Graduate Teaching Assistant - Birkbeck Business School

Birkbeck, University of London
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,143- £42,365
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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Birkbeck Business School

We are thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for four Graduate Teaching Assistants and PhD Studentships at Birkbeck Business School.

Salary range

£18,572 rising to £21,183 per annum

Contract type

Fixed term


Part time



Business Unit

Birkbeck Business School

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We are thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for four Graduate Teaching Assistant positions which are part of a PhD Studentship at Birkbeck Business School. Birkbeck, University of London, is renowned for its research excellence and is situated in the historic Bloomsbury site in the heart of London.

The role enables you to embark on a fully funded PhD through part-time teaching work within Birkbeck's Business School, Faculty of Business & Law, as well as contributing to student learning, teaching activities, marking, and providing guidance and feedback to students.

  • A 3-year funded position
  • Gaining teaching experience while pursing a PhD
  • Be part of the prestigious Birkbeck Business School.
  • As a Graduate Teaching Assistant & PhD Student, your responsibilities will include:

  • Pursuing research leading towards a PhD at the Business School
  • Providing part-time teaching assistance (17.5 hours per week during term time) including delivery and preparation of teaching materials for students both in person and via our electronic learning environment, as well as demonstrating in practical classes and acting as seminar leader
  • Assisting in the supervision of projects and participating in the assessment and examination of students
  • Undertaking administration related to the above.
  • The ideal Graduate Teaching Assistant and PhD Student will:

  • Demonstrate research potential and contribute to the School's research culture at postgraduate level
  • Have knowledge and potential to conduct high-quality research in one of the following areas; accounting & finance, economics, marketing, business and management or organisational psychology
  • Possess good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to lecture effectively and to conduct seminars at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Remuneration

    £18,572 rising to £21,183 per annum (actual), (pro-rata £37,143- £42,365 FTE), Grade 6 on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance and applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.

    Terms and Conditions

    To commence September 2024. Fixed-term, part-time (17.5 hours a week, 0.5 teaching) three year contract. Closing date: 23 June 2024, interview date: w/c 24 June or 1 July 2024.

    Please note you will have to submit two separate applications to apply for this post:

    (1) a job application form for the Graduate Teaching Assistant post, including your CV and cover letter outlining your interests in applying for the role.

    (2) a PhD application with accompanying research proposal for the PhD post. You must apply for a PhD programme in either Management, Economics & Finance or Organisational Psychology before the deadline, in addition to the application. Only candidates who are offered a place on one of these PhD programmes will be considered for the role of GTA. Please use the link below to apply for your chosen PhD:




    For further details regarding admission to our research study programme, including details on how to develop a research proposal, please consult the detailed guide available online via www. phd-guidance

    Closing date: 23 June 2024.

    For more information, contact Dil Sidhu, Head of School, Birkbeck Business School, at [email protected]

    If you have difficulty using the recruitment portal, please contact [email protected] providing your name and the job reference number of the position. While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

    Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

    We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer Scheme. www. birkbeck/

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