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Contract Instructor Teaching Opportunities

Communication and Media Studies
Summer Session 2018

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 4600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Journalism courses during the 2018 Summer term.

Course availabilities

COMS 2004 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Communication Research

Mondays and Wednesdays, 1805-2055, May 7 – June 19, 2018

Introduction to the scientific method as interpreted through major traditions in Communication and Media Studies. The course addresses the relationship between theory and evidence, research design, ethics and data management.

Candidates should hold a postgraduate degree in Communication or a related field, and have particular research or employment experience in the relevant area of the course for which they are applying.   Priority will be given to candidates with higher research degrees and teaching experience at the university level.

Qualified applicants should send a cv and list of previous courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton. This can be sent electronically and addressed to Professor Joshua Greenberg  c/o carole.craswell@carleton.ca.

Deadline:   Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:00pm ET

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.

COMS 2500 [0.5 credit]
Communication and Science

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1805-2055, May 7 – June 19, 2018

How expert knowledge (particularly scientific, medical, and technical) is communicated in the public realm. Topics may include scientific advances and new technologies, health risks, environmental/ climate change, and cultural/ideological positioning of science.

Candidates should hold a postgraduate degree in Communication or a related field, and have particular research or employment experience in the relevant area of the course for which they are applying.   Priority will be given to candidates with higher research degrees and teaching experience at the university level.

Qualified applicants should send a cv and list of previous courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton. This can be sent electronically and addressed to Professor Joshua Greenberg  c/o carole.craswell@carleton.ca.

Deadline:   Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:00pm ET

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. 

COMS 3001 [0.5 credit]
Quantitative Research in Communication

Mondays and Wednesdays, 1805-2055, July 3 – Aug 15, 2018

An introduction to basic statistical methods in media and communication studies.

Candidates should hold a postgraduate degree in Communication or a related field, and have particular research or employment experience in the relevant area of the course for which they are applying.   Priority will be given to candidates with higher research degrees and teaching experience at the university level.

Qualified applicants should send a cv and list of previous courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton. This can be sent electronically and addressed to Professor Joshua Greenberg  c/o carole.craswell@carleton.ca.

Deadline:   Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:00pm ET

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.

COMS 3108 [0.5 credit]
Media Industries and the Network Society

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1805-2055, July 3 – August 15, 2018

Examines the theoretical frameworks and major issues and debates relating to media industries and institutions in Canada and internationally.

Candidates should hold a postgraduate degree in Communication or a related field, and have particular research or employment experience in the relevant area of the course for which they are applying.   Priority will be given to candidates with higher research degrees and teaching experience at the university level.

Qualified applicants should send a cv and list of previous courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton. This can be sent electronically and addressed to Professor Joshua Greenberg  c/o carole.craswell@carleton.ca.

Deadline:   Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:00pm ET

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.

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3 and 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 Employment Agreements 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/.