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Position: Teaching Assistant in Global Marketing Strategy
Institution: University College London
Department: School of Management
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: This is an elective module which attracts 2nd/3rd year students drawn from a broad UCL/affiliate base. It is delivered in Term 2 and there were 74 students in 2017/18. Approximately 70% of students have no previous marketing (or even business) experience, which brings the opportunity to spark interest and add real teaching value. Candidly, this course is a joy and will appeal to anyone who really enjoys student engagement and making a difference; Course Structure: weekly lecture and seminar (two separate sessions) over 10 weeks in Term 2. Seminar material is very closely aligned to the lecture content and is designed to ensure students go deeper into the topic under discussion; Course Assessment: 1 individual assignment (40% module grade contribution), 1 group assignment (40%), and class participation (20%). Seeking to engage a committed marketing-led teacher to deliver seminars and support course administration; The post holder will report to the leader of the module/s they are supporting; A TA may be involved the following activities: To deliver up to 4 seminars per week including the reading of case studies, preparation for teaching, student delivery, and grading within Moodle; To mark 50% of the individual and group assignments (approximately 35 papers for each in academic year 2018/19) and to attend the group presentations (lecture 10) and grade these alongside the tutor; To support Moodle administration and ensure that Gradebook is maintained correctly; To suggest ideas to strengthen the curriculum and work with the tutor in the interest of continuous improvement and better learning outcomes; To engage with students and to draw them out in class participation so that all voices are heard in the room; To teach in a coaching style, encouraging independent thought and learning practices whilst pushing the boundaries of understanding; To uphold confidentiality in regards to students records and marks; Actively following UCL policies, including equality and diversity; Maintaining an awareness and observation of fire, health and safety regulations; Marking of coursework submitted for the classes taught using solutions provided by the module leader; Carrying out other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role, as requested by the Head of Department; It is anticipated that a significant number of TAs will be involved in both teaching and marking. There will, however, be some opportunities for duties involving teaching only, and/or marking only. The department will make every effort to match the allocation of teaching and/or other duties to an individuals experience, and to take account of any preferences regarding individual modules and specific duties stated at the time of application. Once appointed, TAs will be expected to show reasonable flexibility in accepting the class teaching they are allocated. Also, since the number of students on some modules is not known until after the start of term, the department reserves the right to make last-minute adjustments to teaching loads or timetables, marking and other duties; The appointment will be available from 28 September 2020 to 30 June 2021
Requirements: The post holders will be educated to Masters level, or have equivalent qualifications or professional qualifications and experience, in a Management related field relevant to the course modules you are interested in
   
Text: Teaching Assistant in Global Marketing Strategy , - Ref:1867444 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division School of Management Location of position London Grade 5 Hours Part Time Hours per week (%FTE) As and when basis Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £14.90 per hour plus an additional market supplement of £12.54 an hour Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies Duties and Responsibilities This is an elective module which attracts 2nd/3rd year students drawn from a broad UCL/affiliate base. It is delivered in Term 2 and there were 74 students in 2017/18. Approximately 70% of students have no previous marketing (or even business) experience, which brings the opportunity to spark interest and add real teaching value. Candidly, this course is a joy and will appeal to anyone who really enjoys student engagement and making a difference. Course Structure: weekly lecture and seminar (two separate sessions) over 10 weeks in Term 2. Seminar material is very closely aligned to the lecture content and is designed to ensure students go deeper into the topic under discussion. Course Assessment: 1 individual assignment (40% module grade contribution), 1 group assignment (40%), and class participation (20%). Seeking to engage a committed marketing-led teacher to deliver seminars and support course administration. The post holder will report to the leader of the module/s they are supporting. A TA may be involved the following activities: To deliver up to 4 seminars per week including the reading of case studies, preparation for teaching, student delivery, and grading within Moodle To mark 50% of the individual and group assignments (approximately 35 papers for each in academic year 2018/19) and to attend the group presentations (lecture 10) and grade these alongside the tutor To support Moodle administration and ensure that Gradebook is maintained correctly To suggest ideas to strengthen the curriculum and work with the tutor in the interest of continuous improvement and better learning outcomes To engage with students and to draw them out in class participation so that all voices are heard in the room To teach in a coaching style, encouraging independent thought and learning practices whilst pushing the boundaries of understanding. To uphold confidentiality in regards to students records and marks Actively following UCL policies, including equality and diversity Maintaining an awareness and observation of fire, health and safety regulations Marking of coursework submitted for the classes taught using solutions provided by the module leader Carrying out other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role, as requested by the Head of Department It is anticipated that a significant number of TAs will be involved in both teaching and marking. There will, however, be some opportunities for duties involving teaching only, and/or marking only. The department will make every effort to match the allocation of teaching and/or other duties to an individuals experience, and to take account of any preferences regarding individual modules and specific duties stated at the time of application. Once appointed, TAs will be expected to show reasonable flexibility in accepting the class teaching they are allocated. Also, since the number of students on some modules is not known until after the start of term, the department reserves the right to make last-minute adjustments to teaching loads or timetables, marking and other duties. The appointment will be available from 28 September 2020 to 30 June 2021. Key Requirements The post holders will be educated to Masters level, or have equivalent qualifications or professional qualifications and experience, in a Management related field relevant to the course modules you are interested in. Further Details A job description is accessible below. To apply for the vacancy please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Please specify which modules you would be interested in supporting. For enquiries about the application process, please contact Dee Chambers on dee.chambers@ucl.ac.uk . We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 14 Jun 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. Job Description and Personal Specification Apply Now
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