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Academic Assignment

There are nine paid academic tutor positions available to PhD students from the following departments: Life Sciences, Medicine, Psychology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Philosophy and Business.


The Academic Tutor role is to support up to three Year 12 students (16-17 years old) with their research projects and the writing of their assignment between July and November 2016. The students are from non-traditional backgrounds and are taking part in the Realising Opportunities (RO) programme which is a unique collaboration between 15 leading universities to support students from non-traditional background to access Higher Education.

This role is a great opportunity to:
Work with students from under-represented group to promote fair access and social mobility
• Develop marking and tutoring experience
• Earn £100 per student for each successful submission (max. 3 students)

There are some key dates, the academic tutor need to be able to commit to, please check before applying:

Tuesday 21st June 14.00 – 16.00 Selection event
Wednesday 29th June 10.00-12.00 or 14.00- 16.00 Training session
Wednesday 6th July 10.45-13.30 Initial meeting – Academic Launch
Wednesday 5th October 10.45-13.30 Final meeting

To learn more about the RO programme you can visit our website:

The deadline for application is Friday 17th June. To apply please complete download the application form below and return it to
Marie Diebolt— ROWarwick at warwick dot ac dot uk

To download the application form please click here (Word Document)

To download the job description please click here (PDF Document)