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Teaching and Research Assistant

Imperial College London

Location: London
Salary: £38,194 to £39,758 p.a. plus benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th December 2022
Closes: 15th December 2022
Job Ref: BUS00553
 

Job summary

This role is intended to help you launch an academic career in marketing, developing experience in research and supporting teaching at Imperial College Business School. You must have completed a Masters programme in Marketing or a closely related discipline with at least a merit before taking up the post.  

You will work with faculty members in our Department of Analytics, Marketing & Operations participating directly in ongoing research while supporting teaching and teaching related activities across the department, primarily marketing. The post is aimed at candidates who are working towards an application to top PhD programmes in marketing or a related field and would like exposure to an academic research environment. A passion and commitment to research should be evident in the application, as the candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate actively with faculty in research projects and activities, in addition to clearly identified teaching and teaching-related activities. The post is for one year, fixed term.

Situated at the heart of London, Imperial College London is a research-focused university that has been consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world and the top five institutions in Europe in the past ten years.

Duties and responsibilities

As a Teaching and Research Assistant your role will be varied. In addition to research activities that will foster your research skills, such as data analysis, you will be asked to contribute to the following types of teaching and teaching-related activities under the supervision of and in collaboration with relevant members of staff and faculty:

  • Assessments – act as ‘Assistant Examiner’, supporting the assessment and examination of students. You will be required to mark assessments based on clearly published criteria.
  • Learning Support – support teaching activities as directed by a member of faculty, such as problem classes and tutorials. You will be asked to be available regularly to support student learning.
  • Feedback – one of the main roles is to provide feedback to students either as part of the assessment process or during the learning support activities.
  • Develop research skills – in collaboration with faculty (you may be asked to support specific research activities).

Essential requirements

You will have an MSc in a relevant subject area. Experience of research, at the level of a Master’s dissertation or similar project experience of peer tutoring or other type of learning support activities.

You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and will demonstrate excellent co-ordinating and organising skills and evidence of using initiative.

Further information

For any queries, please contact: Professor Andreas Eisingerich – a.eisingerich@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research/

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