PGTA - Physics & Astronomy

28 July 2023

This opportunity is no longer available

Physics & Astronomy are looking for PGTAs for the 2023-24 academic year. Start date: See JD, Deadline to apply 20 September 2023.

UCL scene

Department: Physics & Astronomy
Modules: Various

Number of hours: Various - average hours contract
Start date: See job description
Duration: Up to 3 months

Grade: PGTA (Grade 6)
Location: London

Application deadline: 20 September 2023

Job description 

Applications are invited from postgraduate students and postdoctoral staff who wish to be considered for a range of teaching and learning opportunities within the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL. Typical activities are demonstrating in the undergraduate laboratories or computing sessions, and co-supervising projects or problem-solving tutorial classes.

Download the job opportunities pack here.

Download the job description here

Key responsibilities 

  • Class preparation and meeting with lecturers/module organisers
  • Laboratory demonstration
  • Marking students' work
  • Giving feedback to students
  • After-class contact time with students, including time-tabled office hours

Requirements for role 

If a PGTA has not taught in the department before then attendance is expected at one of the departmental PGTA induction sessions. Where required, the module or activity organizer may also give some further training and guidance. Subsequent teaching support and guidance will be available to PGTAs if required.

If you have not already done so, you may be required to take a short (3 hour) introductory course (Arena Gateway) that is designed to introduce you to approaches to teaching and learning and help prepare you for your teaching responsibilities.

How to apply 

Use this link: UCL Department of Physics & Astronomy: Teaching & Learning Opportunities for 2023/24