EU Visiting Scholar in Residence at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada

Deadline: 26 March 2018
Open to: applicants from  EU member states
Scholarship: cover travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a fee for teaching


The Center for European Studies at Carleton University (Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Ottawa) invites applications for a position as scholar-in-residence for a period of four months, from September-December 2018. The position will involve teaching an MA-level seminar on a topic in European Union Politics; the precise topic will be determined in consultation with the successful applicant to reflect his/her scholarly expertise. The course will be cross-listed between two teaching units at the university, the Department of Political Science and the Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS). In addition to teaching, the visitor will be expected to give one research lecture at the Centre for European Studies on a topic of his/her choice. Participation in other teaching or outreach activities (such as guest lectures in other courses) are encouraged and will be facilitated. The visitor may also have the opportunity to visit other Jean Monnet Centres of Excellence in Canada.


Applicants must be based at an academic institution in an EU member state. They are seeking applicants with a completed PhD in a relevant field and with a record of publication, research, and teaching.


The scholar-in-residence will receive a stipend to cover travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a fee for teaching.

How to Apply?

Applications should include the following documents:

  • A letter of application, explaining the applicant’s interest in the position;
  • A curriculum vitae, including a list of scholarly publications and teaching experience;
  • A brief outline (maximum 200 words) of one or more potential topics for the course;
  • A copy of a recent publication on a topic relating to European Union politics.

Please submit required materials electronically no later than Monday, March 26, 2018, to All materials should be included as attachments in a single email with the title line “CES Scholar in Residence, YOUR NAME”.

For more information please visit the official website or the official call.