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 2021 Winter term:

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Winter 2021 HLTH 1001 0.5 Principles of Health

Course description: Health and illness will be considered from an interdisciplinary perspective, including biomedical, cultural, psychosocial and environmental.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the broad area of health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach the biological, biomedical, cultural, environmental, psychological and social fundamentals of health. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and relevant teaching experience at the university level.

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

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Winter 2021 HLTH 3102 0.5 Indigenous Health in a Global World

Course description: The health conditions of Indigenous peoples in different regions of the world; social and biological factors that contribute to greater risk and poor health; strategies of Indigenous peoples to restore health to their peoples.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of indigenous health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach the fundamentals of indigenous health both in the context of Canada as well as 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
Winter 2021 HLTH 3103 0.5 Health Policy and Canada’s Health Care System

Course description: The history of Canada’s health care system. The model of financing and intergovernmental responsibilities. Current and emerging policy debates facing our health care system, and the role of scientific evidence in decision-making and policy development.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of Canadian health care system and policy. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach about the Canadian health care system and related policy issues. 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
Winter 2021 HLTH 3201 0.5 Epidemiology

Course description: Basic concepts of epidemiologic study designs and measures; inferences that are fundamental to the identification of causes and prevalence of diseases. Specialized issues within epidemiology including gene-environment interactions and the clustering of specific disease phenotypes.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of epidemiology. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach epidemiological concepts, 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
Winter 2021 HLTH 4201 0.5 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 university level.

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

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Winter 2021 HLTH 4601 0.5

Environmental Pollution and Health

*This course is cross-listed with HLTH 5703

Course description: Introduction to environmental and occupational health; detection, assessment, management and mitigation of chemical, physical and biological hazards.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of environmental pollution and its impact on health. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach concepts of environmental pollutions, its impact on health, and related policies, in the Canadian and global context. 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
Winter 2021 HLTH 4701 0.5

Knowledge Translation

*This course is cross-listed with HLTH 5300

Course description: The application of knowledge translation in the formulation of policy and the development of skills required to maximize the impact of scientific findings through real world programs and policies and communication skills for diverse audiences.

Candidates should be proficient with the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of knowledge translation. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach concepts of knowledge translation, in particular in the health care setting. 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
Winter 2021 HLTH 5151 0.5 Principles of Epidemiology

Course description: Introduction to epidemiologic concepts and methods. Different types of epidemiological study designs. Fundamental concepts of: definitions and measures of disease frequency and effects, causality, bias, sample size, confounding and interaction.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of epidemiology. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach epidemiological concepts, and procedures used in the analysis and interpretation of scientific data generated 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
Winter 2021 HLTH 5201 0.5 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 in 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.

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

Term Dept Course Credits Title
Winter 2021 HLTH 5702 0.5 Special Topics: Contemporary Issues in Healthy Living

Course description: Healthy active living behaviours (e.g., physical activity, sedentary behaviours, sleep, diet) in developed societies have evolved to represent significant and substantial threats to the health and well-being of individuals and populations. This course will explore in detail the health consequences of modern living from biological, psychosocial, policy and global comparative perspectives within a socioecological framework. Topics to be covered will include temporal, cultural and spatial trends in healthy active living behaviours; obesity; screen time disorders; physical literacy; nature deficit disorder; and domestic and global efforts to reverse current trends among others.

Candidates should be proficient in the English language and have particular research or employment experience in the area of healthy active living. Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to competently teach about the biological, psychosocial, policy and global issues associated with healthy active living. 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.

 

      

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/.