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Contract Instructor Posting Summer 2023

Applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach selected European, Russian and Eurasian Studies courses during the Summer 2023 term.

EURR 4202/5202/ PSCI 5915: Special Topics in Russian and Eurasian Studies

This course examines urban transformations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.  It will analyze phenomena such as the politics of urbanization, urban inequalities, and everyday city life.  Required Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline. They should have demonstrated expertise on urbanism in Eastern Europe and Russia and should have a record of related publications and funded projects.  Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have relevant teaching experience in urban studies and European, Russian and Eurasian Studies. The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, January 16th, 2023.

For all positions, please submit your application with the following documents to the EURUS Administrator, Heather Moulton, at

  • a current Curriculum Vitae
  • a draft course outline for the course in question
  • a summary of teaching experience, including – if possible – evaluations of previous courses
  • two letters of recommendation (only required for applicants who have not taught for EURUS in the past five years)

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3 and 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 and the CUPE 4600-2 website

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our faculty and scholarship including but not limited to women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.