Roberta Bondar Fellowship in Northern and Polar Studies -, Canada

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Roberta Bondar Fellowship

Trent University is seeking applications for the post-doctoral Roberta Bondar Fellowship in Northern & Polar Studies. The position is for a 12 month term (with an option of a one time renewal) at a salary of $42,500 (under review), plus research allowance, beginning August 15, 2011.

This position is aimed at recently graduated Ph.D.’s (within 5 years of graduation) in the humanities, social sciences or relevant interdisciplinary fields with research interests in northern and polar regions, focusing on, but not strictly limited to, Canada’s North.

The candidate is expected to reside locally and participate in the general milieu of Trent and especially its Northern research activities. Specific duties consist of teaching one course equivalent in the area of the candidate’s specialty and two public lectures.

Individuals from a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields are encouraged to apply.

Final applications (including a letter indicating interest in the position; a description of the focus of the work to be undertaken during the Fellowship and its relationship to the mandate of the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies.

The candidate will be hosted by an appropriate academic department associated with the successful individuals’ disciplinary background and training.

Interested individuals are advised to contact their intended host department contact for more information and details of the selection process prior to preparing and submitting their application.

Application deadline for Roberta Bondar Fellowship : 1 December 2010