Political Economy - Visiting Professor

Carleton University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-10-17

Political Economy - Visiting Professor (Closing date: November 30, 2013)

The Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University invites applications from distinguished scholars for a term-length appointment as Visiting Professor in the 2014-2015 academic year. The Institute is unique in Canada in offering an M.A. and a Ph.D. Specialization in Political Economy. There will be two appointments in the 2014/15 academic year. The first appointment will be in the summer, for either the Early Summer term (May to mid-June 2014) or Late Summer term (July to mid-August 2014). The second appointment will be for either the Fall (September to December 2014) or the Winter (January to April 2015) term. Both appointments involve teaching two graduate courses in an area of political economy, and delivering a public lecture.

The applicant should have a record of internationally recognized published scholarship and a strong record of interdisciplinary teaching at the graduate level. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, plus a short description of two proposed courses, and should be sent to Prof. Laura Macdonald, Institute of Political Economy, 1501 Dunton Tower, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON,K1S 5B6. The closing date for applications is November 30, 2013.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 27,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 80 programs of study. Carleton's creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, public policy and administration, and the arts.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada's capital city and reflects the country's bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton's location in the nation's capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly 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 faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


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