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Carleton University, Department of History

The Department of History is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2018-19 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.

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

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. This year the topic is dedicated to the History of the Middle East (ca. 100-1500CE) prior to the rise of the Ottoman Empire, with the specific topic remaining open.
Winter, day.
Candidates must have experience in teaching the history of the Middle East during the pre-modern period and a record of publications relating to the field is an asset. Among other supporting materials, candidates should submit a brief description of the specific topic they would like to address. Deadline to apply extended to May 31, 2018.

HIST 3905B [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. This year‘s topic is the History of Korea.
Fall, day.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of Korea and experience in teaching the history of Korea or in related themes. Deadline to apply extended to May 31, 2018.

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

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. 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 A: The Making of Europe – winter, day
  • HIST 3304 A:  Canada-United States Relations – winter, day

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 (http://4600.cupe.ca/)

Other courses for which contract instructors are currently being sought and which are the responsibility of the Department of History are:

Migration and Diaspora Studies

MGDS 2000 [0.5 credit], Migration and Diaspora Studies
Introduction to the social, cultural, economic and political implications of the movement of people with a multidisciplinary and multiscale approach to topics such as migration and immigration, diaspora identities, global culture, and transnationalism. Introduction to basic research and academic writing skills.
Fall, day
Candidates should hold an MA, and be a candidate for or hold a PhD. Their research should address such intertwined issues as refugee movements, migration, mobility, and/or diasporas.  Teaching experience, preferably in Migration and Diaspora Studies or a related field, is required. A record of publications in some aspect of Migration and Diaspora Studies will be an advantage. Deadline to apply is May 22, 2018.

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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. Deadline to apply is May 22, 2018.

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 via email to:
Ann Anderson, Departmental Administrator
Department of History
Carleton University
ann.anderson@carleton.ca