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Carleton University, Department of History
Employment Opportunities

Contract Instructor Opportunities, Summer 2021 term

The Department of History is seeking qualified contract instructors for the 2021 summer term (May to August 2021). As a general rule, the minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in the appropriate field. Terms and conditions of employment are set out in the Collective Agreement between Carleton University and CUPE Local 4600, unit 2.

The courses for which contract instructors are currently being sought are:

HIST 1002 [1.0 credit]
Europe in the 20th Century    
An introduction to some of the major ideological, political, diplomatic, military, social, cultural, and economic developments that have shaped contemporary Europe.
May – August, day.
Candidates are required to have experience in teaching 20th century European history and in the supervision of teaching assistants. A record of relevant publication would be an asset.
The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

HIST 2401 [0.5 credit]
History of the United States to 1865
A survey of United States politics and society from the American Revolution to the Civil War.
May – June, online.
Candidates should have experience in teaching the history of the United States to 1865 and a record of publication in the field.

HIST 2707 [0.5 credit]
Modern Africa
The conquest and colonization of African polities by the European imperial powers from the late 19th century, the 20th century wars of decolonization, and the emergence of independent African nations, including their economies, politics, and culture.
July – August, day.
Candidates should have experience in teaching the history of Africa and a record of publication in the field.
The University may require that all or part of this course be delivered remotely, including online.

HIST 2910 [0.5 credit]
Special Subject in History
A lecture course on a special topic, theme, or period. Topic varies from year to year. This term’s topic will be A History of Oil.
July – August, online.
Candidates should have experience in teaching the history of oil as it relates to such matters as technology, industry, culture, and society, and a record of research and publication in the field. Experience in working with digital tools is also required.

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

All applicants must apply to the Department Chair in writing via email:

Dr. James Miller, Chair
c/o Ann Anderson, Departmental Administrator
Department of History
Carleton University
ann.anderson@carleton.ca

As per Article 15.3 of the current CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applicants are required to submit a cover letter, an up to date CV that includes a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, and a Contract Instructor Application Form. NOTE that when applying to classes for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 18, 2021.

Disclaimer: All contract instructor positions are subject to budgetary approval. Advertisement is not a guarantee that a particular course will be offered.

Pre-Posting Hiring Decision:
The following course has been assigned to a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow or visiting scholar.  This course  is 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:

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 Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website https://carleton.ca/hr/wp-content/uploads/CUPE-4600-2-19-22-final.pdf and the CUPE 4600-2 website https://www.cupe4600.ca/