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Teaching Assistant, History of Science and Technology Program

Teaching Assistant, History of Science and Technology Program

The History of Science and Technology Program at the University of King’s College invites applications for one Teaching Assistant position for “Magic, Science and the Occult: from Antiquity to Postmodernity” (HSTC 2120/RELS 2120/EMSP 2360/HIST 2990) in the Fall 2020 Term. The course examines the history of magic and related esoteric currents from antiquity to the present day.

Duties include but are not limited to

  • reading course material
  • grading assignments and exams
  • holding virtual office hours and ensuring an online presence to assist students with assignments
  • moderating online forum discussions
  • 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. Graduates with some background in the history of Western esotericism (e.g. Hermeticism, alchemy, magic, Gnosticism, Kabbalah, Neoplatonism) are encouraged to apply. Prior TA experience is also an asset.

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

To apply for this position, please send a letter of interest and C.V to: Dr. Kyle Fraser, email: kyle.fraser@ukings.ca.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to the same address.

Deadline for Applications: Friday, July 20 2020

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.