University of Glassgow

University of Glassgow


United Kingdom

Closing in 243 days


Job Purpose

To lead classes/sessions in subject specialism on the demonstration of whatever.

To support teaching through the demonstration of exercises in line with agreed learning outcomes of the course. To lead sessions and oversee students carrying out practical exercises. To offer assistance, as appropriate, including the provision of detailed explanations of how the activity relates to the wider area of study.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To lead classes/sessions in the subject specialism on the demonstration of whatever both small groups and one-to-one and to answer questions related to those demonstrations, including the provision of detailed explanations of how the activity relates to the wider area of study.

  • To assist/give guidance, where required, to students who are carrying out practical exercises.

  • To be aware of any health and safety implications, and take action to maintain a safe environment, raising any concerns with the course organiser.

  • To contribute to the development of teaching material and workbooks.

  • Where required, to assist in marking student tests set by the course organiser using defined marking criteria where marking requires little or no interpretation.

  • Where required, to provide factual feedback to students and the course organiser.

  • Where required, to ensure that equipment, exercise or process is functional and/or material for demonstrations, exercises etc is prepared before the start of a session.

  • Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

  • To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, Inspiring People Changing The World.

  • Qualifications

    SCQF Level 10 Honours degree in a relevant subject or a cognate discipline, or equivalent

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

    Expert knowledge of relevant subject

    Awareness of learning outcomes of course Previous experience of demonstrating to students.

    Vacancy Ref : 134128 Close Date : 31-Jul-2024 23:45

    Job details




    University of Glassgow


    United Kingdom


    November 17, 2023

    Application deadline

    July 31, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Medicine,Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    The University of Glasgow was established in the year 1451 by papal bull. It is among the 4th ancient universities in Scotland and the fourth-oldest university in the USA. It was a part of the Scottish Enlightenment along with Edinburg, St. Andrews, and Aberdeen during the 18th century. Among the ancient universities in the UK, the University of Glasgow is one of the eight institutions that award undergraduate and graduate degrees in popular disciplines. The university comprises four colleges that include the College of Science & Engineering, College of Arts, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, and College of Social Sciences.

    The university is spread over different campuses. The main campus is the Gilmorehill campus situated in Hillhead. The campus in the Garscube Estate in Bearsden houses the Veterinary School and sports facilities of the university and Dental school, the medical section is taken care of at Gartnavel Royal Hospital located on Great Western Road. Moreover, the Crichton campus and the teaching center at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Dumfries are jointly operated by the Open University, the University of the West of Scotland, and the University of Glasgow.

    The University of Glasgow has 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 140 countries worldwide. It is a major employer in the city of Glasgow with more than 8,000 staff, including more than 3,400 research and teaching staff. The university is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities

    The university has introduced the World-Changing Alumni award for celebrating the excellent performance of the notable alumni. The winners include Susanne Mitschke in 2017 and Matt Fountain in 2016. Some of the other notable alumni who are now being recognized by the world include the three Prime Ministers namely Bonar Law, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, and William Lamb.

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