Contract Instructor Positions

Winter 2019

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 2600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following International Affairs courses during the Winter 2019 term.

Candidates should hold a graduate degree and policy experience is preferred. Courses are primarily for graduate students, with the exception of the 3000 and 4000 level courses, which are taught at the undergraduate level.

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.

Please submit your cv, cover letter listing other courses previously taught at Carleton University, and the Contract Instructor Application Form to Professor Yiagdeesen Samy, Director, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs – c/o

Deadline for applications is Friday, August 24, 2018.

Contract Instructor Application Form


Winter 2019

INAF 4101 [0.5 credit]
Topics in Conflict and Conflict Management
An interdisciplinary course examining selected issues and policies in the area of conflict and conflict management. Topics include subjects such as sources and causes of conflict, conflict mediation, and peacekeeping and peacebuilding.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing in the B.P.A.P.M. program and registration in the International Relations and Conflict Concentration of the International Policy Studies Specialization, or permission from Kroeger College and NPSIA.

INAF 5200 [0.5 credit]
Peacebuilding and Reconstruction: Theory and Practice
Complexities and challenges of contemporary peacebuilding, reconstruction and reconciliation after violent conflict. Critical evaluation of post-war political, social, legal, and security arrangements and institutions for preventing violence and enhancing long-term peace and stability in war-torn societies.

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 5469 [0.5 credit]
Selected Topics in Intelligence and International Affairs
Topic may vary from year to year.