Contract Instructor Opportunities Fall 2019

Pursuant to Articles 15 to 18 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, and subject to both budgetary and administrative approvals, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Department of French courses during the 2019-2020 Fall and Winter terms. Please note that the University reserves the right to cancel any courses with insufficient registration.

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3 and 16.4 in the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement, the posted vacancies listed below 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 website

FREN 3702 (0.5 credit) 1 section Fall
Français écrit
Techniques avancées d’expression écrite.
Production de textes variés. Travail sur le paragraphe et autres parties de texte. Réflexion sur l’efficacité et la valeur des règles et des conventions dans la communication écrite. Analyse et critique de productions écrites, recherche d’évidence dans des écrits individuels et appréciations critiques de celles-ci. Implications de situation individuelle comme scripteur en langue seconde (LS). Élaboration d’un programme personnel de progrès de l’écrit en LS. Tenue d’un journal pédagogique de progrès d’écriture. Développement d’une autonomie informée et critique, en travail individuel et dans le cadre d’une équipe.

Lecture: three hours a week

Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: The required minimum qualification is an MA in French or Applied Linguistics. However, a PhD in French or Applied Linguistics will normally count as a superior qualification. For degrees in French, given the nature of our French language program, a degree specialization in language pedagogy or applied linguistics will normally be considered as more relevant to the position than a degree in formal linguistics or literary and/or cultural studies. A desired qualification is experience developing curricular content and assessment tools. Native or near-native fluency and excellent written skills in French are required. Candidates should also possess a strong written and spoken knowledge of English (the working language at Carleton University). The required teaching experience is specified for each course below.

Teaching Competence: Relevant university experience in teaching advanced writing skills is required.

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 by June 21st, 2019.

Randall Gess, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of French
Professeur titulaire et directeur, Département de français
Professor, School of Linguistics and Language Studies
1604 Dunton Tower, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa ON K1S 5B6
Tel: (613) 520-2600, ext. 2332

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 are also asked to complete a “Contract Instructor Application Form” available at

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.

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 further diversification of our University including but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Pre-Posting Hiring Decisions:

No courses have been assigned to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, or visiting scholars.