Vacancy Type/Job category
Warwick Business School
£26,715 - £30,046 per annum, pro-rota
University of Warwick - Coventry
OPEN TO INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Fixed term position for 2 years or until you graduate.
The Marketing Group within Warwick Business School is now recruiting for
Graduate Teaching Assistants for seminar delivery and possible marking for the
modules listed below.
IB1480 Principles of Marketing
IB2B50 Marketing Strategy
IB2C50 Principles of Marketing
IB3L10 Customer Experience
IB3L50 Developing and Communicating Powerful Brands
IB9FW0 Customer Value Management
IB9JB0 Marketing & Strategy Analytics (Working knowledge of R Software
required for this module).
IB2690 Consumer Behaviour
IB2B60 Marketing Research
IB3M50 Advanced Analysis for Marketing Decisions
IB845B Marketing through Social Media
IB847B Service Marketing
IB94I0 Creating Value with Marketing Experiences
IB9HU0 Market Research
IB9JW0 Marketing with Digital Disruption and Transformation
IB98G0 Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Marketing and Strategy
Marketing and strategy knowledge is required for this role. The ability to
encourage and lead group discussions is essential.
Teaching for 2021-22 will be a blend of face-to-face and online, depending on
restrictions. As a result, you must be present in the UK.
In your application, please indicate which module or modules you are applying
for. It would be helpful if you could also include details of your
availability in your application.
The number of posts available will be dependent on student recruitment to
programmes and the availability of individual Graduate Teaching Assistants.
If you have not taught previously at the University of Warwick you may be
invited to attend an interview and deliver a five-minute presentation as part
of the selection process.
All Graduate Teaching Assistants are University of Warwick students, mostly
postgraduates, employed on a fixed-term basis to support academic staff at the
University by performing teaching or teaching related duties in line with
academic needs and student requirements.
GTA positions provide a development opportunity for postgraduate students to
enhance their teaching skills in preparation for more senior teaching posts in
future and to achieve professional recognition.
GTAs will be employed at the University for a period of 2 years or until they
graduate and will be allocated a minimum of 20 hours of work in any one term
per any one academic year through the duration of their contract.
Postgraduate students must ensure that they receive permission from their PhD
supervisor prior to accepting a GTA position, as well as understand their visa
and funding limitations.
Start Date for Position - 4 October 2021
Interview Date - TBC
Undertake teaching tasks within a class, seminar, and tutorial or equivalent
context in order to progress the student learning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
Research and Scholarship
Reflect on practice and the development of own teaching and learning skills
Teaching and Learning Support
Teach tasks within a class, seminar, tutorial or equivalent context, in
support of teaching for which members of the academic staff have primary
responsibility, within an established programme of study.
Teach using a variety of teaching methods in the classroom within a syllabus
as devised by academic staff
Develop own teaching methods and approaches
Develop supplementary teaching materials with appropriate guidance and support
Ensure the content, methods of delivery and learning materials meet the
defined learning objectives
Supervise the work of students where required by the department, providing
advice on study and learning
Apply appropriate assessment methods and criteria, asses the work and progress
undertake formal assessment of students which could include marking work
applying academic judgment and integrity and knowledge of the area
Provide constructive oral and written feedback to students, possibly in one-
Administration and Other Activities
Undertake duties related to course administration, including but not limited
to maintaining attendance records
The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and
qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by
(a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d)
Essential Criteria 1
Masters' degree or equivalent (in a relevant area) (a)
Essential Criteria 2
Knowledge acquired in the relevant academic discipline as part of appropriate
postgraduate studies or equivalent (a)
Essential Criteria 3
Sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge and of teaching methods
and techniques to work within disciplinary area with appropriate assistance
and support (a) (c)
Essential Criteria 4
Competence in teaching at an appropriate level (a) (c)
Essential Criteria 5
Familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning (a)
Essential Criteria 6
Understanding of equal opportunity issues as they may impact on areas of
teaching (a) (c)
Essential Criteria 7
High level of proficiency in English, sufficient to undertake teaching and
administrative activities, and to communicate effectively with staff and
students (a) (c) (d)
Essential Criteria 8
Proven competency in IT and familiarity with a computerised environment (a)
For further information about the University of Warwick, please read our
University Further Particulars.
Warwick Business School (WBS) is a world-class business school at the heart
of a world-class University. We are recognised for our academic excellence,
our determination to challenge assumptions, and our connectivity to the
broader university. We offer a broad range of undergraduate, graduate and
executive courses. We recruit the brightest students, offer exceptional
learning experiences, have a positive impact on society, produce impactful
research that is published in premier journals, and employ outstanding faculty
who are global experts in their fields. We are a global school with a
cosmopolitan outlook. We believe in the power of an entrepreneurial mind-set
to change the world for the better, and that business schools should have a
significant role in fuelling that change. So we welcome the problem solvers,
value creators and change makers who share our intellectual curiosity. As one
of Europe's leading global business schools we set out to lead the debate
through our transformative research, and to develop inquisitive minds that
will make a positive impact in an ever-changing world.
Our vision is: to be Europe's leading University-based Business School,
developing transformational ideas and people that shape how we do business.
Our vision is supported by our three-fold mission:
• To develop cutting-edge research that leads debate and deepens our
understanding of the practice of business and management.
• To provide a transformational learning experience, enabling our stakeholders
to realise their full potential.
• To work in partnership with policy and practice, both in terms of our
research and teaching activities, to catalyse the impact of our work.
Our reputation is based on our world-class staff, both academic and
administrative, and world-class facilities. In addition, we have a very
talented and diverse student body, with students from around 120 countries
across our undergraduate, masters, MBA, PhD and DBA programmes.
Accreditation and rankings
WBS is proud to be part of an elite group of global business schools who have
been accredited by all three premier international management education
• European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate, EQUIS
• The Association of MBAs, based in the UK
• AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
Business, based in the USA. WBS was the first UK institution to attain this
Current details of our placing in the various media-based rankings can be
The Financial Times
• Ranks our Full-time MBA 32nd in the world and 5th in the UK
• Ranks our Distance learning MBA 1st in the world
• Ranks our Executive MBA 22nd in the world, and 3rd in the UK for stand-alone
• Ranks our MSc in Finance 11th in the world and 3rd in the UK
• Ranks our MSc in Management 16th in the world and 3rd in the UK
• Ranks our Executive Education Custom Programmes 62nd in the world
• Ranks our Masters in Management 9th in the world and top in the UK
• Ranks the Full-time MBA 17th in the world and, for the sixth consecutive
year, 1st in the UK
• Ranks our Executive MBA 6th in the world, 3rd in Europe and 1st in the UK
For further information, please visit
https: // www. wbs.ac.uk/about/difference/ranking/
WBS London, The Shard
In 2015, WBS opened its downtown campus at London's iconic building, The
Shard, the tallest building in the European Union, offering the following
• DBA – Doctor of Business Administration
• Executive MBA
• Tailored Executive Education courses for companies and individuals
• Postgraduate qualifications in Central Banking and Financial Regulation,
delivered exclusively for, and in partnership with, the Bank of England.
Our academics produce world-leading research in all fields of management,
which is why we attract the very best PhD candidates. 100% of full-time
faculty who both teach and research at WBS have PhDs and our doctoral
community is thriving.
We offer a range of executive education programmes including diplomas, short
courses, and customised programmes for corporate clients and individuals, and
consult with industry to keep our programmes fresh, relevant, and accessible.
The fact that many graduates return for further study with us later in their
careers demonstrates our effective blend of academic research with the
practicalities of the workplace.
Warwick Business School is one of a number business schools in the UK to be
recognised for advancing gender equality. In 2018 the Equality Challenge Unit
(ECU) awarded Warwick Business School a silver Athena SWAN award for its
progress in gender equality. Warwick Business School is the first business
school to receive a silver award.
Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy
As an organisation using the (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service to assess
applicants' suitability for positions of trust, the University of Warwick
complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate
unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of a conviction or
other information revealed. More information is available on the University's
Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice.
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sponsorship under for a Skilled Worker visa in the UK points-based immigration
please click on this link which contains further information about obtaining
right to work in the UK and details about eligibility for sponsorship for a
Skilled Worker Visa.
The University of Warwick provides an inclusive working and learning
environment, recognising and respecting every individual's differences. We
welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected
characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010.
10 Aug 2021