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Konrad Adenauer Visiting Scholarship on Transatlantic Relations

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

September – December 2023

Deadline: April 14, 2023

The Centre for European Studies at Carleton University and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Foundation Office Canada) invite applications for the position as Konrad Adenauer Visiting Scholar on Transatlantic Relations. The successful applicant will be scholar in residence at Carleton University for a period of four months, September – December 2023.

The position will involve teaching one MA-level seminar at Carleton University on a topic in transatlantic relations; the precise topic will be determined in consultation with the successful applicant to reflect their scholarly expertise. The course will be offered in the interdisciplinary Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS), possibly cross-listed with another university department.

In addition to teaching, the visitor will be expected to give one lecture on the topic of their research, which will be presented in a public event co-hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Other activities during the visitor’s stay in Ottawa (such as research activities, consultations with policy practitioners, guest lectures at other universities, etc.) are encouraged and will be facilitated.

Applicants must have demonstrated research expertise on transatlantic relations. They must hold a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline (including, but not limited to, Political Science, Law, Economics, etc.) and must have a record of publications and university teaching.

The visiting scholar will receive a stipend to cover travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a fee for teaching. The Centre for European Studies will provide advice to the visitor on finding appropriate accommodation in Ottawa and managing other logistical challenges of the stay.

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 the proposed course; and
  • A copy of a recent publication on a topic relating to transatlantic relations.

Please submit required materials electronically no later than Friday, April 14, 2023, to All materials should be included as attachments in a single email with the title line “Adenauer Visiting Scholar, YOUR NAME”.

For further information, potential applicants may email Prof. Achim Hurrelmann, Co-Director, Centre for European Studies, at

This program is jointly supported by Carleton University and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Canada office).

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.