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Part-Time Teaching Assistant in the History of Science

///Part-Time Teaching Assistant in the History of Science

Part-Time Teaching Assistant in the History of Science

The Department of Philosophy at Durham University is seeking to make an hourly paid, nine-month appointment to support teaching in the History of Science. You will have a PhD and some experience of teaching in the history of science. Knowledge of its connections to the history of medicine, philosophy and/or religion are desirable. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will not usually have to spend more than 1 day a week in Durham. The responsibilities of the post will involve: (1) 22 lectures for a year long undergraduate History of Scientific Thought module taught primarily to first year students. (2) 7 seminars, one-to-one tutorials and marking of essays for a one-term (January-February) MA module entitled History of Science. (3) Attendance of 2 final year examination boards. The work will involve giving the lectures, running the seminars and associated marking of seminar performance and exams. This a fixed-term appointment is to cover some of Dr Matthew D Eddy’s teaching while he is on AHRC Research Leave and serving as Mellon Visiting Professor at California Institute of Technology. Details of the courses can be found on his homepage: http://www.dur.ac.uk/m.d.eddy/ <http://www.dur.ac.uk/m.d.eddy/> Applications including a cv , covering letter outlining relevant competencies, and names and contact details of two referees should be received as soon as possible, but no later than 17 August. For further details contact: Dr Matthew D Eddy Lecturer in the History of Science Durham University Department of Philosophy 51 Old Elvet Durham, DH1 3HN Email: [email protected] Tel: 0 191 334 6554

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