Deadline: January 31, 2022
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 was established to infuse new and exciting Canadian content into the University curricula in areas of 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 with expertise and stature on Canadian issues; and provide opportunities for collaboration between Bridgewater faculty and Canadian scholars.
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. The stipend for the professorship is normally $40,000 USD.
Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2022. Faculty on sabbatical leave, emeritus professors, postdoctoral scholars and others are all welcome to apply.
Selection will be based on applicants’ stature in the field of Canadian Studies, campus intellectual needs, timeliness of the person’s expertise, and overall benefits to Bridgewater students and faculty and the region.
Applications 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