Contract Instructor Opportunities
Spring/Summer 2021 Carleton University, School of Social Work

Application deadline date: February 15, 2021

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 2020Summer Term:

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

Please send application submissions via email to ssw.job.applications@carleton.ca
Address your letter of interest to Sarah Todd, 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 2301 etc ). If you are applying for more than one course, please list your preferences and how many courses in total you are interested in teaching.

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 5702/4213 Afrocentric Social Work (0.5 credit) Spring Summer Session (May- August)

This course may be face to face or remote delivery depending on public health requirements and university guidelines. Lectures are held once per week for three hours if face-to-face delivery. If delivered remotely, this course may have more flexibility, but course instructors must be available for the scheduled course times.

This elective graduate course provides students with an opportunity to engage in critical dialogue, reflection and action about historical and contemporary experiences of African Canadians and Africans in the Diaspora. The course also focuses on awareness of Africentric theory, and its application in social work practice, policy and research with Africans and non-Africans.

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/).

  • 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 historical and contemporary experiences of African Canadians and Africans in the diaspora; Understanding of Africentric theory and its application in social work practice, policy and research with Africans and non-Africans; Understanding of anti-Black racism.

FIELD LIAISON

SOWK 4600/1/2 BSW Field Practicum 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.The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

Please send application submissions via email to ssw.job.applications@carleton.ca.
Address your letter of interest to Sarah Todd, 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.).

Pre-Posting Hiring Decisions:

The following courses have been assigned to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, or visiting scholars. These courses are not open for applications but the department will contact the most senior incumbent to review their rights under Article 17.6 of the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement:

SOWK 1001 [0.5 credit] Introduction To Social Welfare (May – June)
SOWK 1002 [0.5 credit] Introduction To Social Work (July-August)
SOWK 3002 [0.5 credit] Introduction To Statistical Analysis In Social Work (July-August)
SOWK 4301 [0.5 credit] Racialization and Social Work (May-June)

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/).

The University may require that all or part of the above courses be delivered remotely, including online.