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Post Graduate Teaching Assistants 2016-2017

The Department has opportunities for research students to acquire teaching experience through post-graduate teaching assistant (PGTA) roles. Students with appropriate expertise and skills may support academic course leaders by demonstrating methods and techniques, facilitating undergraduate seminar and reading groups or ancillary classes, and similar work. Successful applicants will have a relevant first degree, and currently be pursuing a research degree in Geography or a closely related discipine. Both part-time and full-time students may apply. Selection for duties will be based on relevant knowledge and skills and the department's wish to enable as many students as possible to acquire teaching experience.

Salary is set at UCL Grade 5 scale starting at £12.38 per hour including London Allowance, standard preparation time is included where necessary for the work, and duties are usually offered on an 'as and when' basis.

Students selected for PGTA tasks are required to attend the UCL Arena One – Teaching Associate Programme Gateway workshop and Department specific induction sessions. Participation in teaching support counts towards research training credit as defined by the UCL Doctoral School.

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New applicants should submit a brief CV and a short covering personal statement outlining which course(s) you would like to support and a statement of your particular knowledge and expertise in relation to the list of course specific tasks.  Previous TAs should indicate if they wish to be considered again for next year.

Please email your application as one PDF document to s.keay@ucl.ac.uk

Applications are considered on a rolling-basis but please apply by 8 August if you wish to be considered in the first round for duties in the first term. Right to Work documentation must have been checked in the department before work can be offered. 


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