Short-Term Visiting Scholar – Carleton University, Ottawa, European Integration and European Security (May-June 2019)

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).  The position will include teaching a module on the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy, 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 European Integration and European Security. The course is cross-listed between the Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) and the Department of Political Science at Carleton. 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 European security.

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. The short-term visitor will receive a stipend to cover travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a fee for teaching the module.

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 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 19, 2018.

For further information, potential applicants may email Prof. Joan DeBardeleben, Co-Director and Jean Monnet Chair, Centre for European Studies, at However, please do not send application materials to this email address.

For information about the Jean Monnet Chair and the Centre for European Studies which hosts the Chair, see and

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.