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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ Early Modern Studies Program

Posted by Early Modern Studies Program on November 28, 2018 in Job Postings

Deadline for Applications: Friday, December 7, 2018

The Early Modern Studies Programme (EMSP) at the University of King's College invites applications for Teaching Assistants to handle duties in EMSP 2320.03W (cross-listed as GWST 2320.03W and RELS 2320.03W), "Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe". EMSP 2320 is an interdisciplinary course which examines changing conceptions of the witch and witchcraft in the early modern period (roughly 1500 to 1800).

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Grading assignments and exams
  • Holding office hours and ensuring an online presence to assist students with assignments
  • Attending lectures (please consult the Dalhousie Academic Timetable regarding the class time)
  • Reading course material
  • Leading tutorials

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 some area of early modern studies and/or the history of witchcraft will be considered an asset, as will be prior TA experience (at the university level).

Closing Date: Friday December 7, 2018

Hourly Rate of Pay: $23.93 (classification of TA130). Position is conditional on the course's final enrollment numbers

Please send or email an application letter and C.V. to:

Dr. Kathryn Morris

Early Modern Studies Programme

University of King's College

Halifax, NS  B3H 2A1

Phone: (902) 422-1271, ex. 207


Applications sent through 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.