Pursuant to Article 16.3 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, subject to Article 16.2 and 16.4 through 16.7, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following courses in the Department of Health Sciences during the 2017 Fall term:

Term: Fall 2017
Dept: HLTH
Course: 2001
Credits: 0.5
Title: Health Research Methods and Skills

Course description: An introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods and designs in health sciences research. Basic research skills will also be provided, including regulatory aspects of conducting research, information literacy skills, evaluating published research and other sources of evidence in the digital age.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in health research methodology and study design. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach quantitative and qualitative methodology applied to health research. Knowledge of lab-based research design would be an asset. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Fall 2017
Dept: HLTH
Course: 3404
Credits: 0.5
Title: Psychosocial and Biological Interactions in Health

Course description: The psychosocial and biological mechanisms that interact to influence health outcomes. Cultural, political, socioeconomic, and psychological factors that can impact the biological mechanisms underlying both mental and physical health; epigenetic and genetic alterations; implications for psychosocial interventions.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in determinants of health (i.e., biomedical, psychosocial, and policy perspective). Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach both the psychosocial and biological determinants of health. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Fall 2017
Dept: HLTH
Course: 4101
Credits: 0.5
Title: Global Health Governance

Course description: Contemporary issues and debates in global health governance and effects on health monitoring and outcomes at individual and population levels. Historical patterns of global health, its regulatory framework, principal coordinating mechanisms and emerging challenges, and implications of globalization and international trade policies.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of global health governance and/or public health Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach advanced concepts in the governance of health globally, including the role of key bodies in the development, implementation, and monitoring of health policy, regulations, and systems globally. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Fall 2017
Dept: HLTH
Course: 4102
Credits: 0.5
Title: New Health Technologies *This course is course is cross-listed with HLTH 5350

Course description: Overview of new and emerging health technologies, including medical and assistive devices, diagnostics and screening, genetics, reproduction, tissue regeneration, imaging, and health informatics. Health technology assessment methods and issues. Regulatory, ethical and social implications; considerations in the developing world.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of health technologies or biomedical engineering. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach a wide range of health technologies including lab based methodologies, medical devices and/or health informatics. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Fall 2017
Dept: HLTH
Course: 5201
Credits: 0.5
Title: Fundamentals of Policy I: Policy Analysis

Course description: Policy analysis and policy processes with an emphasis on the stages of the policy process, as well as the influences of institutions, ideas and interests.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of Canadian health policy, health systems, and/or public health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach about the development, implementation, and evaluation of health policies and frameworks. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Applications, including a cover letter, up-to-date CV, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, should be sent as a single PDF by May 22nd, 2017 to:

Bob Burk, Interim chair
c/o Claire MacArthur Department Administrator
Department of Health Sciences
health@carleton.ca  

Please note that this course may be taught by an employee who has the right to automatic reappointment. All contract instructor positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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 http://carleton.ca/hr/collective-agreements/ and the CUPE 4600-2 website http://4600.cupe.ca/.

 

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