Senior Teaching Fellow X2
Vacancy Number 002195
Campus Russell Square
Post Class Teaching and Scholarship
Department / Centre Department of Economics (ECO)
Contract Type Fractional Teacher
Closing date for applications 31 August 2020Job title
: Senior Teaching Fellow X2
Salary starting at Grade 7 (£37 360, inclusive of London Allowance)
: Bloomsbury, London
Fixed Term - 14th September 2020 to 31st July 2021
PLEASE NOTE INTERNAL APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON SUNDAY 16 August 2020
Do you have a passion to teach? Do you have a talent for engaging with a diverse range of audiences? Could you make a difference at one of the most prestigious universities in the world?
If so, why not apply to be a Senior Teaching Fellow in our Economics department!
About the role
Our Department of Economics has vacancies for 2 fixed term Senior Teaching Fellow appointments to cover UG and PGT teaching across the following areas.
- Development Economics
We are expecting to appoint 2 or more STFs to deliver this teaching and the final configuration of teaching across these areas will be discussed with the successful candidate(s). We have vacancies for a total of 1.5 FTE posts and are open to the configuration of this to match our teaching needs with the candidate’s needs. Please state in your application what your preferred hours are. Internal applicants will be considered first for these positions.
These will be fixed-term teaching vacancies. The salary includes payment for duties related to the sole convening of modules, including:
- Design and preparation of weekly lectures and tutorials
- Provision of course materials, such as course handbook, reading lists, and uploading of course materials onto the Virtual Learning Environment
- Marking of course assessments (essays and exams)
- Writing required exam papers
- Attendance at departmental meetings, exam scrutiny meetings and exam boards
- Communication with students outside class and provision of weekly office hours during term time
- Completion of class registers and student records.
Candidates will be expected to have specialist knowledge in the discipline(s) related to the contracted modules i.e. Maths, Statistics and Development Economics. In addition they should have the ability to design and develop lessons for, and deliver engaging teaching to, undergraduate and postgraduate students from a diverse background, and strong time management skills, with the ability to plan work independently and meet varied deadlines.
In return we offer 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days; a generous employer pension contribution; a number of loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment; Cycle to Work Scheme; enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme and financial support for childcare
We are SOAS University of London; the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the near and Middle East.
Payment will generally be made over a period of ten, seven or four months according to your teaching and marking responsibilities. Annual salary will be calculated based on the number of contracted hours. Tutorials may be split, with role holders teaching all or some of the tutorials for a full year, or possibly one term only. Applicants should complete the brief online application form and upload their CV and a supporting statement. All applications will be retained to be considered for future vacancies during this academic session. If a vacancy for which you are suitable becomes available, we will contact you.
Marking payments for assessments will normally be paid in agreement with the department.
Further information regarding our fractional teaching support staff is available online here: https://www.soas.ac.uk/hr/fractional-teachers/.
How to Apply
Applicants should complete the brief online application form and upload their CV and a supporting statement. All applications will be retained to be considered for future vacancies during this academic session. If a vacancy for which you are suitable becomes available, we will contact you.
SOAS is currently in the process of restructuring in response to Covid-19 and will give priority to redeploying existing staff into new posts where appropriate
Closing date: SOAS Internal Applicants - Sunday, 16 August 2020
SOAS External Applicants - Monday, 31August 2020
Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.
Interviews will provisionally be held during the week commencing:
SOAS Internal Applicants - 24 August 2020 via Video conferencing
SOAS External Applicants – 07 September 2020 via video Conferencing
Due to the volume of applications received, and the ad hoc nature of appointments, we will only be able to contact candidates if we are interested in inviting them to interview.
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