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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ Early Modern Studies Program

Posted by Early Modern Studies Program on December 11, 2019 in Job Postings

Part-Time Employment Opportunity: Teaching Assistant in the Early Modern Studies Program

Deadline for Applications: Monday, December 16, 2019

The Early Modern Studies Program (EMSP) at the University of King's College invites applications for a Teaching Assistant to handle duties in EMSP 2480.03 (cross-listed as HIST 2750.03), "The Pirate and Piracy". EMSP 2480 is an interdisciplinary course which examines philosophical, historical, and literary treatments of pirates and piracy in the early modern period (roughly 1500 to 1800), with reference to ancient, medieval, and later periods in European and non-European history.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Marking written assignments
  • Holding office hours
  • Attending lectures (please consult the Dalhousie Academic Timetable regarding the class time)
  • Reading course material
  • 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. A background in some area of early modern studies and/or the history of maritime piracy is required.

    Closing Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

    Hourly Rate of Pay: $24.41 (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. Simon Kow

    Early Modern Studies Program

    University of King's College

    Halifax, NS  B3H 2A1

    Phone: (902) 422-1271, ext. 156


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    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.