Are you teaching on contract? Please participate in a national survey on Contract Academic Staff
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is undertaking the first ever
national study on the experiences of contract academic staff. If you taught in the 2016-
2017 academic year in a non-permanent position, please fill out the survey by December 15, 2017.
The survey will gather data on a range of objective qualities of contract positions, such as
wages, hours of work, office space, and teaching loads, as well as on the experiences of a
The survey consists of approximately 60 questions—some multiple-choice and some openended—
that should take approximately 30 minutes to complete. The survey can be accessed at https://survey.caut.ca
Additional information on the study, data protection, confidentiality, and risks of participation is
accessible via a linked Informed Consent document in the survey’s introduction.
If you have any questions, please contact Pam Foster, CAUT Director of Research and Political Action, firstname.lastname@example.org.