Part-Time Job Advertisement

Access/Foundation Tutor(s)

Application date is now closed for  Semester 1  

The Access Office is seeking to recruit a tutor or tutors to deliver various academic modules on Foundation Programmes in Galway and Ballinasloe, during the academic year 2016/2017. We would like to recruit currently registered PhD students who are available to work for a few hours per week as described below.

Our Foundation programmes are designed to equip non-traditional students with key knowledge and skills that will enable them to access and succeed in higher education. We offer streams in Humanities, Business, and Science & Engineering (including Health Sciences).


Person Specification

The characteristics and experience we are looking for in the tutor(s) include:


  • Currently registered PhD student
  • Proven ability in subject area
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and reliable
  • Respect for privacy and ability to manage confidential information


  • Prior experience of teaching or tutoring
  • Prior experience of working with non-traditional students, including mature students, students with disabilities, and students from socio-economic groups underrepresented in higher education
  • Prior training on dealing with students in distress


How to Apply:

Complete the relevant application form and return it to the Access Office no later than 5pm, July 22nd  2016.

By email:

By post:          Access Office, Áras Uí Chathail, NUI Galway, Galway


For further information, contact the Access Office:


Phone:            091 49 3553