Contract Instructor Opportunities Summer 2017

Carleton University, Department of English Language & Literature

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 Department of English Language & Literature courses during the 2017 Summer Session:

ENGL 1010 [0.5 credit]: Writing an English Essay (May – June and July – August Sessions)

An intensive writing course focusing on the formulation and construction of a literary essay.

Lectures six hours a week.

Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate discipline.

Teaching Competence: Candidates must demonstrate previous teaching experience in the subject area of introductory English literary studies and composition studies.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should have recent scholarly publications (within the last 5 years) in English literary studies.

ENGL 1400 [0.5 credit]: Literature, Art, and Culture   (May-June Session)

An introductory course whose readings focus on the intersections between literature, art, and culture. Topics will vary.  Consult the English Department website for the current topic.

Lectures six hours a week.

Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate discipline.

Teaching Competence: Candidates must demonstrate previous teaching experience in the subject area of introductory English literary studies.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should have recent scholarly publications (within the last 5 years) in English literary studies.

ENGL 2011 [0.5 credit]: Children’s Literature (July – August Session)

An introduction of the critical study of children’s literature.

Lectures six hours a week.

Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate discipline.

Teaching Competence: Candidates must demonstrate evidence of teaching experience in the field of children’s literature.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should have scholarly publications within the field of children’s literature.

ENGL 2903 [0.5 credit]: Fiction Workshop (May – August Session)

A workshop involving regular assignments in writing prose fiction and practical criticism based on this work. Permission to register in this course requires the student to submit a portfolio. Instructions can be found at carleton.ca/english.

Workshop three hours a week.

Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate discipline.

Teaching Competence: Candidates must demonstrate teaching experience in the subject area of creative fiction.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should have publications in nationally prominent journals and presses.

ENGL 3502 [1.0 credit]: British Literatures II (May – August Session)

A study of literary cultures from 1700-1914. This course is writing attentive.

Lectures six hours a week.

Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate discipline.

Teaching Competence: Candidates must demonstrate previous teaching experience in the subject area of 18th or 19th century studies.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should have recent scholarly publications in 18th or 19th century studies.

Pre-Posting Hiring Decisions:

The following courses have been assigned to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, or visiting scholars. These courses are not open for applications but the department will contact the most senior incumbent to review their rights under Article 17.6 of the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement:

  • ENGL 2005 [0.5 credit], Theory and Criticism
  • ENGL 2100 [0.5 credit], Topics in Popular Culture

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

All applicants must apply to the Department Head in writing and in relation to each course for which they wish to be considered:

Professor Robin Norris

Chair, Department of English Language & Literature

Carleton University

1125 Colonel by Drive, 1812 Dunton Tower

Ottawa, ON. K1S 5B6

Send application directly to judy.katz@carleton.ca

The deadline for receipt of applications is November 28, 2016

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. Candidates who have already contacted the department and submitted a CV recently need only indicate their interest in particular courses. NOTE that when applying to classes for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.

Disclaimer: All contract instructor positions are subject to budgetary approval.  Advertisement is not a guarantee that a particular course will be offered.

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