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Tutoring Opportunities for PhD Students

The 2017-18 Semester 2 tutor call is now OPEN.  Please read all the information below for full details and how to apply

Important note: For Semester 2, applicants will apply to subject areas rather than directly to course vacancies. Tutors will be matched with courses based on the skills and experience listed on their C.V and supporting statement. 

Please note that our tutoring posts are student development opportunities, and priority will be given to our current PhD students. The maximum number of tutorial hours any tutor who is currently studying for a PhD should undertake per week is four hours.  In some subject areas the preferred load may be lower.  Further restrictions may apply if you are a visa holder.

Eligibility to work

If you do not currently have a contract to tutor with the School of Social and Political Science, you must be available to report in person to the ground floor reception of the Chrystal Macmillan Building with your relevant eligibility to work documents on one of the dates and times listed below.  Our location on campus map can be found here .

15.00-16.00 November 20th- 23rd

Please note we cannot process your application until this check has been completed. 

To complete an eligibility to work check, we will need the following:

  • eligibility documents - click here to see a list of what we can accept.
  • if Tier 4-sponsored - a copy of your visa.
  • if Tier 2-sponsored - a letter on headed paper from the University/department that you are being sponsored by for your Tire 2 visa. This letter must confirm the type of work you are being sponsored to do and also the SOC code that you are categorised under.

How to apply

You must apply through our online application form.  Deadline: 9 am on Thursday the 23rd of November.  

General information on rates of pay can be found in appendix 2 of our Tutor Manual (page 25 onwards) which you can access form our webpages here 

List of known sem 2 vacancies

Below is a list of courses that currently have vacancies for semester 2. These vacancies are subject to change. 

Sem 2 Vacancies list

If you have any questions, please contact us at sps.tutoring@ed.ac.uk

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