Contract Instructor (CI) Opportunities in the Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 Terms

The Northern Studies Program invites applications from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach courses that will be offered during fall 2018 and winter 2019 terms. The specific courses requiring a CI are listed below, and calendar course descriptions are linked to the course ID’s.


A Masters degree in Geography, or Environmental Studies, or a related discipline, is the minimum requirement to be considered for this position.  Previous work or research experience in the subject area is required; demonstrated evidence or potential for teaching excellence is required; previous teaching experience in the subject area will be considered an asset.  CI stipends are $7,306 per 0.5 credit course and $14,612 for a 1.0 credit course.

How to Apply

Applications (in the form of a letter, a C.V., a list of all courses taught at a Carleton, evidence of teaching competence including previous teaching evaluations at Carleton or at another institution, and the contact information for two references) are to be emailed to: Indicate in the subject line the course[s] to which you are applying.

Incumbency in any course
Note: 15.3(a) of the CA: “When applying to classes for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.”

Review of applications and hiring decisions will be made in accordance with the CUPE4600 (Unit 2) Collective Agreement, Article 16- Hiring, Incumbency & Seniority. More information on Article 16

Application deadline is May 22nd. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.  Course timing will be added ASAP.

Fall and Winter 2018-19

One (1) module in each course will be taught by a contract instructor.

NRTH 5000 [1.0 credit]  Northern Environments, Northern Societies, Northern Policy 
Disciplinary perspectives on the biophysical, social, and policy environments of northern Canada. Resource development, devolution, local governance and sovereignty in a time of rapid environmental change.  Prerequisite: NRTH 5008.

NRTH 5001 [1.0 credit]  Northern and Arctic Issues
Research and evaluation using interdisciplinary perspectives on biophysical and social issues faced by northern Canadians. Topics to be considered will vary from year‐to-year. Research activities may be in collaboration with northern agencies.  Prerequisite: NRTH 5000‐registration in NRTH 5000.

Further description of the courses and program requirements can be found in the graduate calendar