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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 at the University of King’s College invites applications for one (1) Teaching Assistant position for “Modern Social and Political Thought” (CTMP2000) in the 2019/20 academic year.  This full-year class is a broad, introductory survey of social and political thought from the early nineteenth century to the present day.

Duties include but not limited to

  • reading course material (on own time)
  • attending lectures (2 hrs/week) and conducting tutorials (1hr/week)
  • marking essays and assignments
  • holding office hours (1hr/week)
  • meeting occasionally with the professor

Candidates may come from various fields but must have at least an undergraduate degree. Graduates who have taken the Foundation Year Program or other courses at King’s, or who have pursued interdisciplinary studies elsewhere, are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should expect to work between 5 and 20 hours per week during the academic year (September 2019 to April 2020)

Closing Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hourly Rate of Pay: $24.41 (classification of TA260)

To apply for this position, please forward your C.V. (including a statement concerning your teaching experience) 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. Sarah Clift, who can be reached by email at sarah.clift@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, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.