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Teaching Assistant, Early Modern Studies Program (part-time)

Teaching Assistant, Early Modern Studies Program (part-time)

Deadline for Applications: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Early Modern Studies Program (EMSP) at the University of King’s College invites applications for a Teaching Assistant to handle duties in EMSP 2313.03F (cross-listed as CTMP 2313.03F), “The Vampire”. EMSP/CTMP 2313 is an interdisciplinary course which examines changing ideas of the vampire in the early modern and contemporary periods. The course considers the figure of the vampire as it appears in folklore, philosophy, fiction, poetry, film, and television.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • reading course material
  • grading assignments and exams
  • holding virtual office hours; providing a consistent and encouraging online presence to assist students with assignments and answer their questions about course content
  • watching course lectures/being well-acquainted with all course materials
  • consulting on a regular basis with the instructor regarding the approach taken in teaching, grading and other expectations

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates may come from various fields but should have at least an undergraduate degree. Familiarity with the early modern and contemporary periods will be considered an asset, as will prior TA experience (at the university level).

Closing Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Hourly Rate of Pay: $24.41 (classification of TA130). Position is conditional on the course’s final enrollment numbers

To apply for this position, please forward your C.V. (including a statement concerning your teaching experience) to Sharon Brown at sharon.brown@ukings.ca

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Laura Penny, who can be reached by email at laura.penny@ukings.ca

Applications sent through Indeed.com or other website which posts job advertisements without permission will not be considered.

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.