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The University of King’s College’s History of Science and Technology Program invites applications for a Teaching Assistant position for its Winter 2020 course HSTC 1801 Technology and Engineering: from the Industrial Age to the Cybernetic Age. This course offers a unique historical overview of the development of technology and engineering, with special attention on the ethical and legal issues that have marked the professionalization of engineering in Canada.
The TAs for this course must be prepared to consult on a regular basis with the instructor regarding pedagogy, grading, and other work-related expectations.
Candidates may come from various fields (this is a widely interdisciplinary program) but should have at least an undergraduate degree. Candidates with a strong interest in the history of technology and/or experience with writing-intensive courses or ESL students are especially encouraged to apply. The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We strongly encourage the application of 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.
Pay Rate: $24.41/hour – The number of hours will be conditional on the course’s final enrollment numbers but is likely to be between 110 and 150 hours per tutorial for the semester.
Please send (by hardcopy or electronically) an application no later than Friday, December 06, 2019: