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Social Research Institute – Postgraduate Teaching Assistants

Social Research Institute

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 01st Sep 2021
  • Salary: £15.66 - £18.32 per hour
  • REF: 1878728
  • Closes: 12th September 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Social Research Institute is looking for Postgraduate Teaching Assistants for 2021/22 academic year.

You will provide support to the Module Leader (see attached modules) on the academic administration of and basic academic inputs into the programme.

Your main areas of responsibility will be to: assist the module lead in the overall management of the seminar groups you are supporting, ensuring that assignments are appropriately marked (working closely with the module leader) and feedback returned to students.

You will receive professional development in teaching support.

These posts are available from 1st October 2021 for one year and are available to current students (UCL or other).

Key Requirements

You will be working towards a PhD and educated to at least Masters level and will have excellent communication skills, knowledge and experience of group facilitation and interactive methods are all essential.

Experience of assisting module leaders and/or seminar teaching/facilitation at university level in a related field is desirable.

Further Details

Please apply attaching CV and a one page expression of interest outlining the module/s that you are applying for please then address the selection criteria in numerical order.

A full job description is accessible below.

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply now’ button at the bottom of this page.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Matteo Tiratelli: m.tiratelli@ucl.ac.uk or Marta Wasik: m.wasik@uck.ac.uk

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date

12 Sep 2021

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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