Deadline for applications: 31st October 2015 for the Expression of Interest Form
Informal Meetings : Nov 2015
Placements: Jan – April 2016
Would you like to gain teaching experience within local Schools?
Are you looking for an Outreach opportunity to disseminate your research to a wider audience?
The Widening Participation & Outreach Team is recruiting PhD Researchers to support a new school based Outreach programme. Researchers from all three faculties of the University are invited to apply for these paid placements, which will take place between January and April 2016.
The placements comprise of ten 1 hour sessions during which you will deliver subject specific academic workshops. These workshops are intended to raise awareness of subjects that are not offered on the school curriculum, help pupils increase academic skills and attainment in core subjects and encourage students to consider progressing onto Higher Education.
The placements will be arranged over a 10 week period, at times agreed with yourself and the local school in Merseyside.
Relevant training will be provided to help you deliver workshops at an appropriate level.
To apply for one of these positions, please send a completed Expression of Interest Form to – firstname.lastname@example.org by the 31st October 2015. You will then be invited for an informal meeting with the programme coordinators.
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