DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Contract Instructor Opportunities
Applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Sociology and Anthropology courses during the 2013-14 Fall and Winter terms. Please note that actual teaching schedules for these courses are not yet available.
|FYSM 1506P||Law Society & Culture||F/W|
|FYSM 1506Q*||Travel and Utopia||F/W|
|ANTH 1002||Introduction to Anthropology||W|
|ANTH 2550||RELI 2736||Religion and Society||F|
|ANTH 2660||Ethnography of North Africa||F|
|ANTH 2850||Development & Underdevelopment||W|
|SOCI 1001A||Introduction to Sociology I||F|
|SOCI 1001B||Introduction to Sociology I||F|
|SOCI 1001C||Introduction to Sociology I||F|
|SOCI 1001D||Introduction to Sociology I||F|
|SOCI 1002A||Introduction to Sociology II||W|
|SOCI 1002B||Introduction to Sociology II||W|
|SOCI 1002C||Introduction to Sociology II||W|
|SOCI 1002D||Introduction to Sociology II||W|
|SOCI 1002E||Introduction to Sociology II (for School of Business Students)||F|
|SOCI 1002F||Introduction to Sociology II (for School of Business Students)||W|
|SOCI 1003A||Introduction to Sociology (for Arts One students)||F/W|
|SOCI 2005||Sociological Theory (second half of full-year course)||W|
|SOCI 2010||Power and Stratification||F|
|SOCI 2020||Race and Ethnicity||W|
|SOCI 2043A||Sociology of the Family||F|
|SOCI 2043B||Sociology of the Family||W|
|SOCI 3300||Studies in the Sociology of Education||W|
*The candidate will be expected to have experience in teaching and research in the areas of travel and leisure among youth and also in the study of cultural representations of utopia as they connect to travel through film, fiction, and sociological texts.
All applications must include an up to date CV, including a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University. Please list in rank order the courses that you are applying to teach.
Qualifications: Applicants should hold an MA or higher degree, normally in the discipline(s) under which the course is listed, and demonstrate sufficient scholarly background and expertise to teach competently in the specific area that the course covers.
Applications should be sent electronically by Wednesday, May 22, 2013 and addressed to:
Professor Neil Gerlach, Chair
c/o Marlene Brancato, Departmental Administrator, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Please submit applications electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of these courses may be taught by employees who have the right to automatic reappointments.
All positions are subject to budgetary approval
April 30, 2013
Information for Contract Instructors
Once you sign your contract you will need to bring it with you to the following places as soon as possible:
- Human Resources to be documented for payment
- the Campus Card office to obtain your Contract Instructor Card needed for library use
Once you have been documented, your name will be entered into the system as the Instructor on record and you will have access to our new learning management system CULearn (support website), Carleton Central and your Email account.
We will request your Instructor Computing account and forward the login details once completed.
Carleton provides academic accommodation for students for reasons of disability, religious observance, pregnancy and/or parental leave. This information is included in the Course Outline Template and in this handout. Please include this information in your course outline to ensure accessibility to all of your students.Back to Top
The main office administrator,will contact you about course outlines deadlines for submission. The course outline must include specific information so please use the following 2013-14 Course Outline Template. Once the course outline has been approved by the department Chair, it becomes the official copy. If you want to make changes to your course outline after it has been approved, you must submit your changes to the Chair once again for approval.Back to Top
cuLearn (New learning management system powered by Moodle)
All instructors are now able to access cuLearn at http://www.carleton.ca/culearn/ using the same Carleton credentials you use with WebCT. cuLearn will run in parallel to WebCT until May 2013 and instructors may choose either system to support their teaching. After May 2013, WebCT will no longer be available. Efforts to move content from previous academic year’s WebCT courses into cuLearn are also well underway.
In order to help instructors with the transition to cuLearn, the Educational Development Centre has created cuLearn support documentation (http://www.carleton.ca/culearnsupport/) and is offering various types of cuLearn training. Instructors can sign-up for cuLearn training by visiting http://www.carleton.ca/edc/events/culearn-training/ and selecting any of the listed sessions.
If you experience any issues logging into cuLearn, please contact the CCS service desk by email at email@example.com of by phone at (613) 520-2600 ext. 3700. All other inquiries or issues should be directed to the EDC by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (613) 520-2600 ext. 4433.
Department Keys and Your Office
The Departmental Administrator, Marlene Brancato will provide keys for your assigned office and the mail room. You will be required to setup office hours to see your students on campus.Back to Top
e-Grades and Grading Regulations
e-Grades is Carleton’s online grade submission program. See the information package that was emailed to you for information on submitting grades. If you do not have this email contact the Chair’s Administrator at email@example.com for a copy. Carleton’s grading system can be found in section 2.3 of the undergraduate calendar.Back to Top
Final Exams are supervised by the Instructor and TA’s. Instructions on how to organize and invigilate your exam can be found here.Back to Top
Storage in the Department
Please hand back assignments either during class or your office hours. We will provide storage for your student papers and exams in the department once the course is over. As a rule we keep all student documents for one year before they are sent to be shredded.Back to Top
Student Registration Requests
If any students come to you requesting permission to register in your course refer them to the department. The department has a review system set up for this purpose.Back to Top
Teaching Assistants (TA’s)
Based on the number of students enrolled in your course you may be assigned one or more TA’s. A TA’s workload is an average of 10 hours per week, to a maximum of 135 hours per term. You will need to discuss with your TA what kinds of work you want them to perform and outline this plan in the TA Assignment of Duties form found on the Human Resources Forms page under Hiring a New Employee.Back to Top
The teaching regulations for this year can be found here. Please pay particular attention to the university’s Academic Integrity and Academic Offenses policies, and the Guidelines for Reporting an Academic Offense. The Student Affairs website has and instructor’s guide to academic integrity.Back to Top
Technology in the Classroom
Learn how to use the computer and data projector in your electronic classroom by reading the E-Classroom Operations Manual. You can contact the IMS Classroom Technology Support department while your class is in session for urgent help requests.Back to Top
Textbooks can be ordered through the University Bookstore or a number of local community bookstores.Back to Top