Centre for Initiatives in Education (CIE): Position for Contract Instructor, Winter 2023

In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Carleton University and CUPE 4600 Unit 2, below is the proposed course offering subject to budgetary approval.

CIED 1001 [0.5 credit] Selected Topics in Popular Culture

Introductory seminar emphasizing the development of academic writing, research and analytical skills through learning how to apply critical cultural theories and concepts to the analysis of popular culture. The teaching style will build opportunities for interaction and collaboration. The course includes writing assignments, so students have a chance to experience and learn from the writing process (including feedback and revision). Collaboration with ESP peer mentors and an ESP academic coach is required. In addition, the successful applicant will work closely with ESP academic advisors and attend monthly instructor meetings at the CIE.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold an MA or higher degree with established expertise in the appropriate field.

Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to provide evidence of teaching excellence with first-year undergraduate students in a seminar context. Candidates must demonstrate subject matter expertise and an ability to teach academic skills in such a way that they are woven into the course content.

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 this course.  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 vacancy listed above is 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 (https://carleton.ca/hr/cu-files/cupe-4600-unit-2-16-19/).   

Qualified candidates are invited to send their curriculum vitae (including a list of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2) to:

Janet Mantler, Director


Centre for Initiatives in Education

Carleton University

The deadline for receipt of applications is October 8, 2022.