Researcher Development Trainer (Life Sciences Statistics)

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND
Deadline: 18 Aug 2017

Researcher Development Trainer (Life Sciences Statistics)

Grade 7 (1 year fixed term 1.0 FTE)

Applications are invited for the post of Researcher Development Trainer for Life Sciences Statistics. This role will be based within the Researcher Development Programme (RDP) which is part of Professional and Personal Development ( ).

This post is a joint venture between the Researcher Development Programme (RDP) and the Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) as part of the ongoing provision of researcher development to life sciences graduate students within the University.

This role is an exciting opportunity to use your academic and teaching skills to help us design and deliver a Core Statistics Training package that meets the needs of today's life scientists.

Building on the success of the existing Core Skills Training Programme, you will make decisions about the curriculum, develop training material and deliver training. You will also evaluate the impact of your programme for the students and make recommendations to guide subsequent development.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and have an understanding of the foundation and application of good teaching practice. They will be educated to degree level and have experience of the postgraduate education environment. Experience of teaching statistics using both face-to-face and VLE environments is highly desirable.

As part of a team they will be expected to have experience working on collaborative projects but the independence, creativity and resilience to manage and meet their personal goals.

For specific enquiries about this role, please contact Dr Ben Murton (Researcher Development Implementation Lead) by email or phone using the details provided in the further particulars.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Interviews for this post will take place on 25th August or the week of the 28th August (subject to availability)

Please quote reference AH12926 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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