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Contract Instructor Positions

Contract Instructor Opportunities Fall 2024, Winter 2025

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 Fall/Winter 2024-25 academic year.

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 Designated Modality Anticipated TA Support Anticipated Enrollment Title Time (calendar will be released May 27 – timings are not flexible).
Fall BIOL 2005 In-person. Yes 120 Human Biology Evening
Fall BIOL 2201 In-person. Yes 175 Cell Biology and Biochemistry Evening
Fall BIOL 2600 In-person. Yes 120 Ecology Day
Winter BIOL/COMP 3008/3308 In-person. No 25 Bioinformatics Day
Fall BIOL 3306 In-person. Yes 148 Human Anatomy and Physiology Evening
Winter BIOL 3802 In-person. Yes 120 Animal Behaviour Evening
Winter 2025 BIOL/BIOC 4200 In-person. No 30 Immunology Day (Fridays 11:30-14:30 TBC)
Winter BIOL 4206 In-person. No 30 Human Genetics Day
Winter BIOL 4304 In-person No 35 Forensic Biology Evening (Thursdays 18:00-21:00 TBC)

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, 2024, to:

Professor Bruce McKay, Chair

c/o Sarah Anne Szabototh, Department Administrator

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 your Carleton ID number if applicable. Be sure to list the courses you are applying for in your email.

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.