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Part‑Time Academic Posting: University of King’s College

Posted by University of King’s College on December 16, 2021 in Job Postings

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

Deadline for Applications: December 29, 2021

The Early Modern Studies Programme (EMSP) at the University of King’s College invites applications for a Teaching Assistant to handle duties in EMSP 2313.03F (cross-listed as CTMP 2313.03W), “The Vampire”. EMSP/CTMP 2313 is an interdisciplinary course which examines changing ideas of the vampire in the early modern and contemporary periods. The course considers the figure of the vampire as it appears in folklore, philosophy, fiction, poetry, film, and television.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • reading course material
  • marking assignments
  • holding office hours (in person or online)
  • attending lectures and participating in class discussion (Mondays 6:35-9:25 PM)
  • 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 (this is a widely interdisciplinary program) but should have at least an undergraduate degree and marking and/or editing experience. Familiarity with the early modern and contemporary periods will be considered an asset, as will prior TA experience (at the university level).


Hourly Rate of Pay:   $24.90 (classification of TA130). Position is conditional on the course’s final enrollment numbers


Application Procedure:

Your application should contain:

  • A CV (including evidence of teaching ability)
  • An application letter containing:
    •  a short statement of interest and relevant experience
    • the contact information of two referees

Please forward your application no later than December 29, 2021 to:

Dr. Kathryn Morris

Early Modern Studies Programme

University of King’s College


Phone: (902) 422-1271 ext. 207

Questions regarding the position can be directed to the same email address.

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.