ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Teaching Associate, Department of Psychology

Location
Egham, United Kingdom
Salary
£29,645 to £34,951 per annum - including London Allowance
Posted
07 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2019
Ref
1019-386
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Department of Psychology

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £29,645 to £34,951 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Wednesday 06 November 2019
Interview Date:      Monday 18 November 2019

Permanent, Part-Time (2 positions available)

Applications are invited for two permanent posts of Teaching Assistant in the Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences and the Environment.

The post holder will work as part of our academic team in a dynamic and supportive environment that is known internationally for its outstanding research and teaching. There is a strong research environment, with the Department being ranked 6th in the UK in the 2014 REF for our world-leading and internationally excellent research. We consistently achieve high levels of student satisfaction in the NSS, with overall satisfaction levels typically over 90% (93% in 2019). There is a strong culture of support for Teaching Focused academics within the Department, with regular training provided and opportunities to engage in scholarship and pedagogic research.

The role involves supporting teaching on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. Teaching duties will primarily involve working within a small team to deliver our Research Methods and Statistics courses under the direction of our lecturing staff, as well as assessing students’ submitted work. Other activities could include delivering seminars and workshops, supporting the administration of teaching in the Department, and taking part in initiatives designed to enhance the experience of our students.

Applicants must have completed an honours degree in Psychology and should be equipped with the subject knowledge necessary to deliver a high-quality undergraduate programme in Psychology. Some experience of teaching at undergraduate or MSc level is desirable.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

The post is available from 6 January 2020. This post is based in Egham, Surrey, where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance of London.

Information about our Department can be found at: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/research-and-teaching/departments-and-sc...

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Victoria Bourne, Director of Teaching and Learning by email: victoria.bourne@rhul.ac.uk. The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk.

Please quote the reference: 1019-386

Closing Date: Midnight, Wednesday 6 November 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing 18 November 2019 (exact date to be confirmed)

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.