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2x Teaching Associate - QMUL26212

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £34,733 - £40,797 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL26212
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 16-Sep-2021
Closing date: 13-Oct-2021

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About the Role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is offering an appointment for graduates with a Chemical Engineering or Materials Science background to provide assistance for undergraduate teaching activities. The Teaching Associate team supports the academic staff in the delivery of high-quality education, provides support in the classroom and the laboratory, and is involved in student tutoring, assessment of coursework, and facilitating key skills and problem based learning activities. The post holder will also be involved in the School’s Outreach activities. This is a valuable opportunity to obtain a wide range of teaching experience. 

As part of your contract you have the opportunity to be enrolled on the Certificate in Learning and Teaching (CILT) programme organised by the Queen Mary Academic Development department. 

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 40 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School is partway through a refurbishment project that is upgrading research and teaching space. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. We embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme, staff networds and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time, fixed term appointment for 6 months, with an expected start of 1st December 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,733-£40,797 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Tomas Lukas at   

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 13 October 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


The School of Engineering & Materials Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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