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Teaching Associate

Mathematics & Statistics
Salary:   £27,831 to £32,236
Closing Date:   Friday 31 May 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 12 June 2019
Reference:  A2614-R

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to appoint two Teaching Associates, each for a fixed term of nine months. Applications are sought from candidates working within the discipline of Mathematics and Statistics who have a proven track record of excellence in teaching. You should demonstrate a clear potential for being a capable and enthusiastic contributor to the Department's undergraduate programmes. An interest in mathematical pedagogy and mathematics teaching in schools would be an advantage but is not essential.

This is an exciting time to join us. Lancaster is one of the UK's top departments in Mathematics and Statistics, ranked 5th overall in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, and 3rd for the impact of its research. Lancaster University was awarded a Gold rating in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework and is the 2018 Times and Sunday Times University of the Year.

The department provides an environment which aims to meet the individual needs of each member of staff. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies, and seek to promote a healthy work-life balance. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and has held a Bronze award since 2008, in recognition of good employment practice to address gender equality in higher education and research. The Department achieved its own Athena SWAN Bronze award in 2017 and is a registered supporter of the London Mathematical Society's  Good Practice Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Department, Dr Alexander Belton (, or the Head of Undergraduate Teaching, Dr Mark MacDonald (

This full time post is available from 1st October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

General information about the department can be found at 

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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