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Contract Instructor Position – Summer 2024

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 Term 2024.

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

Politics by Other Means: Agency and Engagement Beyond the Mainstream in Communist and Post-Communist Eurasia. The course will address themes such as popular geopolitics, tourism development, political architecture, tactical urbanism, environmentalism, popular culture. Required Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant social sciences or humanities discipline with a demonstrated expertise on Eastern Europe and Russia. They should have a record of related publications and funded projects.  Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have relevant teaching experience in European, Russian and Eurasian Studies.

Designated Modality In-Person
Anticipated TA Support * No
Anticipated Enrollment 20

*Please note that anticipated TA support is based on anticipated enrollment and may change based on actual enrollment in a course.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, January 15th, 2024.

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

  • a letter of application
  • a current Curriculum Vitae
  • a summary of teaching experience, including – if possible – evaluations of previous courses

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.

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