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10 May 2024

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The European & International Social & Political Studies department are looking for PGTAs. Start date: 23 September 2024. Deadline to apply: 24 May 2024, 12pm (noon).

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Department: European & International Social & Political Studies 
Modules: ESPS0001 Introduction to European History, Politics and Philosophy

Number of hours: Please see Job Description
Start date: 23 September 2024
Duration: Up to 6 months

Grade: PGTA (Grade 6)
Location: London

Application deadline: 24 May 2024, 12pm (noon).

Job description

The purpose of this job is to deliver teaching on module ESPS0001 Introduction to History, Law, Politics and Philosophy.

Main duties of the post are tutorial teaching, provision of feedback to students, attendance reporting, and coursework assessment. PGTAs will be given training in support of their roles.

PGTAs are expected to be able to commit to being present on the Bloomsbury campus for the full duration of the segment for which teaching. Teaching will take place face-to-face.

Further information can be found in the Job Description.

Key responsibilities

  • Class preparation and meeting with lecturers/module organisers;
  • Teaching assistance through the facilitation of seminars and/or workshops;
  • After-class contact time with students, including time-tabled office hours;
  • Marking students' work;
  • Giving feedback to students

Requirements for role

Applications are now invited from (second year and beyond) PhD students to provide tutorial teaching and marking for our first year core module ESPS0001 Introduction to History, Law, Politics and Philosophy. We are looking to appoint PGTAs to teach on one or two of the sections focusing on History, Political Science and IR, Philosophy and Law. Each section has a length of 3 weeks.

The duties of the post include teaching up to 6 tutorial groups for one of the sections of the module as well as the marking of formative and summative assessments. The post holders will also be expected to mark assignments submitted for their section, hold office hours, and do administration in relation to the module. They will liaise closely with the module convenor and the tutor of the relevant section.

How to apply

Please email your application (CV and cover letter) to Julia Wagner j.wagner@ucl.ac.uk

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an online interview with the module leader and at least one other member of EISPS staff. All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application via email.