Salary point O&A2: £17,898 per annum, pro rata to the hours worked.
This is a combined role to study for, and complete, an MPhil at Wrexham Glyndwr University as well as undertaking the role of GTA, for which you will be paid pro rata for the hours worked.
The MPhil/PhD will be funded by the University.
Wrexham Glyndŵr University is a forward-thinking and student-focused institution that places great emphasis on its quality of learning and teaching and student experience. We are a vibrant and diverse University located in Wrexham, North East Wales. Our strategic vision sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth, which focuses on the delivery of excellence in learning and teaching underpinned by research.
Following recent changes in the School, we are now seeking a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
The Graduate Teaching Assistant will primarily assist academic staff in providing a high quality student experience, which adds value to all stages of the learning experience. The post will provide additional support for students, which may include face-to-face drop in sessions, assisting with student placements, on-line support and assistance to students with their writing, technical, and study skills. The role will also provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience.
Applicants must have an honours degree or equivalent in a discipline relevant to the area they will be working in, proven communication and organisational skills, an understanding and awareness of the UK higher educational system, and of the issues that may arise in this environment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a full-time MPhil research degree. There is the possibility to transfer to PhD.
The role is varied and challenging, so you will be need to be a highly self-motivated individual who is able to work flexibly and to tight deadlines, both autonomously and as part of a team. You will have outstanding communication and organisational skills and an eye for detail.
For an informal discussion please contact Professor Mandy Robbins, Associate Head of School of Social and Life Sciences on 01978 293994.