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Teaching Assistant in the History of Science and Technology Program (Part-Time)

Teaching Assistant in the History of Science and Technology Program (Part-Time)

Deadline for Applications: Thursday, August 22, 2019

The History of Science and Technology Program at the University of King’s College invites applications for two (2) Teaching Assistant positions for the 2019 Fall term of “Introduction to the History of Science” (HSTC 1200/HSTC 2200/HIST 2074/SCIE 2000), with a possibility to extend the contract for the 2020 Winter term. Consult the course page for a course description and class and tutorials times.

Duties include but are not limited to

  • attending lectures (2 hrs per week) and running tutorials (1 or 2 hrs per week)
  • grading assignments and exams
  •  assisting students as needed with their assignments.
  • TAs for this course must also be prepared to consult on a regular basis with the instructors regarding the approach taken in tutorials as well as for grading
  • candidates should expect to work between 5 and 20 hours a week.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates may come from various fields (this is a widely interdisciplinary program) but should have at least an undergraduate degree. Graduates with some background in the history of science or cognate fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Previous teaching experience will be considered an asset.

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 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

Applications should include:

  • a curriculum vitae (including a statement of your teaching experience and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness if available);
  • the contact information of two references for candidates who have not previously taught as instructors at King’s.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Ian Stewart, who can be reached by email at ian.stewart@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.