Salary: £9,000 per annum plus benefits package
Fixed Term for 3 years
Post Type: Full Time
A fantastic opportunity to study for a fully funded doctorate whilst gaining valuable teaching experience
You will have a 2.1 or above undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, whilst a Masters degree would also be an advantage. You should have a passion for pursuing original research in your subject area along with the desire to develop your teaching ability by supporting an experienced and dynamic undergraduate programme team.
Highly motivated, resilient and with the determination to succeed, you will be committed to undertaking a PhD and will possess strong written and oral communication skills along with excellent organisational skills.
Graduate Teaching Assistants hold a unique position in the University, being both registered students and carrying out teaching/teaching support duties.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme. This means as well as being enrolled on our PGCTHE to support your professional development, you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
Payment for teaching hours will be in the region of £9,000 per annum and each GTA will receive a ‘package’ which includes a combined salary (for teaching/support to teaching as appropriate) and full waiver of postgraduate tuition fees as well as a scholarship of £5,500 per annum or free single room postgraduate student accommodation on campus (subject to availability).
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, voted Best University Workplace 2015, judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing researchers.
Research in Media encompasses media, film, television, soundand communications. We welcome applications that engage with the following topics:
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Claire Parkinson.
Applicants must complete the online application form via www.edgehill.ac.uk/jobs, attaching one document containing:
To apply please click here.
Closing Date: Thursday 31 January 2019
Interviews will be held between Monday 4 March and Friday 29 March 2019.