Applications for the Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women's Studies

2019-2020 Academic Year

The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa is inviting applications for its Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women's Studies for 2019-2020. The purpose of this fund is to attract highly qualified researchers working on feminist, women's or gender issues.  This year, the Institute is looking for a scholar who conducts her research in French.  The Visiting Scholar's stay should be from three (3) to six (6) months within the university's academic year, from September to April. The recipient will receive a maximum of $4,000, which may be used to supplement research, accommodation in Ottawa and/or travel expenses. Scholars with alternative funding will be considered. The Visiting Scholar will be required to present their ongoing research project in conferences and/or seminars and to interact with the community of students and colleagues. Additional information will be provided on request.

The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies invites applications from Canadian and non-Canadian scholars, both tenured and untenured faculty, and from post-doctoral or independent scholars who are pursuing critical feminist research. Individuals must have a Ph.D. to be considered for this position.

Applications should include a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of the research project (2 pages maximum), copies of, or links to, recent publications, the dates of the proposed stay at the University of Ottawa and the names of two referees.

Please submit your application by email to:

Selection Committee
Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women's Studies
Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies, University of Ottawa
Social Sciences Building, 120 University, room 11002, Ottawa, Ontario, KIN 6N5 Canada
Telephone : (613) 562-5791
E-mail :

The closing date for submitting applications is December 31st 2018.

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