Free open Job in Wales Teaching Associate in Computer Science & Informatics/Mathematics at Cardiff University
Applications are invited for up to 10 Teaching Associate posts in the School of Computer Science & Informatics or School of Mathematics at Cardiff University. These are part-time, fixed-term posts for 5 years, starting on 1st August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The successful candidates will be dedicated to finding creative solutions and have a genuine curiosity and enthusiasm to deliver high-quality teaching and rigorous assessment for existing modules on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas of computer science, informatics, statistics, operational research or mathematics.
Each post will involve working part-time as a Teaching Associate within the School, with the opportunity to also study towards a PhD part-time, with all associated tuition fees paid and a pro-rata stipend of £7,504, in one of the two Schools’ research groups. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential supervisors within either School to refine and align their research ideas with the research strategy of the School.
Working closely with the Director of Learning & Teaching in the appropriate school, you will assist in the organisation and running of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and provision of the student experience. You will also be supported towards gaining recognition as an Associate Fellow of AdvanceHE (AFHEA).
School of Computer Science & Informatics
Cardiff University has a large and successful School of Computer Science & Informatics which is well resourced and enjoys an international reputation for both its teaching and research activities. The School of Computer Science & Informatics is based in the Queen’s Buildings complex on Newport Road within the city centre of Cardiff, and also includes the National Software Academy (NSA), which is based in Newport and delivers industry-focused undergraduate and postgraduate Software Engineering programmes. For more information on the School, please visit our website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/computer-science
Teaching in the School covers two sites, with Software Engineering delivered at the National Software Academy in Newport, and all other programmes are delivered at our Cardiff site.
School of Mathematics
Cardiff University has a successful School of Mathematics that has grown considerably over the last 5 years. The School provides an innovative and stimulating environment for both studying and researching in the mathematical sciences. Our excellent reputation attracts over 300 students from around the world every year onto our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. For more information on the School please visit our website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/mathematics
Cardiff University is committed to supporting all its employees in achieving the necessary balance between their work and their personal lives. As part of this commitment, the University has developed a flexible and responsive framework of support for staff in managing their work and personal commitments wherever possible.
We particularly welcome applications from women who are under-represented within Cardiff University in these fields.
For an informal discussion of the role please contact Dr Martin Chorley on +44(0)29 2087 4683 or by email at ChorleyMJ@cardiff.ac.uk, or Dr Kathryn Jones on +44(0)29 2251 0053 or by email at JonesK90@cardiff.ac.uk
For an informal discussion about flexible working and work-life balance please contact Pamela Munn by email at MunnPA@cardiff.ac.uk
These are part-time (17.5 hours per week) and fixed-term posts for 5 years, with the opportunity to study part-time for a PhD qualification alongside. The package offered if accepted for a part-time PhD includes all tuition fees and a pro-rata annual stipend payment of £7,504.
The Teaching Associate appointments will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 5 scale.
Salary: £27,025 – £31,302 per annum, pro-rata for hours worked (Grade 5)
Closing date: Saturday, 20 July 2019
Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.