Field of Specialization: Global and International Studies
Academic Unit: Kroeger College of Public Affairs
Category of Appointment: Visiting Professor
Rank/Position Title: Visiting Professor
Start Date: September 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020
Closing Date: Consideration of complete applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled

About the Position:

The Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS) program at Carleton University invites applications for a Visiting Professor position for a semester-length appointment to be taken during the 2019-20 academic year, either in the Fall (September to December 2019) or Winter (January to April 2020) semester.  The program is interested in a candidate who is working on a project of global and international significance that is linked to at least one of its eighteen specializations.  Regional expertise is open; however, we are particularly interested in applicants who can demonstrate expertise in the Middle East or East Asia.  The successful candidate is expected to be in residence in Ottawa, Canada during the semester of the appointment.  The appointment will involve delivering one public lecture, teaching one fourth-year honours seminar in an area of global concern, and general participation in the BGInS intellectual community. The award is for $30,000 CAN.


The position is an Open-rank position. Applicants should demonstrate a strong teaching and research record and have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application.

 Application Instructions:

Applications should be sent electronically in one PDF file and should include a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, and a short description of the proposed honours seminar.  Applications should also include a list of three confidential referees.  Applications should be sent to the attention of Professor Neil Gerlach, Program Director, Bachelor of Global and International Studies.  Please submit applications via email to Consideration of complete applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

 About the Academic Unit:

Launched in 2015, the BGInS program is an interdisciplinary program jointly sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Public Affairs.  It is housed administratively in the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs:  Over 120 Carleton faculty members, from 19 different academic units, are affiliated with the program.  The BGInS program is unique in Canada in that it offers students and faculty a comprehensive multi- and inter-disciplinary space for teaching, learning, research and policy engagement on issues related to globalization in our contemporary period.  For more information on BGInS, please consult the program website:

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students, 900 academic faculty, and 1,100 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

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 taken into careful consideration.

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

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.