Lecturer in Actuarial Science (Teaching Focused - 2 Posts)

Leicester, Leicestershire
Grade 8 £40,322 to £49,553 per annum
25 Jun 2021
22 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Actuarial Science (Teaching Focused - 2 Posts)

Vacancy ID: 3329

Department: Mathematics and Actuarial Science

Full-time, permanent contract (Applications from individuals seeking part time, job share or flexible working arrangements are also welcome)

Grade 8 £40,322 to £49,553 per annum

About the role

We are looking for a Lecturer to join the School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at the University of Leicester. This post provides the opportunity for those wanting to develop academic and teaching excellence and to contribute to developing actuaries of the future. 

You will work as part of a vibrant team delivering innovative teaching across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. This includes delivering lectures, classes and seminars, curriculum development, designing and marking assessments, personal tutoring, responding to student queries, outreach activities and employer engagement. You will support the enhancement of teaching and learning in our school by contributing proactively to the administration of modules and continually improving your own understanding and application of learning and teaching.

As a teaching focused lecturer, you will also engage in scholarship and publication that enhances teaching and learning within the School and further establishes its external reputation.

We will support you in developing your teaching career and, in turn, you will play a key role in ensuring our continued success and fulfilling our future ambitions.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic educator capable of inspiring interest, curiosity and drive for learning in our students. You will have a real passion for the subject matter and be motivated to provide the very best experience for our students using your expertise and skill to ensure all reach their potential.

With experience of teaching in higher education, or with actuarial professional education, you will be comfortable facilitating student learning using a range of delivery methods including lectures, seminars and tutoring – online and face to face. You will be confident in reviewing, evaluating and developing the key skills of students and able to develop resource materials, always with a focus on enhancing teaching quality.

For more information on the role and its responsibilities please see the Job Summary Form.

Additional information

Informal queries are welcome and can be made to Leena Sodha, Deputy Head of School, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science and Actuarial Science Programme Director on leena.sodha@le.ac.uk.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

For more information and to make an application please click on the 'Apply Button'.


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