McGill Centre for the Study of Canada Eakin Fellowship Call for Applications

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Eakin Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Studies for the 2019/2020 academic year.

The Fellowship is awarded for periods of one or two academic semesters to an active scholar focusing on studies related to Canada. It is awarded for periods of one or two academic semesters to a scholar with a Ph.D., normally on sabbatical from their own academic institution. The position is open, in terms of rank and discipline, to dynamic scholars who can enrich the study of Canada with fresh perspectives. The Fellowship may also be awarded to an individual outside of the academic community, whose writing, research or public career are making a significant contribution to intellectual life in Canada.

The incumbent is expected to teach one undergraduate course in Canadian Studies at McGill University, deliver the Eakin Lecture (one Fellow per year), participate in the activities of the Institute, and pursue exchanges with colleagues at McGill and other institutions.

The Fellowship will offer a stipend of $15,000 per semester.

Applicants are invited to send:

·         Letter of Application

·         Curriculum Vitae

·         Letter of Reference

·         Course Proposal for an Advanced Seminar in Canadian Studies (one page maximum)

·         Indication of term preference: Fall 2019, Winter 2020, or a full year. 

Applications are due January 2, 2019.

Further details are available in the attachment below.