Teaching Assistant in Computer Science (multiple posts available)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7087841 (Ref.No. EPSCP1072)
Posted: October 26, 2021

Job Description

Are you enthusiastic about teaching Computer Science and have the skills to engage, enthuse and motivate students? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your experience in teaching within a Russell Group University? Would you also be interested in the opportunity to study for a fully-funded, part-time PhD in the School of Computing?

The School of Computing is seeking to recruit excellent teaching staff to enhance the development and delivery of our programmes and extend our outreach activities.  The role will require you to deliver both practical and tutorial classes to support academic staff across a variety of modules on our computer science programmes. This includes modules such as discrete mathematics, programming, and software engineering.

Your role will also involve supervising student projects and contributing to marking of assessments. You will be making an important contribution to ensuring students receive an outstanding educational experience.

If you wish to study as a part-time PhD student, you will also develop your research skills as part of one of our research groups.

You will have technical experience in computer science. In addition to effective teaching skills, you will demonstrate excellent team working skills with an ability to work in a cross-cultural team, and also possess excellent communication skills.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Andy Bulpitt, Head of School 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 36816 or email: A.J.Bulpitt@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Computing
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 p.a.
Working Time:  35 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (5 years (teaching where demand uncertain))
Release Date:  Monday 25 October 2021
Closing Date:  Monday 08 November 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSCP1072

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.