Contract Instructor Opportunities 2018-2019

Carleton University, Department of Biology


Pursuant to Article 16 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Biology courses during the 2018-19 Fall/Winter terms.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates should hold at least an MSc in Biology, Biochemistry, or related field, and demonstrate teaching competence in a relevant area, preferably at the university level.  Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD. For first and second year courses priority will be given to those with experience teaching large classes.

Term Subject Course Title Day
Fall BIOL 2201 Cell Biology and Biochemistry Evening
Fall BIOL 2600 Ecology Day
Fall BIOL 4203 Evolution of Sex Day
Winter BIOL 2107 Fundamentals of Genetics Evening
Winter BIOL 3601 Ecosystem & Environment Change (lecture & labs) Day
Winter BIOL 4317 Neuroethology: The Neural Basis of Animal Behaviour Day
Winter BIOL/BIOC 4200 Immunology Day

Course descriptions are available at the undergraduate calendar


Application Procedures and Deadlines:

Applications, indicating each course for which you wish to be considered, should be sent by May 22, 2018, to:

Professor Owen Rowland, Chair

Department of Biology

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, and a Contract Instructor Application Form

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 Employment Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website and the CUPE 4600-2 site.  Additionally, all of the above listed positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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