Graduate Teaching Assistantships in Computer Science, University of Reading, United Kingdom

Expires on: 04/09/2024


The School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences at the University of Reading is offering four part-time Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) PhD Studentships in Computer Science. Successful candidates will pursue a fully funded four-year PhD while gaining valuable teaching experience, receiving a salary, and enjoying a comprehensive support package. These positions offer an exciting opportunity to develop teaching and res

Successful candidates will undertake a four-year, full-time funded PhD program, dedicating three-quarters of their time to research and one-quarter to teaching. They will receive a competitive salary and stipend package, with all fees covered. Training will be provided to develop teaching and pedagogical skills, while access to MSc courses and bespoke training will support professional development as researchers. The teaching workload will not exceed 20 hours per week during the academic year.


Applicants should hold a First or Upper Second Class degree in Computer Science, Mathematical Science, Meteorology, Physics, or closely related fields. They must demonstrate effective time management skills to balance PhD studies with GTA responsibilities, exhibit scholarship in their area of expertise, and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Prior teaching experience is not required.

How to Apply:

  1. PhD Application: Candidates must apply for a “PhD in Computer Science” indicating a preference for one of the four listed PhD topics through the provided link. When prompted to submit a research proposal, paste in ‘Computer Science GTA’ along with the chosen PhD topic and move to the next step. Enter ‘Computer Science GTA’ in the funding section.
  2.  GTA Post Application: Submit an application for the GTA post via the provided apply button at the end of the page. Ensure that you meet the academic requirements for a PhD offer from the University of Reading, possess a First or Upper Second Class degree in the relevant field, demonstrate effective time management and prioritization skills, exhibit scholarship, and have strong communication and interpersonal abilities

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