Graduate Teaching Assistant

Preston, United Kingdom
£25,941 - £30,046 pro rata
04 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date 23/02/2020
Location Preston Campus 
Salary Grade: F (£25,941 - £30,046) pro rata 
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

The School of Physical Sciences & Computing wishes to appoint 4 Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) to support teaching.  Appointee should have a strong commitment to both teaching and research and should be keen to combine studying for a higher degree with the acquisition of teaching experience. Part-time MPhil/PhD registration fees will be covered by the School. The appointee will be supported by a supervisory team with complementary expertise as well as through a teaching mentor. Applicants are encouraged to specify their research interests as part of the application process. Preference will be given to applicants in Computing.

The School of Physical Sciences and Computing is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology. The School is well resourced, with an extensive range of state-of-the-art laboratories and computing equipment. The School offers staff a supportive and collegiate environment, with carefully managed teaching and administration loads. The School has a thriving community of PhD and MSc students and has particularly strong links with international universities, research institutes, schools and community groups.

Essential criteria for the post in relation to qualifications and experience include having a good honours degree or equivalent. In terms of skills, the essential criteria include having proven practical or theoretical skills in a relevant subject area, good communication and presentation skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently as an individual and as a member of a team.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

UCLan is an inclusive employer, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and minority groups.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324. CV's will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Hours: Part-time (18.13 hours per week - 0.5 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 3 years
Interview date: To be confirmed

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