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Teaching Assistant in the Contemporary Studies Program (Part-Time)

Teaching Assistant in the Contemporary Studies Program (Part-Time)

Deadline for Applications: Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Contemporary Studies Program (CTMP) at the University of King’s College invites applications for a Teaching Assistant to handle duties in CTMP3000, “Science and Culture” (cross-listed with HSTC3030). CTMP3000 is one of the three core classes for the Contemporary Studies Program and examines contemporary issues in the history, philosophy, social studies of science and technology.

Duties include but are not limited to

  • reading course material
  • attending lectures (2 hours, Mondays 10:30-12:30)
  • supervising student seminars (1 hour, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30)
  • holding office hours and ensuring an online presence to assist students with assignments
  • consulting on a regular basis with the instructor regarding the approach taken in teaching, grading and other expectations
  • and the possibility of grading term papers

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates may come from various fields but should have at least an undergraduate degree. Familiarity with the history, philosophy and/or sociology of science, or cognate fields, is a strong asset.

Hourly Rate of Pay: $24.41 (classification of TA180). Position is conditional on the course’s final enrollment numbers

To apply for this position, please forward an application and C.V to:

Sharon Brown

Administrative Assistant,

Contemporary Studies, Early Modern Studies, History of Science and Technology

sharon.brown@ukings.ca | 902 422-1271 ext. 204

September - April:
Monday-Friday, 9-5pm

May-August:
Monday-Friday, 8-4pm

CTMP, EMSP, HSTC office
3rd floor, New Academic Building
6350 Coburg Road,
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3H 2A1

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Gordon McOuat, who can be reached by email at gordon.mcouat@ukings.ca

The University of King’s College is an equal opportunity/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, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.