Contract Instructor Opportunities, 2022-23

The Institute of African Studies is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2022-23 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 modality of this course is determined by the University
(in-person, online, or hybrid) In the event public health authorities impose public health restrictions, part or all of this course may need to be delivered online as required by the University and as directed by public health authorities.

Course(s) for which contract instructors are currently being sought are:

AFRI 1002 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to African Studies II,
Winter Term 2023
Introduction to contemporary political, economic, and social dimensions of Africa.

AFRI 2002 [0.5 credit]
The Horn of Africa,
Fall Term 2022
The economic, social and political challenges facing the Horn of Africa, placing them in historical and global context. These countries may be discussed: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan.

AFRI 2004 [0.5 credit]
North Africa,
Winter Term 2023
The economic, social and political challenges facing Egypt and the Maghreb countries of North Africa, including the “Arab Spring”. These countries may be discussed: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia, Western Sahara.

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 May 31, 2022

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

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

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.

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-staffagreements/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (