Contract Instructor Positions
Fall 2017 Winter 2018

All Contract Instructor positions are conditional on budget approval.  With your application, please include the application form indicating the course(s) you wish to teach, as well as a current CV listing any courses taught at Carleton University, and any relevant teaching evaluations.

Please note that a graduate degree and policy experience is preferred for anyone applying for these contract instructor openings. Courses are primarily for graduate students, with the exception of the 3000 and 4000 level courses, which are taught at the undergraduate level.

Mail to:
Attention: Norean Shepherd
School Administrator, NPSIA
Room 5303 Richcraft Hall
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

Deadline for applications is May 15, 2017.

Contract Instructor Application Form


FALL 2017

INAF 5002 [0.5 credit]
International Development Policy

Review of current political, social and economic issues in international development policy. Sample topics include international institutions and global governance, development assistance, economic liberalization, gender, the environment and natural resources, food security, crime and conflict. 

INAF 5012 [0.25 credit]
Law and International Affairs
Introduction to international law and its role in international affairs. International legal sources and subjects, state responsibility, succession, jurisdiction and immunities, dispute settlement, domestic implementation, and theories concerning compliance and the use of law by states and other actors.
Precludes additional credit for INAF 5001 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School of International Affairs.

INAF 5244 [0.5 credit]
Terrorism and International Security
Contemporary international terrorism in comparative perspective, including religious and ideological motivations, recruitment and participation, evolving structures and dynamics of terror networks, financing and operations, and counter-terrorism measures. Examples are drawn from international and domestic terrorism.
Also listed as IPIS 5104.
Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 Section W in Winter 2008.

INAF 5401 [0.5 credit]
International Financial Institutions and Policy
Institutional arrangements, international financial flows, and critical events in international finance; development and operation of international financial institutions, and how they have shaped modern financial markets, events, and policy.
Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 (taken prior to 1997-98).

INAF 5509 [0.5 credit]
Law, Politics, and Economics in International Affairs
Linkages and differences between the disciplines of law, political science and economics as they relate to international affairs. How underlying assumptions of each discipline affect the way different issues in international affairs are considered.
Prerequisite(s): M.A./LL.B standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School.

INAF 5603 [0.5 credit]
Issues in Development in Africa

Analysis of structures and processes of political, social, and economic change in intertropical Africa at scales ranging from the intrahousehold and local community to the state and international system. An objective will be to integrate gender and the environment into analyses which draw on theories of political economy.

INAF 5708 [0.5 credit]
Humanitarian Assistance: Policies and Issues

Legal, policy and programming dimensions of humanitarian assistance. Policy responses and good practice; evaluations of donor performance.


Winter 2018

INAF 4202 [0.5 credit]
Issues in Development Management

An examination of the application of organization theory to policy implementation and evaluation for developing and transitional systems, with an emphasis on the role of cultural differences and divergent value systems in development management.
Also listed as PSCI 4409. Prerequisite(s): ECON 3603 and fourth-year standing in the B.P.A.P.M. program and registration in either the International Studies Specialization or the Development Studies Specialization. Lectures or seminars three hours a week.

INAF 5101 [0.5 credit]
The Politics and Institutions of International Trade
Canadian trade practice; trade policy within the broader context of Canadian policy-making, comparison of Canadian policy and practice with that in the United States, Europe, Japan, and the major developing countries.
Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 (taken prior to 1997-98).

INAF 5205 [0.5 credit]
Economics of Conflict
The economic dimensions of conflict and the application of economic methods to understanding conflict and conflict management.
Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 [formerly 46.549R] (taken in 2002-03).

INAF 5214 [0.5 credit]
Economics for Defence and Security

Examines the economic analysis of defence and security, applying economic analysis to topics such as defence production, procurement, offence and defence balance, alliance theory, deterrence, arms races, terrorism and terrorist financing.

INAF 5612 [0.5 credit]
International Development Institutions

Structure, operations and effects of major international development institutions on international development policy and the development process. Key institutions include the World Bank, and the regional development banks, UNDP, and other public and private institutions.

INAF 5703 [0.5 credit]
International Public Economics

The economic analysis of institutions and of factors associated with global governance, including theories of cooperation, bureaucratic behaviour, externalities, common resource and environmental problems, public goods and other economic theories for state intervention applied to the international level.