Contract Instructor Employment Opportunities
Winter 2019
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 Winter 2019 academic terms.   All courses are 0.5 credit value.

Winter 2019 courses and application deadlines:

PSCI 2401 B Public Affairs Analysis Application due date November 27
PSCI 3000 B Canadian Provincial Politics Application due date November 27

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

Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates should hold a Ph.D., or be close to completion, in Political Science or a related discipline. For each course, preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated research expertise, scholarly publications and other academic accomplishments in the specific subject area of the course.

Professional Qualifications and Skills:  For each course, additional professional experience and demonstrated expertise in areas related to the subject area of the course is an asset.

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

Application Procedures:

All applicants must apply via electronic mail with a letter of application and c.v. by 4:30 pm on the due date to:

Ms. Sandy Herbert
Department Administrator
Department of Political Science

General inquiries may be directed to the Department Chair, Elinor Sloan, at

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 ( and the CUPE 4600-2 website (