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Carleton University, Department of History
Employment Opportunities

Contract Instructor positions, Fall/winter 2019-2020

The Department of History is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2019-2020 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 2301 [0.5 credit], Canadian Political History
An historical survey of political experiences in Canada.
Fall, day
Candidates should have a record of publications in aspects of the political history of Canada. They should have some experience in teaching aspects of the political history of Canada and competence in the supervision of a group of teaching assistants. (Application Deadline for this course is May 29, 2019.)

LACS 1002 [0.5 credit], Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies II
An interdisciplinary introduction to the major political, economic, environmental, and geographical issues confronting the region.
Winter, day.
Candidates should be either registered in a PhD program, be near completion in a doctoral program, or hold a PhD. Qualified candidates must also be able to demonstrate research and teaching expertise in the area of Latin American and Caribbean Studies directly related to 20th and 21st century politics and society with a focus on democratization, authoritarian regimes, indigenous movements, social and foreign policies, and political economy. (Application Deadline for this course is June 5, 2019.)

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


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

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 Academic Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website (https://carleton.ca/hr/labour-relations/academic-staff-agreements/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (https://www.cupe4600.ca/)