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Carleton University, Department of History

Instructor Level Opportunities:
The Department of History is currently seeking applications for the following term positions:

History (Russian and Soviet History) – Instructor – Closing date for Applications:
May 29, 2017 (NEW DATE)

History (Canadian History) – Instructor – Closing date for Applications: May 15, 2017

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Contract Instructor Opportunities:
The Department of History is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2017-18 academic session. As a general rule, the minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in the appropriate field. Terms and conditions of employment are set out in the Collective Agreement between Carleton University and CUPE Local 4600, unit 2.

Courses for which contract instructors are currently being sought are:

HIST 1001B [1.0 credit], The Making of Europe A survey of the major events, ideas and movements that have shaped Europe from Antiquity to the 21st century. Fall/winter terms, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of European history. They are required to have experience in teaching European history and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 1707A [0.5 credit], World History (Fall half) This course will follow the global community from 1400 to the present exploring how global connections, movements and trends have shaped our world with a particular focus on the non-western world. Fall term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of World History. They are required to have experience in teaching World History and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 2204A [0.5 credit], Early Modern Europe 1350-1650 A survey of the major social, political and cultural developments in continental Europe from the 14th to the 17th centuries. Fall term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of the history of Early Modern Europe. They are required to have experience in teaching the history of Early Modern Europe and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 2206A [0.5 credit], Early Modern Europe 1600-1800 A survey of the major social, political and cultural developments in continental Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. Winter term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of the history of Early Modern Europe. They are required to have experience in teaching the history of Early Modern Europe and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 2309A [0.5 credit], Modern Latin America From the Wars of Independence until the end of the twentieth century, this class follows the emergence of Latin American nations, their economies, politics, culture and international relations. Fall term, evening.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of the history of Modern Latin America and are required to have experience in teaching the history of Modern Latin America.

HIST 2510 [0.5 credit], 19th Century Germany The social, cultural, and political history and impact of German nationhood. Topics include the rise of social democracy and the feminist movements, alliance and empire building, scientific racism, sexology, and the emancipation and assimilation of German Jews into the body politic. Fall term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of the history of 19th century Germany. They are required to have experience in teaching the history of 19th century Germany and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 2511 [0.5 credit], 20th Century Germany A survey of social, cultural, and political tensions and developments in Germany from World War One to the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Winter term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of the history of 20th century Germany. They are required to have experience in teaching the history of 20th century Germany and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 2707A [0.5 credit], Modern Africa The conquest and colonization of African polities by the European imperial powers from the late 19th century, the 20th century wars of decolonization, and the emergence of independent African nations, including their economies, politics, and culture. Winter term, evening.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of Africa and are required to have experience in teaching the history of Africa.

HIST 3810A [0.5 credit], Historical Theory An examination of a wide range of theoretical approaches to history, and a critical reflection on history as a discipline. Fall term, day.
Candidates should have record of publications addressing theoretical issues. They are required to have experience in teaching theory and historiography and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants.

HIST 3902A/T [0.5 credit], Topics in European History A lecture course on a special topic in European history. Topic: “A History of the Future”. Fall term, evening and CUOL.
Candidates should have a record of publications and research in European history, and in particular, an understanding of how people in the past thought about the future. They are required to have experience in teaching European history and in the delivery of distance education, and competence in the supervision of teaching assistants.

HIST 3904A [0.5 credit], Topics in U.S. History A lecture course on a special topic in United States history. Topic: “Fighting Words: Contemporary Perspectives on the American Civil War”. Fall term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of 19th century U.S. history and are required to have experience in teaching the history of the American Civil War.

HIST 3905A [0.5 credit], Topics in International History A lecture course on a special topic in international political or economic history. Topic varies from year to year. Topic: “Peacekeeping: history, contexts and new challenges.” Fall term, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of modern diplomacy, including peacekeeping and are required to have experience in teaching the history of modern diplomacy, including peacekeeping.

HIST 3906A [0.5 credit], Topics in World History A lecture course on a special topic in African, Asian, Caribbean, or Latin American history. Topic: “History of the Modern Middle East”. Fall term, evening.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of the modern Middle East. They are required to have experience in teaching the history of the Middle East.

HIST 3907C [0.5 credit], Transnational or Thematic Topic A lecture course on a special topic that takes a transnational or thematic approach to history. Topic:Radio: Source, Outlet and Medium for History”. Fall term, evening.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of radio. They are required to have experience in teaching the history of communications and in using radio as a medium for public history.

HIST 4302A [1.0 credit], Canada: Ideas & Culture A seminar on ideas, culture, and society in Canada. Topic: “Making Documentary History”. Fall/winter terms, day.
Candidates should have a record of documentary film making on historical topics. They are required to have experience in teaching the practice of historical documentary filmmaking.

HIST 5701A [0.5 credit], Archival Theory and Practice Theories, methodologies and problems relating to archives and records management including principles and concepts guiding the work of archivists; records appraisal, collection, arrangement, description; special attention to archival communities including Library and Archives Canada. Fall term, day.
Candidates should have a record of practice and publications in archival matters.  They are required to have experience in teaching archival practice.

HIST 5702 [0.5 credit], Public History Special Topics Theoretical and practical instruction in topical areas such as digitizing history, oral history, local history, photography, material history, performance, etc. Topic:Politics of Commemoration”. Fall term, evening.
Candidates should demonstrate sufficient scholarly background in public history and the study of commemorations, expertise in the planning and assessment of commemoration events, and experience in and knowledge of government policy-making processes and experience in teaching public history.

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

As per Article 15.3 of the current CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applicants are required to submit an up to date CV, including a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, and a Contract Instructor Application Form. NOTE that when applying to classes for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.

Applications should be sent to the Department Chair via email to:
Dr. Dominique Marshall, Chair
c/o Ann Anderson, Departmental Administrator
Department of History
Carleton University
ann.anderson@carleton.ca

The deadline for receipt of applications is May 15, 2017

Disclaimer: All contract instructor positions are subject to budgetary approval. Advertisement is not a guarantee that a particular course will be offered.

Pre-Posting Hiring Decisions:

The following course has been assigned to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, or visiting scholars. This course is not open for applications but the department will contact the most senior incumbent to review their rights under Article 17.6 of the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement:

  • HIST 2401 History of the United States to 1865

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/academic-staff-agreements/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (https://www.cupe4600.ca/)