About the Position

  • Field of Specialization: Enriched Support Program
  • Academic Unit: Centre for Initiatives in Education
  • Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)
  • Rank/Position Title: Instructor I
  • Start Date: July 1, 2024
  • Closing Date: June 5, 2024

The Centre for Initiatives in Education invites applications from qualified candidates for a confirmation-track appointment in the Enriched Support Program at the rank of Instructor I, beginning July 1, 2024. The candidate will be expected to teach two full credits in First Year Seminars with a focus on a selected topic in the candidate’s field of expertise and/or academic discipline and undertake a program coordinator role.

To see the full position posting, please visit Carleton University’s Deputy Provost’s website at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/academics.

About the Centre for Initiatives in Education

The Centre for Initiatives in Education (https://carleton.ca/cie), a department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, facilitates access to university for under-served and at-risk groups. We offer a community of care and academic supports that build learners’ confidence and capacity through evidence-based, student-centred pedagogy and practices. The Enriched Support Program offers a supported first-year experience to students. The Department is committed to fostering a vibrant and inclusive academic environment.


The position requires a Master’s degree or higher, to be completed by the time of the interview. The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching excellence and established administrative experience relevant to the position.

Application Instructions

The closing date for application is June 5, 2024. Applications must include the following in a single PDF document: a letter of intent explaining qualifications for this position, a curriculum vitae (CV), a concise teaching dossier that includes written evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy, and a 1 – 2 page proposal for a First Year Seminar.

Please provide a statement that identifies your strengths and/or experience in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your teaching, administration, and/or scholarly activities.

Please arrange for three referees to send their letters directly to us by the closing date. The application should be sent electronically to Dr. Janet Mantler, Director, Centre for Initiatives in Education (janet.mantler@carleton.ca).

Please indicate in your application if you are currently legally eligible to work in Canada.

About Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Carleton is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study. Carleton has long been known for promoting research excellence and connectedness and is involved in partnerships around the globe. With strong leadership, it enjoys a healthy financial position and our proximity to government and cultural institutions, media, and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton and Ottawa a great place to work, learn, and live. Our picturesque campus is fully accessible and, along with award-winning student services, Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women and gender equity-seeking groups; racialized individuals; Indigenous Peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin at https://carleton.ca/indigenousinitiatives/cu-files/kinamagawin/ and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities at https://carleton.ca/equity/ for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.