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 2020 Fall term:

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 3101 0.5 Global Health

Course description: Overview of issues in global health with focus on low- and middle-income countries. Key indicators and determinants of global health, infectious and non-communicable diseases, implementation and evaluation of global programs, challenges of research and interventions in developing or underserved regions, and key players in addressing global health issues. Lecture and seminar, three hours per week.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in global health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach broad issues related to global health with a specific focus on low- and middle-income countries or underserved regions. Field experience of the candidate would be an asset. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 3104 0.5 Regulatory Issues and Human Health

Course description: The general principles of health regulatory policies in Canada. The role of scientific evidence in developing legislation and regulations at different levels, including probable levels of risk, standards of evidence, cost-benefit analysis, ethical considerations, psychosocial factors influencing risk management and compliance, and evolving technologies.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in regulatory issues as they relate to human health, in particular in the Canadian context. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach regulatory issues pertaining to human health. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 3303 0.5 Molecular and Cellular Pathology II

Course description: Advanced concepts in cell signaling and function, cell injury and death, tissue structure and wound healing and repair. This course will integrate genetic, biochemical and physiological mechanisms that contribute to health and disease.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have research or employment experience in the broad area of biomedical or clinical health research. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach molecular basis of human disease, including advanced pathological techniques and approaches (both traditional and molecular) and case studies. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Departmental Chair. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 3503 0.5 Disability and Chronic Health Conditions

Course description: An interdisciplinary view of disability and chronic health conditions, including risk factors, prevalence, and the trajectory of such conditions. Functional impact based on life stage. Strategies for health promotion, prevention, accommodations, treatment, and rehabilitation.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of disability and chronic health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach advanced concepts in disability and chronic health, including models of disability, and cardiac, stroke and cancer rehabilitation. Field or clinical experience of the candidate would be an asset. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 4101 0.5 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 in 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.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 4303 0.5 Fundamentals in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Course description: Introduction to pharmacological principles, xenobiotics and their interactions within living systems. Topics include biological mechanisms of action of xenobiotics on macromolecules, cells and their effects on various organ systems. Social, legal and governmental policies will be discussed.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of pharmacology and toxicology. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach a wide range of pharmacological principles and applications in particular as they relate to the human body and health. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

 The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 & Winter 2021 HLTH 4906 1.0 Capstone course – Research Essay

Course description: Independent critical review and research proposal on a health- related topic, using library, database and/or bioinformatics resources, under the supervision of the course instructor. Seminar topics include identification and critical review of resources, development of scientific writing skills, and formulation of health science-related research.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have research or employment experience in the broad area of biomedical, epidemiological, clinical or public health research or research methods. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach identification and critical review of resources, development of scientific writing skills, and formulation of hypotheses. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Departmental Chair. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 5150 0.5 Statistics for Health Sciences

Course description: Statistical methods commonly used in analyses of health data. This applied course covers topics related to descriptive and graphical methods, tests of hypotheses in both paired and independent samples, linear regression, survival analysis, and logistic regression.

Candidates should be proficient in 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 fundamentals of biostatistics and 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.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Fall 2020 HLTH 6903 0.5 Grant Proposals and Ethics

Course description: Advanced course in writing successful grant proposals in Tri-Council (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) formats. Ethics associated with conducting health sciences research, including the preparation of ethics proposals for human and animal studies in health sciences research.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have research or employment experience in the broad area of biomedical, epidemiological, clinical, or public health research or research methods. Candidates should demonstrate a sufficiently interdisciplinary scholarly background and expertise to competently teach academic integrity and issues pertaining to the ethical conduction of research, identification and critical review of resources, development of scientific writing skills, and formulation of hypotheses. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Departmental Chair and consult with departmental graduate supervisors. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD, having successfully held tri-council funding, and relevant teaching experience at the graduate university level.

The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

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 June 1st, 2020 to:

Martin Holcik, Chair
c/o Claire MacArthur, Department Administrator
Department of Health Sciences
healthsciences@carleton.ca

Please note that these courses 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/.