Computer Science 2 Tutoring Jobs

 

Type (Tut/Demo/Other ...):  Tutor

Time in Year:  CS2Ah: October-January; CS2Bh: February-May; tutors often take both.

Number of Posts: 20 tutor jobs per half-course.

Description:  CS2 is the second-year computer science degree course. Although it consolidates and builds upon core material learnt in CS1, it is nonetheless pretty much self-contained. The only real prerequisite for tutors is a small amount of Java knowledge.

The course is split into two half-courses:

CS2Ah (term 1 week 1 to term 2 week 3)

CS2Bh (term 2 week 4 to term 3 week 5)

More information, can be found off the CS2 home page .

Each of the half-courses can be tutored independently. However, it is also possible, indeed encouraged, to take the same tutorial group throughout the year for both half-courses

The tasks associated with taking 1 tutorial group for 1 half-course are:

For PhD students, the rate of pay is

Typically, a PhD student will claim for 40 hours work per tutorial group for one half-course. In 2001-2002, the demonstrator rate is £9.90 per hour.

For academic staff, taking one tutorial group for one half-course counts as a single tutoring credit.

Contact:  To apply, register your interest with the Informatics Teaching Office ito@dcs.ed.ac.uk