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The Department of Neuroscience is seeking contract instructors for Summer 2021 semester for the courses listed below.

“The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.”

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 have a graduate degree in Neuroscience. Priority will be given to candidates whose research and/or teaching expertise is a strong match with the core material of the course being taught. Please include a cover letter that describes your suitability for the course you are applying to teach.  For those applicants who have not taught in the Department of Neuroscience, a letter of reference in support of your teaching ability is required.

Final decision for hiring may be determined through an interview process.

Undergraduate Courses

NEUR 1202 [0.5 credit]

Neuroscience of Mental Health and Psychiatric Disease

Clinical symptoms of psychiatric disease, including biological, developmental, experiential and environmental factors that contribute to disease. Topics may include depressive disorders, schizophrenia, autism, ADHD, anorexia, narcolepsy, substance abuse, and personality disorders.

NEUR 1203 [0.5 credit]

Neuroscience of Mental Health and Neurological Disease

Clinical symptoms of neurological disease, including biological, developmental, experiential and environmental factors that contribute to disease. Topics may include stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, seizure disorder, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, chronic pain, Alzheimer’s disease and concussion.

NEUR 2201 [0.5 credit]
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Core principles in cellular and molecular neuroscience, including signal transmission along and between neurons, ion channels and transporters, intracellular signaling pathways, synaptic plasticity and neuroendocrine systems.

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.

NEUR 4202 [0.5 credit]

Seminar on Current Research in Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disease

Recent research in clinical neuroscience including biological, developmental, experiential and environmental factors that contribute to disease. Topics may include depressive disorders, schizophrenia, autism, ADHD, anorexia, narcolepsy, substance abuse, and personality disorders.

Deadline to apply is January 6, 2020 by 8:00am. Complete application should be sent to:

Dr. Kim Hellemans, Chair
c/o Ryan MacKay, Department Administrator
Department of Neuroscience
NeuroChair@carleton.ca

All positions are subject to budgetary approval and adequate student enrolment.

Neuroscience
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