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Conference Manager – “Circulating Knowledge – 20 Years on Conference” (Part-time)

Conference Manager - "Circulating Knowledge - 20 Years on Conference" (Part-time)

Work Term: October 2023 – August 2024
Deadline for Applications: Friday, September 29, 2023

In August 2024, the History of Science and Technology Program at the University of King’s College will be hosting the international conference “Circulating Knowledge 20 Years On.”

The conference organizers invite applications for an administrative assistant for the Fall 2023 semester to help with the organization of the meeting.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Assists organizers in planning and managing the logistics and administration of the
    conference (such as record keeping, grant submission, etc.)
  • Developing the conference’s website
  • Managing abstract submissions
  • Assisting the developers of the online exhibit associated with the conference (managing
    contents and copyright, liaising with web designers, liaising with museum curators, etc.)
  • Liaising with suppliers and service providers
  • Assisting organizers with grant submissions and record keeping

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates may come from various fields but must be currently enroll in a graduate program. Familiarity with the history and/or philosophy of science, and/or Science and Technology Studies, will be considered an asset, as will prior administrative and/or website design experience and/or library and information management.

Hourly Rate of Pay: $28-32/hr (including 4% vacation pay) depending on education level and experience. The position will average between 1-5 hours of work a week.

To apply for this position, please forward your C.V. and a statement concerning your teaching experience to Dr. Gordon McOuat at gmcouat@dal.ca. Applications sent from unapproved job websites will not be considered.

Questions regarding the position are welcomed and should be directed to Dr. McOuat.

The University of King’s College is committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.
We encourage and welcome applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons
with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially
African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity,
and all candidates who would contribute to the diversification of our community.