The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £29,089 – £34,090 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
The Development Planning Unit (DPU) is an international centre specialising in academic teaching, practical training, research and consultancy in the field of urban and regional development and planning. It is concerned with promoting sustainable forms of development, understanding rapid urbanisation and encouraging innovation in the policy, planning and management responses to the economic, social and environmental development of cities and regions, especially in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The Graduate Teaching Assistant provides support to the Programme Leaders of the MSc Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) programme for academic administration, and basic academic inputs into the programme. The Graduate Teaching Assistant will also help to manage IT systems involved in the web-based elements of the programme.
The post holder will be someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, sympathetic, and approachable in nature, focused and self-motivated.
This post is available immediately and is on an open-ended contract.
Candidates need to be educated, educated to at least Masters level in a subject related to sustainable development, development studies and / or environmental planning; and possess strong analytical skills. They need to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and excellent administrative and organizational skills, in particular a good knowledge of computer software (e.g. Moodle, Microsoft Office, Excel). The successful candidate should demonstrate the awareness and experiences in necessary to work in a multi-cultural setting involving sensitive and crucial group dynamics and be self-motivated and demonstrate competency in the fulfilment of administrative task.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.
For enquiries about the application process and the Development Planning Unit may be addressed to Ms Nkenji Okpara, Departmental Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applicants may wish to look at the DPU web site at http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/dpu
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We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
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.