[Job Posting] Killam Visiting Professor in Canadian Studies (any discipline) – Bridgewater State University

Canadian Studies – Killam Visiting Professor (2022-23)

Bridgewater State University

Location: United States
Date posted: 2021-11-01
Advertised until: 2021-12-31

Bridgewater State University is seeking a Canadian scholar or person of prominence to spend one or two semesters in residence at the University and be appointed Killam Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies during that period. The appointment may be made in any discipline.

This endowed professorship has been established to infuse new and exciting Canadian content into the University curricula in areas of current or future importance; elevate the understanding of Canadian issues and culture in the Southeastern Massachusetts region; provide opportunities for interaction between students at the University and a person of expertise and stature in Canadian issues; and provide opportunities for collaboration between Bridgewater faculty and Canadian scholars on an extended basis.

The Killam Visiting Professor will be expected to teach one course per semester at Bridgewater State University, make presentations to the University community and local organizations as appropriate, and participate in research in collaboration with Bridgewater faculty and/or students as appropriate. The term of appointment will normally be one semester, but two semesters may be arranged by mutual agreement between the University and the awardee. A stipend will be negotiated at a competitive level.

Potential awardees will be considered through nomination by a colleague; self- nomination will not be considered. Selection will be based on the nominee’s stature, campus intellectual needs, timeliness of the person’s expertise, and overall benefits to Bridgewater students and faculty and the region.

Nominations are now invited for the 2022-23 academic year. Nominations and inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Andrew Holman
Director, Canadian Studies Program
203 Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA 02325

Bridgewater State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce.

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