Postgraduate Teaching Assistants (Undergraduate Teaching)

University College London - UCL Information Studies

The Department of Information Studies is looking for a number of Postgraduate Teaching Assistants (PGTAs) for its undergraduate courses in programming, information systems, web technologies, database systems, the Semantic Web and foundations of machine learning. PGTAs will run computer practical classes each week in term-time, during which they will answer questions relating to material presented in the week’s lecture.

The number of practicals to be held varies for each course and will be confirmed before teaching begins. The post holder will maintain an up-to-date register of attendance for all practical sessions.

Liaising regularly with the Course Tutor regarding the content and progress of the computer practicals will be required. PGTAs will also normally assist the Course Tutors in marking student assessments (full guidance will be provided).

Appointments are for 12 months , covering the 2018-19 academic year.

Working as a PGTA provides a valuable introduction to university teaching. The successful candidates should have a degree in Computer Science or a related subject (2:1 or higher).

UCL vacancy reference: 1726661        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Applicants should ensure that their personal statement clearly outlines any relevant teaching experience.

 Enquiries may be directed to Dr Karen Stepanyan (DIS Undergraduate Co-Ordinator) – k.stepanyan@ucl.ac.uk

For general queries regarding the application process, please contact Nicola Alexander (DIS Undergraduate Officer) – nicola.alexander@ucl.ac.uk

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

UCL Taking Action for Equality

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

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