The Simons Foundation Canada Postdoctoral Fellow
The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Simons Foundation Canada Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2021/22 academic year, with the possibility of reappointment for a second year.
Simon Fraser University is a leading Canadian public university (consistently ranked #1 by Maclean’s Magazine for best comprehensive university in Canada). The School for International Studies is an interdisciplinary unit with research and teaching programs focused on peace and security; international development; human rights and international law; and governance and civil society. The School is based at SFU’s Vancouver campus in the heart of downtown.
The Fellow will participate in School activities during the term of their appointment, deliver at least one presentation of their work to the School, and will teach one course in their area of expertise.
The fellowship provides $45,000 CAD plus benefits, with an additional $3,000 CAD in research support. Selection will be based on qualifications and expected contribution to the intellectual life of the School.
Applications should include: a cover letter with detailed research proposal, graduate transcripts, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of reference. Files will be reviewed beginning March 10, 2021.
Materials should be collated and sent in a single PDF file via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (The letters of reference should be sent separately, directly by the letter writers). In the subject line of the email, indicate the following information: “2021 Postdoctoral Fellow Application, (Applicant Name).”
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.
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