Teaching opportunities

Current vacancies

Widening Participation

The Learning Enhancement and Widening Participation teams are recruiting PhD students to become Academic Assignment Tutors on two Widening Participation programmes:

The Widening Participation team provides talented students a programme of activity to support their application to a research intensive university. PhD students from a variety of subject disciplines are invited to contribute to these exciting initiatives by providing tutorial support for up to three school or college students completing an academic assignment this summer.

For more information, download the role description:

The deadline for applications is 4pm, Thursday 2 May 2019.

Apply now

Language and Linguistic Science

GTA positions available on the Department of Language and Linguistic Science:
The department of Language and Linguistic Science are currently recruiting GTAs for various modules offered in 2019-20. Details below:


Please direct any enquiries to Michelle Cullivan (michelle.cullivan@york.ac.uk)

Theatre, Film and Television

GTA positions available in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television:
There are a number of GTA roles currently beeing advertised in the department of TFTV for the Autumn and Spring terms 2019/20. 
For more details about each role, view the role descriptors below:

Please direct any queries to the GTA Coordinator mark.smith@york.ac.uk

Departmental positions

Most GTAs secure work in their departments, in roles such as teaching seminars, lab demonstrations, assessment. Owing to the teaching planning schedule, we advise you to contact your GTA Coordinator as early as possible with an expression of interest, ideally by the start of the Spring term in the year prior to when you wish to to teach.

GTA Coordinators

Arts and Humanities

Social Sciences

University-wide opportunities

There is a rich range of roles for teaching and supporting student learning for PGRs across the University, including working with colleagues in professional departments. Occasionally departments also advertise GTA roles widely throughout the University. 

College Tutors

College Tutors are recruited annually in summer. Find out more.

Centre for Lifelong Learning

The Centre for Lifelong Learning provides a dynamic programme of adult evening and day classes which attract almost 3000 applications each year. Students come from a range of backgrounds, whether they are looking to gain University accreditation or learn on a non-accredited basis.

The Centre would welcome the opportunity to work with departments, in particular GTAs, to develop new course ideas. In return we offer remuneration for teaching. You will also become part of the Centre's peer support network and will be invited to staff development events. See the Centre for Lifelong Learning pages for further information on the type of courses offered by the Centre.

The Centre seeks suggestions for its programme each November. If you have any ideas and would like to work with the Centre please send your CV and course idea to lifelonglearning@york.ac.uk.

Maths and Stats Skills Centre

The Maths Skills Centre regularly recruits postgraduate research students to assist with our mathematics and statistics drop-in service.

We will be recruiting in summer 2019.

Arts and Humanities

Social Sciences

York Law School

There are currently no vacancies for GTAs in The York Law School. 
Previous posts to support undergraduate students in a range of problem classes, seminars, and round-table discussions have been advertised in September (See for example GTA Law opportunities (MS Word , 21kb)

Social Work and Social Policy

There are currently no GTA roles available in Social Work and Social Policy.
The department has previously advertised vacancies for gTAs and Demonstrators in early September (See for example Social Sciences (PDF , 174kb)



Computer Science

The Computer Science Department frequently recruits Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) demonstrating and assisting with marking on several modules in the  Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms.     
Many of these jobs, particularly for our first and second-year modules e.g. in maths or computing hardware or basic programming, may be suitable for Research Students with first degrees in cognate disciplines (e.g. Maths, Physics, Electronics).
Please visit the Computer Science website to see what roles are available, deadline and to apply online.
The current batch has a deadline for applications 14th December 2018 after which we will select from the applications and re-advertise any roles we still need to fill. Please bookmark the page as new vacancies may be advertised at various points throughout the year.
If you have any questions about these roles, please email the Module Leaders/Role Manager listed on each advert or the Department's GTA (Admin) Lead, Debra Lashua (cs-gta@york.ac.uk).

Health Sciences

There are currently no vacancies for GTAs in Health Science 

Health Sciences has occasional vacancies for GTAs, particularly to support statistical modules, which were last advertised in October (See for example Health Sciences (PDF , 870kb)