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Associate Professor, Public Affairs (Global and International Studies)

Carleton University

Field of Specialization: Global and International Studies
Academic Unit: Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs (BGInS)
Category of Appointment: Tenure-track or tenured (depending on qualifications)
Rank/Position Title: Associate Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2021
Closing Date: Consideration of completed applications will begin on November 23, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

About the Position:
The Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS) Program, within the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs, invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track, or tenured, appointment in Global and International Studies at the rank of Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2021. The category of appointment (tenure-track or tenured) will depend on the qualifications of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to research, teach and supervise students (primarily undergraduate) in the field of Global and International Studies. Preference will be given, but is not limited to, those with a focus in the areas of global culture, ethnography, and/or global theory, or with particular expertise in Asia (East or South) or the Middle East.

About the Academic Unit:
Launched in 2015, the BGInS program is an interdisciplinary program jointly sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Public Affairs. Over 120 Carleton faculty members, from 19 different academic units, are affiliated with the program, which has approximately 1000 undergraduate students and five full time faculty. The BGInS program is unique in Canada in that it offers students and faculty a comprehensive multi- and inter-disciplinary space for teaching, learning, research and policy engagement on issues related to globalization in our contemporary period. For more information on BGInS, please consult: .

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a discipline related to one of BGInS areas of specialization, with a research and teaching focus that is international or global in nature.

The successful candidate will bring an active research agenda, with a record of quality publications commensurate with career level, as well as teaching and administrative experience. Attributes will include a track record of successful grant funding and a network of international academic contacts. The candidate should be able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary context.

Application Instructions:
Applications must be sent electronically in one single PDF file which includes the following:
• Cover letter
• CV
• Research Statement
• A sample of refereed publications (5 maximum)
• Teaching Statement
• Names/contact information of three referees. (Shortlisted candidates must arrange for submission of three confidential letters of reference)
• Please also identify any past experiences in supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in your previous institutional environment such as curriculum development or student support.
• Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Please submit applications to:
Holly Klein-Swormink
Interim Administrator, Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs, Carleton University

Address applications to:
Mary Francoli
Associate Dean and Director, Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs, Carleton University

To see the full posting for this position, please visit

About Carleton University:
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

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; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair ( 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.