Robarts Visiting Professorship scholarships 2018-2019

2018-19 Call for Visiting Professorship in Canadian Studies Applications

Deadline for Applications: February 28, 2018


Thanks to the ongoing generosity of York University president emerita Lorna Marsden, the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies (RCCS) invites applications for the 2018-2019 Robarts Visiting Professorship at York University (Toronto, ON). The Professorship is open to full-time (tenured or tenure-track) faculty members who work on issues concerning Canada and who are based outside the country, are planning to go on sabbatical or other leave during 2018-2019 and have demonstrated scholarly expertise on Canada and a commitment to Canadian studies.


The Professorship will provide the selected faculty member with $2500 CAD in funding to cover travel and accommodations costs while in residence. Visitors will also be offered prime office space in the Centre for the duration of the visit, and they will have access to York Libraries. The Archives of Ontario and the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections are also located on campus, and the Environment Canada Library is nearby.


Application requirements:

1. A current CV;

2. A statement of the research project and how residency at the Robarts Centre will facilitate this project (maximum 500 words) and your preference for timing;

3. A letter of support from a current tenure­track professor at York. This faculty member must also

be an associate of the Robarts Centre;

4. A letter of support from your departmental Chair of Dean.


Applications and inquiries should be sent to the Robarts Centre at robarts@yorku .ca


The application deadline is February 28, 2018.


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