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2 x Teaching Associate/Graduate Teaching Assistant

Department of Land Economy

Salary: £29,799 - £38,833 pro rata (0.2fte)
Reference: JP13168
Closing date: 5pm, 27th September 2017

The Department of Land Economy invites applications for two part-time (0.2fte) Teaching Associate posts commencing October 2017 for a fixed period of one year in the first instance. One post will support the Department’s taught MPhil courses in Environmental Policy and Planning Growth and Regeneration and the other post will support the Department’s taught MPhil course in Real Estate Finance.

The post holders will plan and deliver seminars and small group classes, set and mark work, provide feedback to students and support subject specific activities such as seminars, professional and industry liaison and development of networking activities. 

The successful candidates will have a thorough grounding in an academic area relevant to the taught MPhil programmes.

The role holders will undertake personal professional development by attending appropriate courses for teaching and leading seminars.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to explain concepts and complex information to MPhil students who come from a range of academic disciplines.

The Teaching Associate/Graduate Teaching Assistant will typically be expected to give up to 6 hours per week in terms of seminars and/or other teaching on the Department’s taught MPhil programmes in term time.

PhD students applying for these posts will need the support of their supervisor to do so.

Successful applicants who are PhD students will be given the title of Graduate Teaching Assistant in place of “Teaching Associate” and will require the support of their PhD supervisor to undertake the role.

The pensionable scale of stipends for this post will start at £29,799 (pro rata this is £5,959). 

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Please quote reference JP13168 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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