Graduate Teaching Assistant and PhD Candidate

Birkbeck, University of London - Computer Science and Information Systems

Purpose and Main Duties
Supporting one or more of the Department’s programmes, you will be responsible for teaching, assessment, marking, laboratory assistance, project supervision assistance and teaching-related administration. You will also be studying for a full-time PhD.

The post holder will need to be registered as a research student within the Department for the period of employment, and the Home/EU registration fees will be waived. (Note that a separate application must be made to the MPhil/PhD programme in order to satisfy this condition – see

Candidate Requirements
You should have a degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science and have an interest in degree-level teaching, perhaps with a view to an academic career.

About the Department
For further information about the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, please visit the following website:

Further Information

Salary: Grade 6 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £32,042 rising to £36,548 pro rata per annum.

This post is part-time, 17.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE) and fixed term for 3 years. The salary quoted above will be pro-rata for this part time post and is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 3 years. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

Interviews are likely to be held on Tuesday 12th September 2017.

For further information on this opportunity contact Tara Orlanes-Angelopoulou, Assistant School Manager [email:]. A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification can be found on the college's website, accessed by pressing the apply button below.

Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and membership of WISE, operating the Disability Confident and Mindful Employer schemes, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.

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