Carleton University

Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs

Migration & Diaspora Studies (MGDS)

Contract Instructor Opportunities

Summer 2024

Course Name/No. Title Term Online/ In person Anticipated Enrollment Anticipated TA Support
MGDS 4900/5900 Migration & Diaspora Special Topics Summer Online 25 None

Pursuant to Article 16.3 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, subject to Article 16.2 and 16.4 through 16.7, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Migration and Diaspora Studies course during the summer 2024 term.

In Summer 2024, the focus of MGDS 4900/5900 will relate to the social, cultural, political and economic implications of the movement of people and transnationalism as reflected in forms of artistic expression and examined through diverse disciplinary perspectives, including the humanities and cultural studies.

Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D., or be close to completion in a discipline relevant to Migration and Diaspora Studies. For each course, preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated research expertise, scholarly publications, teaching experience, and other academic accomplishments in the specific subject area of the course.

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 and the CUPE 4600-2 website All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Contract Instructor Applications should include

1) a cover letter, including details of the proposed focus of the course, an outline how you would structure and teach the course, and an overview of your experience relating to the proposed course  

 2)  and a full CV including a list of any previous courses you have taught


Application documents should be submitted in ONE document and are due by March 4, 2024 to:

Evelyn Maeder, Director, Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs

c/o Andrea Laporte, College Administrator, Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs

Please submit applications electronically to:


Posted: Friday, February 9th 2024