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Carleton University, Department of History

Contract Instructor Opportunities, Summer 2018 term

The Department of History is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2018 summer term (May to August 2018). 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.

The courses for which contract instructors are currently being sought are:

HIST 1001 [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.  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1805 to 2055, May – June. (This is the first half of a full-credit course and explores the development from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance.)

Candidates should have a particular knowledge of the history of Europe. They should also have a record of publications in aspects of the history of Europe and experience in teaching the history of Europe.

HIST 2910 [0.5 credit] Special Subject in History
A lecture course on a special topic, theme, or period. Topic varies from year to year. (Field will depend on topic). This term’s topic will be A History of Oil and it will be offered as an online course. July – August.

Candidates should have a particular knowledge of aspects of the History of Oil: Technology, industry, culture and society. They should also have a record of publications in aspects of the History of Oil and experience in the design of a course and in teaching and managing large classes. Experience in working with digital tools is also required.

Application Procedures and Deadlines:
All applicants must apply to the Department Chair in writing via email:

Dr. Dominique Marshall, Chair
c/o Ann Anderson, Departmental Administrator
Department of History, Carleton University
ann.anderson@carleton.ca

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.

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 8, 2018

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 courses have been assigned to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, or visiting scholars. These courses are 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 1001 [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. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1805-2055, July –August. (This is the second half of a full-credit course and continues the themes introduced in the first half but this time through the 18th Century to the present day.)

HIST 3907 [0.5 credit] Transnational or Thematic Topic
A lecture course on a special topic that takes a transnational or thematic approach to history. Course content will vary from year to year [Field e]. This term’s topic will be the History of Disability. This course will be offered with an on-campus and an online component.

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 Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website (https://carleton.ca/hr/cu-files/cupe-4600-unit-2-sept-1-2016-to-aug-31-2019) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (http://4600.cupe.ca/)