Contract Instructor Opportunities

Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 Contract Instruction Positions

The Department of Earth Sciences is seeking contract instructors for the Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 semesters for the courses listed below.

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3 and 16.4 in the CUPE 4600 (Unit 2) Collective Agreement, the posted vacancies listed are first offered to applicants meeting the incumbency criterion. A link to the current CUPE 4600 (Unit 2) Collective Agreement can be found at the Academic Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University website.

 

Undergraduate Courses

ERTH 2402 Climate Change: An Earth Sciences Perspective - Fall Term 2024 - in person

An exploration of the often dramatic climate changes that have occurred through earth history from a geological perspective, emphasizing the history of earth climates, geological perspective, geological causes of climate change and impact the rapid climate change has had on the biosphere.

Minimum Requirements:  The minimum requirement for qualified applicants applying to teach ERTH 2402, "Climate Change: An Earth Sciences Perspective" is a PhD in Earth Sciences with expertise in the subject area, and previous teaching experience.

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

Applications, including a cover letter, up-to-date CV, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and a complete listing of all courses taught within CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, should be sent as a single PDF by July 29, 2024, to:

Dr. Tim Patterson, Chair
c/o Sheila Thayer, Departmental Administrator, Department of Earth Sciences (sheila [dot] thayeratcarleton [dot] ca)

 

ERTH 2419 On the Origin of Planets - Fall 2024 - online 

Origin and evolution of all planetary objects in the solar system.   Topics including the geology of comets, asteroids, the terrestrial planets and rocky moons, Earth's formation and early evolution, ocean worlds, the search for exoplanets and detection of extraterrestrial life. 

Minimum requirements:  The minimum requirement for qualified applicants applying to teach ERTH 2419, "On the Origin of Planets" is a Ph.D in science or engineering, expertise in the geological history of the solar system, geochemistry, and previous teaching experience. 

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

Applications, including a cover letter, up-to-date CV, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and a complete listing of all courses taught within CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, should be sent as a single PDF by August 5, 2024, to:

Dr. Tim Patterson, Chair
c/o Sheila Thayer, Departmental Administrator, Department of Earth Sciences (sheila [dot] thayeratcarleton [dot] ca)

 

ERTH 2802 - Field Geology I - Winter Term 2025 - in person

Field analysis using geological, geophysical and computational methods leading to the interpretation of the origins of geological features and processes.

Minimum requirements:  The minimum requirements for qualified applicants applying to teach ERTH 2802 “Field Geology” are a Ph.D. degree in a related discipline; expertise working in polydeformed metamorphic rocks; significant field mapping experience in a wide range of geologic settings; experience supervising employees in remote field locations;  expertise in ArcGIS or an equivalent geographic information system program; and, previous teaching experience in field mapping, structural geology, computers and geology, and economic geology.

 

Application Procedures and Deadlines:

Applications, including a cover letter, up-to-date CV, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and a complete listing of all courses taught within CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University, should be sent as a single PDF by May 22, 2024, to:

Dr. Tim Patterson, Chair
c/o Sheila Thayer, Departmental Administrator, Department of Earth Sciences (sheila [dot] thayeratcarleton [dot] ca)

 

 

All courses are subject to budgetary approval and the University reserves the right to cancel any courses with insufficient registration.

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