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Senior Fellowship – Foundation Year Programme

Senior Fellowship - Foundation Year Programme

Senior Fellowship – Foundation Year Programme

Deadline: Friday, 24 March 2017

The University of King’s College invites applications for the position of Senior Fellow in the Foundation Year Programme. This is a two year appointment, commencing July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2019.

Duties include teaching and marking in an interdisciplinary and team-taught programme for first-year students which considers the western tradition (including works of literature, philosophy, religion, art and science) from the ancient world to the present.

Senior Fellows conduct tutorials of approximately 15 students for four to eight hours a week and attend lectures for eight hours a week. In addition, they are responsible for assisting the Director in the day to day administration of the Programme. The Senior Fellow is expected to take on a leadership role for the tutorial staff, candidates must demonstrate excellence in tutorial teaching and a willingness to contribute to the programme’s overall functioning.

The minimum requirements are (a) the completion of three years as a Teaching Fellow in the Foundation Year Programme; (b) the completion of an MA or equivalent degree in some area of the humanities or social sciences.

Closing Date: Friday March 24, 2017

Salary Range: $60,582 – $62,562 (2015-2016)

A letter of application, along with a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and teaching dossier, must be sent in hardcopy format to the following:

Dr. Neil Robertson
Director, Foundation Year Programme
C/O Elisabeth Stones
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1

This position is subject to enrolment and budgetary approval.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visual minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.  

This position is posted in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the University of King’s College Teachers Association and the University of King’s College.