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Contract Instructor Opportunities Spring/Summer 2019 Application deadline date:  January 31, 2019

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 School of Social Work courses during the 2018 Summer Term:

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

Please send application submissions via email to ssw.job.applications@carleton.ca
Address your letter of interest to Hugh Shewell, Interim Director, School of Social Work, and indicate the SOWK course numbers for which you are applying in the Subject line (e.g.  SOWK 1001; SOWK 5606;etc ).

SOWK 1001 Introduction To Social Welfare (0.5 credit) Spring Session (May – June) Section V
Offered through Carleton University Online (CUOL) using a previously recorded lecture – there is no in class teaching
Explores definitions of social welfare and the structure of the Canadian welfare state; evolution and devolution of the welfare state in Canada; social welfare and its relationship to social work, social change, and social justice.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Minimum three years post MSW experience working in the areas of social policy and social work practice.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching social work courses and must be prepared to use cuLearn.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Ability to coordinate and communicate with a team of Teaching Assistants, and familiarity with on-line and distance education.

SOWK 1002 Introduction To Social Work (0.5 credit) Summer Session (July-August) Section V
Offered through Carleton University Online (CUOL) using a previously recorded lecture – there is no in class teaching
Introduction to the profession of social work; evolution of the social work profession in Canada; social work knowledge, values and skills. Explores professional and regulatory social work bodies and international linkages.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Minimum three years post MSW experience working in social work practice.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching social work courses and must be prepared to use cuLearn.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Ability to coordinate and communicate with a team of Teaching Assistants, and familiarity with on-line and distance education.

SOWK 2301 Working With Children And Youth (0.5 credit) (July-August) Elective Course
Offered through Carleton University Online (CUOL) – web-based delivery – there is no in class teaching
Preventative and protective social work intervention with children and youth.  Issues addressed include: child neglect, abuse and violence in the context of family; organizational mandates, and social and political contexts; programs and services for children and youth.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Expertise in direct intervention with child protection practice and work with children and youth.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching courses in working with children and youth and/or child protection practice. Must be prepared to use CuLearn.  Ability to coordinate and communicate with a team of Teaching Assistants, and familiarity with on-line education.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Candidates must have demonstrated significant work experience in direct social work practice with children and youth and child protection.

SOWK 3001 Introduction to Research Methods in Social Work (0.5 Credit) (May-June)
Offered through Carleton University Online (CUOL) using a previously recorded lecture – there is no in class teaching
Research methods used in social work; research paradigms; quantitative and qualitative analysis in social work and social welfare; stages in conducting research.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Advanced expertise conducting and coordinating both quantitative and qualitative social work research. Expertise in research design.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching courses in both quantitative and qualitative research methods and design.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Candidate will have demonstrated work experience conducting quantitative and qualitative social work research for agencies, organizations and/or community group 

SOWK 3002 Introduction to Statistical Analysis in Social Work (0.5 Credit) (July-August)
Offered through Carleton University Online (CUOL) using a previously recorded lecture – there is no in class teaching
Fundamentals of statistical analysis; descriptive and inferential statistics and their use in social work research. Statistical tests including Chi-Square, t-tests, correlations and simple linear regressions.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Advanced expertise conducting and coordinating both quantitative and qualitative social work research. Demonstrate expertise and production of research using statistical methods.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching courses on statistical methods.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Candidate will have demonstrated work experience conducting research using statistics.

SOWK 4301 Racialization and Social Work (0.5 credit) Spring Session (May-June) Core Elective
Lectures held twice per week – 3.0 hours each
Social work and racialization; racism and its consequences; critical analysis of cultural formations, difference, and identities; critical examination of whiteness and privilege.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Minimum three years post MSW experience working as a social worker with people from diverse ethnic, cultural, and racialized communities.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching courses on social work theory and practice skills focusing on diversity and inclusion. Must be prepared to use cuLearn.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Demonstrated knowledge of anti-racist social work expertise, theorization of racialization, diversities, and intersectionalities.

FIELD LIAISON

SOWK 4600/1/2 BSW Field Practicum Supervision
SOWK 5606 MSW Field Practicum I Supervision
SOWK 5607 MSW Field Practicum II Supervision

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Expertise in social work direct intervention and/or policy analysis.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching social work practice.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Must be prepared to learn and to use CuPortfolio for graduate level practicums.

Please send application submissions via email to ssw.job.applications@carleton.ca .
Address your letter of interest to Hugh Shewell, Interim Director, School of Social Work, and indicate the SOWK course numbers for which you are applying in the Subject line
(e.g.  SOWK 1001; SOWK 5606;etc ).

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 Academic Staff 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/).