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Temporary Evening Course Language Tutors (Slovenian and Polish)

Duties and Responsibilities
The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is seeking to make two appointments for temporary evening course language tutors; one for Slovenian and one for Polish. Applicants must be able to start immediately.
The post holder will prepare weekly lesson plans and deliver classes to students as well as set and mark self-study exercises for the students. They will also maintain attendance lists and lodge copies of course syllabi and handouts used in teaching with the administrator. They post holder will also be expected to help to assess and allocate students to the correct level.

Key Requirements

In order to carry out the duties effectively, the person appointed must be qualified to teach the language as a foreign language and have complete fluency in the language to be taught. Previous experience in teaching language to adults and experience of teaching in the university sector is a must. The person appointed should also have a fluent command of written and spoken English.
A job description can be found below.



To apply for this temporary post, please send your CV’s to Manpreet Karir at m.karir@ucl.ac.uk.

Teaching Fellow in Political Sociology

Duties and Responsibilities

The School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is seeking to appoint a full time Teaching Fellow in Political Sociology starting 15th December 2018 to 31st July 2019. 

This post will play a critical role in Term 2 of the 2018/19 academic year in leading and delivering Undergraduate and Postgraduate modules on ‘Understanding Society: Introduction to Political Sociology’ (Undergraduate) and ‘Introduction to Discourse Analysis’ (Postgraduate) and also contributing to the School’s postgraduate qualitative methods training.

The post-holder will possess an in-depth understanding of the key theories and debates in Political Sociology and will demonstrate expertise in the use of discourse analysis and other qualitative methods in the social sciences.

Key Requirements

In order to carry out the duties effectively, the person appointed is required to have the following skills: hold a PhD in Sociology or equivalent or be within 6 to 9 months of completion. You should have an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of key theories and debates in Political Sociology and in the use of discourse analysis and other qualitative methods. Experience of delivering teaching assessment and feedback at either undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels are essential. Having excellent communication and presentation skills including a high-level of proficiency in English (verbal and written), is a must as is having excellent interpersonal skills, including the successful ability to interact and influence with a wide range of difference audiences. You will also have excellent Information Technology skills including demonstrable experience of using virtual learning and environments and other related learning technologies.  Having the ability to work both independently and as a part of multidisciplinary teams of academics and professional support staff is essential. 

Job Specification

Queries regarding the application procedure should be addressed to Esther Williams - esther.williams@ucl.ac.uk