Graduate Teaching Assistant/Postgraduate Researcher Position, University of Leeds

Graduate Teaching Assistant/Postgraduate Researcher Position, University of Leeds

Graduate Teaching Assistant/Postgraduate Researcher Position, University of Leeds

Are you hard-working, detail-oriented with previous experience in a Psychology teaching environment? Can you engage with both students and researchers in a positive and enthusiastic way? Would you like to conduct independent research in a vibrant School?

We are looking for highly motivated individuals aiming for a career in Psychology in the combined teaching and research study role. You will contribute to the research-led Undergraduate teaching and management of student education within the School whilst simultaneously studying for a PhD.

Additionally, the School is seeking candidates whose research interests map onto the School’s research areas of critical mass (signified by papers, grant income, and impact) within the areas of Health and Social psychology, Cognition and Neuroscience, and Appetite and Obesity.

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Graduate Teaching Assistant/Postgraduate Researcher Position: What you stand to gain

  1. For 40% of your time, you will be employed as a Graduate Teaching Assistant to deliver teaching and support sessions in research skills including statistics and research methods including feedback to the students. With strong interpersonal skills, you will also provide tutorial sessions for UG years one and two.
  2. For the remaining 60% of your time, you will undertake a part-time PhD, and you will submit a short research project proposal as part of your application for this dual role. Excellent time management, communication skills, and an innovative approach will support you in this role.
Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  School of Psychology
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (5 years)
Release Date:  Tuesday 29 March 2022
Closing Date:  Friday 29 April 2022
Reference:  MHPSY1092
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information

Contact

For any queries, you may have, or to explore the post further, please contact Dr. Richard Harris, Lecturer Teaching and Scholarship at [email protected]

University policies

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the Faculty/School of Psychology, we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family-friendly policiesThe School of Psychology holds a Silver Athena Swan award.  We are committed to being an inclusive school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking the link here

Application Deadline: Friday, 29 April 2022.

 

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