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Teaching Assistant posting: History of Science and Technology Program

Posted by History of Science and Technology Program, UKC on July 27, 2022 in Job Postings

Deadline for Applications: August 26, 2022
The History of Science and Technology Program at the University of King’s College invites applications for a Teaching Assistant position for “Introduction to the History of Science I: From the Ancients to the Moderns” (HSTC 1201) in the Fall 2022 term. The course introduces students to the history of science from the ancient Babylonians to the Enlightenment. It explores the multifarious relationships between science and society, raises questions about how that history is represented, and deals with methodological questions about what forms of knowledge are included/excluded, Eurocentrism, race, sex and gender.  
Duties include but are not limited to:  

  • reading course material  
  • attending lectures
  • leading one-hour tutorials  
  • grading assignments and exams
  • holding office hours  
  • consulting on a regular basis with the instructor  

 Qualifications and Experience: Candidates may come from various fields but should have at least an undergraduate degree. Candidates with some background in the history of science and teaching writing-intensive courses are especially encouraged to apply. Prior TA experience is an asset.  
Hourly Rate of Pay: $25.27 (classification of TA130). Position is conditional on the course’s final enrollment numbers
To apply for this position, please forward an electronic application, consisting of a cover letter including a statement of interests and relevant experience and CV indicating evidence of teaching ability, to:
Dr. Michael Bennett
History of Science and Technology Program
University of King’s College
Questions regarding the position can be directed to the same email address.
The University of King’s College is committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. We encourage and welcome applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversification of our community.