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 2023 Summer Term:

ENGL 3501 [0.5 credit]: Literatures and Cultures 1900-Now (July – August session)
A study of the period between 1900 and the present, with attention to cultural, historical, geographical, and literary contexts.
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 literatures and cultures that emerged from any geographical region or regions between 1900 and the present.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should demonstrate relevant scholarly activity in English literary studies.

The modality of this course is determined by the University (in-person, online, or hybrid). In the event public health authorities impose public health restrictions, part or all of this course may need to be delivered online as required by the University and as directed by public health authorities.

ENGL 3605 [0.5 credit]: Modern and Contemporary Literary Theory (May – June session)
Introduction to contemporary approaches to literary texts, such as formalist, structuralist, deconstructive, psychoanalytic, Marxist, historicist, and feminist. Topics may include: the nature and role of literature, of author and reader, of canons, ideology, gender, sexuality, and race.
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 literary and cultural theory.

Other Relevant Experience: Candidates should demonstrate relevant scholarly activity in English literary studies.

The modality of this course is determined by the University (in-person, online, or hybrid). In the event public health authorities impose public health restrictions, part or all of this course may need to be delivered online as required by the University and as directed by public health authorities

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 1100 [0.5]: Literature, Law, and Criminality

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

Professor Janice Schroeder
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 December 15, 2022.

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.

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/).