Part-time Teaching Opportunities to support our online courses

Would you like to learn and engage in online teaching and development in a paid part-time position?

PGR Development have two opportunities for part-time support for our online courses. Both roles can be mostly undertaken on a flexible basis at times to fit in with your research and other work.

For both roles you should be a PhD researcher in at least your second year, or have recently completed a PhD at Liverpool and are currently working in the University.

Submission for these positions is now closed.
The courses begin on either 11th or 25th January 2016.

Assistant Tutor for Communicating Research in the Sciences Online (0.1 FTE)
This course is delivered over a ten week period and we require  a contribution of half a day per week to start the week of the 11th January. Within this role you will work with the course tutor to develop and engage participants in online discussions, help the delivery of supplementary webinars and support participants to develop their communication skills through their ‘research blog’ or video produced in the course.

Applicants are expected to be doing a PhD in a science discipline in either the Faculty of Science and Engineering or the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.
Further Details
Interviews will take place in either the week of the 14th Dec or the week of 4th January.

Assistant Tutor for Communicating Research in the Humanities & Social Sciences Online (0.1 FTE)
This course is delivered over a seven week period and we require  a contribution of half a day per week to start the week of the 25th January. Within this role you will work with the course tutor to develop and engage participants in online discussions, and support participants to develop their research ideas through their ‘research blog’ produced in the course.

Applicants are expected to be doing a PhD in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Further Details
Interviews will take place in the weeks of either the 4th or the 11th January.

For both roles, experience of participation in an online environment and teaching experience, together with knowledge of the difficulties faced by part-time or off-site students will be useful. Technical skills are not necessary for either post.

Guidance and informal training will be provided and the roles offer opportunities to  explore teaching ideas within an interactive online environment.

If you would like further information about either of the two courses, please contact Dr Shirley Cooper, Shirley.cooper@liv.ac.uk

Applications

To apply for one of these positions, please send a CV and covering letter* to – shirley.cooper@liv.ac.uk by the 8th December 2015.

 

*For further advice see ‘Covering letter guidelines and examples’ from the Careers and Employability service