PGTAs - Academic Communication Centre (Engineering, Life & Medical Sciences)

24 June 2024

This opportunity is no longer available

The Faculties of Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences and Medical Sciences in collaboration with the Academic Communication Centre (ACC) are looking for PGTAs. Start date: 7 October 2024. Deadline to apply: 11 July 2024.

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Department: Faculties of Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences and Medical Sciences in collaboration with the Academic Communication Centre (ACC) 
Modules: n/a

Number of hours: 120 hours over the duration of the contract
Start date: 1 October 2024
Duration: October - April

Grade: PGTA (Grade 6)
Location: London

Application deadline: 11 July 2024

Job description

To assist undergraduate and taught postgraduate students with their academic communication by providing one-to-one and small group tutorials, and supporting workshops in collaboration with ACC lecturers and/or faculty staff.

Read the Job Description for more detail.

Key responsibilities

  • Teaching assistance through the facilitation of seminars and/or workshops.
  • Providing tutorials.

Requirements for the role

  • Candidates should be enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent) programme in one (or more) of the areas of study taught within the faculty and experience of teaching in a similar environment is desirable.
  • The post-holder must have excellent competence in English and a firm grasp of English grammar.
  • A thorough knowledge of what is involved in academic and research writing and be committed to working collaboratively with students to help them develop their academic communication.

How to apply

Email your CV and a brief statement of interest (no more than 500 words) outlining your relevant skills and experience to Daphne Thomas, Head of ACC, Teaching and Learning (daphne.thomas@ucl.ac.uk) by 11th July.

We will contact those shortlisted for a remote interview. 
Thank you for your interest, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Interviews will take place on Friday 19th and Monday 22nd July.