Canadian Studies - Instructor

About the Position:
The School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a one­ year term appointment in Canadian Studies at the rank of Instructor beginning July 1, 2020. The candidate will be expected to teach across a broad range of areas in Canadian Studies with expertise in critical race theory/studies, multiculturalism, immigration and diaspora in Canada; administrative responsibilities that support the School will also be required of the successful candidate.

We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in Canadian Studies.

Qualifications include: a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Canadian Studies or a related field and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The principal duties of this position are classroom teaching; the successful candidate will teach courses at all levels of the undergraduate programs in Canadian Studies at Carleton University and will have the opportunity to teach courses in their area of expertise.

Application Instructions:
Applications must be sent electronically to in one single PDF file which includes the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (as evident in sample course outlines, formal course evaluations, etc.) and samples of your academic writing. Please also identify any past experiences in supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in your previous institutional environment such as in curriculum development and in supporting students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants should also arrange for three individuals to provide letters of recommendation electronically to Dr. Anna Hoefnagels, Interim Director of the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies c/o

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Director as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.