Teaching Assistant

Job title:

Teaching Assistant


Job description

Offer DescriptionSWPS University is a non-public university with research and teaching activities in Warsaw, Wroclaw, Sopot, Poznan, Katowice and Krakow. We are among the most active research centres in Poland and the results of our research are applied in various areas of the economy and social life.We are a community of diverse experiences and beliefs. We create an open, multicultural environment that allows all staff to realise their goals and develop their full potential.Our commitment to the development of science and the pursuit of the highest quality research is the foundation on which we build our successes, as evidenced by our distinction with an A+ category as one of the best centres in the country for research in psychology and the sciences of politics and administration.As a private university, SWPS University exists to serve people, society and the environment through education, science, the arts and public activities. We fulfil this mission as a strong institution based on a community of working, learning and graduate students.Duties:

  • Teaching area:
  • Carrying out teaching duties in psychology degree programmes (mainly Psychology in English)
  • Preparation and execution of course documentation: syllabuses, evaluations, archiving of student assignments
  • Preparing teaching materials and scenarios of classes
  • Cooperation with the program coordinator
  • Development of teaching competences by participating in internal trainings organised by both the department and the university, e.g. during Teaching Competence Week
  • Conducting research:
  • Conducting scientific activities and publishing their results
  • Organisational area:
  • Participation in Faculty meetings
  • Readiness to perform assigned functions and organisational tasks in the Faculty
  • Organising and participating in activities carried out by the University, the Faculty and the Institute
  • Participation in activities promoting the University, Faculty and Institute
  • Representing the University, Faculty and Institute in environmental bodies

RequirementsResearch Field Psychological sciences » Psychology Education Level Master Degree or equivalentSkills/Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • At least one year of experience in teaching students and preparing teaching materials
  • Fluency in English
  • Readiness to work also at weekends
  • Research interests in the area of cognitive psychology, individual differences and psychological research methodology and statistics
  • Scientific publications (in JCR-listed journals)

Specific Requirements

  • Experience of conducting teaching classes in English
  • Experience in obtaining funding for research projects
  • Social experience (NGOs, volunteering, etc.)
  • Expected submission of PhD thesis in 2024

Languages ENGLISH Level ExcellentAdditional InformationBenefits

  • Employment based on a full-time employment contract
  • Salary in the range of PLN 5,800 – 7,400 gross
  • Opportunity for professional development
  • Opportunity to contribute to the shaping and development of the Faculty
  • Opportunity to obtain funding for participation in foreign scientific conferences, text editing, publication of a habilitation monograph
  • Work in a friendly and supportive environment that cares about the employee’s quality of life
  • Discounts on undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies for the employee and his/her family
  • Subsidised private medical care for the employee and his family
  • Co-financing of the Multisport package and the Benefit Platform
  • Opportunity to join a group insurance scheme on preferential terms

Eligibility criteriaAcademic achievements – 30% of the final scoreTeaching achievements – 50% of the final scoreOrganisational and practical achievements – 20% of the final scoreSelection processThe deadline for submission of documents is: 15 June 2024.The results of the competition: 14 July 2024.The successful candidate will start from 01 October 2024.Additional commentsRequired documents:

  • Academic CV with a list of scientific, teaching and organisational achievements with direct reference to the eligibility criteria stated above
  • Copy of the documents attesting to the obtaining of a Master’s Degree in Psychology

Competition Committee:

  • Professor Agata Sobków – Chair of the Committee
  • Professor Małgorzata Gamian-Wilk – Członkini Komisji
  • Professor Katarzyna Cantarero, prof. Uniwersytetu SWPS – Member of the Committee
  • Aleksandra Mysłek – Representative of the HR Department
  • Anna Szewczyk – Committee Secretary

The Competition Commission reserves the right to contact only selected candidates.For additional information, please contact quoting the announcement reference number 1050/WP/WRO/24.Work Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute Faculty of Psychology in Wrocław Country Poland GeofieldWhere to apply WebsiteContact State/ProvinceWrocław CityWrocław WebsiteStreetAleksandra Ostrowskiego 30B Postal Code53-238 E-Mail[email protected]STATUS: EXPIRED

Expected salary

5800 – 7400 per month


Wrocław, dolnośląskie

Job date

Fri, 17 May 2024 06:03:54 GMT

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