About the Position

Field of Specialization: Competing Regionalism in Eurasia
Academic Unit: Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
Category of Appointment: Visiting Scholar
Rank/Position Title: In Residence
Start Date: Late May- Early June 2024 (3 week appointment)
Closing Date: Consideration of complete applications will begin on December 22, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Jean Monnet Chair at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) invites applications for a position of short-term visiting scholar for a period of three weeks in late May/early June (including the dates of May 20-30).

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

The position will include teaching a module on the EU’s regional cooperation mechanisms, which involves six three-hour sessions, consultations with students, constructing the course outline for the module, and evaluation of student written and oral work. The module is part of an advanced undergraduate/graduate level course entitled The EU, Russia and China: Competing Regionalism in Eurasia. The course is provided by the Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) at Carleton University. In addition to teaching, the visitor will be expected to consult with students and give one research lecture at the Centre for European Studies on a topic related to the EU as a regional actor.

The short-term visitor will receive a stipend to cover travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a fee for teaching the module. Travel expenses (economy airfare, ground transportation to/from Ottawa airport, work permit/visa fee) will be reimbursable up to CAD$2500, with receipts. Subsistence expenses (accommodations and meal per diems, local ground transportation) will be reimbursable up to a maximum of up to CAD$5000.

This program is supported by a grant from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, and by Carleton University. Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Persons from these groups are encouraged to apply.

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

For information about the Jean Monnet Chair and the Centre for European Studies which hosts the Chair, see https://carleton.ca/eurus/euext/ and www.carleton.ca/ces.


Applicants must be based at an academic institution in an EU member state. We are seeking applicants with a completed Ph.D. in a relevant field and with a record of publications, relevant teaching experience, and an active research program.

Application Instructions

Applicants should include a letter of application explaining their interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, the name and contact details of two academic references, and a copy of a recent publication relating to a topic of relevance to this competition. Please submit required materials electronically to crina.viju@carleton.ca. All materials should be included as attachments in a single email with the title line “Short-term visitor, YOUR NAME”. Consideration of applications will commence on December 22, 2023.

For further information, potential applicants may email Prof. Crina Viju-Miljusevic, Jean Monnet Chair, Centre for European Studies, at crina.viju@carleton.ca.

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 equity-seeking groups; 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.