The Institute of Political Economy offers yearly employment opportunitiesĀ  subject to budgetary approval. These positions are typically in the capacity of Contract Instructor or Visiting Professor. All opportunities with the Institute will be posted under Employment Opportunities as positions become available.

Summer 2023 course has been cancelled. Stay tuned for postings for Fall 2023 and Summer 2024.

Contract Instructor Position Summer 2023

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 Economy course in the Summer 2023 academic term.

PECO 5501 Selected Problems in Political Economy I (Also listed as SOCI 5504 and PSCI 5501).
Qualifications: Candidates should hold a graduate degree, have experience working in the field relating to the course concerned and teaching experience is an asset.

Topic: The interdisciplinary nature of our programs attracts students from diverse undergraduate backgrounds such as Sociology, Political Science, Geography, Journalism, Environmental Studies, Legal Studies, Communications, History, and Economics. As such, we are asking applicants to submit a short description on a proposed course they would like to teach. Preference will be given to topics that will be of particular interest to students in IPE, Sociology, Political Science, and Geography, and those that have a focus on work and labour and/or Indigenous themes.

If public health restrictions allow, the planned mode of delivery for this course will be in-person face-to-face lectures. The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Applications (CV and cover letter) should be sent to by January 31, 2023.