February 2, 2018, by Lisa Chin

Call for Applications: Postgraduate Teaching Assistant Award 2018

The application call for our annual Postgraduate Teaching Assistant Award is now open. The award recognises and celebrates examples of innovative teaching and support of learning. Applicants may support teaching and learning through a wide range of activities, including: demonstrating in laboratory classes, distance learning, leading seminars or tutorials, supporting project work, lecturing or assessing and giving feedback on student work. These awards are given to people who can show innovative and reflective practice by:

  • improving effectiveness in their teaching and support of learning
  • making appropriate changes in learning activities or techniques
  • evaluating and reflecting on the impact of their intervention and possibilities for further development

The award is open to all postgraduate research students and research-only postdocs who teach, either individually or as part of a group.

Up to three awards of a framed certificate and a £100 voucher from the Graduate School are presented annually. To be given an award is recognised as a mark of distinction within the University.

How to apply?

Submit a written application, discussing your contribution to teaching and the support of learning, which addresses the pointed stated above. Please note that you do not need to give detailed evidence of all your teaching work and your application should be no longer than one page of A4. Please also include a one page reference from your teaching mentor, module convenor or research supervisor in support.

Submissions or any enquiries should be sent by email to Helen.Cowley@nottingham.ac.uk

Application deadline: 1 March 2018


More information is available on the flyer.

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