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The Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University invites applications from distinguished scholars for a term-length appointment as Visiting Professor in the 2018-19 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 available. The first appointment will be in summer of 2018, for either the Early Summer term (May to mid-June) or Late Summer term (July to mid-August). Preference will be given to scholars whose research includes the political economy of work and labour. The second appointment will be for either the Fall term (September-December, 2018) or the Winter term (January-April, 2019). These appointments involve teaching two graduate courses in an area of political economy, and delivering a public lecture. The stipend for the Summer term is $20,000. The stipend for the Fall or Winter terms is $30,000.


The applicant should have a record of internationally recognized published scholarship and a strong record of teaching at the graduate level.

Application Instructions:

Applications should be sent electronically in one single PDF document and include a full curriculum vitae, plus a short description of two proposed courses, and should be sent to Prof. Cristina Rojas, Institute of Political Economy, 1501 Dunton Tower, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6, or via email to [email protected]. The closing date for applications is January 15, 2018.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a nationally and internationally reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 28,000 students, 850 academic faculty, and 2,000 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our University and the City of Ottawa, please visit

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 University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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