The following vignettes illustrate the procedures outlined in the Collective Agreement. All scenarios, including names and course numbers, are fictitious. Unless otherwise indicated the incumbents have received evaluations above 4.0.
- Q: Paul and Andre both apply for SOWK 1009. They are both members and incumbents (they have both taught SOWK 1009 before) for the class. Paul last taught SOWK 1009 in summer 2009 and taught it twice. Andre last taught the course in fall 2010 and has taught it three times. Paul has 7 seniority points and Andre has 5.5 seniority points. Who should be hired?
- Q: Nigel, Juan and Janet apply to teach CRIM 3904. Nigel and Janet have taught the class before (they are incumbents). Juan has taught many other classes in the CRIM department, but not CRIM 3904. Juan has 20 seniority points, Nigel has 7 seniority points, and Janet has 6.5 seniority points. Who should be hired?
- Q: Allison is a non-member (she has not taught at Carleton in the last 2 years) and has no other affiliation with Carleton. She applies to teach POLI 3432. Jane is an incumbent for POLI 3432 and also applies for the course. Allison is a qualified teacher and a known expert in the field, but has no seniority and is not affiliated with the university in any way (she’s not a postdoctoral fellow, visiting scholar, or graduate student). Who should be hired?
- Q: Amy is a non-member and has no other affiliation with Carleton. She applies to teach ENGL 3818. Maria has 2 seniority points, but has never taught ENGL 3818, and also applies for the course. Amy has taught at Queen’s for 10 years and is an expert in the field. Maria is qualified to teach many courses in ENGL, but has no particular expertise in this subject matter covered in ENGL 3432. Who should be hired?
Should there be any discrepancies between the Collective Agreement and this annotation, the collective agreement is considered the final authority.