Instructor - Electrical Engineering, Electronics

School/Institution:University College London, United Kingdom, Bloomsbury

Discipline: Electrical Engineering, Electronics

Employment Type:Full-time

Posted:2019-08-21

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Teaching Fellow in Engineering Mathematics, - Ref:1817141

UCL Department / Division: Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Location of position: London

Grade: 7

Hours: Full Time

Salary: (inclusive of London allowance)£39,353 - £42,701 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Engineering Mathematics to work in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. The Department has an extensive teaching programme, both at undergraduate (BEng and MEng) and masters level. The Department launched new BEng and MEng degrees in Engineering (Electronic & Electrical) in 2014. They include a range of new departmental and cross-faculty modules, incorporating problem and scenario-based learning at all stages. This creates a highly engaging learning environment where students put their theoretical knowledge to practical application. The Department has also launched a number of MSc degrees over the years, the latest in Integrated Machine Learning Systems. All programmes encompass the execution of major projects where students work on various engineering or research topics.

The purpose of this post is to support the department in undergraduate teaching in topics related to Engineering Mathematics and programming. This will include developing teaching materials, delivering classes and workshops in mathematics and mathematical modelling as well as supporting programming classes and workshops. Collaboration with the faculty led mathematics modules will be required. In addition, the role will involve working with module leads throughout the degree programmes in the department to ensure the provision of the underpinning mathematics of the degree programmes.. The role will also include contributing to the development of new modules as options in the later years as well as any foundation provision for both undergraduate and MSc students. It is also expected that the role will include supporting the supervision of project students, as well as other planning , tutoring and assessment activities.

The postholder will also be provided with the opportunity to enhance the research profile of the department in the relevant areas of research , in part via students' project work as well as working closely with academic and appointed postgraduate teaching assistants (PGTAs) in the Department.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will take up the position by the start of the first term of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have a degree and a PhD in electronic engineering, applied mathematics  or equivalent qualifications and/or experience. A qualification in Higher Education teaching is desirable. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills are essential as well as knowledge of mathematical modelling methods, e.g. a high level of knowledge of Matlab. In addition a high level knowledge of computer programming, in at least one of the following; Python, C and / or Java is required. The successful applicant must have experience of teaching  within ad electronic engineering or similar context at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level.

Experience of using virtual learning environments such as Moodle of Blackboard is desirable.

Further Details

A copy of the job description  and person specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be submitted by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below.

Interested applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries to Professor Sarah Spurgeon (s.spurgeon@ucl.ac.uk).

Any queries regarding the application process can be directed to Vicky Coombes (v.coombes@ucl.ac.uk)

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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