PGTA - UCL Global Business School for Health

14 June 2024

This opportunity is no longer available

UCL Global Business School for Health are looking for PGTAs. Start date: 2 September 2024. Deadline to apply: 11 July 2024.

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Department: UCL Global Business School for Health 
Modules: Various modules - see the link to our module catalogue

Number of hours: 6 hours per week
Start date: 2 September 2024
Duration: Up to 1 year

Grade: PGTA (Grade 6)
Location: London

Application deadline: 11 July 2024

Job description

We are looking for motivated Postgraduate Teaching Assistants (PGTAs) and Teaching Assistants, for the 2024-2025 academic year, to be part of an enthusiastic and committed programme team in an international learning environment. You will support teaching and learning across designated modules, working with the academic modules leads through the delivery of small group teaching for students undertaking programmes in the Global Business School for Health. We are looking for individuals with specific knowledge and/or interest from our module catalogue.

The main duties of the post include facilitating seminar sessions and tutorials, regular meetings with the module leader, managing discussion boards and provision of feedback to students, scheduled weekly office hours, attendance reporting, coursework assessment and examination marking.

Once recruited you will be given induction and training in support of your role. The number of hours to be worked each week will be agreed with the PGTA according to their availability and module schedule.

The salary for this role is on an hourly paid basis on Grade 6 of the UCL Salary Pay Scale.

Further information can be found in the Job Description

Key responsibilities

  • Teaching assistance through the facilitation of seminars and/or workshops;
  • Class preparation and meeting with lecturers/module organisers;
  • After-class contact time with students, including time-tabled office hours;
  • Dissertation co-supervision at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level(s);
  • Marking students' work;
  • Giving feedback to students

Requirements for role

  • Applicants will have the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing, with students, academic and administrative staff at all levels.
  • Applicants will need excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to be flexible, work independently and as part of a team and have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • All PGTA applicants must be current PhD students - in a relevant discipline and enrolled until at least early 2025. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

How to apply

Please read the full job description and submit your CV along with a covering letter indicating your reasons for applying and which module(s) you wish to be considered for. 

You can submit your application at the link below: