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Post Graduate Teaching Assistants 2014-2015

The Department is committed to offering teaching experience to its research students through postgraduate teaching assistant (PGTA) opportunities. During the academic year the department offers opportunities for postgraduate students with appropriate expertise and skills to work as demonstrators, take undergraduate seminar groups or ancillary classes, and similar work.  Successful applicants will have a BA/BSc in Geography or a related discipline and currently be pursuing a postgraduate degree, preferably in Geography. Selection for duties will be based on relevant knowledge, skills and experience and the department's wish to enable as many students as possible to acquire teaching experience.  Both part-time and full-time students may apply.

Students selected for teaching activities are required attend the UCL Arena One – Teaching Associate Programme Gateway workshop and Department specific induction sessions.

These roles are at UCL Grade 5 scale starting at £12.14 per hour including London Allowance, standard preparation time is included where necessary for the work, and duties are offered on an 'as and when' basis.

Please read the job description and person specification for more details: Job Description

To apply: please send your CV to Suse Keay, s.keay@ucl.ac.uk and provide a statement of your particular knowledge and expertise in relation to the department's course teaching; see  http://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/admissions-and-teaching/undergraduates/modules.  A list of specific duties for each course will also be available in August 2014.

Right to Work documentation must have been checked in the department before work can be offered.  Applications are considered on a rolling-basis but please apply by 21 August if you wish to be considered for duties in the first term.


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