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 2018 Winter term:

Term: Winter 2018
Dept: HLTH
Course: 2004
Credits: 0.5
Title: Microbiology and Virology

Course description: Introduction to the pathogenic microorganisms, including fungal, bacterial, viral and prion. Biochemical, genetic, pathological and epidemiological aspects in the human context; their interaction with host defense systems and strategies for antibiotic and vaccine development.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of microbiology, virology and/or infectious disease. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach the fundamentals of microbiology as well as the pathogenesis of microbial diseases in human systems. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Winter 2018
Dept: HLTH
Course: 3401
Credits: 0.5
Title: Diseases of Childhood

Course description: Epidemiological, psychological and physiological basis for disease in childhood and adolescence. Topics will be discussed from a global and Canadian perspective and include medicalization of these diseases.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of child/adolescent development and health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach about the biological or biomedical, and psychosocial aspects of childhood health and disease. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Winter 2018
Dept: HLTH
Course: 4201
Credits: 0.5
Title: Applied Health Statistics

Course description: Statistics concepts and procedures used in the analysis of health data; techniques commonly used to analyze data collected from different types of epidemiological and experimental study designs; how to interpret and present statistical findings.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of biostatistics. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach procedures used in the analysis and interpretation of scientific data generated in the in the health or biomedical sciences.

Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

Term: Winter 2018
Dept: HLTH
Course: 4301
Credits: 0.5
Title: Pandemics and Infectious Disease

Course description: Factors that influence disease processes, including viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi and infectious agents, how these agents come to have the effects that they do in a given individual, how they spread within and how to limit their spread. 

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of infectious disease. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to teach advanced concepts in microbiology and infectious disease including biological, epidemiological and public health concepts. 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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