School of European Languages, Culture and Society

16 October 2020

This opportunity is no longer available

The School of European Languages, Culture and Society is looking for SPGTAs for 2020-21. Start date: January 2021. Deadline to apply: Monday 16 November 2020.


Department: School of European Languages, Culture and Society
Modules:  SCAN0013 Introduction to Old Norse

Number of hours: Twice a week 2 hour seminars
Start date: January 2021
Duration: Up to 6 months

Grade: 6
Location: London (UCL Bloomsbury Campus) and/or online

Application deadline:  16 November 2020

Job description 

One or more PGTAs are sought to teach SCAN0013 (Introduction to Old Norse) from January-March 2020. This module teaches the grammar and syntax of Old Norse through the study of key primary texts and the reading of secondary scholarship on medieval Scandinavian history and culture. The module is typically taught via twice-weekly, hour-long seminars, but these may need to be delivered online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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

  • Class preparation and meeting with lecturers/module organisers           

  • Marking students' work         

  • Giving feedback to students  


Requirements for role 

  • An excellent understanding of Old Norse language, literature, and scholarship is required for this position, as is a willingness to teach online if necessary. 

  • Previous teaching experience is desirable but not essential.    


How to apply 

Please submit a brief CV (no more than 2 pages) and a covering letter to selcs.operations@ucl.ac.uk by Monday 16 November 2020 at 12 noon