Are you a current University of Leeds undergraduate student, with an interest in exploring and evaluating the ways in which the new assessment criteria have impacted students’ learning? Would you like to gain valuable experience of working on a collaborative research project?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated student ideally a 2nd year student as the role spans two academic years, with an interest in exploring and evaluating the ways in which the new assessment criteria have impacted students’ learning. The project title is ‘new assessment criteria: an interdisciplinary investigation of their construction introduction, implementation and impact across schools’. The project aims to explore the construction, introduction, implementation and impact of new criteria across schools.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a collaborative research project which will contribute to the development of the practice, pedagogy and reputation of student education at the University of Leeds. You will work closely with academic and campus support staff, organisations within Leeds and fellow students. You will also work closely with the Project leader – Dr Huahui Zhao, School of Education in co-constructing and co-delivering the planning, execution and dissemination of the project’s objectives and outputs.
You will work an average of 3 hours per week and activities will take place during and outside normal teaching weeks including some parts of the vacation period. Mostly all work will be carried out during normal office hours although there will be an occasional requirement to work outside normal office hours. We will ensure that your commitments do not clash with your academic timetable during teaching weeks.
What does the role entail?
As a Student Enhancement Project Assistant, your main duties will include:
These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.
What will you bring to the role?
As a Student Enhancement Project Assistant, you will have:
You may also have:
How to apply
Application is by CV and covering letter (a maximum of 2 sides A4, typed), and should include a summary of relevant experience and a statement of your suitability for the role. Interviews will be held and short-listed applicants will be required to give a 5-minute presentation on a relevant topic.
Completed applications should be returned by email to email@example.com and K.Livesey@leeds.ac.uk no later than 9am on 22th March.
Applicants will be informed if they have been selected for interview by 29th March.
If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Dr Huahui Zhao firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence, see http://teachingexcellence.leeds.ac.uk/projects/teaching-enhancement-projects-current/