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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ History of Science and Technology, UKC

Posted by History of Science and Technology, UKC on July 31, 2019 in Job Postings

Part-Time Employment Opportunity: Teaching Assistant in the History of Science and Technology Program

Deadline for Applications: Friday, August 16, 2019

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 2019 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 office hours and ensuring an online presence to assist students with assignments
  • attending lectures (please consult the Dalhousie Academic Timetable regarding class time)
  • 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, Cabala, Neoplatonism) are encouraged to apply. Prior TA experience is also 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

History of Science and Technology Program

University of King's College

6350 Coburg Road

Halifax, NS B3H 2A1


Phone: (902) 422-1271

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Kyle Fraser, who can be reached by email at

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.