Additional Offerings for Contract Instructors – as of June 29, 2020


 A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3 and 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 Academic Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website ( and the CUPE 4600-2 website

Applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Architecture courses during the 2020-21 Fall/Winter terms.  Remuneration will be based on the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit’s collective agreement.


Required Qualifications

All candidates must have a professional degree in architecture unless otherwise specified in the experience requirements listed below.  Preference will be given to candidates with a professional license and professional experience or a PhD in the subject area of the course.  Candidates must also have excellent communication and presentation skills. Teaching experience at the university level and in the course subject areas is an asset.  All candidates will work closely with the Associate Director and Director as well as the Coordinator or Chair of the relevant programs or studios to ensure that their course material meets the University Calendar regulations, the pedagogical objectives of the School and the specific Canadian Architectural Certification Board Student Performance Criteria (CACB – SPC) for their specific course.   Please visit the CACB website to review these criteria at .

Applications will be accepted until midnight on July 20.  Please indicate each course for which you would like to be considered.

Applications must include all of the following:


All successful applicants should familiarize themselves with the Educational Development Centre (EDC) Teaching Resources page.  EDC will offer orientation for any new contract instructor prior to the start of the term. The course covers rules and regulations of the University, online tools and other critical information necessary for course development, delivery and examinations as well as student communication protocol.

Please note:

  • NEW: The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.
  • Some courses may be taught by employees who have the right to automatic reappointment as per the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement, Articles 16.3 and 16.4.
  • All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Carleton University is strongly committed to foster social and cultural diversity within its community.  We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All applications should be sent electronically as a PDF to the attention of:

            Professor Jill Stoner, Director

Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism:
c/o Claire Ryan, School Administrator at:



Note: Winter Term Offerings are listed below Fall Term Offerings – please scroll down.


FALL TERM 2020 (September to December 2020)

ARCC 2202

Course Title: Architectural Technology 1

Semester Offered: Fall 2020

Calendar Description:
General introduction to materials and methods of construction with focus on wood and timber frame construction. Site conditions, foundations, structure and envelope design in terms of their response to local climate: sun (light and heat) wind, moisture. (Core course).

Course Format: Lectures three hours a week.

Specific Experience Required:  A minimum of 5 years experience working with Canadian climate building technologies, integrated building systems and Canadian Building Code in small and large-scale projects. This course is taught to students in various degrees including architecture, engineering and conservation & sustainability and the course must be coordinated to be inclusive of all disciplines.

Coordination: Before the semester begins, the scope of the content, schedule and assignments of this course must be coordinated with the previous instructor.


ARCS 5105

Course Title: Graduate Studio 1

Semester Offered: Fall 2020

Calendar Description: An architectural investigation within a contemporary urban setting, usually dealing with central-city sites and complex programs. Projects address the question of urban architecture both from practical and theoretical perspectives. Architecturally relevant building technology and systems will be introduced in the Studio as required.

CACB SPC: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6 A9, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, B9, B10, B11, C1, C2, C3, C4

Specific Experience Required: This studio, known at the School as the “Gateway Studio,” requires a minimum of 7 years architectural experience working in the architectural profession with expertise in the areas listed in the calendar description.  Teaching experience is an asset. All candidates should have a professional degree in architecture, and be familiar with the ‘comprehensive design studio’ concept.

Coordination:  Before the semester begins, the scope of the content, schedule and assignments of this course must be coordinated with the ARCS 5105 studio coordinator, who will be responsible for all deadlines and final reviews.


WINTER TERM 2021 (January to April 2021)

ARCH 4002

Course Title:  Canadian Architecture

Semester Offered:  Winter 2021

Calendar Description: Canadian architecture from the seventeenth century to the present day, covering both stylistic and technological developments. Building styles, methods, and materials in the context of social and economic conditions and construction techniques.

Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

CACB SPC: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5

Course Format: Lectures, seminars three hours a week.


ARCN 2105

Course Title:  Digital Practice and Theory

Semester Offered:  Winter 2021

Calendar Description:

Computer modeling as a medium of architectural analysis, documentation, and presentation. Principles and techniques of 2D drawing and 3D modeling. Extensive practical work using appropriate applications.

Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

Course Format: Lecture 3 hours per week