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Teacher Learning Support Mathematics & Statistics @ JCU, Singapore

Responsibilities

Direct Support Tasks

  • Advise students (in person and via email) on the design and analysis of the quantitative aspects of their assignments and research projects
  • Advise staff on the design and statistical analysis of their research studies or other academic – related projects.
  • Propose, develop and deliver statistics – related education programs for students and staff
  • Collaborate with the rest of the learning support team to provide a range of activities specifically designed to improve students’ academic outcome
  • Develop a three – year strategic approach to improve the quantitative literacy of the students and staff

Leadership and Management Tasks

  • Manage and lead a team of academically strong volunteer students for the peer tutoring program of the University.
  • Recruit appropriate peer tutors – assess applications, approve volunteers, and monitor a properly chosen coordinator and the rest of the team to ensure optimal support
  • Liaise with academics to ensure good coordination between the peer – tutoring program of the University and the teaching and support of the lecturers and academic tutors

Planning and Reporting

  • Meet regularly with the Campus Dean to discuss and review the activities of the Learning Support team and the peer tutoring program, ensuring continuous improvement
  • Provide a quarterly activity report to EMG focussing on recommendations for the future

More information here.

Applications close 31 January 2017.

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Research Fellow, Infectious Diseases Modeller @ JCU, Townsville

You will conduct advanced research in mathematical modelling and related epidemiology of infectious diseases in the context of regional surveillance of emerging infectious diseases.  This will entail both theoretical models and analysis of experimental data from a number of databases.  Having obtained your PhD in a quantitative field you will relish this opportunity to develop collaborative projects with other researchers in the DFAT Partnership Project and contribute to the development, coordination and delivery of teaching programs.

Key to your success will be your ability to conduct advanced research in mathematical modelling and related epidemiology of infectious diseases in the context of regional surveillance of emerging infectious diseases.  You will ideally have training or experience in a quantitative field such as: physics, engineering, applied mathematics, computational biology, clinical epidemiology, health economics, bioinformatics or biostatistics.

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Applications close 15 January 2017.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Education @ JCU, Townsville

Reporting to the Dean, this position will teach in the discipline area of Humanities and Social Science Education (ECE and Primary) and Generalist Studies in Education; conduct research; and supervise Higher Degree Research students.

With a PhD in Mathematics Education, you will have previous teaching experience and eligibility for registration with the Queensland College of Teachers and demonstrated successful teaching experience in school settings.  Ideally you will be able to contribute to teaching and research in the areas of Education for Sustainability, Indigenous education and regional, rural and remote education.

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Applications close 12 January 2017.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Mathematics Education @ James Cook University, Townsville

Reporting to the Head of Curriculum & Pedagogy in Education, this position will play a pivotal role in educating the next generation of teachers across early childhood, primary and/or secondary generalist education

With a PhD in Mathematics Education, you will have previous teaching experience and a working knowledge of the Australian curriculum.  Ideally you will be able to contribute to teaching and research in the areas of STEM Education, Education for Sustainability, Indigenous education, and regional, rural and remote education.

More information here.

Applications close 2 October 2016.

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