Graduate Teaching Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Education seeks to appoint a part-time Graduate Teaching Assistant (0.1FTE) to help support and ensure the effective delivery and demonstration of practical exercises that form part of the quantitative methods teaching and learning in the Faculty of Education.

The main duties of the role will be to undertake demonstrations in the taught Psychology & Education Masters quantitative data analysis (QnDA) lectures, assist with updating online materials, support the teaching of the British Psychological Society (BPS) element of the Psychology & Education Masters route and run the BPS-QnDA practice sessions. The roleholder will hold regular drop-in sessions and coordinate the existing student-led Quantitative Methods group that meets weekly in the Education Faculty, spanning Masters and Doctoral students.

Candidates will hold a Masters in Psychology or related area and will have substantial experience running statistical analyses for psychological research, as well as excellent skills in statistics and quantitative data analysis. An awareness and knowledge of current debates and issues in statistical methods in psychology are also required, alongside strong interpersonal and communication skills. Previous experience of using JSAP and R (statistical software) would be advantageous.

The position is part-time at 0.1FTE and available immediately.

Please see the further particulars for full details of the duties of the post, and the criteria for appointment.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2023 in the first instance.

Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates from a BME background, who are currently under-represented in the Faculty.

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Please ensure that you upload a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a letter of application indicating how you would contribute to the responsibilities of the post.

We hope to hold interviews on 10 February 2021.

Please quote reference JR25211 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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