The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Contract Instructor Positions
Summer 2020

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.

Application information

  • A graduate degree and policy experience is preferred.
  • Please include a cover letter that describes your suitability for the course you are applying to teach.

Submit your application to the Director, Dr. Yiagdeesen Samy, Director, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, by end of day January 9, 2020, via email c/o NPSIA’s School Administrator:

As per Articles 16.3 and 16.4 in the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement, the posted vacancies listed below are first offered to applicants meeting the incumbency criterion. A link to the current CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement can be found at the Academic Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website ( and the CUPE 4600-2 website (

All positions are subject to budgetary approval. Some of these courses may be taught by employees who have the right to automatic reappointment. Advertisement is not a guarantee that a particular course will be offered.
Course Offerings


INAF 5204 [0.5 credit]
Intelligence and International Affairs
Advanced introduction to the study of intelligence from an academic perspective, how it is conducted, its role and limits in democratic states. Topics include: the intelligence cycle; intelligence collection and analysis; intelligence and policy relationships; intelligence accountability and control; and international liaison and cooperation.
Also listed as IPIS 5303.

INAF 5800 [0.5 credit]
Asia Pacific Economic and Political Relations
The evolving pattern of economic and political relations in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics will include security issues; trade and investment; and development cooperation; institutional arrangements, including ASEAN, APEC, AFTA, and Canada’s role in the regional affairs.