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Contract Instructor Opportunities Fall/Winter 2018-19

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 2018/19 Fall/Winter Term:

FYSM 1004 [1.0 credit]:  Literature, Genre, Context  (Fall/Winter)
Introduction to active literary reading skills, focusing on at least three literary genres including poetry, prose, and drama, with attention to literary, social, historical, and political contexts. This course is writing attentive. Strongly recommended for English majors. Consult English Department website for annual topics.
Seminars 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.

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

ENGL 1000 [1.0 credit]:  Literature, Genre, Context  (Fall/Winter)
An introduction to active literary readings skills, focusing on at least three genres, including poetry, prose, and drama.  Attention will be paid to literary, social, historical, and political contexts.  This course is writing attentive.  Consult English Department website for annual topics.
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.

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

ENGL 1008 [0.5 credit]:  English Grammar:  Fundamentals (Winter)
A practical and intensive overview of English grammar designed for students who want to improve their understanding of grammar of their own writing and reading.  This is not an ESL course.
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 English as a language.

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

ENGL 1010 [0.5 credit]: Writing an English Essay  (Fall and Winter)
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.

ENGL 1020 [0.5 credit]:  Effective Writing  (Fall and Winter)
This course familiarizes students with the rhetorical principles, skills, and structures necessary for the kind of writing done at the university level – clear and effective composition as a mode of research, discovery, analysis, and persuasion.  Open to students from all disciplines.
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

Send application directly to judy.katz@carleton.ca

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 21, 2018

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.

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3-16.4 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 (http://carleton.ca/hr/collective-agreements/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (http://4600.cupe.ca/).  

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