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Teaching Fellow [Temporary Cover] (Maternity Cover)

Maternity cover: This post is fixed-term for 6 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

A suitably qualified person is required to cover the maternity leave of a Teaching Fellow. The duties include:

  • timetabling of lectures, practicals and deadlines;

  • arranging and disseminating introductory material for all 4 undergraduate years; assigning practical groups ;

  • preparing practical demonstrator and Head of Class rotas and checking claims for payment; checking and acting upon feedback from practical sessions; checking laboratory set up and layout before the practicals, and coordinating associated demonstrator briefing sessions;

  • organising Part II supervisions, industrial visits, induction events;

  • assigning Part III projects; organising presentation sessions, examiners, and marking;

  • preparing lecture handouts, data books and practical books; tracking printing schedules and delivery;

  • coordination of examinations: assessment / local guidance / preparation of examination papers;

  • updating local Teaching database and Departmental Moodle website for undergraduate teaching;

  • attending Teaching Committee meetings.

You must have a PhD in Materials Science or Physics, and being familiar with the Cambridge teaching system would be an advantage

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries about this vacancy should be sent to Professor Zoe Barber

Please quote reference LJ12436 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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