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Carleton University, Department of History
Employment Opportunity
 in Russian and/or Soviet History

Assistant Professor in Russian and/or Soviet History
The Department of History invites applications for a preliminary, tenure-track appointment in Russian and/or Soviet History at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin on July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an active contributor to the teaching, research, and administrative life of the department. Applicants must show distinct promise of a research program that will make significant contributions to the broad field of Russian and/or Soviet History. The successful candidate will have a proven record of publications commensurate with career stage.

Teaching will consist of a combination of lecture and seminar courses in the first to the fourth year of the B.A. and graduate seminars in the M.A. and Ph.D. programs in History. A record of good teaching at the undergraduate level is an advantage. Candidates will demonstrate a commitment to pedagogical innovation, especially experiential learning. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to graduate supervision and mentoring, including professional training for non-academic and academic jobs. Faculty members are involved in the administrative activities of the Department, which include the development of the graduate and undergraduate programs, and other forms of service inside and outside the unit.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Russian and/or Soviet History or a cognate discipline relevant to Russian and/or Soviet History, an established and active research program, potential for teaching innovation and excellence, as well as strong administrative skills. The field of expertise is open.

Application Instructions:
Applications are to include a letter of application addressed to the Departmental Chair, Dr. Dominique Marshall, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. No other application materials will be accepted at this stage. Teaching dossiers and samples of research may be requested later. Applications, consisting of a single PDF combining the letter and CV, are to be sent as an attachment by email, and letters of reference are to be sent directly by the referees, to russianhistory@carleton.ca by January 18, 2019.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

For the complete advertisement which includes information about the Academic Unit and Carleton University, kindly visit https://carleton.ca/provost/jobs/faculty/

Contract Instructor Opportunities, Summer 2019 term
Carleton University, Department of History

The Department of History is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2019 summer term (May to August 2019). 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 2402A [0.5 credit]
History of the United States from 1865
A survey of United States politics and society from Reconstruction to the era of globalization. Evenings, Tuesdays and Thursdays. May – June.
Candidates should have a record of publications in the history of the United States from 1865.  They are required to have experience in teaching the history of the United States and competence in the supervision of teaching assistants.

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. 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

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 11, 2019

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 a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow or visiting scholar.  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 3116 [0.5 credit]
History of Disability
History of disability including the representation and understanding of disability as it changes over time and as it is portrayed and experienced in changing cultural contexts. This course will be offered with an on-campus and an online component.
July – August.

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-2-16-19/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website https://www.cupe4600.ca/