About the Position

Field of Specialization: Global and International Studies
Academic Unit: Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs
Category of Appointment: Visiting Scholar
Rank/Position Title: Fellow in Residence
Start Date: September 1, 2024 (appointment is for 8 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 Fellow in Residence position.

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

The program is interested in candidates working on projects of global and international significance. Area of expertise and teaching is open but we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach in the area of global/ international development and/or ethics. The successful candidate is expected to be in residence in Ottawa, Canada and take the award during Carleton’s 2024/25 academic year.  The appointment will involve delivering one public lecture, teaching one course per semester, and engaging with BGInS students, including during weekly office hours. In one semester, the Fellow is expected to teach a fourth-year honours seminar in the area of their expertise. In the other semester, the teaching assignment will be determined in collaboration with the BGInS Program Director.

The Fellow in Residence award is CAN $25,000.  During the term of the award, the Fellow will be appointed as a Visiting Scholar under Carleton’s policy on visiting appointments.

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.  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 applicant should have an impressive record of public policy engagement in the broad field of global and international studies, ranging from work in the public service, diplomacy, policy research arena, civil society advocacy, development, international litigation, or security services.

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, and (3) a short description of the proposed honours seminar that the candidate would teach.  Reference letters are NOT required at the time of application, but candidates should include the contact information for three potential referees.  Please send 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.