About the Position

Field of Specialization: Global and International Studies
Academic Unit: Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs
Rank/Position Title: Visiting Professor
Start Date: September 1, 2024 or January 1, 2025 (appointment for 4 months)
Closing Date: Consideration of complete applications will begin on January 31, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS) program at Carleton University invites applications for a Visiting Professor position for a 4 month appointment to be taken during the 2024-25 academic year, either in the Fall (September to December 2024) or Winter (January to April 2025) semester. Area of expertise is open but we are particularly interested in applicants who can demonstrate an expertise in global indigenous issues. 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 engaging with BGInS students, including during weekly office hours.

The Visiting Professor award is for $35,000 CAN. During the term of the award, the Professor will be appointed as a Visiting Professor under Carleton’s policy on visiting appointments.

To see the full position posting, please visit Carleton University’s Deputy Provost’s website at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/academics/.

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 18 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: https://carleton.ca/bgins/ .


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: (1) a cover letter, (2) a full resume or curriculum vitae, (3) a short description of the proposed honours seminar that the candidate would teach, and (4) a clear statement of the candidate’s preferred start date for the position (either September 1, 2023 or January 1, 2024). Reference letters are NOT required at the time of application, but candidates should include the contact information for three potential referees.  Applications should be sent to the attention of Dr. Evelyn Maeder, Interim Associate Dean and Director, Kroeger College of Public Affairs.  Please submit applications via email to VisitingPositionsBGInS@cunet.carleton.ca . Consideration of complete applications will begin on January 31, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please indicate in your application if you are currently legally eligible to work in Canada.

About Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Carleton is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study. Carleton has long been known for promoting research excellence and connectedness and is involved in partnerships around the globe. With strong leadership, it enjoys a healthy financial position and our proximity to government and cultural institutions, media, and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton and Ottawa a great place to work, learn, and live. Our picturesque campus is fully accessible and, along with award-winning student services, Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/.

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 and gender minorities; racialized individuals; Indigenous Peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin at https://carleton.ca/indigenousinitiatives/cu-files/kinamagawin/ and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities at http://carleton.ca/equity for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.