Contract Instructor Opportunities

Summer 2021 Term

Carleton University, Department of Political Science

Pursuant to Article 16 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Political Science courses in the Summer 2020 term.   All courses are 0.5 credit value.

Early Summer (May-June)

PSCI 1100 Democracy in Theory and Practice The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.
PSCI 3307 Politics of Human Rights The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

PSCI 4105 Selected Problems in Development in the Global South The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Late Summer (July-August) 

PSCI 2301 History of Political Thought I The University may require that all of part of this course be delivered remotely, including online

All courses are subject to final budgetary approval.

Please note that courses will be offered first to applicants with incumbency rights under the collective agreement.  The hiring proceeds first via incumbents with seniority, next qualified applicants with seniority; finally to qualified applicants without seniority (external hires).

For non-incumbents, hiring will be based on the following criteria:

Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a PhD, or be close to completion, in Political Science or possibly a related discipline.  For each course, preference will be given to applicants with research expertise and accomplishments in the subject area of the course.

Professional Qualifications and Skills:  Additional professional experience and expertise in areas related to the subject of the course is an asset.

Teaching Competence: Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated previous excellence in teaching, both in general and specifically in the subject area.

 

Application Procedures and Deadline:

All applicants must apply via electronic mail. Please send one PDF file containing a cover letter and CV. Applications are due by 4:30 pm on Monday, February 3, 2021 to:

Darlene Moss, Department Administrator

Department of Political Science

Darlene.moss@carleton.ca

As per Article 15.3 of the current CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applicants are required to submit an up to date CV, including a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University.  NOTE that when applying to classes for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3-16.4 in the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement, the posted vacancies listed above are first offered to applicants meeting the incumbency criterion. A link to the current CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement can be found at the Labour Relations webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website (https://carleton.ca/hr/labour-relations/academic-staff-agreements/) and the CUPE 4600-2 website (http://4600.cupe.ca/).