Job Opportunities at NCH
New College of the Humanities is the most exciting innovation in UK higher education for many years and is building a team of qualified, experienced and knowledgeable academic and professional staff.
NCH has a world-class team of professors with a reputation for academic excellence, supported by an enthusiastic and talented team of teaching staff. Each member of our academic staff is committed to both teaching and research.
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Teaching Assistant in Technology & Human Values
Closing Date: Midnight, 9 December 2018
New College of the Humanities wishes to appoint a part-time, fixed-term, Teaching Assistant in Technology & Human Values.
The job is to undertake teaching at undergraduate level with administrative duties commensurate with the role, under the guidance and with the support of the course leader. The teaching is for the course ‘Technology and Human Values’, which addresses the ethics, politics, philosophy, and sociology of technology. This course is part of a wider ‘Data, Ethics, & Culture’ programme, and is also an option open to undergraduate students across Economics, English, History, Law, Politics, and Philosophy. The content of the course is being developed and the teaching co-delivered with colleagues at Northeastern University who are pioneers in this area.
The ideal candidate will have a background in philosophy of technology, HCI, and/or STS, and the willingness and ability to collaborate with academics across disciplines and to make complex ideas relevant, engaging, and accessible to students from diverse backgrounds.
The job might suit an excellent final-year doctoral student or a more experienced academic interested in extending their range as part of a small, committed, and interdisciplinary, team.
Applications should be made via this link by midnight, on Sunday December 9th. Please reference your application “TA1118”. Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary.
Applications must include a covering letter of no more than one page that highlights teaching specialism, experience, and, where applicable, innovation in teaching; and a curriculum vitae.
We expect to hold interviews on December 14th. Candidates who have been shortlisted will be notified by no later than December 10th.
Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and will be judged on merit alone. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Unfortunately we are not able to provide Tier 2 Sponsorship for this post.