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PGTAs - Slade School of Fine Art

10 May 2024

The Slade School of Fine Art are looking for PGTAs. Start date: 30 September 2024. Deadline to apply: 3 June 2024.

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Department: Slade School of Fine Art
Modules: N/A (non-modular course). Please see Job Description for details of courses

Number of hours: Ranges from 96 hours to 196 hours depending on role - Please see Job Description
Start date: 30 September 2024
Duration: Up to 1 year

Grade: PGTA (Grade 6)
Location: London

Application deadline: 3 June 2024

Job description

The purpose of this job is to support teaching and learning on our History and Theory of Art courses, which form part of the BA Fine Art programme at the Slade. PGTAs will work with the academic course leaders to deliver and contribute to sessions of teaching, seminar discussions, writing workshops, presentation workshops and gallery/studio visits, as well as assistance with project work and marking, within the existing framework of the Slade degree programmes

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;
  • Marking students' work;
  • Giving feedback to students

Requirements for role

  • Working towards a UCL postgraduate research degree (PhD)
  • Have an awareness of, and engagement in, debates concerning non-canonical approaches to art practice, the decolonisation of thought and art practice, and diversity within contemporary art
  • Specialist skills and knowledge appropriate to the course taught
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with students, academic and support staff at all levels
  • An enthusiasm for teaching and supporting students
  • A commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

How to apply

Applicants should email the following documents to Manpreet Karir, Senior HR and Finance Officer (m.karir@ucl.ac.uk)

  • a short, relevant CV which includes any teaching experience (no more than two pages)
  • a proposal outlining your PGTA contribution for one of the posts (not more than one page).