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Visiting Professor – Political Economy (Work and Labour)

Carleton University

Field of Specialization: Political Economy and Work and Labour
Academic Unit: Political Economy
Category of Appointment Term
Rank/Position Title: Visiting Professor
Start Date: September 2020 or Winter 2021
Closing Date: November 5, 2019

About the Position:
The Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University invites applications from distinguished scholars for a term-length appointment as Visiting Professor in the 2020-2021 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 the Fall 2020 term (September to December, 2020). The second appointment will be for the Winter 2021 term (January-April, 2021). These appointments involve teaching one graduate course in an area of political economy, and one graduate course in work and labour. In addition the visiting professor will deliver a public lecture. These appointments will be for a scholar whose research includes the political economy of work and labour.

About the Academic Unit:
For more information about Carleton’s Institute of Political Economy, please visit our website at:

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 addressed to Professor Cristina Rojas, Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University and sent via email to

Consideration of complete applications will begin on November 5, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled.

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. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. 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.