Friday, August 1, 2014

The Department of Neuroscience is seeking a contract instructor(s) for the Winter 2015 semester
(12 weeks duration) for the course listed below. Pursuant to Article 16.3 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, subject to Article 16.2 and 16.4 through 16.7, expressions of interest are invited from members of the CUPE 4600 bargaining unit and other interested persons. Candidates should be proficient in the English language and hold at least an M.Sc. in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology, or related field. Priority will be given to candidates holding a PhD and/or those with relevant teaching experience at the university level. For those applicants who have not taught in the Department of Neuroscience, a letter of reference in support of your teaching ability is required.

NEUR 4001 [0.5 credit]
Special Topics in Neuroscience
Each section of NEUR 4001 deals with a different topic. Topics change yearly. Students may register in more than one section of NEUR 4001 but can register in each section only once.
Prerequisite(s): each section will have its own.
Lectures three hours a week.

As outlined in article 15.3, applicants are required to submit an updated CV, including a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, and a Contract Instructors Application Form:
http://www1.carleton.ca/provost/ccms/wp-content/ccms-files/OPVAC_CI_application_sept3011.pdf

In addition, all candidates must submit a one-page proposal outlining the neuroscience topic to be taught. The proposal should include a brief summary of the topic, how the course would be organized and taught, and how it would add to the breadth to the existing Neuroscience programs. Complete application and proposal should be sent by August 31, 2014, to:

Professor John Stead, Chair
c/o Diane Trenouth, Department Administrator
Department of Neuroscience
diane_trenouth@carleton.ca

All positions are subject to budgetary approval

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