Contract Instructor Opportunities Winter 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 course in 2017 Winter Term: 

ENGL 1010 [0.5 credit]: Writing an English Essay

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

Lectures three 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. 

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

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The deadline for receipt of applications is September 22, 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.