Contract Instructor Opportunities, 2020-21

The Institute of African Studies is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2020-21 academic session. As a general rule, the minimum qualification is an MA in the appropriate field. Terms and conditions of employment are set out in the Collective Agreement between Carleton University and CUPE Local 4600, unit 2.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online. Course(s) for which contract instructors are currently being sought are:

AFRI 3003 [0.5 credit]
African Social and Political Thought, Winter Term 2021

The African communitarian tradition. Contemporary African social and political thought situated in their broad historical contexts.

Application Procedures and Deadlines:
All applicants must apply to the Institute Director in writing and in relation to each course for which they wish to be considered: The deadline for receipt of applications is July 7th, 2021

Attn: Professor Christine Duff, Interim Director
Institute of African Studies, Carleton University
1125 Colonel by Drive,
439 Paterson Hall Ottawa, ON. K1S 5B6

As per Article 15.3 of the current CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applicants are required to submit an up to date CV, including a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University. Candidates who have already contacted the department and submitted a CV recently need only indicate their interest in particular courses. NOTE that when applying to courses for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.

Disclaimer: All contract instructor positions are subject to budgetary approval. Advertisement is not a guarantee that a particular course will be offered.

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A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3-16.4 in the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement, the posted vacancies listed above are first offered to applicants meeting the incumbency criterion. A link to the current CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement can be found at the Employment Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website ( agreements/academic-staff-agreements/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (