting. We will also expect from you a willingness to develop module and programme level material whilst also demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement and to undertake professional qualifications where appropriate.
For the role of Senior Lecturer, you must have Substantial experience of working in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics or Data Science within Higher Education or in relevant sectors. You will also be required to have a strong track record of research publications and/or industrial experience and evidence of securing external funding. In addition to this, you must have the knowledge and demonstrable experience to contribute to the School's teaching and research areas.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. 
Qualifications Required
The role requires a doctorate in Mathematics, or a related subject area, or equivalent qualification.
An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate. 
Applicants are asked to attach a personal statement showing clearly how their skills match the Person Specification. 
Contact Details / Informal Enquiries: Head of Department of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics: Prof. Martin Hardcastle (m.j.hardcastle@herts.ac.uk), Programme Leader for Mathematics: Dr Tomasz Lukowski (t.lukowski@herts.ac.uk), Head of the Mathematics and Mathematical Physics research group: Dr Charles Young (c.young8@herts.ac.uk).
Closing Date: 16 January 2022
Interview Date: Weeks Commencing 31 January 2022 and 7 February 2022
Reference Number: 038435
Date Advert Placed: 20 December 2021
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Contact: t.lukowski@herts.ac.uk

Letters of Reference should be sent to: c.young8@herts.ac.uk