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King's College London
Mathematics Department
Strand
London
WC2R 2LS London
United Kingdom

Applications are invited for an Academic Education Pathway (AEP) Lectureship in the Department of Mathematics at King’s College London.

Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Statistics, or a closely related area, and teaching expertise in some area of Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics or Statistics.  They should have the potential to lead improvements in the student experience across the department and influence our educational offering in these areas.

As an AEP Lecturer you will strengthen the reputation, culture and ambitions of the department and wider institution by:

  • Delivering an excellent student experience through innovative teaching and assessment methods for both undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes;
  • Providing supervision to Postgraduate Students on one of our MSc programmes: Complex Systems Modelling, Financial Mathematics, Theoretical Physics or Statistics (proposed);
  • Undertaking a self-directed programme of scholarship, which might be education-related, at a level commensurate with the current international standards of excellence within the department;
  • Promoting the reputation of the department through scholarship and other externally-facing activities;
  • Enthusiastically contributing to academic management, and supporting the administration and organisation of the department to further its education activities and ambitions.

Key responsibilities

As an AEP Lecturer you will strengthen the reputation, culture and ambitions of the department and wider institution by:   

  • Delivering an excellent student experience through innovative teaching and assessment methods for both undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes; 
  • Providing supervision to Postgraduate Students on one of our MSc programmes: Complex Systems Modelling, Financial Mathematics, Theoretical Physics or Statistics (proposed); 
  • Undertaking a self-directed programme of scholarship, which might be education-related, at a level commensurate with the current international standards of excellence within the department;  
  • Promoting the reputation of the department through scholarship and other externally-facing activities; 
  • Enthusiastically contributing to academic management, and supporting the administration and organisation of the department to further its education activities and ambitions. 
  • Be responsible for the wellbeing and pastoral care of students, including acting as Personal Tutor; 
  • Engage with and contribute to department, faculty and institutional level initiatives in accordance with education strategy at all levels of the organisation. 

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.  

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria 

  1. PhD in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Statistics or equivalent  
  2. In-depth knowledge in an area of Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics or Statistics 
  3. Ability to teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in applied mathematics, mathematical physics or statistics  
  4. A commitment to excellence in teaching and learning
  5. Experience of teaching and examining 
  6. Ability to make significant contribution to administrative work 
  7. Ability and willingness to undertake personal professional development in order to carry out the duties of the role 
  8. Excellent presentation and communication skills 
  9. Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an excellent standard of English language 

Desirable criteria

  1. Experience of administration

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Prof. Konstanze Rietsch