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.

Applications, including a cover letter, up-to-date CV, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, and a completed contract instructor application form, and should be sent as a single PDF before August 7, 2017 to:

Bob Burk, Interim chair
c/o Sandra Cloutier Department Administrator
Department of Health Sciences

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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