Teaching Assistant in Mathematics and/or Statistics

Dauphine London campus, specialising in economics and management, is recruiting an hourly paid Teaching Assistant in Mathematics and/or Statistics, for its Bachelor’s in Economics and Management programme.

Université Paris-Dauphine is a French university whose Finance and Business Management programmes are considered to be amongst the most prestigious and challenging in France. EQUIS accredited since 2009, the University has been placed at the top of international academic rankings: 24th for Mathematics in the Shanghai Academic ranking and 25th for its Master’s degree in Finance in the Financial Times international ranking (2017). Université Paris-Dauphine is also a founding member of PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University), placed 39th in the Times Higher Education world reputation ranking 2018, with 26 Nobel Prizes and 10 Fields Medals.

Dauphine London campus is a UK-based higher education provider that offers programmes leading to the award of degrees from the Université Paris-Dauphine. It currently runs undergraduate programmes in Economics, Management and Law, summer programmes, executive education programmes and regularly holds seminars and conferences.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To assist the Math and Statistics lecturers at undergraduate level, from Sept 2020 in the following ways:

    • To lead tutorials or seminars in Calculus and/or Probability and Statistics online and/or on campus.
    • To participate in marking of exams or other assessments
    • To lead online forums
    • To design and implement assessment under the supervision of the lecturer
    • To hold one-to-one sessions to answer student questions

  • To participate in faculty seminars aimed at sharing best practice and building interdisciplinary collaboration (once a semester).
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a lecturer
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To liaise with the Module Leaders, the Dean of Studies and other staff regarding the progress of individual students and groups
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment

 

Person specification

The successful candidate should have a Master’s degree in Math, Applied Math, Statistics or Probabilities. Qualification or experience in teaching is desirable. Excellent English is required.

 

Skills and aptitude 

  • Evidence of ability to teach and to supervise academic work in an international environment.
  • Very good spoken and written communication skills in English.
  • The ability to work collaboratively.
  • The ability to work and achieve high standards.
  • Good planning and organisation skills.
  • Ability to use a range of teaching methods in the classroom and to promote a stimulating learning environment.
  • Creative skills and ideas for planning practical and interesting lessons.
  • Competent user of ICT with the ability to use these skills in the classroom.
  • Commitment to extra-curricular activities.
  • Effective listening skills.

 

 Other requirements

  • Commitment to high-quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students.
  • Enthusiasm and a sense of purpose in the delivery and assessment of the curriculum.
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and safeguarding.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Commitment to public communication.

The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Salary

Depending on experience and education background, from £44.80 to £56.03 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay).

For further information and/or to apply to the position, please contact Caroline Gautier, Dean of Studies at caroline.gautierping@dauphine.pslpong.eu and Bruno Papadacci, Academic Lead in Quantitative Disciplines at bruno.papadacci@dauphine.psl.eu