Teaching Assistant in Biomedical Health

Our MSc Biomedical Health and MRes Molecular Medicine courses are offering paid roles as a Teaching Assistant in the Biomedical Health subject area.

Job Description

Closing Date: September 2022

Start date: To be confirmed

Pay Rate: £12.33 per hour

Working Hours: To be confirmed with successful candidates

Biomedical Health requires students to spend a significant amount of time undertaking seminar and practical activity.

Enthusiastic teaching assistants are required to provide support in timetabled seminar and practical sessions in Biomedical Health, working under the close supervision of academic staff and/or technicians in Biomedical Health.

You will be expected to manage and deliver seminar and practical sessions within Biomedical Health, including some or all of the following duties:

The module leader will provide clear instructions of the content of the session, and you will be provided with all teaching material.

Criteria for the role

Our table shows you whether criteria is essential or desirable for this role. 

CriteriaEssential or desirable

First degree in Biomedical Health or equivalent qualification or experience and be enrolled in our MSc Biomedical Health or MRes Molecular Medicine

Good interpersonal skills Essential
Self-confident Essential
Patient and empathetic Essential
Enthusiastic approach Essential
Previous experience of teaching and/or coaching Desirable
Knowledge of the education process Desirable
Experience of managing groups of students/athletes Desirable
Ability to interact with students on an individual and group basis and to maintain student discipline Desirable

Applicant Information


If you are interested in applying, please email your CV and expression of interest (cover letter) to Dr Shivadas Sivasubramaniam (S.Sivasubramaniam@derby.ac.uk) and Dr Vadivel Parthsarathy (v.parthsarathy@derby.ac.uk)

If you require any further information regarding the MSc or MRes programme and content, or the Teaching Assistant position please contact:

Dr Vadivel Parthsarathy
Postgraduate Coordinator (Biomedical Health)
E-Mail: v.parthsarathy@derby.ac.uk