Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is seeking to recruit enthusiastic academics with experience of teaching Mathematics. Successful candidates will be expected to build research over time. Successful candidates will also be expected to develop strong links to colleagues at the Scottish campuses to deliver high quality learning and teaching, to contribute to the continued development of the programmes offered to students, and to develop research in association with the Academic Schools in the UK.Postholders will be expected to have a broad knowledge of a range of topics within the sphere of their chosen discipline, and an interest in research activities. The postholder will join the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at HWUM and will be a key member of the team delivering our programmes including the BSc in Actuarial Science, which is accredited by the UK’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. They would also potentially be teaching on Data Science programmes too, so a knowledge of programming and software engineering would be an added bonus.The role will be based at the University s campus in Putrajaya, the administrative capital of Malaysia. Programmes will be delivered in English and so fluency in English is essential. An induction programme will be delivered to all new academic staff in August 2019 on Heriot-Watt s standards and values, and to give practical experience on preparation, delivery and assessment of teaching.Job Responsibilities:Undertake teaching and assessment duties on academic programmes. Support colleagues in other Schools at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia in the delivery of courses and other activities to support the delivery of HWUM s aims.Develop relevant materials in appropriate formats for the above programs. Contribute to the content, design and delivery of the curriculum, and the quality of teaching and learning in consultation with colleagues and within the international structures and mechanisms established by the University. Review teaching design and delivery by obtaining and analysing feedback from students and peers. Support the accreditation processes of the MQA and other professional bodies.Provide effective, well documented and timely feedback, both formative and summative.Develop the level of subject expertise in line with latest developments in research and ensure these developments are reflected in teaching materials and methods.Work collaboratively with colleagues and external networks for the exchange of information, to share learning and to form relationships for future collaboration.Job Requirements:EssentialMasters or equivalent qualification in relevant area of discipline3+years of Teaching or Training experienceClear communicator with good presentation skills and ability to explain concepts wellFluent in English, both written and verbalAble to operate within Heriot Watt University Malaysia and liaise closely with the UKDesirablePhD in Statistics or MathematicsIndustry experience in related fieldsExperience teaching in higher educationAbility to deliver and teach mathematics courses such as Multivariable Calculus, Real Analysis, Ordinary Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Optimisation etcAn ability to apply knowledge acquired from research into teaching materials and methodsWillingness and potential to identify and develop independent/collaborative portfolio of researchFamiliarity with R, Excel, SPSS, Matlab, Minitab, Java, Python etc.Applications should be submitted to iRecruit system.Applications must be submitted by 13 October 2019. If you are not contacted by the selection committee by 25 October 2019 then please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.The University is committed to equality of opportunity.
Type : Company job
Role : Senior Manager
Industry : Education
Salary : Not Disclosed
Heriot-Watt University (HWU) is a leading research-intensive UK university, specialising in science, technology, engineering, business, languages, textiles and design, with an international reputation for scientific and technological excellence. As a key element of its International Strategy, the University has established a second international branch campus, building on its experience and the success of the University’s Dubai Campus. This will create another major channel for delivering the targeted growth of international student numbers and will establish a further base for research developments.
The University is now building its academic staff team and invites applications from staff who can contribute to the development of HWUM as it becomes a flagship university, located in a state of the art campus in Putrajaya. HWUM will deliver high quality UK higher education with a focus on professionally-relevant courses and research and knowledge exchange.