UK Graduate Teaching Assistant 2011, School of Science
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of London
2 Fixed term, part time positions for four years
School of Science offers a PhD fee remission combined with the role of part-time graduate teaching assistant for two PhD students. Areas of research in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London. Applicants will be expected to continue studies leading to PhD and provide assistance to teach part time (17.5 hours per week during term time). Teaching duties will include the delivery and preparation of teaching materials for face to face and distance learning students as well as demonstrating in practical classes and field grade housing. An interest in distance learning technology, computing and drafting skills would be an advantage. Candidates are invited to submit their own research project description, or contact academic staff to develop a research proposal. Possible areas of research include planetary geology, meteorites, tectonic geomorphology, the evolution of mountain belts, palaeoclimatology, sedimentary environment, palaeoenvironmental analysis, geophysical and geochemical environment.
Department is part of the Research School Together with the UCL, the third ranking in the RAE 2008.
Salary: £ 14,781 increasing to £ 16,016 per annum including London Allowance
This job is part time and fixed term for four years. Salary cited above includes provision for London. Appointment subject to probation of 6 months. Birkbeck also provides a generous pension final salary schemes, 31 days leave per year pro rata, flexible work arrangements and other great benefits.
The closing date for completed applications is 22 July 2011
Interviews are due to be held on 12 August 2011.
To apply for this post and for further information please visit www.bbk.ac.uk/jobs and search using the reference number 10546.
Informal enquiries should be made to postgraduate tutor Dr Andy Carter email@example.com in the first instance.
Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates irrespective of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion and belief or another protected characteristic.Labels: Scholarships