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Contract Instructor Teaching Opportunities

Journalism
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

JOUR 2501 [0.5 credit]
Media Law

Mondays and Wednesdays, 1805-2055, May 7 – June 19, 2017

A survey of laws that affect the Canadian media. Specific areas include the development of freedom of expression, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and statutory and common law limitations on freedoms of the press, including publication bans, libel and contempt of court.

Also listed as COMS 2501.

Candidates should hold a postgraduate degree in law and/or journalism. Professional experience in media law and/or legal journalism, teaching at the university level are assets. In addition, the instructor for this course must have the following:

  • a desire to teach and inspire students through formal and informal instruction, and by setting an example of professionalism and commitment to the role, principles and ethics of journalism;
  • experience editing work produced by others, checking it for accuracy, clarity, fairness, consistency of style, and precision in grammar and spelling.

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 Susan Harada  c/o carole.craswell@carleton.ca.

The closing date for applications is Friday, February 9, 2018.

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/.