The School of Computing at Robert Gordon University is looking to appoint a number of Demonstrators on a part-time, fixed term basis to support the teaching of modules across all of the School's courses
Demonstrators will be required during teaching weeks in the two semesters (September to December and February to April) and may also be asked to help with invigilation of assessments and marking. Demonstrating involves helping the lecturer run lab classes and answering queries from students.
You will be given a contract for a maximum of 500 hours work (including annual leave) on a fixed term basis. Actual hours worked will be claimed on monthly timesheets and you will likely to be allocated 1 to 3 modules per semester, depending on your areas of knowledge.
Informal enquiries can be made to
Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered.
RESPONSIBLE TO: School Management Team and Course Leaders
RESPONSIBLE FOR: No Supervisory Responsibilities
PURPOSE OF POST: The post is necessary to assist with the delivery of the teaching modules within the School of Computing
Provide support for
Qualifications and Professional Memberships
Degree in Computer Science or related subject.
Knowledge and Skills
Practical knowledge in Computer Science
Strong Programming skills
Knowledge of current learning and teaching approaches, including e-learning
Relevant professional experience
Behaviour 1 - Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner.
Behaviour 2 - Initiative and Problem Solving - Experience of using initiative and creativity to resolve problems, identifying practical and suitable solutions.
Behaviour 3 - Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing distress and dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters.
Behaviour 4 - Team Development - Experience of providing advice or guidance to new starts delivering training or instruction to others on specific tasks or activities.